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Both Barrels in the community

In the first week of March, Both Barrels certainly has a spring in its step! We’ve been exchanging ideas and inspiration with some amazingly inspiring talent. As a UK Made brand we’re keen to inspire future generations of designers, entrepreneurs and industrialists. Our roots are within product innovation and problem solving which is embodied within […]

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Love is in the air

The end of February already?! 2018 is unfolding at quite a pace at BB HQ. As Both Barrels evolves our blog will become a monthly roundup of our progression. Focussing on activity and a behind the scenes insight in to our developing luxury luggage business. Our last blog post detailed our debut appearance at the […]

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Both Barrels make debut appearance at Top Drawer

Both Barrels have this week been at Olympia in London for Top Drawer 2018, as part of the event’s first carefully curated selection on ‘Men Only’ brands. The convention began on Sunday January 14th and draws to a close on Tuesday 16th, and has been an excellent opportunity for Both Barrels to meet face-to-face with […]

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What to expect from Both Barrels in 2018

If you’ve been following Both Barrels since our launch, you might see a few changes in 2018. New Year, New You – right? But don’t worry – we still have our same core commitments to great British design and construction, we just want to make sure that our range of luxury luggage meets all of […]

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2018: The Year of Ultra Violet

One of the major headlines in the fashion world at the end of each year is the announcement of Pantone’s Colour of the Year for the following 12 months, and we’d like to think our designer luggage and laptop sleeves are ahead of the curve for 2018. For the past year or more, one of […]

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Happy birthday, Both Barrels!

It’s been a big year for Both Barrels since launching our executive luggage, and while many people will be celebrating Christmas and New Year’s, our celebrations started in November as we reached our first birthday. So we’d like to take a moment to look back over the past 12 months of product launches and developments, […]

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It’s a blackout! Introducing the Both Barrels Shadow Series

Hot on the heels of our strictly limited edition Stealth Series, Both Barrels are going from camouflage to full ninja with our sleek black Shadow Series. These elegant reinterpretations of our flagship Thirty Six Holdall and Twelve Backpack replace our grey Yorkshire wool with the subtle silhouette of a new all-black hero fabric. We have […]

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The Both Barrels Christmas Gift Guide

We’re into the last six weeks before Christmas and with Christmas Day itself falling on a Monday, you’ll probably want to have all of your present shopping done well before that last hectic weekend – nobody wants to spend Christmas Eve running around the shops on a Sunday! Don’t panic, because the Both Barrels Christmas […]

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‘We should all be British Plus!’ – Both Barrels at the Make It British Forum

Both Barrels founder Mat Booth spoke to an audience of British manufacturers at the recent Make It British Forum at Manchester Metropolitan University, outlining the proudly ‘British Plus’ ethos that goes into the Both Barrels product range. His talk addressed the realities of starting a UK manufacturing business, how being British-made can help to get […]

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Pack your bags for a long weekend in Manchester

Manchester is the real heartland of Both Barrels, but what is it about the city that cements its appeal not only for those who call it home, but also for those who come as visitors to the area all year round? There’s an old joke that if you ask a Brummie which is England’s second […]

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