December Has Arrived!

As December arrives our memories are awakened with many seasonal favourites, firstly with our local Victorian Evening celebrations fast approaching (15th December) here in Portishead. This will herald the first serving of warm "Mulled Wine & Tasty Mince Pies"Secondly, festive food shopping as Christmas is now only a little over… READ MORE »

Meet The Brand Tuscany Leather

The company - Tuscany LeatherBy producing their finest Italian leather bags Tuscany Leather enhances the reputation of "Made in Italy" worldwide thanks to its unique and modern products, a result of Tuscan craftsmanship excellence.The adventure begins with the ambition of proposing its creations to the global market, by focussing on… READ MORE »

New job new briefcase conundrum

Whilst taking a well-earned break at my favourite coffee bar I sat to enjoy my favourite “double shot” cappuccino.Whilst looking for inspiration for this blog I became acutely aware that sat at the table just behind me were a couple young businessmen (probably early 30’s) discussing the merits of different… READ MORE »

"Escape to the Country"

“Escape to the Country”As autumn appears on the not too distant horizon there can be no better place to be than the beautiful British countryside as the colour tones start to change and develop.How about going for a leisurely stroll in the Cotswolds, Exmoor National Park or my families favourite… READ MORE »

Meet Our Brand - ISAMBARD Bristol

ISAMBARD BristolFor today’s blog, I thought I would explain in a little more detail the brand ISAMBARD Bristol.  This is my own brand which I have lovingly created. All bags are made in Bristol by an incredibly talented craftsman.The HeritageInspired by one of the most prolific and ingenious figures in… READ MORE »

“Ship-Shape and Bristol fashion”

“Ship-Shape and Bristol fashion”'Ship-shape and Bristol fashion' isn't known around the world, and even less so than in earlier times. As Bristol is the home and inspiration for BagsandBriefcases, this got me thinking about the saying so l decided to have a little look into its history.Bristol has been an… READ MORE »