The PS tote bag now available – exclusively t...

August 31st 2015

UPDATE: Thanks for sales so far. A handful are left, and sales will close September 9th Our one-piece leather tote bag, made by Globe-Trotter in Hertfordshire, England, is now available to order. This run will be li...

The PS tote bag now available – exclusively t...

UPDATE: Thanks for sales so far. A handful are left, and sales will close September 9th Our one-piece leather tote bag, made by Globe-Trotter in Hertfordshire, England, is now available to order. This run will be li...

Accessories - BagsAugust 31st 2015

Teaser: Our new tote bag

July 28th 2015

A little preview of our next collaboration here: a beautiful tan tote bag, made in the Globe-Trotter factory in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire. The veg-tanned bag is made, unusually, from a single piece of leather wrapp...

Teaser: Our new tote bag

A little preview of our next collaboration here: a beautiful tan tote bag, made in the Globe-Trotter factory in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire. The veg-tanned bag is made, unusually, from a single piece of leather wrapp...

July 28th 2015

Permanent Style 2015 launch at Globe-Trotter

June 30th 2015

A few Instagram shots from our party at Globe-Trotter last week, where we presented our Permanent Style 2015 book to readers and many of the brands included. The party was held on the lovely first floor of the Globe-T...

Permanent Style 2015 launch at Globe-Trotter

A few Instagram shots from our party at Globe-Trotter last week, where we presented our Permanent Style 2015 book to readers and many of the brands included. The party was held on the lovely first floor of the Globe-T...

June 30th 2015

Permanent Style launch party – London!

June 9th 2015

We are holding a launch party for our Permanent Style 2015 book in London – and it would be great to have as many of you there as possible. The event will take place on Thursday June 25 on the first floor of th...

Permanent Style launch party – London!

We are holding a launch party for our Permanent Style 2015 book in London – and it would be great to have as many of you there as possible. The event will take place on Thursday June 25 on the first floor of th...

June 9th 2015

Globe-Trotter leather bags

May 2nd 2014

I was a little sceptical when I heard that Globe-Trotter was expanding into leather goods. It made business sense – lovely as the suitcases are, they are never going to be more than an occasional purchase, and the ...

Globe-Trotter leather bags

I was a little sceptical when I heard that Globe-Trotter was expanding into leather goods. It made business sense – lovely as the suitcases are, they are never going to be more than an occasional purchase, and the ...

Accessories - BagsMay 2nd 2014

The evolution of Globe-Trotter

April 21st 2014

One of the most interesting things about visiting Globe-Trotter recently was learning how the company has evolved. Like most British brands, although old, its history is a chequered one – which is all the more reas...

The evolution of Globe-Trotter

One of the most interesting things about visiting Globe-Trotter recently was learning how the company has evolved. Like most British brands, although old, its history is a chequered one – which is all the more reas...

Bags - MAIN CATEGORIESApril 21st 2014

How a Globe-Trotter suitcase is made

April 14th 2014

A Globe-Trotter suitcase is unique in the world because of the baseboard used to form its body. Made of 14 sheets of paper and glue, it is compressed under pressure into a vulcanised material that is lightweight yet extr...

How a Globe-Trotter suitcase is made

A Globe-Trotter suitcase is unique in the world because of the baseboard used to form its body. Made of 14 sheets of paper and glue, it is compressed under pressure into a vulcanised material that is lightweight yet extr...

Accessories - BagsApril 14th 2014

JM Weston, Elia Caliendo and Globe-Trotter

June 22nd 2012

Some hopefully enlightening and entertaining posts on The Rake, including the French chestnut tanneries of JM Weston (above), the cute patch pockets of Elia Caliendo (below) and the making of a Globe-Trotter suitcase....

JM Weston, Elia Caliendo and Globe-Trotter

Some hopefully enlightening and entertaining posts on The Rake, including the French chestnut tanneries of JM Weston (above), the cute patch pockets of Elia Caliendo (below) and the making of a Globe-Trotter suitcase....

TailoringJune 22nd 2012

The Merchant Fox

November 10th 2011

Douglas Cordeaux took over the running of weavers Fox Brothers in 2009, along with his friend and Dragon’s Den resident Deborah Meaden. When he moved down to Somerset, despite high expectations, he was blown away b...

The Merchant Fox

Douglas Cordeaux took over the running of weavers Fox Brothers in 2009, along with his friend and Dragon’s Den resident Deborah Meaden. When he moved down to Somerset, despite high expectations, he was blown away b...

Accessories - BagsNovember 10th 2011

How great things age: Globe-Trotter 2

June 7th 2010

Usually it’s pretty hard waiting for your favourite things to come back from being repaired. But unlike the Edward Greens I reported on last in this series, my Globe-Trotter suitcase hasn’t really been missed...

How great things age: Globe-Trotter 2

Usually it’s pretty hard waiting for your favourite things to come back from being repaired. But unlike the Edward Greens I reported on last in this series, my Globe-Trotter suitcase hasn’t really been missed...

Accessories - BagsJune 7th 2010

How great things age: Globe-Trotter luggage

April 23rd 2010

One of the great attractions of buying classic, handmade items is how they age; true investment pieces that last not just more than one season, but more than one generation. However, few articles are written about aging....

How great things age: Globe-Trotter luggage

One of the great attractions of buying classic, handmade items is how they age; true investment pieces that last not just more than one season, but more than one generation. However, few articles are written about aging....

Accessories - BagsApril 23rd 2010