Riina Oun

Riina O is a luxury leather accessories brand specialising in beautiful handcrafted leather gloves.

All of the gloves are designed and hand stitched at the East London studio using only the finest of leathers available. In addition to the standard sizes, gloves can also be made to measure...Read more

<em>Edit Event</em> In the Studio with Whitaker Malem: 30 Years in Fashion, Film and Art
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Leather artisans Whitaker Malem open their studio-home for the first time to exhibit key archival pieces alongside new works exploring sexuality and gender. In addition, Patrick Whitaker and ceramicist Kate Malone discuss the parallels between their disciplines.

Established in 1988,...

<em>Edit Event</em> Handmade Bicycles with Helio Ascari and Bespoke Gloves with Riina Ȏun at Bentleys
9 May
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Vintage leather specialists Bentleys hosts two exhibitions. Helio Ascari showcases his signature handmade bicycles, alongside a range of leather-wrapped accessories. Riina Oun presents her collection of hand-stitched gloves and demonstrates her craft, hosting workshops on Friday 11 and Saturday...

<em>Edit Event</em> Okapi: Creating Bespoke African Luxury
9 May
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South African luxury accessories brand Okapi launch their made-to-order bespoke collection, with the opportunity to meet with the designer and create your own unique piece. An immersive installation showcases the craftsmanship which goes into each design.

Okapi is the first luxury brand...

<em>Edit Event</em> Traditional British Leatherwork at The Cambridge Satchel Company
9 May
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Speak to the craftspeople behind The Cambridge Satchel Company and discover how their classic satchels and accessories are created. 

Established in 2008 with a simple mission – to bring back the traditional British satchel – The Cambridge Satchel Company is British through and through....

Create Event
10 May
1518

Join east London leathersmith Charlie Borrow for a card case-making workshop. In a small group, Charlie teaches hand-construction techniques used in his eponymous line of accessories.

Based in the historic Cleve Workshops, Charlie’s leather and canvas bags are made with traditional...

Create Event
9 May
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Visit Asprey’s flagship London store to see the brand’s in-house craftspeople demonstrate their specialist embossing and engraving techniques.

Established in 1781, Asprey defines British luxury through its core values of quality, refinement, and innovation. In addition to its silver,...

<em>Edit Event</em> Leather – Then and Now at the Leathersellers’ Hall
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Bill Amberg Studio curates an exhibition of fine leatherwork at the Leathersellers’ Hall. This exhibition pairs unique and historically important pieces from the National Leather Collection with their contemporary equivalents, reflecting on the enduring qualities and appeal of this remarkable...

<em>Edit Event</em> Promote the Goat: From Tacos to Leather with Billy Tannery at Temper Soho
9 May
1719

Join Billy Tannery at Temper Soho for the ultimate goat masterclass. Watch, learn and taste as the Temper team prepare their signature goat tacos. Then discover how Billy Tannery turns a by-product into luxury kid leather goods. Also exhibiting at The Beaumont hotel during the week.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Mulberry: Celebrating a Passion for Making
10 May
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Join leather experts and craftsmen for a drinks reception at the Mulberry flagship store and discover how some of the brand’s most iconic bags are brought to life. Craft demonstrations are also taking place in store on Friday and Saturday.

 

Create Event
9 May
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Create your own unique loafer with the virtual Tod’s My Gommino experience. With a wide range of skins, threads, gommini and hardware to select from, the possibilities are endless in your step by step journey to an Italian classic. A Tod’s artisan is on-site demonstrating this distinctive hand-...

Charlie Borrow

Based in East London’s historic Cleve Workshops, Charlie Borrow makes all of his bags, belts, and leather accessories by hand.

Originally trained in bespoke tailoring, Charlie turned to leatherwork and started his eponymous label in 2013. The leather, canvas, and brass parts used to...Read more

Mia Sabel

Rooted in traditional English craftsmanship and influenced by her background in theatre, brand and design, Mia Sabel is a Qualified Saddler, QEST Scholar, Walpole Crafted Mentee and HCA member. SABEL offers to discerning customers, bespoke and fitted, hand-stitched leather wrist and fob watch...Read more

<em>Edit Event</em> Open Studio at Silent goods: Creating a Sustainable Luxury Bag
13 May
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Visit the Silent goods studio in Dalston and discover their story and craft first hand. Founded by a designer, a master craftsman and an environmental scientist, Silent goods creates sustainable luxury leather bags without an ego. Please register your interest...

<em>Edit Event</em> David Niven&#039;s Attache Case: Ettinger&#039;s Archival Display at The Beaumont
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With over 80 years’ experience in making leather luggage and accessories, Ettinger exhibits archive pieces from its early collections alongside a contemporary attache case which is a bespoke, made-to-order item. The attache was inspired by Jimmy Beaumont's friend, David Niven.

Ettinger...

<em>Edit Event</em> Anya Hindmarch Bespoke &amp; Quill London Modern Calligraphy Workshop
10 May
1820

Learn how to write beautifully using ink and nib and put your own modern twist on the classic artform of calligraphy. Watch the in-store craftspeople at work and see how Anya Hindmarch Bespoke and Quill London blend contemporary calligraphy with traditional leatherwork.

Anya Hindmarch...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Making of an Alfie Douglas Travel Wallet
10 May
1819

Visit the Alfie Douglas workshop studio to learn about the design and making of their Travel Wallet. Follow each step, from the leather tanning process through to design, hand-cutting techniques and saddle stitching, all the way to the final finishing. Also exhibiting at the Beaumont.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Bespoke Shoemaking with Carréducker and Leather Stamping with Bill Manley at Purdey
10 May
1118

Carréducker demonstrate their methods of bespoke shoemaking using tweed, leather and canvas. Alongside this, Bill Manley reveals the techniques behind leather hand stamping. On this day only, there is complimentary embossing on leather products purchased from Purdey, so bring yours in or buy...

Create Event
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Explore the work of five Scotland-based designers and makers as they take up residence at Heal’s Tottenham Court Road. Watch them demonstrate their contemporary practices in the flagship store’s window and get hands-on with one of their inspiring workshops.

Explore the work of five...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Creation of an Iconic Shoe at Vivienne Westwood
10 May
1820

Vivienne Westwood hosts an exclusive evening celebrating the heritage and British craftsmanship of their iconic shoe collection, including the timeless Rocking Horse shoe and Pirate boots.

 

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