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BESPOKE PUPPY COLLAR

HANSON OF LONDON puppy collar

Young Humphrey Hanson is growing up fast. So I decided it was time to make him his first bespoke HANSON OF LONDON puppy collar…

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HUNGER MAGAZINE

HANSON OF LONDON Griffin leather handbag made in England

Delighted to see The Griffin handbag featured in Hunger Magazine’s “Hungry for…” shopping list.

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LEATHER CABLE TIDY

HANSON OF LONDON bespoke cable tidy

HANSON OF LONDON English bridle leather cable tidy…

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CHRISTMAS ORDERS & DATES

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Don’t leave it too late…

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ELLE DECORATION

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Our bespoke HANSON OF LONDON bottle green dog collar is featured in ELLE Decoration December 2014 issue.

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INCY WINCY SPIDER

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Wishing everyone a spooky Halloween

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BESPOKE LEATHER COMMISSION

HANSON OF LONDON bespoke handle

One of the unique aspects of HANSON OF LONDON is that we design and make all our leather goods in-house at our studio-workshop in Shoreditch.

This allows us to explore and develop design ideas whilst upholding our impeccable quality standards. It also presents the opportunity to apply our expertise to private bespoke commissions.

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THE SARTORIAL SCHNAUZER

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“The Sartorial Schnauzer” a short film to launch HANSON OF LONDON’s range of bespoke leather goods for dogs.

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BESPOKE SUNGLASSES CASE

Bespoke sunglasses case UK

At the HANSON OF LONDON studio-workshop we are feeling optimistic that the British summer is just around the corner…

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COUNTRYSIDE RAMBLES

HANSON OF LONDON The Owl Satchel

Taking time out of the HANSON OF LONDON studio-workshop, we spent a pleasant Easter break amongst the breathtaking beauty of the Cotswolds…

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BESPOKE LEATHER CARD HOLDER

HANSON OF LONDON bespoke business card holder

Bespoke HANSON OF LONDON business card holder, hand-stitched with vegetable tanned leather and lined with our signature British racing green goat suede…

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MINI HANDBAG KEYRING

HANSON OF LONDON Keyring

Our HANSON OF LONDON mini handbag keyring is perfect for carrying keys and loose coins for tea breaks….

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BESPOKE LEATHER BELT

HANSON OF LONDON bespoke leatherwork

One of the best aspects of HANSON OF LONDON is all our leather work is done in-house at our studio-workshop in East London…

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HAPPY ST PATRICK’S DAY

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La Fhéile Pádraig Shona Daoibh…

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VALENTINE’S DAY

HANSON OF LONDON Valentines Day

Add a personal message to your HANSON OF LONDON leather goods this Valentine’s Day x

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CHINESE NEW YEAR

HANSON OF LONDON Chinese New Year 2014

At HANSON OF LONDON we wanted to create something special to celebrate Chinese New Year, the year of the horse…

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NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION

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“Áine makes bags that will last a lifetime, a timeless treasure that you can pass on to your granddaughter one day” – Take Courage blog…

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CHRISTMAS ORDERS & DATES

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At HANSON OF LONDON our refined leather goods take a great deal of time to create, so to avoid any disappointment from leaving it too late…

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ELLE China editor & HANSON

HANSON OF LONDON Leaf Greener ELLE China

Leaf Greener, Senior Fashion Editor of ELLE China, is a familiar face on street style blogs as well as running her own blog. You can imagine our delight when we saw Ms Greener wearing our bottle green Owl satchel on Instagram.

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NEIGHBOURHOOD PORTRAITS

HANSON OF LONDON Áine Hanson

HANSON OF LONDON founder Áine Hanson is featured in a video series commissioned by Hardy Amies of Savile Row.

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BESPOKE iPad CASE

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For some time MR HANSON has been envious of the beautiful handbags being hand-stitched at the HANSON OF LONDON studio-workshop and has been feeling a little left out! A personalised iPad case was commissioned by MR HANSON…

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OWL HANDBAG IN MUSIC VIDEO

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HANSON OF LONDON is featured in the music video of Whinnie Williams’ debut single “You Don’t Love Me”

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ENGLISH BRIDLE LEATHER BLOOM

English bridle leather bloom HANSON OF LONDON

Following up on our earlier blog post “THE LAST REMAINING CURRIER” we thought it might be interesting to focus on English bridle leather bloom, the unique natural oils and waxes that rise to the surface over time.

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THE AGE OF BEAUTY

The Owl satchel hand-stitching by HANSON OF LONDON

A few weeks ago we had the talented duo Victoria Walmsley and Owen Phillips from Bread Collective over to the HANSON OF LONDON studio-workshop to film a project called “The Age of Beauty”.

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SPECIAL ORDER FOR JESSICA DANCE

Skiving bridle leather

To thank our good friend Jessica Dance for her work on the HANSON OF LONDON video we made her a personalised handbag of her choice.

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PERSONALISED EMBOSSING

HANSON OF LONDON gold foil monogram

Your HANSON OF LONDON leather goods can be embossed with understated personalised lettering at our workshop. Whether it’s a special present or just for you, initials, names or messages can be discreetly added.

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MAKING THE VIDEO

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I was delighted that Rob agreed to shoot our first video and we spend many weeks plotting a script. Each HANSON OF LONDON handbag is handmade in-house by a single craftsperson from start to finish, with great love and care. We wanted to encapsulate this in the story.

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THE LAST REMAINING CURRIER

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At HANSON OF LONDON we do our very best to source locally, but more important than this is our uncompromising commitment to using the finest natural materials.

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PHOTOSHOOT

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After finally completing our debut collection, we were ready for our website and look-book photoshoot.

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PAINTING THE STUDIO

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Over the past year I have scoured vintage markets and websites for an assortment of old leather-working tools, objects of inspiration and leather-craft reference books for the studio-workshop. As the workshop began to take shape, we needed to organise our workspace for fear of being buried alive.

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INTRODUCTION

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Welcome to the HANSON OF LONDON blog.

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