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The story behind the SJW Bags x Trinity Yard School ‘Trinity’ bag collaboration

Posted by Alev Ozturk on

The story behind the SJW Bags x Trinity Yard School ‘Trinity’ bag collaboration
SJW Bags is committed to blending modern, fresh designs with amazing artisan skills to create bold and colourful styles that break the mould. The new Trinity bag does just that, bringing together the traditional weaving skills of Ghana with the detailed leather workmanship of Istanbul. Dedicated to promoting and preserving traditional handcrafting in her designs, Alev believes in showcasing skilled local talent to a global community. Here Alev explains the story and design process behind this new style.

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Wearing is Caring- making flower power masks during lockdown

Posted by Alev Ozturk on

Wearing is Caring- making flower power masks during lockdown
After seeing a lot of discarded single- use masks on my daily walks through St John’s Wood, it made me realise a face mask was suddenly the summer ‘must wear’ item everyone actually needed, and was perhaps a way for me to keep creative and busy while providing something useful to my customers. 

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How to be Sustainably Stylish 

Posted by Charlotte Cameron on

How to be Sustainably Stylish 

With the whole world currently in lockdown limbo, there has been a renewed interest and discussion around sustainability in the fashion industry. 

We at SJW bags wanted to highlight what we are doing to support more sustainable practices, and look at how we can all do our bit to shop more sustainably for the future.

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Fulham Road Pop-Up Shop

Posted by Alev Ozturk on

Fulham Road Pop-Up Shop

EXCLUSIVE POP UP BRINGING BEST IN FASHION, ART, LIFESTYLE-

MAY-JUNE 2018 

SJW BAGS LONDON showcasing handmade, limited-edition, artisan bags made with traditional handwoven textiles and quality leather.

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ikat bag

Posted by Alev Ozturk on

ikat bag

ikat bag   HANDMADE SJW BAGS Ikat is a type of textile characterized by the unique dye-resist process used to make it. Threads are tie-dyed before weaving to prevent dye from adhering to the threads, creating the design. Once the threads are dyed, the resists are removed to reveal an intricate pattern. he threads are woven on a loom to produce a cloth.

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