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LAST ORDER DATE FOR CHRISTMAS IS NOVEMBER 25TH 2020

Posted by KENAN YILMAZ on

LAST ORDER DATE FOR CHRISTMAS  IS NOVEMBER 25TH 2020

PLEASE NOTE  LAST ORDER DATE FOR CHRISTMAS  IS NOVEMBER 25TH 2020 TO ALLOW FOR IMPACT OF COVID 19 ON POSTAL DEMAND. ORDER NOW TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!

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Designing from a (social)distance - behind the scenes of the new collection

Posted by Charlotte Cameron on

Designing from a (social)distance - behind the scenes of the new collection

This year has been strange for everyone, with all of us suddenly spending a lot more time indoors than ever before, and working out ways to manage working from home. While things haven’t been ‘business as usual’ for me (with restrictions to manufacturing and local lockdowns impacting the usual new season development), I have managed to stay positive and find different ways to bring some colour and pattern to my SJW Bags customers, while helping to keep other small businesses afloat during this challenging time.For the first half of the pandemic, I focused on developing a new (and suddenly very necessary!) product range, by creating face masks with...

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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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