British Luxury: Swaine Adeney Brigg

Swaine Adeney Brigg is a luxury leather goods brand based in the United Kingdom.

A fine piece of luggage is like a great friend. You can travel anywhere with it and it won’t let you down. You’ll be proud to introduce it to new acquaintances. It it will survive the myriad indiscretions that only air and rail travel can provide without buckling. Your great friend is Swaine Adeney Brigg.

Swaine Adeney Brigg  is the Aston Martin of superior leather goods. They created the famous Gladstone bag and Bond’s briefcase.

A great British institution, Swaine Adeney Brigg began by making whips in 1750. They still handcraft their alarmingly stylish, but exceedingly British range of leather goods cut from the hides of selected beasts. They are put together by expert craftsmen using the same methods that exemplified the company all those years ago.

Accordingly, Swaine Adeney Brigg never stray from a classic no nonsense design brief. Of late, they’ve welcomed the wheeled suitcase, but married such modern innovation with beautiful Edwardian style and come up with the stunning Chesterford.

But the one item that fills a soul with dark green desire is the classic Cambridge 24” leather hold all.  The piece is individually made by a single craftsman and comes in iconic London tan, Havana, Chestnut or black and has remained the same for over 100 years.

A piece of kit that will last longer than you, the Cambridge supersedes the frivolity of fashion and usurps the notion of trend. It is something that gently raises the eyebrows from those who really know and does its job better than anything one might finding anywhere else in the  whole world.

In truth, there are certain commodities that make a person feel proud to be British. Anything produced by Swaine Adeney Brigg will do just that.