Posts by Jake Bullough

EDEN THE BOHEMIAN GIRL

We are embracing our free-spirited side this summer with the Bohemian style Eden saddle leather bag. What better time of year is there to run in the grass bare foot, smell the flowers and day dream. This new styles rounded shape is simply pleasing on the eye, the brass clip being the focal point complimenting the pure leather backdrop.

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MOTHER’S

Nobody knows us better than our Mother. Sometimes I think my mother knows me better than I know myself! Time is precious when you both live busy lives. She’s wiped my tears, brushed my hair, been my brightest cheerleader and toughest bodyguard simultaneously.  This year, take a minute to cherish these overlooked moments that matter.…

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NEW RELEASE – LAPTOP CASES

There are times when we decide to expand our range of leather bags and this years first addition is the full leather Laptop Case. We wanted to keep the design relatively simple and elegant so chose a soft black leather with a padded interior. This not only protects those valuable possessions but is also beautiful to hold.

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NEW RELEASE – LAPTOP CASES

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LUCA the LAPTOP CASE There are times when we decide to expand the range and this years first addition is the Laptop Case. We wanted to keep the design relatively simple and elegant so chose a soft leather with a padded interior. This not only protects those valuable possessions but is also beautiful to hold.…

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SUSIE STYLE

We love curves. Natural and elegant. Free flowing and beautiful. These were the inspirations behind the Susie. It’s got a distinctive feminine look and a shape that is so pleasing to the eye. It’s a mid-size handbag that can enhance any outfit however we have paired it with ankle boots, warm knits, skinny jeans and an…

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SUSIE STYLE

We love curves. Natural and elegant. Free flowing and beautiful. These were the inspirations behind the Susie. It’s got a distinctive feminine look and a shape that is so pleasing to the eye. It’s a mid-size leather handbag that can enhance any outfit however we have paired it with ankle boots, warm knits, skinny jeans and an…

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DESIGN COLLABORATIONS

We have been designing bags of all sorts of shapes, styles and colours for the past five years. We try to take a concept and a story and transform it with inspiration from various aspects of life or style. Sometimes the design is dominated by…

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DESIGN COLLABORATIONS

  We have been designing bags of all sorts of shapes, styles and colours for the past five years. Some of which have become best sellers, while others have failed to capture the imagination and have been phased out. We try to take a concept and a story and transform it with inspiration from various…

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THE ‘HEAD-TURNER’ BACKPACK

  When you talk with people about backpacks, in general you get into a conversation about the practicality, the usefulness of a backpack. How good it is for your back, how convenient it is to carry all your stuff, how healthy it is for your back, how nice it is to have your hands free.…

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JULIE BACKPACK

JULIE BACKPACK   The Julie backpack is designed for the working woman or man. It’s not an obnoxious bag that shouts ‘look at me’, it’s a bag that politely says ‘I’m confident and I’m going to prove it’. It belongs to those who have a sense of class, who have the confidence to wear what…

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JULIE BACKPACK

JULIE BACKPACK The Julie backpack is designed for the working woman or man. It’s not an obnoxious bag that shouts ‘look at me’, it’s a bag that politely says ‘I’m confident and I’m going to prove it’. It belongs to those who have a sense of class, who have the confidence to wear what makes…

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BRAND VALUES

BRAND VALUES Beara Beara designs, manufactures and sells leather bags. This is our primary remit, however, as a company I feel that the brand represnts so much more than that. We try approach every situation and every day with a set of positive values. These dominate how we work as a team and how we…

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PIN IT TO WIN IT

PIN TO WIN At Beara Beara, we have a passion for showcasing individuality and cultural uniqueness through our bags. We’ve been proud to build a community of fans who are as enthusiastic as we are for traveling, staying curious, and enjoying life to the fullest extent. As a thank you to our fans, we’d like…

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SHANGHAI STORE

SHANGHAI STORE NOW OPEN Beara Beara has been going from strength to strength this year and as part of our expansion we were delighted to open our new store in Tianzifang, Shanghai. As always we have kept our somewhat subtle and humble approach with muted tones and a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. We welcomed people…

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JAQUELINE

JAQUELINE Sometimes one of our designs stands out in a collection and last year it was the Jaqueline.It’s a small Gladstone design with a top metal frame and beautiful curving line. It is such a distinctive and stylish handbag and was featured by lots of fashion bloggers. As a result we decided to form a small…

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CREATIVITY

CREATIVITY Autumn is beautiful time of year, inspiring with its distinctive shapes and vibrant colours. This year we have created a special bag to celebrate. Along with adventure, one of biggest loves in life is art. Seeing any kind of unique creativity gives us cause for thought. This bag is our homage to the creative…

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CHIC

INSPIRING WOMEN Beara Beara has always been a culmination of styles. From colourful, funky and alternative suede bags to the more clean, classic and professional briefcases. Our concept is that every person has a unique style and we strive to create a collection that appeals to a broad audience. Sure there is a general theme…

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CHIC

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Beara Beara has always been a culmination of styles. From colourful, funky and alternative suede bags to the more clean, classic and professional briefcases. Our concept is that every person has a unique style and we strive to create a collection that appeals to….

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BLACK BLACK COLLECTION

PURE FULL BLACK LEATHER COLLECTION Sometimes a small change can make a lot of difference. Pure soft black leather with a hint of antique brass hardware is simply classic and effortlessly beautiful. The beauty is in the simplicity. We have simplified our Black collection and now have four beautiful backpacks which have a simply classic…

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BLACK BLACK COLLECTION

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Sometimes a small change can make a huge difference. Pure soft black leather with a hint of antique brass hardware is simply classic and effortlessly beautiful. The beauty is in the simplicity……

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SHANGHAI SHOWROOM NOW OPEN….

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For the past few years Beara Beara’s following in China has grown and grown. Now we have a little home away from home in Xintiandi, Shanghai. Although located on a quiet backstreet we are a few meters from the busy Madang Road. We finished the renovation a few hours…

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SS '16 COLLECTION

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Enjoy the simple things in life. This is the idea around which I designed this latest collection of satchels, handbags and backpacks. I am so happy with what Beara Beara stands for, not just quality leather bags but; pride in originality…

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LONDON TWEED RUN

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Old-school and vintage influences often inspire the style of Beara Beara bags. Classic British style hints at images of old saddle bags or school bags or doctors bags maybe. Simple practical shapes, uncluttered styles, thick natural leather.

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VISITORS

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A couple of months ago we had some extra special visitors to our little Kings Cross shop. Claire is a fashion blogger originally from Taiwan and who Beara Beara chose as one of the most influential and stylish bloggers at the moment. She visited the shop along with her three beautiful kids ….

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Sold Out January

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So as many people have noticed we have been sold out of many of our backpacks and handbags recently. We do apologise for the wait on pre-orders of bags. Every backpack for example is handmade from natural leather …

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Personalising

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Make Your Leather Bag Personal. At Beara Beara we put a lot of time into creating leather bags that are unique. Designing distinctive shapes and using a variety of colours of leather. Our latest addition to this is the ability to personalise your bag. Think initials on a backpack….

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The Beara

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Exploring The Beara With A Leather Backpack. Leaving your day-to-day routine and exploring the countryside, I find can bring appreciation and perspective. More appreciation for the life and places you generally take for granted, more appreciation for the people who are part of your life….

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Autumn 2015 Collection

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Autumn Winter ’15 Collection Our latest collection of handmade leather bags The Autumn is upon us. Although we all revel in the summer sunshine, autumn is one of our favourite times of year here at Beara Beara HQ. We venture out with a backpack a couple of times a week to explore the cities parks…

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Documentary

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BEARA BEARA VIDEO STORY Having grown so fast over the past two years, one thing that I have neglected or simply have not had time for is really showing the work that we do in Bolivia. The brand in the UK is very important but it wouldn’t exist had we not setup such a reliable,…

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Wallets

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Leather Wallets has been something that we have been working on for some time. They have always been in our plans however we didnt want to release them until we were totally happy. Our first collection is a mix of modern clean looks combined with more classic traditional styles. We like to think there is…

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A Little Adventure

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  I often question whether the brand is a strong enough representation of the things that I believe in. The brand may simply seem like leather bags to most, however Beara Beara is a lot more than leather bags to me. For me, the brand is an expression of my interests, passions and beliefs. Two of…

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Spring/Summer '15 Collection

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Our Spring Summer ’15 Collection is now available and is one we’re very proud of. We’ve mirrored the summer sands with the colour tan prominent across the range. This colour looks fantastic especially when worn with light breezy summer colours and we expect it to be a hit. We chose to focus on relatively simple…

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Beara Beara’s First Store Opening

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So last Friday we invited everyone to come celebrate our opening and it was a roaring success. Our small store was packed and a great night was had by all. I wanted to share some of the images from the night and extend an invitation to those who were unable to come to the opening…

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Controvertial + Admiration

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It has been awhile since I updated the blog and the main reason for this is that I have had one topic that has been playing on my mind. One day it becomes infuriating and another I find myself accepting that its just the way the fashion industry works. So I wanted to wait and…

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Introducing Ines

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Ines, Beara Beara’s Head of Production, was recently interviewed by a large Asian Magazine so we thought we would post it up so you can see what she had to say! Introducing Beara Beara’s Ines Kuhl in her role as Product Developer and spread sheet fanatic What is your main role and tasks at Beara…

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How important is Sustainable Development to Beara Beara?

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“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” How important is Sustainable development to Beara Beara? This was a question I was asked in a recent interview and have been asked on many occasions before. Because of our ethical work…

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Beara Beara in London Fashion Week

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The past few months have flown by and after a particularly eventful week, I at last have an opportunity to reflect. Last Saturday we took part in the Angels of Fashion show as part of London Fashion Week. It was a fun day with lots of excitement, new people and new experiences. Our show lasted…

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Don Pedro

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I have discovered why out of all the businesses I have started in the past why Beara Beara has become so meaningful to me. I began the business because it was an opportunity that combined my passion for the world, by which I mean the experiences and the people within it, with my desire to…

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Celebrity

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We knew that celebrity endorsement was one of the best ways to promote a brand. People obviously admire celebrities, however, we would like to think our customers care more about our business model and products, than simply another person’s fame. This is the reason we were delighted yet bemused to see Taylor Swift wearing one…

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New Opportunities, New Designs, Same Business

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As most people are now aware Beara Beara has moved on from chilly mornings in quiet Spitalfields Market towards the shiny shelves of the high-street. Even though we still enjoy the atmosphere of the Sunday markets, the direction of the brand is towards reaching a broader audience. On first glance one might assume that this…

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A Glimpse Into Our Latest Visit To Bolivia

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A wonderful mixed month of laughs and frustrations, old friends and new business opportunities. With endless searches for improved raw materials, hardware, cloth for inner lining etc we are happy that our hard work will show in our new range of bags. Our suppliers patience with our rather perfectionist attitudes was to be admired and…

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Where Beara Beara Bags Come From

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Our six months in Latin America saw us meet some incredible people. These people are where our motivation comes from. We found hand-crafted items; extremely well made with quality materials. The only thing these people were lacking was a knowledge of style. I’m wrong in saying style because obviously they had their own style but…

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