Watch the video and follow the journey of a satchel as it's crafted from 100% leather by artisans in our Leicestershire workshop.
A ROYAL SEAL OF APPROVAL
Introducing our brand new, limited edition collection, created to support QEST,
the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust.
The five-piece collection features our best loved designs crafted in a rich oxblood bridle leather
with contrasting navy trims, each one proudly sporting the iconic QEST logo in gold foil.
BRIDGE CLOSURE BAG
Our Founder and CEO Julie Deane has been an ambassador of QEST for over a year now and so this new collection has particular significance to The Cambridge Satchel Company team. As the Queen turns 90 this month, it has been announced that she will become a Patron of QEST, a charity named after her mother, who also became patron when she was 90. Celebrate this monumental moment in British history with a 100% leather bag from our limited edition collection, crafted in our very own workshop here in the UK.
SHOP THE COLLECTION
â€œWe are committed to supporting and preserving British craftsmanship and manufacturing. Despite initial pressures to manufacture overseas, we continue to produce all of our bags in the UK from our workshop in Leicester. When I first started the factory, many of the workers were within five years of retirement so we have been working to reskill the population by taking on apprentices and encouraging people to embrace craftsmanship. QEST plays an important role in preserving important skills and we are honoured to be able to support themâ€.
Founder & CEO
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Every product is handmade here in our workshop in Great Britain â€“ a sign of our continued support of the British manufacturing industry.
In December 2014, our Founder & CEO Julie Deane was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire receiving an OBE for Services to Entrepreneurship.
Julie pictured with Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace in 2014, after receiving her OBE.