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I Almost Sent A Terribly Smug Email

I Almost Sent A Terribly Smug Email

and then the come down   Hello there!I hope you are well and in good spirits.To our newcomers - Shum, Lorraine, Xuan, Christina, Camille, Linnea, Elizabeth, V, Anjali, Sam, Folake, Shruti, and Paul...

Rent-a-tree & 1st MIRUM prototype

Rent-a-tree & 1st MIRUM prototype

Dear all,I hope you've had a great week and that you and your loved ones are keeping well.As always, we start by welcoming our new subscribers: so I'm sending warm hello to Frances, Shelley, Alisha...

A (very) Short History of Bags

A (very) Short History of Bags

Dear all,I hope you are keeping well.A big hearty welcome to Julie, Cecile, Daisy, Lebas, Jiyeon, Gordon, Aiko, Stuart, Rati, Rohan, Viviana, Laura, Mira, Amanda, Kim and Lissa. Thanks so much for ...

Oh... I think I do smell 😱

Oh... I think I do smell 😱

What happens when you start your day at an MRF* Hello helloI hope you had a great week? Mine was a bit stressful due to supply chain shortages and other bits and pieces, but hey, that's life.Vastly...

To Raise Or Not To Raise...?

To Raise Or Not To Raise...?

That is the question .... and it's been plaguing me for the past five years. But I'm getting ahead of myself. Hello!I hope you are enjoying your weekend.For our Canadian readers: Happy Thanksgiving...

Meet Mattia

Meet Mattia

The man behind many of LUXTRA's products Dear all,I hope you had a great week.As always, we start by welcoming newcomers: so Basheerah, Emily, Paul, Keith, Tyanna, Elena, Nicky, Valarie, Mandy &...

A Week In The Life Of...

A Week In The Life Of...

What really goes into building a sustainable fashion brand. Hello, hello, I hope you're well and enjoying your weekend. This week we welcome May, SLB, Catherine, Richard, C., Silvia, Takenprospect,...

Up & Coming Materials: Part II

Up & Coming Materials: Part II

*truly* plant-based materials coming to a handbag near you. Dear all, Hope you're enjoying your Sunday. This week I'm delighted to welcome Nina, Samantha, Jo, Ségolène, Renee, Ygal, Mara, Jack, Shr...

Up & Coming Materials: Part I

Up & Coming Materials: Part I

In the pipeline... Upcoming, *truly* plant-based materials  Hi team, I hope you are enjoying your weekend.Let's start with the important stuff: welcoming Rebekah, Hiba, Scoot, Shelby, ABC, D., Elis...

Vegan vs. Real Leather

Vegan vs. Real Leather

Both have their problems, but which is more "sustainable"? Hi team,Hope you had a great week.A big hello to Grace, Beatriz, D, Joe, Sara, Mike, Alexa and CI, Lycel, Jonti, Maer & Natalie. Thank...