Posts by Jake Bullough

CREATING THE PERFECT SMALL HANDBAG

A final bag design is made up of many influences. Aesthetics, functionality, practicality, usability, materials, overall look, hardware, linings, construction, branding, interior. The perfect bag design is marrying these in a way that they complement each other and no one factor dominates a finished piece in a way that compromises another. We…

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THE CITY WORKER

Beara Beara is based in one of the busiest and most cosmopolitan cities in the world and we revel in the excitement and energy of London. Well, not always, but in general our team enjoys the fast-paced life of the city, the fact that no two days are the same; work-hard play-hard as they say…

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SIMPLICITY

In life the most beautiful things tend to be simple. Overcomplicated designs make for confusion, uncomfortable to the eye, uncertainty. It was back in 2015 when we created the Alex leather Handbag. We sat in our studio, playing with shapes and lines and concepts. We took inspiration from an old binoculars case which had a distinctive vintage vibe. We imaged….

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WILL COLLECTION

Beara Beara is known for it’s vintage vibe. Taking inspiration from old-school styles of the past century. This autumn we have taken a slightly different approach, letting our modern sides influence our designs. Of course there is still the subtle branding, simple yet quality hardware, and thick quality leathers yet with a simplicity that is distinctive.

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BEARA BEARA @ THE TWEED RUN LONDON

Waking up early, dressing as if you are in the 1950’s, mounting your old bicycle and cycling around London with thousands of other likeminded folk is something we have been doing once a year. The Tweed Run is an eccentric day out with lots of colour and laughs amongst crowds of vintage loving…

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EMILY FOR SUMMER COCKTAILS

Summer is here and cocktails are back on the agenda of every bar in town. We all know what its like : thinking all day about a new fun place to discover, the latest and trendiest place to be but, realising that you have nothing to wear. Most of your friends already saw you in this….

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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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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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THE ‘HEAD-TURNER’ BACKPACK

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…

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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

Beara Beara designs, manufactures and sells leather bags. This is our primary remit, however the brand represents so much more than that. We try to approach every situation and every day with a set of positive values. These dominate how we work as a team and how we see Beara Beara in relation to the world in general. We believe that…

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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

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 ….

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CREATIVITY

Autumn is beautiful time of year, inspiring with it’s 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 world….

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CHIC

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

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….

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

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

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

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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