Journalist Josh Sims discovers how Globe-Trotter suitcases came to embody the eternal allure of travel
HRH The Princess Royal, President of the UK Fashion & Textile Association, visited heritage brand and luxury luggage maker Globe-Trotter at its factory in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire to help promote British-made products.
A Globe-Trotter vanity case is the ultimate throwback to a bygone era of luxury. We take a look at the origins of this ornate yet eminently practical travel staple.
This month, Dublin-based writer Polly Dennison discovers the story behind the much-loved Globe-Trotter suitcase belonging to the late Professor Timothy B Counihan, one of Ireland’s first cardiologists.
The British adventurer on the challenges he faced reaching the South Pole, and his childhood hero and longtime Globe-Trotter fan, Robert F Scott.
A look at the closely guarded processes that go into making our legendary luggage.
Designed to stand the test of time, Globe-Trotter’s cases have been pushed to the limit over the past 120 years, proving it’s not just the design that has staying power.
Globe-Trotter has gone back to its roots for the AW17 collection by looking to the company’s first factory headquarters, a Victorian red-brick building at 150 St John St, Clerkenwell.
Mr Porter’s Jeremy Langmead, remembers cramped family holidays trying to squeeze children and luggage into a tiny Fiat.
For those who love to add a personal touch, there’s nothing quite like tailor-made.
Aviatrix Tracey Curtis-Taylor follows the airways of historical pilots Lady Heath and Amy Johnson – pioneering adventurers championed by Globe-Trotter for decades. Here she reveals how she made it to the skies.
Tannery manager David Miller gives the inside scoop on working at Blenkinsop; one of Britain’s few remaining leather suppliers.