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The Swaine Adeney Brigg family of brands encompasses its highly skilled craftspeople including our Swaine Adeney leatherworkers, Papworth leatherworkers, Brigg Umbrella-makers and Herbert Johnson hatting teams.  Everything we produce today is meticulously handcrafted from only the finest quality materials by our teams of craftspeople in our British workshops.  We pride ourselves on the bespoke nature and quality of our luxury goods and the talent, knowledge and innovation of our teams of makers.  With so many skills under one roof, we really are a one-stop-shop for an incredibly wide range of top quality products that can be designed and made to our customers personal style and requirements.

Our brands have a rich history and heritage individually and collectively.  We have garnered a great deal of media attention due to our extensive history of collaborations and commissions providing top quality props and hatting to the public as well as the costumiers for television, film, stage, rock stars and royalty.  A list which continues to grow.

Please browse our Press Archive below for more information.

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GREAT BRITISH BRANDS 2019

GREAT BRITISH BRANDS 2019

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It is a prestigious honour to have been included in the Great British Brands Book of 2019.

"The company's keen commitment to making the finest British products is testament to the team of hardworking and dedicated individuals who honour past traditions of British style while keeping an eye on the future"... 

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YOUR HORSE & COUNTRY MAGAZINE (Winter 2018)

YOUR HORSE & COUNTRY MAGAZINE (Winter 2018)

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We are delighted to see our Herbert Johnson, Herbert Johnson Traditional, Swaine Adeney and Brigg brand luxury handcrafted products featured in the Winter edition of Your Horse & Country Magazine.

This magazine is the UK's largest freely distributed, seasonal equestrian and country lifestyle magazine, with a readership in excess of 120,000 per edition.

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FUDGE Magazine (VOL.148)

FUDGE Magazine (VOL.148)

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We are delighted to see our Swaine Adeney Brigg products featured in FUDGE, a prominent style and fashion magazine from Japan.

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VOGUE - What to Do in London When It Pours.

VOGUE - What to Do in London When It Pours.

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The upside of perpetual damp is unparalleled expertise. Umbrella makers are all around in London, but none are as atmospheric as Swaine Adeney Brigg, squeezed into an arcade off of Piccadilly near the rococo shop windows at Fortnum & Mason.

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YOUR HORSE & COUNTRY MAGAZINE (Autumn 2018)

YOUR HORSE & COUNTRY MAGAZINE (Autumn 2018)

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We are delighted to see our Herbert Johnson Hatters, Traditional hats, Equestrian & Military brand luxury handcrafted products featured in the Autumn edition of Your Horse & Country Magazine.

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