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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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ADVENTURER'S SUMMIT 2017

ADVENTURER'S SUMMIT 2017

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We are honoured to co-sponsor the Adventurer's Summit 2017, a great Indy themed adventure packed weekend of talks, celebrity guests, activities and much, much more topped off with a special gala dinner and charity raffle in support of the UKHF charity.  Don't miss your chance to win lots of amazing Indiana Jones gear and prizes including a bespoke Herbert Johnson Poet handcrafted just for you!

Event took place 8th-10th Sept 2017 at Castle Burg, Solingen, Germany

Please visit www.adventurerssummit.de/en for more information and future events.


INDYMAG (Issue 13)

INDYMAG (Issue 13)

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We are delighted to have been featured in Issue 13 of Indymag, the number 1 magazine for Indiana Jones fans & cosplayers...  "Herbert Johnson, 'Makers of the Original Raiders of the Lost Ark Fedora'.  Every hat exclusively made by hand using the finest quality materials."

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