For London Design Festival 2023, LABOUR AND WAIT have invited the inimitable sporting and fishing bag company Brady to ‘pop-up’ in our Marylebone shop.
Brady brothers John and Albert started their company in Birmingham in 1887 making leather gun cases. Over the years their range expanded to include fishing and game bags and Brady became world renowned as makers of the finest quality sporting leather goods.
Brady have maintained their traditions, values and standards established more than a century ago and continue to make all their bags, by hand, in Walsall, Birmingham.
Brady only use the best quality canvas, brass components and English bridle leather. Many styles first introduced in the 1930s and 40s are still made to original patterns and remain some of the most popular Brady styles.
For this event we have commissioned a series of their classic bags in materials of our choice.
The pop-up shop will run from Saturday 16th to Sunday 24th September, 2023.
We will also be serving a local Bimingham beer and nibbles to celebrate from 6pm on Thursday 21st September, to which all are welcome.
We look forward to seeing you!
We are excited to announce the opening of a second London shop at 48 Dorset Street in Marylebone. The new space will feature the full product roster and the same friendly faces of the team from our Redchurch Street shop.
Opening on Thursday 3rd June 2021, it also marks the 21st anniversary of our first shop in East London. Founders Simon and Rachel are very familiar with Dorset Street, having first met only a stones throw away in the late 1990s. They both admire Marylebone's distinct character and that traditional businesses like real pubs, dry cleaners and shoe repairers rub shoulders with notable restaurants and boutique hotels; not that dissimilar to how Shoreditch has developed.
The new shop is the last building in a grand red brick terrace, built around 1900, retaining the original parquet flooring and some internal tiling from a former occupant. We want the shop to feel as though it has always been there, so we have incorporated elements of the building's past into our new space.
With shops being closed for such a large part of 2020 and us all being forced to buy online, we still believe that physical shops are integral to the community: LABOUR AND WAIT was founded when the nature of retail was growing ever more impersonal and homogenous, so we aimed to offer a friendly environment that was relevant to the neighbourhood. This has remained a core principal, and we looking forward to bringing our functional, timeless products to Marylebone.
LABOUR AND WAIT
48 Dorset Street,
Monday to Saturday – 11.00am to 6.00pm
Sunday – Closed
020 7729 6253