Lee standing his office wearing his Awling Braided belt.

Building brands, engaging communities and promoting Manchester

April 19 2020
  As Manchester grows, new developments spring up and emerging brands flood into the city. Lee Is...
A champion for curious thinking around authentic change in towns and cities

A champion for curious thinking around authentic change in towns and cities

March 6 2020
 Ben Young From Standard Practice   Ben Young is a connector of people, a facilitator of action a...
The creative team championing brands with passion and purpose

The creative team championing brands with passion and purpose

December 3 2019
Rob Evans and Chris Roberts from With Love project   For the last four years Rob Evans and Chris...
Let the good times begin...

Let the good times begin...

October 9 2019
Once a year Charlie Gladstone, his wife Caroline, Cerys Matthews and Steve Abbott put on the Good Life Experience, a festival like no other. A melting pot of music, food, books, ideas, workshops and the great outdoors.
Harry Beattie Nick Ayoub founders of OPUMO

An online department store that truly believes in quality over quantity

September 25 2019
 Harry Beattie and Nick Ayoub founders of OPUMO   OPUMO offers the latest fashion, art, furniture...
THE SCOTTISH FASHION DESIGNER MARRYING PREMIUM QUALITY AND FUNCTIONAL DESIGN

THE SCOTTISH FASHION DESIGNER MARRYING PREMIUM QUALITY AND FUNCTIONAL DESIGN

July 3 2019
   From his Scottish base, Kestin Hare’s eponymous fashion brand champions UK manufacturing on an...
Fabio Attanasio, Awling braided walnut brown belt

THE ITALIAN STYLE GURU WITH A PASSION FOR HANDMADE QUALITY

May 12 2019
A visit to a tailoring house sparked a passion that helped focus this Italian fashion entrepreneur's future 
AWLING LOOKBOOK 2018

AWLING LOOKBOOK 2018

August 3 2018
Awling Lookbook 2018. Photography by Dan Walmsley. Creative Direction by John Rogers. Photographed in Manchester.
Why Craft and Provenance Matter

Why Craft and Provenance Matter

April 21 2018
Crafted products are more than just functional. The provenance of a skilfully made product is something we can empathise with and subscribe to – we can chose to surround ourselves with carefully chosen pieces that we feel reflect something of who we are. . .