Do You Travel in Style?

My affection for airports began at an early age.  In the early 1980’s, the departure lounge at Manchester Airport, housed four, majestic, Venetian, hand blown chandeliers designed by the architect Stefan Buzas. I used to stand as close as I could to them and count the droplets of glass.  The chandeliers set the tone for […]

What’s in a name?


What’s in a name? Being in the rather difficult position of having to choose a name for my business recently got me wondering how other brands come up with theirs. If you’re a fashion designer naming your company eponymously is often the way to go. But how does everyone else come up with a fitting […]

To buy, or not to buy: that is the question


One of russell russell’s philosophy’s is to encourage you to buy less, a bit odd for an online retailer, I know. But as a designer and manufacturer too, it’s truthfully what I want people to do. As well as being beautiful and stylish, Russell russell bags have been crafted using the finest quality leather by […]

Bring out the animal in you


If like me you’re a child of the 80’s the style icon Bet Lynch won’t have passed you by. With masses of blond locks piled high, a long tip cigarette holder in hand, her sassy attitude and of course what she infamously celebrated for, the animal print. I thought then and still do that this […]