Our commitment to British production extends beyond our London office address. We choose to work with British based businesses, makers and suppliers whenever possible. We are proud to say that our Padfield gift boxes are also made in England, and we work with a London based business to design and print our stationery and care cards. If you make a product in the UK and are a potential Padfield supplier, please do get in touch.
Quality over Quantity
Padfield crafts the finest leather accessories from the finest materials. We are slow fashion and believe in making products that last. If leather is made in the wrong way, which is often the case with mass produced leather accessories, it can be hugely damaging to our environment and to the people making it. Part of our commitment to working with British leather, and handcrafting our accessories in England, is our commitment to working with traditional methods but under the highest regulatory standards. It takes several skilled leather artisans to make one Padfield accessory.
To be Sustainable
Padfield has partnered with a British tannery to source and tan our leather. People have been making items from leather since 1300BC. We strongly believe that leather derived from local farming is the most sustainable option. In choosing to work exclusively with British tanned leather Padfield is utilising hides that might otherwise go to waste.
Sourcing locally and making locally means we can be sure of how and where all of our products are made. By crafting all of our accessories in England, we guarantee fair UK wages and a quality working environment. Sourcing and making locally also helps us to keep our carbon footprint low.
We believe in using NO PLASTIC. To eliminate plastic and throwaway packaging, all of our accessories are delivered in our recyclable gift boxes. We hope that you will choose to keep your box, to store your Padfield when not in use. Alternatively, please re-purpose the box to store other precious possessions.