Journal

Journal

  • Dec142017
    Article

    Interview: Lisa of Dear Green Coffee

    On a frosty Autumn morning we went in pursuit of some great coffee, and in our fair city there is...

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  • Dec092017
    Article

    The Christmas Hypermarket | 2017

    The Christmas Hypermarket began it’s life as the Customs & Excise market one year ago, were we invited young brands and...

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  • Dec062017
    Article

    Interview: Rachel Taylor of Another Escape Magazine

    • Utilising their rich sense of visual story telling, Another Escape magazine explores outdoor lifestyle, creative culture and sustainable...

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  • Nov202017
    Article

    Gifts for Makers

    For the tinkerer, the tailor, the maker. These are the people with ideas constantly whirling in their head and their...

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  • Nov202017
    Trakke Stockists in London: Fortnum and Mason.
    Article

    Gifts for the Vintage Lover

    With a well lived item you can see the past in every mark – developing a character where it...

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  • Nov202017
    Article

    Gifts from the Hypermarket

    You may have heard us shout from the rooftops about our Hypermarket, and just aswell because you won’t want...

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  • Nov102017
    How to pack a backpack: Cutaway shot
    Article

    How to Pack: A Backpack

    Learning how to pack a backpack is an essential skill. If you’ve ever spent an hour rummaging through your...

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  • Nov102017
    a flock of north ronaldsay sheep on the shore who make a great merino alternative
    Article

    The Unlikely Flock of North Ronaldsay

    A Merino Alternative To survive the cold snap last year, we released the Lunan – a hat made from...

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  • Nov062017
    Man wearing black Assynt on a beach
    Article

    Black Friday Backpacks | 20% Off

    The day we all love to hate is near, and with it comes the usual mild self induced panic....

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  • Nov062017
    3 men stand next to each other looking out over a view of a fjord and mountain
    Article

    Adventure Diaries: Alex Ingle – The Greenland Expedition

    Alex Ingle is a photographer and glaciologist specialising in marine research.  On his Greenland expedition he worked alongside the CALVE research team...

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  • Sep222017
    packing a black trakke bag ready for shipping
    Article

    IMPORTANT CHANGES: Orders & Shipping

      Over the last few years, we’ve always made bags to order. That means you’ve been waiting for up...

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  • Sep192017
    Article

    Fingal: Best School Backpack of 2017

    With schools back in session, the good people at Tutora have featured our Fingal Backpack in their ‘Best School Backpack...

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  • Sep122017
    A man wearing a Trakke Assynt 28 backpack stands on top of a mountain called Beinn an Lochan in Scotland.
    Article

    Eco-Friendly Bags: An Overview

    As an outdoor lifestyle brand, we care about the environment a lot. Nature is our playground, and want to...

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  • Aug312017
    What size bag do I need? Where will you be using it?
    Article

    What Size Bag Do I Need?

    In this post we’ll try and answer another common question we get here at Trakke Basecamp. “What size bag...

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  • Aug312017
    comparing waxed canvas colour and patina
    Article

    Waxed Canvas Colour: Which One Should I Choose?

    A colour says a lot about a person, but choosing a waxed canvas colour that fits your personality and...

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  • Aug292017
    Article

    Work With Us: Sewing Machinist

    We are seeking a talented and personable junior sewing machinist to join our small team in a full-time position....

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  • Aug292017
    Article

    Work With Us: Digital Marketing

    We are seeking a talented and energetic digital marketing assistant to join our team in a full-time position to...

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  • Aug292017
    backpack or messenger bag: which to choose?
    Article

    Backpack or Messenger Bag: Which to choose?

    Sometimes it’s hard to work out what kind of bag would suit your need. Typically, it boils down to...

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