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Why I quit my dream job and started a business

Ever since I was a little girl I’ve been a natural leader. People would always call me a ‘bossy boots’ (I’m imagining my brothers right now, haha). I just enjoyed taking the lead, rather than blending in I suppose. I’ve also been incredibly driven and hardworking all of my life. I swam competitively from a […]

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Why a bag business?

I often get asked ‘why were bags the product of choice for your business’? So, I’m going to explain why… I’ve always loved fashion. I remember having a photoshoot and makeover day when I was about ten years old, and I picked out this white skirt and blazer suit with a sparkly purple crop top. […]

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1 Year In Business…

TODAY MARKS ONE YEAR OF KATHERENA! I cannot believe the year I’ve just had. Finally working for myself and doing what I absolutely love after a year previously of blood, sweat and tears! I’m going to open up to you and share some of my journey up to this point… First of all though, you […]

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Wedding Season: How to be the Standout Guest

We’re halfway through the month of May, and I’m seeing a handful of Facebook friends countdown to their weddings (or best friends weddings), as well as all the talk of this weekend’s highly anticipated royal wedding which means that we are officially in wedding season. Yay, I do love a good wedding! There are always […]

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Would you like a free bag?

Erm, hello.. who wouldn’t?! Now’s your chance (and actually there’s not much time) to get your hands on a Katherena bag of your choice just by simply entering our competition on Facebook. All you have to do is like our page, share the post and then wait until Sunday the 13th to find out if […]

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It’s all in the bag…

What bags will be worn by the Royal Family at the wedding of the year next month? With it being exactly one month today until Prince Harry marries American beauty Meghan Markle, I wanted to do a post on the bags that are likely to make an appearance based on what’s hot right now, and […]

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Colour Combos To Try This Year

When it comes to designing a fashion collection, whether it be dresses or bags, colour is a super important factor in the process. It’s not just thinking about the colour of the product itself, but it’s also useful to think about other colours that will go well with the product, and colours that won’t go […]

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PETA Vegan Approved Logo

PETA Approved Bags

As you probably already know, our products are made without using animal materials. So we use a leather alternative called Polyurethane (PU) leather and we also use polyester twill in our rucksacks. Both of these materials do not come from animals. It was important to me from the start of my business journey to ensure […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day

I know a lot of people are thinking “why on earth do we need a particular day to celebrate women, we should be celebrated every day”. Yes, I get it, of course we should. But, I think it’s important to come together and raise our voices over the current issues we still face, as well […]

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Milan Fashion Week: Best Bits

Milan Fashion Week: Best Bits

So, this is my final post for Fashion Weeks, and this week it’s been Milan’s turn to host the collections. Again, I’m sharing my top three bits from it. Please do let me know your thoughts or if you have any of your own favourite bits to share then let me know in the comments […]

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