The Carry-On: Hackett Tweed Tote

Every day in August, we highlight a different item that demonstrates the very best in British design and culture

Imposing, masculine and hardy, British-woven tweed is king among cloths. The fabric is central to Hackett’s new selvedge tweed collection of luggage, which includes a double-handled and large zip-up holdalls, as well as this: the Hackett selvedge tweed tote.

Perfect for the great outdoors, rugged tweed is suited to the most inclement of climes – and is as British as a grouse moor. Woven at the Lovat Mill in Hawick, Hackett’s tweed is rubber-bonded, making its bags waterproof.

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And, for added Britishness, the collection was inspired by a vintage holdall the label’s founder, Jeremy Hackett discovered on Portobello Road.

£560, hackett.com