11 years left, what’s the plan?

11 years left, what’s the plan?

“1.5°C gives young people and the next generation a fighting chance” James Hansen, former NASA scientist and climate change protester. Experts who performed risk assessments based on the objectives stated in the 2015 Paris Agreement predict the chance of catastrophic climate change completely wiping out humanity by 2100 is one-in-20, that’s a 5% probability. It sounds like a small chance but look at it this...

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Mother's Day around the world

Mother's Day around the world

With mother’s day approaching at the end of the month here in the UK I started doing some research into the history of the celebration. Festivals based around mothers and motherhood are evident in ancient Greek and Roman culture. Classical Greeks would honour Rhea in their annual Spring Festival who was the mother of all Olympian Gods and Goddesses and later the Romans also celebrated...

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Thoughts on: Women in business

Thoughts on: Women in business

I was asked the other day if I would ever consider going into schools and talking about running a business because children tend to have a lack of female business owners as role models, apparently children are still often brought up to believe that certain jobs are more appropriate for males and females. This is not something that I had ever considered or that I...

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

To me International Women’s Day is about gender equality and empowering women. On days like today I feel extremely lucky to live in a country that does that, yes there’s room for improvement and yes I still experience sexism on a regular basis but on the whole I think the UK does a pretty good job. I have visited many different countries around the world...

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Looking after your leather

Looking after your leather

Buying a leather bag is always an investment; they never go out of style and when looked after correctly, they can withstand the test of time. As all of the bags here at Vintage Child are genuine leather, we decided to put together some simple tips and tricks to help you keep your bag looking brand new. Storing your bag Try to make sure you...

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Know Your Leather

Know Your Leather

Good leather should last you a life time. here's a guide created by us at Vintage Child to let you know about all the different and varying features of the leather sold in the UK and here in our workshops. Leathers come from different animals around the world and are produced in different ways to change the natural appearance, quality and durability. Definition of Leather:...

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