Natthakur

Natalie Thakur is the designer maker behind the brand Natthakur. She has been stocked in some of the most prestigious shops in the world including Selfridges Le Bon Marche in Paris Takashimaya and The V&A and was selected for ‘The Best of British’ at Liberty’s London.

Website: https://www.natthakur.com/

  • Bag, £290

    This bag is one of a limited edition of 50 made as part of the ‘carried with us’ project; a collaboration between Home Front Vintage and artisan leather worker Nat Thakur.  The project aims to share some of the stories we carry with us about people who lived through the 1940s and 1950s and who shaped who we are today. Many of the bags in the collection are named after someone special and tell their story in the words of those who knew them. This bag is named after Henry Qualtrough. Henry was part of the Royal Engineers and landed on Gold Beach on D-Day where he cleared mines in the path of the Allied Forces. Each bag comes with a print out of Henry's story and information on the history of the escape maps.

    Handmade from quality Italian vegetable tanned leather. Lined with a genuine military silk escape map from the 1950's. This bag is made to order and may take up to 7 days to arrive. Internal zip pocket and adjustable shoulder strap.

    Dimensions: Length: 28cmWidth: 24cmDepth: 6cm

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  • Bag, £280

    This bag is one of a limited edition of 50 made as part of the ‘carried with us’ project; a collaboration between Home Front Vintage and artisan leather worker Nat Thakur.  The project aims to share some of the stories we carry with us about people who lived through the 1940s and 1950s and who shaped who we are today. Many of the bags in the collection are named after someone special and tell their story in the words of those who knew them. This bag is named after my grandfather William Ramsden. William was in the RAF during WW2 and flew many missions during the war in many different aircraft including the Wellington Halifax Defiant and the Lancaster. He also trained men to fly planes and as the war ended brought back prisoners of war to Wing airbase very close to where I live now. Each bag comes with a print out of William's story and information on the history of the escape maps.

    Handmade from quality Italian vegetable tanned leather. Lined with a genuine military silk escape map from the 1950's. This product is made to order and may take up to 7 days to arrive. Each bag comes packaged in a gift bag with information about the maps. Complete with an inside zip pocket and D ring to clip your keys to.

    Dimensions: Length: 41cmWidth: 32cmDepth: 6cm

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  • Bag, £145

    This bag is one of a limited edition of 75 made as part of the ‘carried with us’ project; a collaboration between Home Front Vintage and artisan leather worker Nat Thakur. The project aims to share some of the stories we carry with us about people who lived through the 1940s and 1950s and who shaped who we are today. Many of the bags in the collection are named after someone special and tell their story in the words of those who knew them. This bag is named after Esme Thompson. Esme worked at Brough Aerodrome in Yorkshire during WW2. Each bag comes with a print out of Esme's story and information on the history of the escape maps.

    Handmade from quality Italian vegetable tanned leather. Lined with a genuine military silk escape map from the 1950's. Zip closure and detachable crossbody shoulder strap. Also available in the dark brown Frankie bag with Frankie's story.

    Dimensions: L-22cm x W-16cm

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  • Wallet, £48.00 & Card holder, £35.00

    Handmade from quality Italian vegetable tanned leather and lined with a genuine military escape map from the 1950's. Each wallet or card holder comes packaged in gift box with information about the maps. These products can be personalised with initials. Please email us with your wishes after checkout. The wallets feature a zip pocket on the outside for small change and a place for cards inside.The cardholders have 3 sections for cards although you will be able to store many more inside the sections.

    Dimensions when open:Length: 13cmWidth: 15cm; Dimensions when closed: L - 13cm x W - 9.5cm.Card holder dimensions: 10cm x 7cm

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  • Leather coin purse, £32

    For your loose change of the old Half Penny featuring Queen Victoria on the reverse.Handmade in the U K in tan leather and lined in the softest red suede. I designed these coin purses in 2010 after finding my grand father's coin collection and they've been my best selling purses ever since. They were on sale at The Tower of London during their exhibition on Minting as well as at Liberty's The V&A Museum Hampton Court Palace and The National Gallery.

    Dimensions 11cm diameter. Packaged in a cotton drawstring bag inside a foam lined gift box.

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    Bookmarks, £15

    These bookmarks are made from natural untreated Italian vegetable tanned leather. They are a collaboration with artist and painter Neale Marriott. Each bookmark is digitally printed with Neale's paintings of London a series he painted on glass. You can see the original paintings. The painted bookmarks include Canary Wharf The Greenwich Observatory and The Thames Barrier. Only a very small amount of these bookmarks have been produced part of a limited edition series.

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  • Wallet, £55

    This wallet is handmade from natural vegetable tanned leather and lined with kimono cotton. They are made from sustainable leather from the Tuscan region of Italy. The leather is tanned using no chemicals and can be traced back to its origin by scanning the QR code on the label. The front pocket holds loose change inside there are 3 card holders which will give a little over time so you could double up your cards. There is also a place for notes behind and another card holder on the back. This wallet will age beautifully over time and develop a natural patina can be regularly waxed with a natural leather polish to condition. Comes packaged in a drawstring bag and gift box.

    Dimensions: 12cm x 9cm

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  • Coin pouches, £12

    These little coin pouches are small enough to fit in your pocket but large enough to hold some change and a few cards. Perfect for your travels. Handmade in leather with a press stud closure.

    Dimensions 8.5cm wide X 11.5 cm long

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