November 30th, 2012
Introducing… KNOMO POP-UP SHOP
We are excited to announce the opening of our KNOMO Pop-up shop!
Come and join us in our NEW retail space at our London HQ, between NOVEMBER and JANUARY, to browse and purchase our stunning AW12 collection, register your bag with us, speak with our friendly advisor for advice on your bag or to see which knomo suits you perfectly… We’re here to help!
Pop down to 83 Great Portland Street, London, W1 – we’d love to see you!
Opening hours: 10am – 6pm
May 22nd, 2012
knomo; MORE THAN JUST A BAG
A knomo looks great, but works hard too. Â Every bag has a laptop or iPad compartment with shockproof protection, indispensable interior compartments and external pockets for your wallet, keys and phone…
March 20th, 2012
knomo Sample Sale – March 2012
Your chance to get up to 70% off knomo products – with a selection of unique pieces, sold-out products and high quality samples – while stocks last!
Join in the Facebook event (and share with your friends & family too!)Â http://www.facebook.com/events/264269096992778/
We hope to see you there!
December 10th, 2010
Merry Christmas from all at knomo!
Yes its that time of year again when we can eat, drink and be merry and treat our loved ones to something special! We have pulled together some of our favourite styles that would make a great gift that is not only stylish but practical too! Great forÂ tech-loving dad’s that are hard to buy for, the sister who’s never away from her iPod or the busy mum who wants a stylish bag thatÂ keeps everything organised within.Â
We hope you all have a very Merry Christmas! knomo x
July 26th, 2010
Women in the City â€“ Future Leaders Awards 2010
For the last four years knomo have been proud supporters ofÂ Women in the City, which promotes the Women in the CityÂ Network which promotes, recognises and rewards female talent in the professional world.Â Starting off as a luncheon for women working in The City and progressing to the Women of Achievement Awards as well as other occasions, Women in the City facilitate effective strategic networking, actively create opportunities to bring together its community of like-minded women, and is fast becoming the leading opinion former for Londonâ€™s professional women.Â
On July 8th 2010, WIC launched their inaugural Future Leaders Awards, the first event of its kind, comprising an evening which celebrated and identified women with the potential to be leaders of tomorrow. knomo were extremely privileged to attend and provide prizes for the finalists and overall winner. All five finalists â€“ Rebecca Scott, Victoria Spencer, Felicia Trewin, Claire Warnes and Shelley White – are women who excelled in their field of work as well as supporting younger employees to grow in their careers and to reach their full potential. The finalists were also very generous with their time outside of the office; engaging in numerous charitable activities and other ventures.
knomo provided a red leather Quetta Briefcase for each of the finalists http://www.knomobags.com/uk/women/collections/berkeley/quetta-1.html/ and a black patent Rosa shoulder bag for the overall winner http://www.knomobags.com/uk/women/collections/berkeley/rosa-2.html/. Thankfully, when our Brand Manager, Caroline, was invited to present the prizes on stage, the ripple of excitement through the recipients was plain to see, and each was absolutely thrilled with their gift!
The overall winner of the Future Leaders Award was Felicia Trewin, a technologist, outsourcing specialist, management consultant and a senior manager at Deloitte. knomo would like to congratulate Felicia and the other 4 finalists once again, and we sincerely hope you all enjoy using your knomo bags!!
June 22nd, 2010
Game, set and match: Wimbledon 2010 is here!
We all know and love the Wombles of Wimbledon Common (and their inspired recycling methods that were way ahead of their time, we might add!), but this week there is another, perhaps lesser-known (!) event taking place in the area, which is definitely worth a look if youâ€™re down London-way. The 124th Wimbledon Championships have begun at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club and so get your whites on and your balls out and get into the spirit of the Wimbledon fortnight. Â
Â It goes without saying that a few British traditions must be observed during the tennis; a glass of Pimmâ€™s (summer in a glass), some strawberries and cream (the immortal Wimbledon combo) and of course, you mustnâ€™t leave your knomo at home. Did you know that the original knomo bag designs were named after the Wombles? (Who were named after various cities around the world â€“ natch) The Bungo messenger or Cholet shoulder bag would certainly not be out of place!
For those who want to cut-a-dash in striking summer whites, the patent leather ladies Rubi laptop briefcase and soft leather iPhone Slim Cover (both in white) are ideal additions to any summer outfit and are the perfect accessories to go with your tennis whites.
It has been reported that the Queen will be attending this year – Her Majestyâ€™s first visit in over 30 years â€“ so get in quick and bag your tickets and you may be lucky enough to utter the words â€˜Maâ€™amâ€™ in HRH presence!
June 18th, 2010
Shoot â€˜em upâ€¦behind the scenes at knomoâ€™s AW10 campaign shoot
Well it may be hitting 30 degrees outside, but all we are concerned about at knomo HQ is getting wrapped up warm for winter, with our Autumn/Winter 2010 photoshoot! You may think us mad, but this is the world of fashion daaarling, where everything is topsy turvy (models sweating in the summer, wrapped up in 1000 layers, and then freezing in the winter wearing next to nothing!). Our trio of brazen beauties came in the form of gorgeous Serbian TV presenter/model Martina, super-lovely model Kristina from Moscow and fun-loving Brazilian male model Marcelo.
knomoâ€™s own Creative Director Benoit was at the helm directing the shoot, with Brand Manager Caroline running the set and organising all the styling, and new-to-knomo photographer, Caroline Leeming (who works with the Daily Express amongstÂ many others) capturing everything on film and pulling out all the stops to get some great shots. The rest of the team included styling assistant Chantal, hair & make-up artist Rachel Jones (credits include skins, MTV, Disney to name a few!) and photographer’s assistant Hannah.
Check out our behind the scenes shots (theyâ€™re not terribly flattering, especially when weâ€™re next to our gorgeous glammed-up models, so go easy on us!) that show the whole process from selecting outfits to fixing looks on set, prepping the bags ready to shoot and checking shots on a monitor to make sure we are getting what we need. Thank youâ€™s go to ASA studios in Clapham Junction who were amazingly accommodating, as always, Tutto Tucci pizzeria for satiating our appetites and quenching our thirst, and Addy Lee for getting us safely to the shoot on time!
Spurred on with coffee, surrounded by mountains of clothes, shoes, accessories, and the odd gorgeous bag from knomo’s new collection, the shoot was exhausting, but exhilarating work.Â Â A really fun couple of days created some amazing shots for our AW10 campaign that we will be putting up ASAPâ€¦watch this space!