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Redefining luxury: upcycled bags and accessories made from old aeroplanes.
Redefining luxury: upcycled bags and accessories made from old aeroplanes.
Redefining luxury: upcycled bags and accessories made from old aeroplanes.
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Luxury Luggage, Made from Aeroplanes.

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Our debut collection is all about luxury: rejuvenated. It consists of Weekenders, Messengers, Rucksacks and accessories for your laptop, tablet and phone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Weekender is perfect for a few nights away, work or play. Spacious and practical, it has a padded pocket for your laptop and zippered compartments to stow valuables. The fully lined Weekender is quilted for luxury and added protection and durability.

Nitty Gritty Details : 

- Available in deep blue with striped fabric or dark brown with plain blue fabric.

- Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather.

- Organic Cotton lining.

- Padded laptop pocket.

- Metal Studded feet.

- Solid brass fixtures and fitting made in USA.

- Swiss RiRi ZIppers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Rucksack protects your laptop or tablet with its protective pouch and full lining. Its quilted finish adds extra cushioning too - for your back and for your kit. A zipped front pocket makes for additional space and easy access too. Leather shoulder straps add durability and comfort.  

Nitty Gritty Details :

- Available in deep blue with striped fabric or dark brown with plain blue fabric.

- Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather.

- Organic Cotton lining.

- Padded laptop pocket.

- Metal Studded feet.

- Solid brass fixtures and fitting made in USA.

- Swiss RiRi ZIppers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perfectly crafted and styled for modern business, our fully lined Messenger bag protects your work gear from everyday scrapes. Durable but light.

Nitty Gritty Details :

- Available in deep blue with striped fabric or dark brown with plain blue fabric.

- Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather.

- Organic Cotton lining.

- Padded laptop pocket.

- Metal Studded feet.

- Solid brass fixtures and fitting made in USA.

- Swiss RiRi ZIppers.

 

 

 

 

 

Nitty Gritty Details :

- Available in deep blue with striped fabric or dark brown with plain blue fabric.

- Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather.

- Organic Cotton lining.

- Padded laptop pocket.

- Metal Studded feet.

- Solid brass fixtures and fitting made in USA.

- Swiss RiRi ZIppers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nitty Gritty Details :

- Available in deep blue with striped fabric or dark brown with plain blue fabric.

- Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather.

- Organic Cotton lining. 

- Padded laptop pocket.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our phone sleeves will snugly encase and protect leading smartphones.

Nitty Gritty Details :

- Available in deep blue with striped fabric or dark brown with plain blue fabric.

- Vegetable Tanned Italian Leather.

- Organic Cotton lining.

 

 

 

Each P L A N E piece is made to last a lifetime. So, if anything should go wrong, we will repair your bag for free. Good as new. Or you might want to retain some battle scars for character. Either way will chat with you and check first.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Each P L A N E piece lands beautifully wrapped, making it the perfect gift. The first limited production run is due in time for the holidays and if you’d like a personalised note inside, we can take care of that too.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can buy each product individually in the rewards section, but incase you want more than one we have put together some neat bundles for you. They are limited in quantity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re two brothers, with a shared love of breaking, then making. New life and new purpose to old materials and old objects. As kids our dad, a farmer, taught us to be always resourceful and inventive, Nothing was discarded. Everything was repurposed.

Imagination and creativity became our tools, and we’ve never put them down since.

Our first venture Fallen Furniture took flight in 2012. We salvaged, then curated, then crafted discarded aeronautical artefacts it into striking furniture and sculpture. Old fashioned workmanship, modern making.

We discovered that huge volumes of high quality, perfectly sound material was being sent for incinerator or landfill. P L A N E was born to put a stop to that.

 

We’re small, but like many sky gazers, we dream big. We want to help change the world by making truly sustainable and durable goods, that have stories - tales of the past and future adventures.

 

 

The airline fabrics we rescue are lightweight, robust, flameproof and stain resistant; perfect for tough and frequent travel. With P L A N E it becomes luggage to last - another - lifetime.

 

 

 

 

 

We strive to create inventive luxury, proving that beauty, indulgence and pleasure do not have to be wasteful. We simply don’t believe that recycling has to mean low-grade, disposable or undesirable.

Hand crafted entirely in the south west of England P L A N E luggage is made from reclaimed fabric tailor made for tough, durable travel bags: lightweight, robust and stain resistant. We only use the finest Italian tanned leather for added strength and structure, and American-made solid brass fittings for reassuring solidity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 1.The aircraft seating fabric arrives in giant bales. It comes from retired planes operated by airlines found all over the world and is stripped by specialists in Wiltshire and Sussex.

2. The P L A N E team sift and sort the fabric, selecting only the best cloth and curating by colour and pattern by pattern.

 3. The chosen fabric is professionally deep cleaned and tested for strength. 

 4. The rejuvenated fabric is cut into patterns and driven a few miles down the road to our traditional bag maker colleagues in Somerset. They've been in the luxury luggage game since 1972.

5. Patterns are quilted (we are looking at using the seat foam for this but that's some way off) and put together with the leather and brass fittings.

 6. Quality, our bags are checked, checked and checked again.

 

 

The people that cross our path, the places we travel to, the successes, the failures , the love, the loss and everything else that falls in between. We will make a product to last a lifetime, and from the day it leaves our workshop and lands on your doorstep a new journey begins, Plane Path is about sharing that journey with you.

Every year we will publish a book, capturing the best journeys and moments our customers undertake using our bags.  

More to come soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

We have been building luxury goods for the past 4 years so have a good pedigree when it comes to delivering. We have teamed up with a manufacturer less that 10 miles from our doorstep who have been making luggage for 30 years for numerous high end brands.

We have dedicated close to 12 months to this project and a large part of that was spent ironing out any problems that may arise with manufacturing. This is not a standard product and the fabric needs to go through a lengthly process before we can start manufacturing, it is this process we have sought to define and perfect.

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    Phone sleeve in two sizes, for either 4.7" phones (Iphone 6) or 5.5" phones (Iphone 6 +) You will be asked to choose the size and colour after you have placed your order.

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    Tablet sleeve in two sizes, for either 7.9" tablets (Ipad Mini) or 9.7" tablets (Ipad Air) You will be asked to choose the size and colour after you have placed your order.

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    Early Bird - Weekend + Laptop

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    A bespoke Fallen Furniture Boeing 747 Fuselage Clock and Either The Weekend Bag, Rucksack or Messenger + Laptop Sleeve and Phone Sleeve in either brown or blue. You will be asked to choose the colours after you have placed the order.

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    Take Off!

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