A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Dear Kickstarter supporters,
Just a brief note to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Shackleton!
It's been an amazing year, with new banjo... Read more
New lower price on our fantastic canvas box jacket.
It's not very often that things work out less expensive than you anticipate.
But we're very happy to say that, having worked very hard to find the best British factory... Read more
Limited edition Shackleton boots have 15% off this month only.
Thanks to your amazing support we not only managed to launch a Shackleton knitwear and outerwear range, but also a beautiful range of boots too.
And as a special introductory... Read more
Try our new website with 10% OFF, only for Kickstarter backers
Dear Kickstarter supporters,
We are very pleased indeed to announce the launch of our new website shackletonclothing.com
We hope you like it, and just to thank you for trying it... Read more
Bank Holiday Update!
Sorry to interrupt the election excitement and the bank holiday weekend! I just wanted to bring you an update on the latest in the fulfillment of our Kickstarter... Read more
First glimpse of our Shackleton jacket and anorak
First glimpse of our Shackleton jacket and anorak!
We're very excited to be able to share with you the first (iPhone) pics of The Shackleton wind cheater / anorak and... Read more
A straightforward update
Dear Kickstarter backers,
A straightforward update today to let you know about progress on our various rewards.
Most of the Shackleton Explorer sweaters have now been shipped out. The only... Read more
Alexandra Shackleton joins the company
The great explorer's granddaughter is our official Brand Ambassador!
You can imagine how thrilled and delighted we are at The Shackleton HQ to announce that the delightful Hon. Alexandra Shackleton... Read more
Socks & mugs & rock'n'roll !
Well not so much the rock'n'roll, but we are very pleased to have our fab "What would Shackleton do?" mugs in stock: and if you ordered one on Kickstarter you... Read more
Sweaters, mugs, T-shirts coming very soon!
Hello brilliant backers!
A quick update to let you know how we're getting on with producing your rewards.
Many of you will have by now received sweaters and T-shirts. We... Read more
Celebrate with us at The Shackleton Sessions inaugural concert.
We know many of you are hundreds, and even thousands of miles away from us here in Norwich, Norfolk, in the East of England. But if you are... Read more
Size guide for sweaters
A number of people have asked for an accurate size guide for our sweaters and here it is!
Please remember that sizes are given in inches, and please... Read more
First rewards, and sizing questions
Hello lovely backers,
Some of you will already have received your rewards, and some of you will receive yours in just a few days.
Because of the nature of this... Read more
It's over. Our second Kickstarter campaign concluded last night with 211 wonderful backers and 17% over target.
Thank you all so very much.
We will be in touch within the... Read more
36 hours to go. Thank you all for making this happen.
There are 36 hours left of our Kickstarter campaign. What a ride it has been. We passed our target a few days ago and now stand at 111% funded.
We... Read more
Thanks to you we have achieved our goal!!
We did it!
We are almost speechless at Shackleton HQ with excitement and appreciation of your support!!!
We have swept past the £30,000 target and are already 102% funded with... Read more
90% funded and 6 days to go! Shackleton goes viral with Rufus's Tweet.
One more tough march and we'll reach the destination!
Thanks to your amazing support we have today achieved the most important milestone so far.
We've gained out 150th backer! We... Read more
Hear the whole Shackleton brand story on Share Radio
I've just been interviewed by the excellent former BBC financial correspondent Simon Rose on financial radio station Share Radio.
It's a substantial interview and some of you might enjoy hearing... Read more
Looking for the last 97!
In January 1909 Ernest Shackleton and three of his men from the Nimrod expedition came within 97 miles of the South Pole.
It was the furthest south that any humans... Read more
By popular demand, we're going to belt up!
We've been asked by numerous people if we will be introducing leather products into the Shackleton range.
Well the answer is a big YES, and we have plans for belts,... Read more
11 days to go. Limited edition of 11 sets of the ultimate Shackleton clothing set now available!
NEW REWARD ADDED JANUARY 20TH...
SAVE OVER £200 ON THE ULTIMATE SHACKLETON CLOTHING SET. JUST ELEVEN SETS AVAILABLE IN THIS REWARD PACKAGE!
With just 11 days to go on our... Read more
Help us break through the ice to create The Shackleton clothing brand
Dear Kickstarter friends and supporters.
Just over a year ago supporters on our first Kickstarter helped us to do a remarkable thing.
We raised sufficient funding in the the form... Read more
We're backing the inspiring "From Fire To Ice" expedition to the South Pole
We're really excited to announce that The Shackleton brand has become an Official Backer of the extraordinary From Fire To Ice expedition, led by the inspiring adventurer Rob Little.
From... Read more
Media coverage spreads the fame of The Shackleton clothing brand
We've had some terrific media coverage of our Kickstarter campaign for Shackleton clothing, including some which we didn't even have an active hand in, like this great article in The... Read more
Two new rewards: your new favourite jacket and a new Shackleton sweater variant.
As you can see from the pictures we've added two great new rewards to our Kickstarter.
There's a fantastically tough but comfy casual jacket based on jackets worn... Read more
Contemporary Antarctic adventurer endorses our Shackleton clothing!
Seb Coulthard loves a challenge. In his day-to-day role as a Royal Navy aircraft engineer, Seb works for the centre of expertise for helicopter structural repair, modifications and scientific support.... Read more
This one's not about us!
We usually post about our campaign of course, but today I wanted to share this campaign which caught my eye.
Enkel is a Danish line of organic cotton T-shirts made... Read more
Shackleton brand founder becomes human Kickstarter reward!
Human Kickstarter reward? Weird...?
Well not really, because the founder of The Shackleton brand is entrepreneur, business author and international conference speaker Simon Middleton, and he's offering a two-hour lecture... Read more
Great feature on BBC Look East
If you missed us on BBC Look East this evening, they did a really nice feature about our Shackleton clothing project.
Rather niftily, presenter/journalist Mike Liggins took the trouble to... Read more
BBC shoot piece about our campaign for TV news
The BBC Look East team (which serves audiences throughout East Anglia) has always taken a positive interest in local business stories, and they supported our Shackleton banjo Kickstarter campaign in... Read more
New poster reward and amazing progress!
What do you think of our Shackleton Clothing catalogue design?
We love it, and it's had a great reaction so far. Everybody loves a penguin... especially one showing off a... Read more
Our campaign featured in The Times
We're very excited to have our campaign featured in The Times newspaper today.
It's a short article but occupying almost half a page in the Business section and it's already... Read more
New reward added: Shackleton style fedora
Hello, and Happy New Year.
Today is such an important one for this campaign: we have £27,000 to go and 27 days to achieve the target.
We are 10% funded... Read more
A very Happy New Year to all our Kickstarter supporters.
Just a very quick note today to wish all of you, our Kickstarter supporters, a truly happy, healthy and fulfilling 2015.
Thank you for joining us on our journey.... Read more
We'd like to ask you opinion please...
We have a question for you, and would love to know your views.
We have two cover shots for our Kickstarter campaign, shown below, and we can't decide... Read more
Our first update! Thank you for powering our fantastic start.
Hello backers! Thank you so much for taking the plunge in the early hours of our campaign. We really appreciate it.
We're within a hair's breadth of being 3% funded... Read more