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Established in 1925 in the heart of Manchester’s hatting district, Boardmans has evolved into an employee-owned business, where the team share values and visions for the company’s future.
Boardmans takes away the pressure on you to constantly keep up to date with trends in soft accessories because we invest in market intelligence and trend prediction, then convert those market insights into products that sell.
By Georgia Williams
by Niamh Phillips
How Communication Has Shaped Our EO Values Established in 1925 in the heart of Manchester’s hatting district as a modest, family run business, Boardmans has evolved into the go-to design, source, and supply provider for many retailers (UK and worldwide) in the soft accessories category. We focus primarily on hats, gloves and scarves. Our diverse … Continued
By Kate Barnes
With SS24 comp-shops in full swing we have curated a round-up of the Paris Top 5 Ladies straw must-haves for the season!
With the Autumn Winter Fashion weeks over for another year, here’s a round up of the key must have pieces from this seasons shows! By Charlotte Hartley
With some changes to our working ways to follow government guidelines to keep our teams safe both in the UK and China and ensure service continues for our customers around the world, we wanted to take the time to reassure you that we’re still fully operational, working to bring you the latest design intelligence and … Continued
Due to the continuing disruption of the COVID-19 outbreak, restrictions on large gatherings, events and going to work remain strict. This has meant that we have had to make a number of changes to our usual Spring/Summer schedule with many tradeshows and exhibitions cancelled or rescheduled. The health and safety of our staff and customers … Continued
Please see below a letter from our CEO & Owner, Philip Wright
We’re delighted to invite you to The INDX Accessories Show 2020. Our team will be there from 24-25th March, showcasing our Autumn/Winter 2020 collection along with our brand new Sustainable and Premium options. Tickets are FREE and the event is open to all so if you’d like to come and see us, here’s everything you … Continued
With the protective measures that are currently in place in China restricting movement and travel, we are very aware that this may have an impact on business in the coming weeks and months. As a supplier to you we will endeavour to give you as much information as possible as soon as it becomes available … Continued
As the Mens AW catwalks draw to a close for 2020, our design team have been busy examining what are set to be the biggest men’s trends to kick off this decade. When it comes to Fashion Week, events are often a reflection of what’s going on in the wider world, and sustainability, gender fluidity … Continued
The Year of the Rat is upon us and what better way to celebrate than to honour custom tradition and give you a chance to win in our Red Envelope competition! What is the significance of red envelopes during Chinese New Year? Red envelopes (or “lai see” in Cantonese/”hongbao” in Mandarin) usually contain money and … Continued
We’re delighted to invite you to come and view our stunning new AW20 collection at Spring Fair 2020 at the Birmingham NEC. We’ve got an exciting few days planned as not only are we launching our new sustainable and premium options, we’re also giving you the chance to WIN 15% off your order! Tickets are … Continued
As we enter a brand-new decade, we couldn’t be more excited to kick off 2020 by evolving our collection to include premium and sustainable options. We recognise that sustainability is a pressing concern in our industry, so one of our ambitions for 2020 is to continue seeking out new methods in which we can make … Continued
It’s almost time for our first show of the decade and we couldn’t be more excited to be kicking off 2020 with a stunning new collection and two brand new ranges! The Boardmans team will be at Cranmore Park in Solihull for the INDX Menswear Show from Sunday 26th-Tuesday 28th January and we have an … Continued
Today is International Volunteers Day so we sat down with our lovely Account Manager Charlotte to chat about the amazing work she does with suicide prevention charity the Samaritans… 1. How long have you been volunteering for the Samaritans?I started my training in October this year and am currently on my second training module. 2. … Continued
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