Hello we are Radley, a British handbag and accessories brand born in the heart of London. Our products fuse creativity and quality craftsmanship with beautifully blended colour palettes, delivering truly affordable luxury that pops with personality. Lowell Harder, Founder.
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Our Story

In the early 1970s our founder Lowell Harder, left her native Australia in search of adventure in Europe. She developed a natural affinity with the British culture, and made these beautiful isles her home.

In the midst of 1980s London, Lowell became part of a new wave of young entrepreneurs setting up businesses in Camden Market, here she not only learnt how to sell leather bags, but how to design and build a brand. Lowell's pioneering spirit and passion for all things British remain at the heart of Radley today.

Our Radley dog was born after a search was started for an icon to represent the playful personality of our brand. The very British looking Scottie, with his distinctive outline and bright red collar was a small idea sketched by our designers and proved to be a huge success - dog lovers all over the world fell for him just like we did!

Life & Times

1998

Our first collections hits John Lewis department stores.

1998

1999

We create our bestselling hands-free Pocket Bag.

1999

2000

Our designers sketch the Radley dog, and an icon is born.

2000

2001

We start to experiment with bold colours.

2001

2002

Our very first Picture Bag is launched in the summer.

2002

2005

We open our first ever retail store in London's Kings Road.

2005

2008

We launch our equestrian inspired collection, Grosvenor.

2008

2012

Writer, model and British Vogue contributing editor, Laura Bailey, joins as Brand Ambassador.

2012

2013

We launch our first design collaboration with British fashion designer, Holly Fulton.

2013

2014

Radley expands into its 14th country.

2014

2014

Our exciting new concept store arrives in Liverpool.

2014

2015

Radley launches first fragrance and body care range.

2015
Our in-house designers are a small but mighty team based at our London Head Office. Each season our new styles are inspired by the shapes and colours we see – from exhibitions and design trips to a plethora of Pinterest boards. Keeping an open mind (and a sense of humour) is key to creating styles that are packed with personality.