Sketchbook Wanderlust

Since the earliest iteration of mankind, we’ve been drawing. It’s primitive, instinctual even. So … when was the last time you picked up a pencil and a blank piece of paper? Yup, as we thought. Today, we’re sharing our love of the draw and some of our favourite sketchbook wanderlust Instagram accounts. Inspiration loading in 3, 2, 1 …

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CG X Steffans - A Pictorial

Always creating. Always learning. Always figuring out what’s next. Well, diamonds is next. The high end market is next. Yass, guys, we’re on our way. Last weekend, we took our brand new CarterGore Killer to renowned family owned premium jewellers Steffans for our Gold & Diamond launch. Wanna see?

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The Great British Tattoo Show 2018

A look at our now annual pilgrimage to The Great British Tattoo Show in Alexandra Palace. 300 of the country’s best tattoo artists, vendors, traders and mohwak-toting mega babes … I mean … what more could you possibly want from an event?

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Pit Bull Flower Power

New York based award winning photographer, Sarah Gamand, creates portraits of pooches perishing in shelters in a bid to find them a loving home. Her latest collection, Pitbull Flower Power, turns her lens to one of the most abused and and neglected dog breed and it’s giving us all the feels.

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Going West

Oh, hey there sunshine. Yep, summer has finally waltzed in the joint, drink in hand, slurring her words a bit but she’s here and we couldn’t be more excited. Why? Well, it formally opens the gate for some of our most hotly anticipated sartorial desires - namely, Western.

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A Letter To Our 16 Year Old Selves

Hindsight can be a smug old bitch, but she has her moments too. While we’re still rocking that ‘The Future Is Female’ tee (all day long), this week we’re feeling all reflective. So here’s a letter, five pieces of advice we’d give to our sixteen-year-old self as they start to scrap with what it means to be female. We feel a series coming on …

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Product Focus | Dagger

If you make a pit stop here on the regular, you’ll remember the precise moment we got engulfed by the history and symbolism of Sailor Jerry. It inspired a brand new collection of CarterGore pendants … wanna see?

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A Moment In Time

After losing her mother to cancer, Asya Ivashintsova-Melkumyan discovered 30,000 negatives in the attic - unearthing almost 40 years of memories and her mother's poetic, creative genius. It's a hell of a story, and one that's got us thinking quite a bit ...

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Double Tap That - Sarah Bahbah

We're girl crushing HARD over the work of generation-millennial visionary Sarah Bahbah, seductively cinematic pieces and a explicitly virile exploration of pop culture, emotional freedom and the modern female voice.

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The Future Is Female

In the week of International Woman's Day ... get a good ol' gawp at some of our latest campaign imagery and the ultimate drive behind our brand - hells yeah ... the future is female.

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CG Photoshoot - BTS - A Pictorial

This very time last week, on a drizzley grey-ass day in Liverpool, the city was throbbing with its standard Monday shit. Us? Well, we were in a penthouse off of Duke Street, with a hella load of killer jewellery and a rag-tag team of utter brilliance. Wanna go behind the scenes? Yeah ya do ...

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Be Stupid

Well, we’re gearing up for the big shoot tomorrow. Jewellery is prepped, props are procured, the styling wrack is looking LIT. Looks as though we’ve just got enough time left for a last little hit of inspiration before it all kicks off bright and early in the morning ... shall we talk STUPID?

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Photoshoot Inspo

The first shoot we ever did was kinda momentous. But more than a year on, we’ve learnt a trick or two, CarterGore’s image has evolved, then settled, establishing itself amongst its myriad of influences and inspirations. Now, we don’t need a photoshoot to define the brand, but we do want the brand to define a photoshoot. Oh yeah, it’s high time we do this thing again.

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CarterGore x The Pommier

You know how we had that New Years list of stuff we were absolutely gonna do? And how ‘Retail’ fell pretty much slap bang at the top of that list? Well … we’re hitting it hard. We're joining forces with London based, globally renowned specialist boutique The Pommier and we couldn't be more effing excited. 

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Valetines Lovin'

Ah, Valentines. Not only does it give us all the warm fuzzies, but plotting and planning for the Day Of Love is getting us through the cold bitch that is January. Sure, Hallmark and a clever bit of marketing may have corrupted it along the way, the big corporations may even have a little collar on it, but since its Roman origins (oh yeah, we know some stuff), it has always been and should always be about love.

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2018

Ah, New Year. It’s kind of our favourite.

There’s a fresh wave of optimism just about everywhere you look, you know? And we can't help but get involved. Here's what's on our agenda for 2018 ... it's gonna be big'un. 

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Double Tap That - Mowgli

It’s not difficult to stumble across a tattoo artist whose work you like. Not these days. What is rare, is falling for an artist’s work because of their ethos. Their ethic. All the stuff that forms the creative infrastructure underneath the slick-as-hell grid, the inked celebrities and the thousands of online followers. Let us introduce you to Mowgli ...

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GHQ Pop Up - A Pictorial

You know how they say a picture says a thousand words? Yeah, well, we're going HARD with that one this week. Didn't get a chance to come see us at our GHQ pop up over the weekend? Let us take you there ...

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CG X GHQ

Collaborations - when they’re done right, that is - are the lifeblood of thriving creative industries. But to get it right, you've gotta get the right brand to partner with. The right soul. Or it doesn't work. By teaming up with GHQ in Chester for our first ever CarterGore pop-up ... we're pretty sure we've nailed it. 

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