160 years
Halley Stevensons weatherproof waxed cotton fabric

Celebrating 160 years!

Innovating Textiles since 1864

This year Halley Stevensons will be celebrating our 160th Anniversary!

Our rich history enables us to balance time-honoured knowledge and craftmanship with our ongoing spirit of innovation. Today Halley Stevensons celebrates our most loved traditional fabrications whilst remaining at the forefront of innovation and firmly rooted in the community.

Our year starts with some exciting collaborations.

We are honoured to be working with  another  great heritage brand, Yarmouth Oilskins. Like Halley Stevensons’, their brand is steeped in history, but also always looking to the future. Look out for an upcoming post on how we’ll be working with them on some incredible products featuring our industry leading bio based technical finishes, and how they are wearer trialled at sea.

Another important collaboration we’ll tell you more about is with Paynter Jacket Co, a London brand featured in the New York Times, whose focus on reducing waste has led them to an exciting business model. Four times a year they announce which jacket they will be making next and collate orders so that they can only make what’s needed. We love their commitment to reducing waste.

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The past, present and future...

We continue to innovate.

Our research and development work is helping us eliminate fluorocarbons while maintaining great performance, using natural bio based finishes. We continue to use our cutting-edge technical know-how and partner with experts in the field to inform our developments. Look out for some exciting new fabrics this year.

We are rooted in community.

This year we will continue with our student sponsorships and internships, helping talented young people develop their brands and gain experience within the industry. We also are focused on developing our own team, ensuring that the legacy of Halley Stevensons will continue for years to come.

We look forward to sharing more throughout the year and celebrating this milestone with all of you!

Delays to our sample service

When: Until further notice

Due to a recent influx of orders, we are experiencing an exceptionally busy period in our sample room. This means there may be a slight delay in receiving your order.

We expect a temporary delay of approximately 5-7 working days for all orders.

Our team are working hard to fulfil orders as quickly as possible. We appreciate your understanding, and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Stock availability explained

The ‘HS Collection’ is a range of fabrics that are in continuous production and offered on an “off the shelf” basis in a choice of colours. Ideal for express developments and orders we hold substantial stocks of these articles and are committed to replenishing the fabrics within a 8 weeks (if not available at the time of order).

Please note, The HS Collection includes all articles previously available as ‘Stock Supported’ or ‘Regular Running’ lines.

Bespoke manufacturing allows you to fully customise our fabric. We can colour match to any pantone or colour of your choice which can be dyed onto any fabric in our collection with any finish we offer.

*Lab work is required to be processed (Leadtime 2 weeks) and approved prior to production.

**Minimum order quantities apply and production lead-times of (8weeks) applies.

This product is suitable for luggage

Can be made in styles such as backpacks, satchels, laptop cases, cabin bags and suitcases.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for luggage
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This product is suitable for accessories

Can be made into accessories such as gloves, hats, caps and belts.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for accessories
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This product is suitable for footwear

Can be made into styles such as trainers, tennis shoes, hi-tops, boots and brogues.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for footwear
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This product is suitable for apparel

Can be made into garments such as overshirts, jackets, coats and trousers.

Waxed cotton fabric suitable for apparel
160 years