Celebrating Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday With QEST

06 May 16


Celebrating Her Majesty The Queens 90th Birthday With QEST - GLOBE-TROTTER

Thursday 8th September 2022

We are saddened to hear the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday 8th September 2022. Her Majesty’s service to the crown will be remembered with the upmost respect and our thoughts are with the British Royal family during this time.

This article was originally published on Friday 6th May 2016.


Globe-Trotter is proud to unveil a capsule collection in partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust to mark the 90th birthday of Her Majesty The Queen, the trust’s Royal Patron.

Handcrafted in Hertfordshire, the collection is inspired by QEST’s royal patronage with the suitcases being created from glossy, Royal Claret fibreboard to match The Queen’s personal Range Rover and helicopter. The leather straps have been edged in gold ink and the cases are finished with gold hardware and a plaque featuring the QEST and Globe-Trotter logos.

The cases have been lined with exquisite, Suffolk-made Gainsborough silk in the same design as the upholstery inside the Scottish State Coach; a gift to the royal family from the Earl of Albemarle in 1920.

The capsule collection comprises a leather luggage tag, 9” jewellery box, 18” trolley case, 21” trolley case, 26” trolley case and 30” extra deep suitcase. All products in the collection take design inspiration from various royal family memorabilia.

QEST is an organisation at the forefront of supporting education and excellence in craft in the UK. Striving to make a difference to the lives and careers of crafts people whilst maintaining the very highest standards in craftsmanship, QEST funds talented people, whether at entry level in to the industry via the QEST Apprenticeship Scheme, or when they are trying to reach a level of excellence further in to their career, via the QEST Scholar awards. For more information visit qest.org.uk.

The Queen’s official 90th birthday celebrations will take place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle from 12th – 15th May 2016. Visitors can expect to enjoy a spectacular programme of music, song, dance, equestrian and military displays. For more information visit hmq90.co.uk.

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