9 Things You Didn't Know About Ledbury

9 Things You Didn't Know About Ledbury

This time of year always causes us to pause, to look back at the past year. For our 9 year anniversary as a business, we decided to look a little further back. Specifically, we’d like to share 9 things you might not know about Ledbury. Take a look: Our signature lowered second button was inspired...
December 06, 2018 — Graham McNeely
Alchemy Coffee

Alchemy Coffee

For many of us, it’s nearly impossible to start the day or make it through the afternoon without a fresh cup of coffee. It helps to keep us alert, on task, and, well, it simply tastes good. Here in Richmond, we’re lucky to have several coffee shops within walking distance of our office. So when...
September 21, 2014 — Ledbury
Meet Our Friends / Square Trade Goods Co.

Meet Our Friends / Square Trade Goods Co.

Square Trade Goods Co. is making candles and a handful of great products that we’re really into. And these candles aren’t your mother’s candles. They have a rich and organic quality to them that really make them standout. And with scents like Grass & Cedar, Tobacco Black Pepper, and Campfire, it’s easy to see why...
September 08, 2014 — Ledbury
Shine Craft Vessel Co.

Shine Craft Vessel Co.

The Ledbury Launch Fund introduced us to some extraordinary people. One of those folks was Jordan Childs of Shine Craft Vessel Co. His commitment to craftsmanship and the passion behind his brand earned him a place as one of three finalists. It’s been a while since we caught up with Jordan. I headed over to...
August 07, 2014 — Ledbury
Meet Our Friends / Austin Saunders

Meet Our Friends / Austin Saunders

Virginia is home to a small but strong and growing surfing community. Home to the East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC), Virginia Beach's is, at times, its epicenter. On an early Friday morning, I left the office and headed east to the beach to catch up with a local craftsman: Austin Saunders. Austin operates a board...
July 29, 2014 — Ledbury
Meet the Winner / Lisa Curtis of Kuli Kuli

Meet the Winner / Lisa Curtis of Kuli Kuli

It is with great excitement that we announce Kuli Kuli as the winner of the Ledbury Launch Fund. It has been an exciting month since the competition began. The number and quality of applicants was tremendous. Our selection committee had a difficult job getting the field down to the final three. In the end, it...
June 29, 2014 — Ledbury
A Startup Resource Guide – Curated by ACe Callwood

A Startup Resource Guide – Curated by ACe Callwood

With the kickoff of the Ledbury Launch Fund, much of our office conversation and content on our blog has focused around the spirit of entrepreneurship. The entrepreneur plays a pivotal role in our society – creating solutions for unsatisfied needs and pushing innovation forward. To help us wrap our heads around what it takes to...
May 18, 2014 — Ledbury
A New Space

A New Space

August. No rain. Temperatures consistently above 100 Degrees. And what does Ledbury decide to do? Move! Yes, during the hottest month in stifling humidity we packed up the entire operation and moved down the street. Despite the withering temps and the best attempts from the utility companies in stopping us, we managed get the whole...
August 02, 2011 — Ledbury
Early Believers

Early Believers

When we started Ledbury the market was hovering around 6,000 and a financial apocalypse appeared to be at the doorstep. We were conscious that launching a luxury clothing business was not without risk, but luckily there were a few early believers and to those we are forever grateful. It could have been blind faith, a...
June 02, 2011 — Ledbury
Thoughts on a Year

Thoughts on a Year

Believe it or not there were a few people out there who thought starting a luxury clothing business in worst economic climate since the great depression was a bad idea. Perhaps it had something to do with the market hovering around 7,000 or that it looked like burlap would be the dominant fashion trend for...
January 12, 2011 — Ledbury