The Bearhug Co.


History of the BearHug Christmas Tee

Christmas is fast approaching, and the fifth edition BearHug Co Christmas t-shirt has just been released with a new Bear Christmas design to show it’s face very soon. With this exciting thought in mind, we have taken a brief look into the history of the BearHug Co Christmas tees… Luke often gets asked questions along the lines of: ‘How did you turn illustration into a career?’, ‘How did you develop The BearHug Co?’ and so on. Well, to answer these questions, we must begin with the humble admittance that The Bearhug Co... Read More


The Art of Ping Pong 2015

This exhibition is the third of it’s kind, it is a collaboration between Design agency Fivefootsix and some of the world’s most exciting, influential and upcoming artists. “It was an open brief. We toyed around with narrowing the vision, but what we really like is seeing how everybody approaches it differently,” says Fivefootsix co-founder Algy Batten. Each illustrator was sent a blank paddle and could treat it however they wanted. The paddles have been pulled apart and screen printed, laser cut, hand painted and laser etched. The Art of Ping Pong... Read More


The BearHug Co 2015 Collection | Look Book Photos

It’s finally here our latest lookbook, you can now see the whole package after we’ve been teasing on Social Media over the past few weeks! If you’ll have gathered by now we’re not your average Clothing company. We never wanted to be just another T-shirt Brand, as the world has too many of them already. The originality of our designs & inspirations behind them are rooted in popular culture. With Luke’s distinctive drawing style providing fresh and innovative creations to get you all excited. We asked Jonny Wilson, a North East based photographer,... Read More


TBHCO – Happy 4th Birthday to us!

For those of you who didn’t know today is a big day in the BH Calendar as……it’s The BearHug Co’s 4th Birthday! That’s come around pretty sharpish hasn’t it? It’s been a whirlwind few years and as most of you will know & have seen the brand has grown enormously during this time. From several moves to new & larger offices to the continuous development of the designs Luke has created (it’s too many to count now!). There’s also been a steady team growing to help with the expansion of the... Read More


BearHugger of The Month – Adrian

We’ve loved seeing you all in our new Collection & how much you’re all enjoying the new designs! The Indian Wolf which proved extremely popular as a print has finally made it’s way onto clothing, you can find it on two T-shirts, a Sweatshirt & a Hoodie, all of which have gone down a storm. With more artwork being created every week it’s important to look out on our social media to see what Famous Face or Animal will be introduced to the website next. We’re now introducing you to... Read More



Black, white & grey T-shirts have been a staple of the BearHug clothing for many years but we like to add a bit of colour to each new collection. This time we have added Cardinal Red & Heather Blue with new designs appearing on each of these colours. With several designs featuring on each of these colours including Animals and Famous Faces, you’ll have a good selection to pick from. The Bison and the Bird are making their first appearance on clothing, with the Bison on the Heather Blue and the Bird... Read More


A Look at the New Collection at The BearHug (Co)

We know you have all been waiting patiently for the new collection to arrive on our website, well the wait is over. Over the past couple of months Luke has been carefully selecting classic artwork as well as creating new designs for this collection. If you follow us on Social Media as well you’ll have seen the brand has been busy over the past few weeks! Luke went off to America to attend Agenda Trade Show and go explore the East Coast with family, while the rest of the team continued... Read More


Agenda Long Beach

If you follow us on social media then you will have seen that we have been invited to Agenda Trade Show on the 8th and 9th July, which means part of the team are making the trip across the pond very soon! For those who don’t know much about Agenda, here is a bit of background information. Since 2003, Agenda has emerged as the premier destination where the most inspired in the street wear and action sports industries can unite, as well as brands and retailers to converge. It began... Read More


BearHugger of the Month

The clothes we sell wouldn’t mean anything without the people who buy them; we always like to see you enjoying your new BearHug gear. So welcome to our brand new feature; BearHugger of the month! Each month we are on the lookout for a new BearHugger to get to know you a bit more and thank you for being a loyal customer. The idea is that anyone is able to take part through Instagram or Twitter by posting a photo of themselves in their BearHug Clothing. To be in with a chance... Read More


Competition Winners – ‘Indian Wolf’ A2 Print

We are not shy about recognising loyal customers of the brand! Luke’s latest artwork the ‘Indian Wolf’ has been a big hit and you can see why, it is incredible. Which is why we wanted to give a few of you the chance to win an A2 Print of it to hang proudly on your wall. We held the competition last week over Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to a brilliant response. A lot of you entered and here are those lucky three winners: Facebook CALUM CAMERON Instagram SOPHIE HEWARD Twitter LAUREN HOCKNEY There will... Read More