OUR STORY

Bombo is Italian for Bumble Bee.

Like us, the bumble bee is a generalist forager - and it's in Italian as a nod to our heritage.

Established in 2019 at boutique shopping centre, The Tannery, on Christchurch's east side, we offer an evolving range of classic, stylish products for everyday life.

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We are maximalists.

We layer texture, colour, pattern; stack books, cram shelves, cover every surface in beautiful objets. We love STUFF. What we don't love is waste: trendy items that don't age, inferior quality goods that don't last, synthetic materials that don't break down. We get frustrated by style fads, built-in obsolescence, and the idea that everything has to be "new".

From this desire for everything to be beautiful AND sustainable, Bombo was conceived. We believe you can have more - responsibly. We focus on reconditioned, repurposed, and reconstructed vintage goods where practicable, and natural, sustainable, renewable, recyclable and reclaimed materials for the rest

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Our carefully curated range of new and vintage goods is influenced by the colourful and eclectic bohemian interiors of Paris and California, with a focus on rustic, traditional materials and craftsmanship.

From furniture to clothing, we offer a selection of timeless products that celebrate individuality and which are at home in both traditional and contemporary spaces.

We have sourced a collection of everyday classics which will not date,

instead mellowing and improving with age, ensuring they are with you for the long haul.