Kipling's tale is one of great passion and creativity (plus the odd stroke of luck!) that goes back to the spring of '87. That was the year when three young designer pals in Antwerp stumbled upon a happy accident on a loom and discovered crinkled nylon fabric... and voila, the idea for Kipling was born. Having hit upon a winning formula they wasted no time in creating the affordable, sporty and functional bags and lifestyle essentials that have gone on to become wardrobe favourites in 65 countries across the world.
Vans are a skateboarding company famous all over the world for their skate shoes, clothing and accessories. Urban Surfer, therefore, has added the excellent Vans Backpacks to its range. Founded in California in 1966 Vans have grown to be a $2 billion a year company. You have to sell a lot of skateboard shoes and backpacks to turnover that amount of money. Urban Surfer - Purveyors of surf, skate & snow clothing since 1995