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By: Rob WainwrightUpdated: March 29, 2021


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About Kipling
Its bags are effortlessly stylish, colorful and fun as well as practical and durable enough for even the most active individual. Headquartered in New York City with products developed and designed in Antwerp, Belgium, Kipling North America is a division of VF Sportswear, Inc.

In respect to this, what is so special about Kipling bags?

Kipling bags are so incredibly light, due to material used. The main fabric for the Kipling Basic Range is a solid crinkled nylon. The Kipling Laquer Bags which are a new edition to the 2011 collections, is 100% Nylon with a TPU top coating. The lining for each bag is 100% Polyester.

Beside above, how can I know my Kipling is original?

Examine the monkey mascot's left arm; a genuine Kipling bag will have a Kipling name tab sewn to it, whereas counterfeit bags often have the tab sewn directly onto the body of the bag.

Why is Kipling so popular?

Kipling bags are popular and in demand simply because they never ever compromise on quality. Kipling has thousands of merchants all over the world and keeps expanding. Kipling purses are stylish and trendy.

Why is Kipling a monkey?

Whenever you think of Kipling, you think of the monkey. Of course the brand name "Kipling" and Rudy Kipling's famous work "The Jungle Book" give Kipling the perfect connection. Monkeys are symbols of fun and adventure, so the monkey naturally became the brand's mascot.


Why Kipling has a monkey?

Rudyard Kipling wrote the book Jungle Book, never thinking that he was going to have a line of beautiful backpacks named after him. But because the creators of the Kipling line wanted people to think of fun, adventure and that cute little monkey when they thought of their bags, they choose the name Kipling.

Are Kipling bags waterproof?

are kipling bags waterproof? water resistant? It is water resistant. It is made by coated polyester.

What does Kipling mean?

n English author of novels and poetry who was born in India (1865-1936) Synonyms: Joseph Rudyard Kipling, Rudyard Kipling Example of: author, writer. writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Can you put Kipling bags in the washing machine?

Hello Angela, I wash all my Kipling bags, without the monkey, on 30 degrees or hand wash cycle and allow them to 'drip dry'. They are not usually very wet when they come out of the machine, once dry a water resistant spray is a good idea. you can wash them I put it in a net bag .

What type of material is Kipling bags made from?

Crinkle nylon has been our go-to fabric for over 30 years. It's the backbone of our brand, and the reason we're able to design bags that are lightweight, durable, and water-resistant.

Where do Kipling bags come from?

Timeline. 1986: The original founders of Kipling decided to create a new bags company. 1987: Kipling company was founded in Antwerp, Belgium. 1987: The first Kipling bags were delivered in Belgium.

Do all Kipling bags come with a monkey?

Do monkey keychains come with every product? A: Most of our bags come with a furry monkey or metal monkey keychain, but not all of them. You can also pick up an extra monkey or two here!

Are Kipling bags ethical?

Yes, Kipling does support ethical practices. Update: we've found 105 more bags & wallets stores like Kipling that currently support ethical practices and 2,098 apparel stores that are supporting ethical practices . You can also view all 12,395 stores that support ethical practices across all categories.

What are the names of the Kipling monkeys?

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What nationality is Kipling?


Is Kipling a designer brand?

Industry Retail, Fashion
Headquarters Bornem, Belgium and New York, New York
Area served Worldwide
Products Bags, Luggage, Accessories, Totes
Parent VF Corporation (2004–present)

Is Kipling unisex?

Overall, our new approach is quite unisex, but in the Kipling way – quality and durability are our strengths, mixed with a bit of color and a lighthearted sense of fun. The Boost-it line of unisex backpacks is new for FW19 and it's quite a trend-led range with an urban aesthetic.

Are Kipling bags vegan?

All bags are water-repellent, lightweight and practical. All Kipling products come with a 2-year warranty. Hi Kristine, most of their bags are vegan-friendly as Kipling bags are known for their durable and lightweight crinkled-nylon.

Who are Kipling bags?

Kipling is part of the "sportswear" group of VF Corporation. In 2018 the total revenues of VF Corporation were approximately $13.8 billion. Kipling brand employs around 220 people in sales and marketing worldwide plus several hundred more people in VF support organizations and factories.

Are Kipling backpacks good?

The backpack is very durable and made with high quality material. It's very comfortable to wear or even carry. One if the best features is that it doesn't have a flap over the zipper.