Saturday, March 17, 2012

KIPLING TURNS 25-The Classics Collection




words/images Judith Ecochard

NYC



"Global accessories brand" Kipling through itself a stateside 25th birthday party the other night...garnering a large crowd of humans to take in the 'Play WIth Bags' exhibit-eight artists interpretation on the brand's haulers.











Paul Graves/USA-totem pole par excellence




Javier Mariscal/Spain


Re-issued carry-alls-that hark back to the days when Belgian trio Vincent Haverbeke, Xavier Kegels and Paul Van De Velde conjured up the label, complete with the cute monkey logo-continue to work just fine--- for modern day travels-include the duffel shaped, Silas, and the Art M-a roomy tote,