Eastpak x Kris Van Assche

Collections the 10 February 2012 by Romano as "the garagerocker"

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Since fall-winter 2011 Eastpak and the Belgian creator Kris Van Assche collaborate to create a full range of bags. The first edition has been very successful, and you don’t change a winning team so they teamed up again for summer 2012.

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For this collection again, “KVA” revisits the classic codes that made the Eastpak what it has become today: an icon (or maybe the favourite bags of school playgrounds). In a sophisticated, minimalistic version, Kris Van Assche customizes backpacks, messengers, totes and other bags adding more luxurious details. Then he shares his own universe with paint-dunked bags and many metallic touches.

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The collection was presented during the SS12 fashion week (last summer then), it is very urban, tainted in black and white, trendy as practical. Prices goes from €55 to €224. I had unfortunately missed the previous collab… personally, I want my backpack this time! Then I’ll go to:

Colette, Paris (FR)
Luisaviaroma (IT)
Ssense (CA)
Start London (UK)
Oki-ni (UK)
Psyche (UK)

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