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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANSPORT CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS AT BARNEYS NEW YORK
JanSport unveils its most popular pack collections, Urban Framework and Heritage Series,
in festive winter colors, exclusively at Barneys New York
San Leandro, Calif., (October 11, 2010) - JanSport® announced today that it will launch two of its most popular pack collections, Urban Framework and Heritage Series, in exclusive prints and colors available this holiday season, exclusively at Barneys.
Taking cues from its own designs dating back to the late 60s, JanSport worked together with Barneys to create the perfect collection of bags, marrying cool blue tones with festive grey plaids-the perfect pallet to bring your accessories to life this holiday.
"As a brand with rich Americana heritage, we're excited to partner with Barneys to launch this new collection of Urban Framework and Heritage bags," said Carrie Steinberg, senior marketing communications coordinator for JanSport. "These colors are reminiscent of JanSport's rich heritage and are on trend with cutting-edge colors for the holiday."
The new holiday collection at Barneys includes the following bags:
Large Frame Pack in Heritage Plaid
JanSport gives this retro external frame pack a contemporary twist by adding an aluminum frame true to JanSport's original award-winning design. This bag has one large main compartment, as well as a removable frame to allow for flexibility on how it can be carried.
Westridge in Heritage Plaid
JanSport revamps its original 1972 Vail Ski patrol pack with fresh new details whether you're passing through the park, on a stroll down the cool city streets, or heading cross country.
Swinger in Heritage Plaid
A 1989 original, this satchel was designed to swing around town-throw it over the handlebars of a bicycle or strap it over your shoulder, this small duffel-shaped bag is the perfect lightweight sack for strollin' through the city. Easy-access side stash pockets and seatbelt webbing shoulder straps will ensure this swinger isn't swingin' single.
Ski & Hike in Heritage Plaid, Navy and New Storm Grey
JanSport's classic Ski & Hike from 1969 just got an update with new poly denim fabric with TPE coating that will protect your stuff all day long from the early morning walk to the subway into the late night hours.
Hoss in Buckthorn Brown
Can a pack save a presidency? Probably not. But as Nixon was leaving office in 1974, JanSport introduced a series of packs that the country could depend on. Our revolutionary reinforced leather bottomed packs fed the country's need for stability, reliability and durability. Overstated importance? Maybe. But we like to think we made a difference.
The new collection of JanSport Urban Framework and Heritage bags will be available at select Barneys New York locations and online at www.barneys.com beginning October 15, 2010. For more information about JanSport, visit www.jansport.com.
JanSport, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., was founded in 1967 in Seattle, Washington, by three pioneers in the outdoor industry. Though the Company began by manufacturing and marketing world-class outdoor backpacks, today the product offering includes technical outdoor gear, daypacks, travel gear and collegiate decorated apparel, sold in sporting goods stores, college bookstores, department stores, and specialty and boutique retail locations throughout the world. The Brand has the spirit of fun and discovery, represented in the Brand tagline: Discover Freedom. For more information, visit www.jansport.com.
VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel with more than 30 brands, including Wrangler®, The North Face®, Lee®, Vans®, Nautica®, 7 For All Mankind®, Eagle Creek®, Eastpak®, Ella Moss®, JanSport®, John Varvatos®, Kipling®, lucy®, Majestic®, Napapijri®, Red Kap®, Reef®, Riders® and Splendid®.
VF Corporation's press releases, annual report and other information can be accessed through the Company's home page, www.vfc.com.