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1952

Our adventure begins in 1952. We were Eastern Canvas Products making tough gear for the US army.

Eastpak 1952

1970

In the 1970s we found ourselves on the shoulders of college kids, who started using army gear to carry their books on campus.

In 1976, we designed the iconic daypack for those exact college kids. Eastpak and the daypack as we know it today, was born.

Eastpak story 1976 backpack

1985

In the 80s' we became the first brand to add bright colors and prints to our canvas bags.

1980s Cadillac covered in an Eastpak print
Walter Van Beirendonck

2004

This was the year of our first designer collaboration with Walter Van Beirendonck, the first of many. Other collaborations over the years include Raf Simons, A.P.C. and House of Hackney.

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2011

Saw the launch of the Eastpak Artist Studio, where some of the world’s most creative minds come together to transform our Padded Pak’r™ into works of art. All proceeds go to the Designers Against AIDS charity.

Eastpak Artist Studio
Jean Paul Gautier x Eastpak

2015

We find ourselves in the company of fashion royalty in 2015 with our collaboration with none other than Jean Paul Gaultier.

Crossbody bag on female

Today

Today we’re the same as we ever were; encouraging you to go out and explore, to be curious and discover what’s around you. Built to resist since 1952.