As the holidays approach, Santa is out filling his sac with gifts for good girls and boys, why should you be any different? To help you carry more gifts and shopping grab yourself a Fjällräven bag to fill with your finds, or wrap one up to slide under the tree for your loved ones.
One of the most iconic Scandinavian outdoor equipment and apparel brands, known for clean, functional, high-quality design, Fjällräven offers a variety of satchels that are versatile enough to take you from your day of classes to an afternoon mountain hike.
The Fjällräven Fall/Winter 2013 collection is out now highlights include:
Kånken : A great gift option for everyone on your Christmas list. Originally designed for Swedish school children in 1978, the Kånken is an icon for kids and adults around the world. Durable Vinylon F material repels moisture better than any other synthetic fabric, while the vast colour palette complements every task and style. Choose from the Kånken ($75), Kånken Big ($100), Kånken Laptop ($100 – $110), Kånken Mini ($55), and Kånken Maxi ($120)
Rucksack No. 1 : For the day adventurer or overnight trip, the Rucksack No. 21 is built to last with Fjällräven’s signature G-1000 HD fabric (a densely woven, hardwearing fabric that is twice as durable as denim). The bag features a classic top-loading design with an under-lid snow lock (a design feature introduced in the 60’s). In addition, this rucksack has an inside bottle pocket for your Thermos, and a padded section for your laptop. Available in Rucksak No. 21 Small ($150), Medium ($175)
Foldsack No. 1 : Introduced in 2013, the Foldsack No. 1 ($110) is a classic yet stylish pack, versatile for your everyday needs. Made with Fjällräven’s signature G-1000 heavy duty material. Features include a flat pocket with a padded bottom for safe laptop transport, large zippered front pocket accessible, durable metal buckles and sleek leather details.
Totepack No. 1: A new style, introduced to the collection in 2013, the Totepack No. 1 ($110) is made from a more durable version of Fjällräven’s signature G-1000 material and features double layers of fabric at the bottom for extra durability. A small safety pocket on the inside holds keys, a wallet and anything else you want to keep an eye on. And the bonus? The long, textile shoulder straps can also be converted to carry the bag as a backpack. It’s the perfect bag for carrying your Christmas shopping and also practical for travelling as it takes up minimal space when empty.
Whether it’s for yourself or a gift get out a Fjällräven bag will last for years. In Vancouver, find them at Plenty, AJ Brooks, Zebra Club, One Of A Few and many more retailers.