ABOUT KIPLING
BRAND
STORY
MILESTONES
STORES
PRESS
RELEASE
MILESTONES
A JOYFUL & CONTEMPORARY BRAND
1987

The iconic monkey is born, a symbol of fun, happiness and the enjoyment of life.

Crinkled nylon is created - it was a happy accident that one afternoon, the dye overheated and the nylon was left crinkled.

It won the Int'l Marketing Design Awards in 1997.

1988

The iconic Art M is first launched. The bag transforms into two different shapes, making it a perfect multi-purpose bag.

1989

The iconic bag - FUNDAMENTAL was born. It quickly became one of the most popular bags globally.

1991

The Basic Collection is created, featuring the Defea. With it's feminine silhouette and ease of use, it goes on to be a best seller in Asia from 2009 - 2014.

1993 - 2003

KIPLING goes international!

2004

KIPLING joins VF Corporation and becomes part of a big Family.

2008 - 2011

Stellar collaborations with world-class designers.

2009

Converts China to owned retail business.

2014 - 2016

Develops in new markets like India, Myanmar and Australia. Takes back Taiwan and Singapore.