We lighten your step,
powering your curiosity
to go your own way.



Our success story started in ‘87 in the heart of the fashion capital Antwerp (Belgium) with the iconic crinkled nylon bags.

Today Kipling’s well-known bags and accessories are available around the world in 436 stores in 80 countries and can be found in more than 7500 shops including the best department-stores, and


  • Every two seconds a Kipling® bag is sold somewhere in the world. 
  • The use of lightweight crinkled nylon makes Kipling® unique.
  • Today Kipling’s well-known bags and accessories are available around the world in 80 countries.



Primary Products

Handbags, Luggage, Backpacks, Accessories, Personalization, Gifts

Global Reach

Americas, EMEA, Asia Pacific, United States


Strategy & Innovation

Innovation Driven by Insight

 Embracing 3D Printing Technology

Taking fashion to a new scientific level, the Kipling® brand is incorporating 3-D printing technology to create its monkey bags.

Launch Video


Continuously Making Things Better


Shopping Bags That Make An Impact

All Kipling® branded shopping bags and boxes are FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council) and contain a minimum of 30 percent recycled material.

Life at VF

What’s it like to be part of the VF team? The day-to-day experience is as rich and diverse as our broad portfolio of brands and our variety of locations around the world. But all across VF, our workplace is characterized by a distinctive culture of respect, collaboration and sharing – a strong, authentic culture that inspires innovation and enables us all to grow and succeed together. It’s a culture we call One VF. Check out our Careers page for open positions.

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Nearly 70,000 Associates Around The World

82% of VF associates said they are proud to work at VF.

91% of VF associates said they often put more effort into their job than is required so they can help VF succeed.

VF Associate Global Survey, 2015