Eastpak joins forces with fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier for another release of exclusive backpacks as part of their Eastpak Artist Studio initiative
Super high fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier has joined forces with the mega-cool travel luggage brand Eastpak to launch an exclusive collection in conjunction with the DAA (Designers Against Aids) to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. Gaultier’s designs are the fourth edition to Eastpak’s Artist Studio, whose core initiative is to support the fight again HIV/AIDS. Other designers that have joined forces with Eastpak’s Artist Studio include shoe designer Manolo Blahnik, contemporary clothing and accessories brand MSGM and one of the Antwerp’s Six Walter Van Beriendonock.
Gaultier’s designs for Eastpak are a must have accessory if you are looking for a stylish yet practical purchase for those weekend trips away or for your daily gaunt to the office with your gym kit in tow. Team the Pilot backpack in nude with a cute pair of patchwork jeans from MiH, or opt for the leather backpack in black to toughen up your everyday look. Whatever style you choose these backpacks are your stylish go-too, and guess what?! They are for an incredible cause too.
If like us at InStyle, you are now in love with Eastpak then don’t stop here. They do incredible bumbags and weekend luggage bags too. Hardwearing and available in every possible colour under the rainbow these affordable accessories are a summer / winter / autumn and spring must have!
You can purchase Gaultiers one of a kind collaboration bags from the 1st February in both Selfridges and Okni Ni. Or if these are really on your hit list then join the race for one of the limited edition numbered backpacks (there are only 3 so act speedy!)
Prices start from £70- 360 for the limited edition bags but remember that part of the proceeds will go to DAA. So you can feel good and look amazing too.