Knirps umbrellas offer an unrivaled class of protection against the elements at the cutting edge of design and style. Founded in 1928 in Germany, Knirps has years of experience in umbrella design, winning its claim to fame for creating the folding umbrella- a staple for the traveler who needs to pack smart. Today, they continue to stay on the forefront of design with a collection that ranges from large canopy umbrellas to conveniently small foldable styles.
The Tumi Tegra-Lite Max and the Rimowa Salsa Deluxe Hybrid are two top tier bags that represent the cutting edge of travel luggage today. Looking at these two front-pocketed models, we decided to delve into the questions we often get asked on how they compare.
Kaehler Luggage was founded in 1920 in Chicago’s north shore town of Evanston, IL (original location pictured above, 1932). Walter Kaehler, a town locksmith, began receiving requests for new steamer trunks.
"Fjällräven means arctic fox in Swedish. The name honors the resourceful predator that inspires us to design equipment that is functional in all weather conditions. Fjällräven began 50 years ago in Sweden making a framed backpack design that carried loads comfortably. This innovation helped make the outdoors accessible to a whole new generation of people and launched a movement to protect wild places. Our approach to developing products is anchored in delivering long term durability, for use year in and year out."