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Eastpak is launching some very nice limited editions this upcoming September. Inspired by Japan’s long standing love affair with denim they produced together with the legendary Kuroki denim mill from Okayama – Japan, bags from selvedge fabrics. The bags will come in two different colours: light blue and dark denim. The bags contains special inside lining featuring koi fishes. Perfect timing for everyone who’s looking for a new outstanding bag!

eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (11)

eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (1)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (12)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (8)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (9)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (10)
Next to the Kuroki collab bags Eastpak will also launch a very very limited edition. Eastpak transformed vintage handmade Japanese “boro” denim – one of the rarest and most beautiful fabrics in the world – into what are undoubtedly the 5 most exclusive Padded Pak’r backpacks ever produced by Eastpak. Vintage Japanese “boro” is made from a patchwork of high-quality Japanese denim. Parts of the boro used for this unique limited edition collection are over 100 years old.

Each bag in this Eastpak limited edition “boro” collection is a unique tribute to the history of Japanese denim. The tradition of “boro” dates back to the 19th century when genuine denim was a rare and valuable commodity. Even small leftover pieces of fabric were kept and sewn together to create stunning patchworks that remain highly collectable to this day. No more than 5 Padded Pak’r backpacks have been handmade as part of this unique collaboration, each one destined to become a true collector’s item! The launch of these exclusive Eastpak boro backpacks will be as of the 1st of September, 2016.

eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (2)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (3)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (13) eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (14)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (4)
eastpak long john kuroki boro vintage special limited edition 2016 bag rugzak blue indigo patched patches east pak selvedge selvage  (6)
Written by Wouter
I'm the founder of Long John. Next to running this daily magazine I'm working as a freelance marketing specialist for brands and retail. Specialized in denim.