Diamond Brand Gear teams up with Biltmore® to Craft Bags for the Sophisticated Explorer

Legacy outdoor gear company draws inspiration from Biltmore ® for their Renaissance Collection
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Asheville, N.C. - January 23, 2018 

Built on a foundation of American outdoor heritage, Diamond Brand Gear’s Biltmore® Renaissance Collection offers high-quality bags to the sophisticated explorer featuring mobility, versatility, security, comfort and elegance. Joining the history of Biltmore®, whose founder George Vanderbilt helped established America’s first school of forestry in the 1890’s, and Diamond Brand Gear, which touts over 116 years in domestic outdoor gear manufacturing, the Renaissance Collection is rooted in Carolina tradition.

Inspired by Biltmore’s early 20th century trunks and travel bags, the modern collection features cotton canvas and wool blend fabrics with leather strap handles and brushed nickel hardware. The classic Biltmore Renaissance Overnight ($299) secures an explorer’s gear through winding country roads and bustling mountain towns. High-end durable fabrics with smart design make this overnight bag the perfect travel companion. Combining style with functionality the Biltmore Renaissance Explorer ($269) features an innovative and versatile upright design able to store essentials including laptops, clothing and footwear. Accented by sophisticated bridle leather and stitching, this bag performs in town and on the trail. Highlighting Diamond Brand Gear’s ingenuity and craftsmanship, the convertible Biltmore Renaissance Tote ($179) is adaptable and secure, featuring a hidden front zippered pocket ensuring easy and safe storage, and straps that convert the tote to a backpack for spontaneous adventures.

To see Diamond Brand Gear’s entire mountain lifestyle collection and learn more about their dedication to craft, visit diamondbrandgear.com. For media inquiries, please email Megan Torgerson at megan@darbycommunicaitons.com.

About Diamond Brand Gear Company

Since 1881, Diamond Brand Gear has manufactured outdoor and mountain lifestyle gear in the U.S. with ultimate craftsmanship and care. Based in the heart of the Carolina Mountains in Asheville, North Carolina, Diamond Brand Gear explores the limits of fabric to craft durable outdoor gear with passion, creativity and pride. With a history of reliability and innovation, Diamond Brand Gear produces tents for the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Boy Scouts, creates upcycled bags out of leftover canvas tent material, and designs high quality bags with Biltmore®, America’s largest home. From employing new fabrics, sewing and LEAN manufacturing technologies, to exploring ways to add customization and personalization to their products, Diamond Brand Gear is dedicated to their employees, customers and community. For more information, visit www.diamondbrandgear.com

About Biltmore Licensed Products

Biltmore is a highly recognized brand in licensed products, drawing on the historical treasures and inspiration found in George Vanderbilt’s Biltmore House and gardens, located in Asheville, North Carolina. Consumers are able to experience both the classic designs found in the grand collection of art and furnishings of America’s Largest Home®, and the relaxed enjoyment of fine country living. Biltmore partners with industry leading companies in home furnishing, bedding and bath, entertaining and style. To learn more about Biltmore licensed products, go to www.biltmore.com/products.


.Megan Torgerson


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