Timbuk2 Expands its Women’s Collection for Fall 2014 at ORWM 2014

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SAN FRANCISCO (January 22, 2014) - Timbuk2, the original San Francisco bag company, introduces new lifestyle and bike commute bags to its fast-expanding women’s collection for Fall 2014 at OR Winter Market 2014 (Booth #13015). Featuring fresh fabrics and seasonal color options that lend to a cohesive and on-trend aesthetic, Timbuk2’s latest women offerings include a new backpack, messenger bag and two shoulder bags that fuse feminine flare with workhorse functionality.

“For 25 years we have continuously evolved our products to meet the changing needs of our customers,” said Timbuk2 CEO Mike Wallenfels. “As women have increasingly accounted for a large portion of Timbuk2 sales, we have made it a priority to offer our female customer base functional, stylish and versatile apparel. We believe we are filling a void in the outdoors industry in terms of what companies offer women.”

Last year Timbuk2 launched its most comprehensive women’s collection to date, conducting countless focus groups with women to develop products that answered the modern and active woman’s needs. The collection revealed an entirely new look and feel for Timbuk2, playing a critical role in the company’s expansion as a lifestyle brand.

New additions to Timbuk2’s Fall 2014 Women’s Collection include:

Timbuk2 El Rio Backpack - A women’s pack with feminine patterning so you can rock it in a skirt.

Available in Black, Carbon Full-Cycle Twill, Cobalt Full-Cycle Twill, and Granite
Retail Price: $99 (OS)

El Rio design features include:

  • Women’s custom fit back panel and shoulder straps with a removable sternum strap and on-strap bottle opener
  • Fully padded, low profile internal laptop pocket for full device protection without any of the bulk
  • Easily accessible front pocket for iPad or quick-grab essentials with secure magnetic closure
  • Airmesh back panel with air flow channel to give your back breathing room
  • Secure front zipped pocket for phone, wallet or sunglasses
  • External water bottle pocket
  • Super easy-access internal organization area for pens and such
  • In-pocket key keeper

Timbuk2 Expressway Messenger – A women’s messenger that holds the September issue or a 13” MacBook.

Available in Black, Cobalt Full-Cycle Twill, and Granite

Retail Price: $69 (S)

Expressway Messenger design features include:

  • Fits 13” MacBook or iPad in an easy access, padded, tricot-lined pocket
  • Secure zippered pocket under flap for smartphone or wallet
  • Large main volume for all your daily essentials
  • Coated flap liner and flap corners that fold into place for excellent weatherproofing
  • Secondary slash pocket in front of zip for easy accessibility
  • Two internal slash pockets for files, folders or magazines
  • Internal upright mesh water bottle pocket
  • Adjustable crossbody strap
  • In-pocket key keeper

Timbuk2 Tempest Shoulder Bag– A medium-sized, expandable shoulder bag with a hot liner.
Available in Black, Carbon Full-Cycle Twill, Granite, and Train Conductor

Retail Price: $39 (OS)

Tempest Shoulder Bag design features include:

  • Soft, adjustable crossbody strap
  • Secure magnetic snap closure keeps everything in place
  • Easy access, back slip pocket for no-fuss grab
  • Secure zipped pocket under flap for personals
  • In-pocket key keeper

Timbuk2 Minna Shoulder Bag – A compact, flirty little messenger for everyday jaunts.

Available in Black, Cobalt Full-Cycle Twill, Dark Brown, and Train Conductor

Retail Price: $29 (OS)

Minna Shoulder Bag design features include:

  • Soft, adjustable crossbody straps
  • Dual slash pockets securely hide under the flap
  • Pocketing for smartphone, tickets, passport and wallet
  • Easy access back slash pocket to keep your important items close to your body
  • In-pocket key keeper

The Timbuk2 Fall 2014 Women’s Line is available at specialty retailers and www.timbuk2.com in August 2014. For more information about Timbuk2, visit www.timbuk2.com.

About Timbuk2

Timbuk2 is a San Francisco original, founded 25 years ago by bike messenger Rob Honeycutt in a garage in the city’s Mission District. Since its inception in 1989, Timbuk2 has designed quality bags, packs and accessories built to last a lifetime, evolving from the original bike messenger company to a pioneer of made-in-America customization and an industry leader in forward-thinking, sustainable manufacturing. The relentless drive to inspire urban mobility, enable individuality and promote responsibility has propelled Timbuk2 forward as it continues fusing passion and style to create durable, functional products informed by the company’s longstanding cycling roots and today’s vibrant city landscape. Timbuk2 products are sold at their two retail stores in San Francisco and Seattle, specialty retailers and online at www.Timbuk2.com.

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