Tumi And Ducati Celebrate Shared Passion For Design Excellence
Rooted in a shared passion for design excellence and technological innovation, the collaboration brings discerning consumers the style sophistication and functional superiority they know and love from Tumi and Ducati.
The new collection launches this Autumn with three sporty red travel cases, two duffels, and one backpack and crossbody bag. Speeding to the gate never looked so good with the collection’s light weight travel cases. Designed with Tumi’s signature multi-layered ABS polycarbonate blend, the cases feature commodious nylon front panels, add-a-bag straps and aircraft grade aluminium handles. They will be available in three sizes, including an international carry-on, Quattroporte Medium Trip Case, and Quattroporte Extended Trip Case Alongside the sleek cases, the collection features two vibrant red duffels, including a larger Due Porte Collapsible Wheeled Duffel and an easy-to-carry Actuator Sport Duffel. For carefree, active living, Tumi offers a high-functioning, sleek Tank Medium Backpack and Deso Small Flap Crossbody bag
“Through our collaboration with Ducati, we channel the vivid vibrancy of a brand best known for speed, adventure and dynamic performance,” comments Jerome Griffith, CEO of Tumi. “Together we offer nsumers an attention-drawing, statement collection that invites adventure and encourages spontaneity.”
“The partnership between Ducati and Tumi truly embodies the excellence, style, creativity and innovative design which characterizes our two brands,” comments Gabriele Del Torchio, President and CEO of Ducati Motor Holding SpA. “We are articularly excited about this partnership and proud of the new collection that Tumi will release for Ducati because it further confirms our position as a premium brand. We look forward to continued success and an enjoyable and rewarding experience together.”
The new Tumi Ducati collection will be available for purchase beginning October 1, 2011 at Tumi stores nationwide, internationally and on Tumi.com as well as specialty wholesale stores. Internationally, the collection will also be available at Ducati.com, the Ducati Caffe’, Ducati Bookshop and at the Rome airport. In spring 2012, the collection will also be available in black.
About Tumi Tumi is the leading international brand of premium travel, business and lifestyle accessories. Tumi’s heritage of design excellence is one that appeals to the world’s most sophisticated and demanding consumers who choose only the best international brands to complement their unique lifestyles. The brand is sold in more than 140 stores from New York to Paris to London and Tokyo, as well as the world’s top department and specialty stores in more than 65 countries. Tumi’s success over the past three decades can be traced to its continual focus on its founding principles of design excellence, functional superiority, technical innovation, best-in-class quality and outstanding customer service. For more about Tumi, visit Tumi.com.