Liv Tyler and The Fjallraven Kanken at I love my kanken

Liv Tyler and The Fjallraven Kanken at I love my kanken from I Love My Kanken

By: I Love My Kanken  02/11/2010
Keywords: bags, fashion bags, backpack


Kånken, the world's most-sold backpack, turned 30 in 2008! The backpack that has been sold to over 3 million customers since its release in 1978 is celebrating its 30 year anniversary - Kånken is an unchanged classic!

Kånken was developed at the end of the 70s to save the backs of children and young people. At that time the shoulder bag was popular and 80 percent of the Swedish population reported that they occasionally suffered from back pain. Fjällräven's founder Åke Nordin followed the debate on crooked backs and sketched a functional, affordable backpack that met the needs of children to carry books and folders to and from school.

Åke Nordin had estimated that he would sell 200 Kånken backpacks during the first year. He sold twice as many. The following year he sold 30,000, and there was no denying the fact that Kånken was a success. Today, approximately 200,000 Kånken backpacks are sold each year. In 2002, the extremely popular sequel, Kånken Mini, was released.

Kånken is made from an extremely durable vinylon fabric, Vinylon F, that is suited to everything from rough children's play to tough climate conditions. Vinylon F swells like natural fibres, which makes it waterproof and does not require additional treatment. Vinylon F is unbeatable in its combination of durability and low weight. Kånken has a long zipper that opens the entire main compartment, two side pockets and a front pocket.

  • Kanken's made from Vinylon F, making it both water repellent and light.
  • It's available in mini (baby), classic (mummy), big (daddy) and maxi (big daddy!).
  • The Kanken comes in three laptop versions, for 15" and 17" laptops.
  • Kanken comes in 23 different colours, as well as special dual-colour versions.
  • Kanken has a removable seat, so no more cold behinds on the school wall!
  • Kanken has two side pockets for mobile phone, MP3 player, drinks, etc.
  • Kanken has a front zip-secured pocket for money, credit cards, lipstick..

Kånken, the world's most-sold backpack, turned 30 in 2008! The backpack that has been sold to over 3 million customers since its release in 1978 is celebrating its 30 year anniversary - Kånken is an unchanged classic!

Kånken was developed at the end of the 70s to save the backs of children and young people. At that time the shoulder bag was popular and 80 percent of the Swedish population reported that they occasionally suffered from back pain. Fjällräven's founder Åke Nordin followed the debate on crooked backs and sketched a functional, affordable backpack that met the needs of children to carry books and folders to and from school.

Åke Nordin had estimated that he would sell 200 Kånken backpacks during the first year. He sold twice as many. The following year he sold 30,000, and there was no denying the fact that Kånken was a success. Today, approximately 200,000 Kånken backpacks are sold each year. In 2002, the extremely popular sequel, Kånken Mini, was released.

Kånken is made from an extremely durable vinylon fabric, Vinylon F, that is suited to everything from rough children's play to tough climate conditions. Vinylon F swells like natural fibres, which makes it waterproof and does not require additional treatment. Vinylon F is unbeatable in its combination of durability and low weight. Kånken has a long zipper that opens the entire main compartment, two side pockets and a front pocket.

Liv Tyler is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of Aerosmith's lead singer, Steven Tyler, and Bebe Buell, model and singer.

Tyler began a career in modeling at the age of 14, but after less than a year she decided to focus on acting. She made her film debut in the 1994 film Silent Fall. She then appeared in supporting roles in Empire Records (1995), Heavy (1996), and That Thing You Do! (1996). Tyler later achieved critical recognition in the leading role Stealing Beauty (1996). She followed this by starring in supporting roles including Inventing the Abbotts (1997) and Cookie's Fortune (1999).
Tyler achieved international recognition as a result of her portrayal of Elf maiden Arwen Undómiel in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. She has appeared in an eclectic range of films, including the 2004 comedy Jersey Girl, the indie film Lonesome Jim (2005), the drama Reign Over Me (2007) and big-budget studio films such as Armageddon (1998), The Strangers (2008) and The Incredible Hulk (2008).
Here she is with her Fjallraven Kanken bag.

Keywords: backpack, bags, fashion bags, Kanken, Rucksack, school bag, Swedish design,