Tumi Celebrates 40th Anniversary With 1975 Capsule Collection

Products | 14 April 2015

TUMI is proud to celebrate 40 years of design excellence and outstanding product innovation with an exclusive new commemorative collection called 1975. This collection embodies the brand’s core DNA of meticulous craftsmanship, technical innovation and functional superiority that TUMI is renowned for and pays homage to 1975, its founding year.


Designed for Global Citizens everywhere, this limited-edition collection is crafted from natural full grain American cowhide leather inspired by the variety TUMI imported from South America in the early years and TUMI‘s signature ballistic nylon.


Collection styles include an International Carry-On, Slim Brief, Rucksack Backpack and Square Duffel. Each style bears a special limited-edition embossed number

International 20″ Carry-On



S055050TN International Carry-On

S055052TN Square Duffel

Travel – Style, functional versatility and contemporary aesthetics are the key attributes of the Travel silhouettes. Two iconic TUMI travel silhouettes are offered in two materials—all-leather and Ballistic Nylon/Leather—which include an International 20″ Carry-On (55050) and Square Duffel (55052). Building on the 4-wheel trend, the International Carry-On is innovative for today‘s modern traveler while reminiscent of the 1970s era in its details. Exterior features include double leather straps with buckle closure as well as front and back bumper guards for added protection. The spacious interior features include two hanging flap pockets that serve as tie downs with metal speed clip closure and a zipped U-pocket compartment that doubles as a suitor section. The Square Duffel offers a front zip pocket to store and secure quick-grab essentials as well as a 57.5” adjustable shoulder strap and two side grab handles for wearable/carrying ease. The roomy interior features a pocket for storing accessories or electronics.



Slim Brief

Business Briefs – Classic in details and modern in interpretation, the Slim Portfolio (55060) and Slim Brief (55053), crafted of supple cowhide leather, mirrors the briefcase silhouettes first introduced in 1975. The contemporary, multifunctional Slim Portfolio is a folio case with retractable handles for carrying by hand or under the arm. Interior features include a zip pocket, and multiple open pockets for phone and business accessories, as well as an exterior zip pocket. The Slim Brief, ideal for both commuting and frequent travel, features a large interior zip pocket and an open pocket, numerous exterior pockets, and an adjustable and removable shoulder strap.


NS Crossbody

Flap Crossbody

Day Tote

Rucksack Backpack alt

Day Bags – The simple and versatile array of day bags range from a backpack, to a tote, to crossbody bags. This assortment highlights both available fabrications—all leather as well as the combination of leather with TUMI‘s signature ballistic nylon. The N/S Crossbody (55055), constructed from ballistic nylon and leather, works well for daily commutes, weekend activities and travel. This crossbody bag has several pockets for organizing electronics and small accessories, including two media pockets in the interior of the top zip pocket. The 55″ adjustable strap makes it easy to carry the crossbody in a variety of ways. The simple leather Flap Crossbody (55056) features interior and exterior pockets for organizing the essentials. The adjustable shoulder strap makes this style perfect for everyday adventures. The Day Tote (55061), available in tan leather, has a large main compartment with an easily removable drop-in, top-zip ballistic liner. The Rucksack Backpack (55051), the sole backpack in the collection, is utilitarian in design. Durable and versatile, the Rucksack can be carried by hand with two top grab handles or worn over the shoulders with adjustable padded straps. The open interior accommodates files and documents, with a separate media zip pocket for safeguarding a tablet or other electronics. Additional exterior pockets are convenient for quick and easy access to small essentials. With the Add-a-Bag strap, the backpack can be slipped over the extended handles of the wheeled travel cases and stacked for ease.

Passport Cover

Large Travel Kit



Accessories – The assortment includes an array of monogrammable streamlined designs/travel accessories with a clean aesthetic that elevates the travel and business experience. The sleek Passport Cover (55070), stamped with the emblem of the Peruvian icon TUMI, offers stylish protection for the most important travel documents. The Luggage Tag (55059) secures identification information with the leather flap fastening with a snap closure. The ultra luxe Travel Kit (55057), while simple in design, is convenient and compact. The open interior can hold all the essentials, including a toothbrush, toothpaste, razor and other small toiletry items. The exterior front zip pocket can store small fast-access items like Q-tips, floss or hotel accommodation kits. The TUMI Accents Kit (0143) adds a touch of color and personal style to TUMI travel or business cases while making them easily identifiable. The kit includes a luggage tag, monogram patch, handle wrap and zipper pull ties. In addition to carrying the accent kit components, the versatile zip pouch is perfect for carrying accessories.



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