Tumi Inc. is a high-end manufacturer of bags, specialising in travel bags and suitcases. The founder, Charlie Clifford launched the label in 1975 after working in the Peace Corps in Peru, naming the company after a Peruvian tumi ceremonial knife. Based in New Jersey, Tumi Inc. has been owned by Samsonite since 2016, and Victor Sanz works as Creative Director for the label.
Producing everything from suitcases and duffel bags to backpacks and totes, Tumi Inc. creates bags and accessories for every occasion and adventure. The brand combines sleek design with high functionality, meaning that Tumi Inc. designs are both reliable and stylish. Lightweight, durable materials are used throughout collections, perfect for travel and the everyday, met with numerous useful pockets and compartments for easy, organised packing. From leather weekend bags or large aluminium suitcases, every detail is considered, resulting in clean-lined designs which make travelling a breeze.
Tumi Inc. is also known for their unique and innovative TUMI Tracer® technology. A metal plate is incorporated into the interior of Tumi Inc. bags, with a one-of-a-kind registration number which allows bags to be tracked in case of loss or theft. This added peace of mind is invaluable when travelling, and adds extra reassurance to airport experiences.
With stores across the world, from London to New York, Tumi Inc. designs can also be found online, through the brand’s own website.