As a teenager, designer Ake Nordin was already breaking new ground in the outdoor apparel industry. After discovering that popular backpacks did not offer optimum comfort and ventilation, Nordin borrowed his mother’s sewing machine and set to work on his first item: a framed backpack. That original concept eventually turned into Fjällräven, Nordin’s line of functional, durable, and chic outdoor equipment. Since its launch in the 1960s, Fjällräven backpacks and equipment make up a revolutionary, premier collection of smart and innovative adventure gear.
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