Porter

Porter

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Founded 1962
Industries Accessories
Headquarter Tokyo, Japan
PORTER is a japanese luggage and accessories label owned by Yoshida & co. Founded by Kichizo Yoshida as Yoshida Kaban Seisakujo and was created in 1962. Porter often collaborates with other fashion brands and consumer electronics companies to produce limited edition products.

2010

75th anniversary of Yoshida & Co., Ltd.

2009

"PORTER GIRL" is released

2007

One product from "PORTER" and one from "LUGGAGE LABEL" receives the "Good Design Award”

2004

"YOSHIDA" brand is released

1994

Kichizo Yoshida passes away

1985

50th anniversary of Yoshida & Co., Ltd

1968

Yoshida & Co., Ltd’s longest continuing series ”Baron” is released

1962

The first private brand PORTER is launched

1956

1st Autumn Collection is presented at Nikkatsu Kokusai Kaikan (Hibiya, Tokyo)

1953

Yoshida develops the Elegant Bag

1951

Yoshida Kaban Seisakujo is reformed as Yoshida & Co., Ltd. and relocates to Higashi-Kanda, where the current head office is located

1935

Kichizo establishes Yoshida Kaban Seisakujo in Kandasuda-cho, Tokyo

1906

Founder Kichizo Yoshida is born in Samukawa-cho, Kanagawa
HEAD PORTER Says Farewell With Its Final Collection
Fashion

HEAD PORTER Says Farewell With Its Final Collection

The label’s swan song before closing its doors for good.

Stone Island Launches Collaborative PORTER Bags via App for Limited Time
Fashion

Stone Island Launches Collaborative PORTER Bags via App for Limited Time

Crafted from Man Made Suede in Japan and textile dyed in Italy.

BEAMS x Porter Connect for Semi-Translucent Accessories
Fashion

BEAMS x Porter Connect for Semi-Translucent Accessories

Coming in two different color schemes.

Saturdays NYC x PORTER Get Reflective With Its Latest Bag Collection
Fashion

Saturdays NYC x PORTER Get Reflective With Its Latest Bag Collection

Detailed with light reflective zippers and logos.

Ovadia & Sons Taps PORTER for Militaristic Bag Collection
Fashion

Ovadia & Sons Taps PORTER for Militaristic Bag Collection

Army green ripstop with neon straps.

Noma t.d. Explores Patterns & Prints for FW19
Fashion

Noma t.d. Explores Patterns & Prints for FW19

Including an upcoming Porter collaboration.

PORTER & adidas Release a Limited Edition "TANKER" Stan Smith
Footwear

PORTER & adidas Release a Limited Edition "TANKER" Stan Smith

Merging two iconic items into one.

HEAD PORTER Showcases Apple Watch Straps
Tech

HEAD PORTER Showcases Apple Watch Straps

Camo, crocodile and TANKER inspired designs.

Takashi Murakami Announces Upcoming Collaboration With PORTER
Fashion

Takashi Murakami Announces Upcoming Collaboration With PORTER

Coming soon.

PORTER Joins Medicom Toy for BE@RBRICK "TANKER" Figures
Design

PORTER Joins Medicom Toy for BE@RBRICK "TANKER" Figures

Inspired by the Japanese brand’s signature bags.
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