Nautica’s Clamshell Duffel – A Little Clam with a Big Story

October 30, 2008

NEW YORK CITY, NY; October 30, 2008 - One of the best things in life not only comes in a small package, but pops open into an innovative duffel versatile enough for travel and everyday living. Introducing, Nautica's Clamshell Duffel. This is a cool little clam that has a lot to say. It starts zipped closed as an easy to store clamshell but, don't be fooled by its modest appearance. Once unzipped, this clam opens up into a 21" fully expandable bold duffel with a big story for this holiday season.

Nautica's Clamshell Duffel's revolutionary design features molded siding soft to the touch, yet hard enough to protect contents. The clamshell's innovative durable deck cloth comes with fully lined interiors and embossed Nautica logos on side panels. With convenient outer and inner zippered compartments, it is easy to store many of life's necessities. Zip it up and throw it in your suitcase or car as a back-up duffel bag for your purchases or gear. Pack it up for the gym and be envied at the treadmill. A real must have duffel - this clam is a keeper.

According to Randa's Chief Marketing Officer, David J. Katz; "I just couldn't clam up, this news is too big, and too small, to keep quiet. This holiday season, our customers can shell over a few clams, and take this incredible new gift home with them."

The Nautica Clamshell Duffel has U.S. patents pending and is available at fine department stores, including Macy's. Check out this cool-as-a-clam duffel and get the story for yourself.

Randa Accessories is the leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of lifestyle accessories including luggage, belts, wallets, neckwear, small leather goods, casual bags, business cases and gifts for men, women and children. Randa also provides in-store services and training for industry-leading clients. Randa products lead their classification in style, design, materials and function. Through extraordinary sourcing, planning, packaging and distribution, these products are found wherever, whenever and however consumers choose to shop. For more information, please visit

Founded in 1983, Nautica® is a leading global lifestyle brand with products ranging from men's, women's and children's apparel and accessories to a complete home collection. Nautica® products are styled in timeless design and premium quality that enhance our consumer's energetic lifestyle yet recognize their desire for balance. In 2003, the Company was acquired by VF Corporation a world leader in branded apparel including jeanswear, sportswear, outdoor products and workwear. For additional information, please go to