1968
Esprit is founded as Susie and Doug Tompkins start selling clothes bearing the new brand out of the back of their station wagon in San Francisco.

1971
Esprit Far East Group begins when Doug and Susie Tompkins meet Michael Ying, who would become the group’s chairman and a shareholder of Esprit. The company incorporates under the name of Esprit de Corp. and seven product lines are created.

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