backpacks: they are well and truly on the rise. whether you’re looking for practically – cue books, notebooks and laptops –or keeping up to date with the latest trends, we’ve found the most stylish backpacks on the market. You’re welcome.
known and loved for their backpacks, the designer/friend duo offer a range of quilted versions in an array of colours and materials (we particularly rate the velvet option)– perfect when it comes to pairing with your favourite outfit.
gucci’s spring ’17 campaign shows this beloved backpack captured in front of the trevi fountain. with the signature tiger, youthful stripes and handy outer pockets it combines style and practicality.
burberry’s backpack, which channels the archival military style also features chunky resin chain…yes, resin trims to bring it right up to date.
the camo-print backpack from off white is urban jungle ready – hardy and practical (it’s made from canvas after all) it has a stylish addition of bold white lines.
riccardo tisci knows how to do accessories – including this simple yet striking number. apart of the brand’s ‘urban’ group, it is inspired by american collegiate gear. think less ralph lauren and more emblazoned appliquéd stars (a brand trait) and givenchy’s logo in gothic lettering. yes!
channelling the biker vibe, this bag is far from a boring backpack. combining a bright red shell with a rock ‘n’ roll leather trim it’s a cool little head turner.
herschel supply co are famous for their backpacks! inspired by vintage mountaineering and travel you’ll notice a retro vibe to their bags, with a new-gen appeal with a contemporary fit. this ‘settlement’ backpack will fit all your essentials – whether it’s mountain gear or your laptop.
Words by Felicity Carter