Where the runway meets the street

For this week’s second Buyer’s Guide we gathered a nice selection of backpacks. Ranging from rustic leather and canvas styles to more technically refined, we tried our best to include a broad variety for you to chose from. Have a look at them after the jump.

White Mountaineering – Cargo Daypack

This one surely lives up to its name. The Cargo Backpack by White Mountaineering comes with loads of extra pockets to keep all your belongings always in reach and easily accessible. Besides it features double padded adjustable shoulder straps, zip closure main compartment and a tonal green leather base. Get it at Ssense.


Stone Island – Gummed Muslin Backpack

This one might look on first sight not that exciting. But take a closer look and you will notice a fine little backpack brimful with the most technically advanced materials.  The upper is made of Mil-Spec Diagonal Wool, a military grade wool and linnen fabric, treated with resin on the inside to make it rain proof. It is available on the Stone Island web shop.


Yuketen – Canoe Backpack Striped Brown

The Canoe Backpack by Yuketen is a classic for sure. This one features a 100% woolen upper, Orange cotton canvas lining, double strapped flap closure, contrast leather details. Interior pockets and adjustable shoulder straps. Get it at Trés Bien.


Epperson Mountaineering – Large Climb Pack

This retro styled hiking backpack by Epperson Mountaineering features a nylon upper in a nice tan/red/yellow colourway and camouflage patterned side panels. Besides it comes with a large main compartment, four zip pockets, padded straps and a carabineer clip on the front. Get it at OiPolloi.


Eastpak x Kris Van Assche – XXL Backpack

The collaboration between Belgian designer Kris Vans Assche and baggage experts Eastpak enters another round with this sleek hiking style backpack. Made of canvas twill with soft leather trims, the backpack comes with a hardwearing moulded base and a padded back for comfort and offers plenty of storage internally as well as externally. Get it at Oki-Ni.


Beams Plus x Kelty – Convertible Backpack

The Convertible Backpack made in collaboration by Beams Plus and outdoor apparel brand Kelty oscilates between rugged and urban chic. It features a Nylon upper, padded straps, top handle, red-brown leather patches, triangular Kelty patch, black loop, reinforced back support, internal mesh compartment, inner zip-fastening and pouch pockets, lobster key clasp. Definitely the best choice whether you go on a hiking trip or for commuting to your city office. It is available at Mr. Porter.


Ally Capellino – Frank Rucksack

Featuring a large main compartment, two exterior pockets, leather straps for closure and a British Millerain Waxed Cotton Canvas upper, this backpack by Ally Capellino will hold your belongings safe and dry. A tough leather base makes it resistant against even the roughest treatment. Get it at End.


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