We continue Back to School Week, with a look at five playground-conquering backpacks available now.

With summer drawing to a close and the return to education looming, now is as good an excuse as ever to treat yourself to a new backpack. Vital for transporting your day-to-day essentials just as much as keeping you looking stylish, there are tons of bags out there with different aesthetics, functions and prices. We’ve rounded up five of the best, most practical and most stylish luggage options for all our fellow Highsnobs who will be returning to school.


Nike SB – RPM Backpack

With an interior compartment large enough for all your daily essentials, plus a laptop sleeve and an exterior board-carrying system, Nike SB’s RPM bag will do you right all year ’round. With durable multiple straps for support when carrying heavy loads, it’s priced at $100 and available from Nike.com.


Juun.J – Can’t Knock The Hustle Pack

Korean designer Juun.J’s ostentatious graphics adorn this structured backpack, which sports a fold-over flap sitting atop the main compartment and a zippered front pouch. Available now from SSENSE and priced at $680.


ASOS – Leather-Look Backpack

Get onboard with the leather hype without having to worry about slaughtered animals, waterproofing or extortionate prices thanks to ASOS’s leather-look bags. With a sleek-all black colorway and a spacious interior pocket and zipped front pouch, it is available now from ASOS for $49.


Pine Fort – Tan/Red Backpack

Entirely made in the USA from PVC-back nylon fabric and embellished with suede detailing and YKK zippers, Pine Fort’s clean and simple aesthetics will never go out of style. Available now for $80 from Blk Pine Workshop.


Master Piece – Hedge Leather & Canvas Rucksack

A heritage style rucksack featuring canvas and leather paneling, the roll-top pack is accompanied with heavy-duty hardware and luxurious leather detailing. Head over to MR PORTER to buy, priced at $300.


Dakine – Trek Backpack 

Get onboard the floral hype with Dakine’s heritage hiker-style pack. The pack comes embellished with a lush botanical pattern, a padded laptop sleeve, interior mesh pocket and front sternum strap so you’ll be covered for all occasions. Available now from PacSun priced $64.95.


Element – Beyond Backpack

Element’s Beyond bag is great value for money for those on a budget, with 18.5L storage capacity and an exterior pouch and interior laptop sleeve. Available now priced $34.00 from Element.

Take a look at the rest of our Back to School features here and check out even more backpack options over at What Drops Now.

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