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September’s here, which means its time to head back to college.  While that may not sound exciting, it’s the opportunity you’ve been waiting for all summer to stunt on your classmates with all your fresh cops. Perhaps most essential of your back-to-school steez is your bag, and so to kick off a series of dope semester style, we’re bringing you all the best backpacks to add some class to the new year.

No matter your budget, our round-up of back-to-school backpacks has something for those who already blew their funds this summer, and those who have been saving for just the right piece. If you’re looking to refresh your bag on a budget, look no further than Patagonia’s 8-liter sling bag — a perfect middle-ground between side bag and backpack — or a padded ‘old skool’ offering from Vans, selling for $59 and $50 respectively.

Those on the hunt for something to haul their laptop around in can choose from Carhartt WIP and Taikan’s offerings, while Patagonia and The North Face have a range of durable styles if you’re looking for a backpack to last you through your entire degree.

For those with a bit more dollar to play with, we’ve gathered some more aspirational packs to have your classmate’s double-taking, too. Flex with Côte & Ciel’s eco-yarn flap backpack, rock vintage check from Burberry, or go all out and cop Samuel Ross’ futuristic carrier for Oakley.

Browse all this season’s best backpacks below, and let us know which you’ll be walking the halls with this school year.

Affordable

Sling Bag

Sling Bag

$59

Patagonia

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Buy at Urban Outfitters
Backpack

Backpack

$50

Vans

Buy at Vans

To Fit Your Laptop

Backpack

$60

TAIKAN

Buy at Caliroots

Backpack

$65

Carhartt WIP

Buy at Caliroots
Backpack

Backpack

$75

Carhartt WIP

Buy at Caliroots

Durable

Backpack

Backpack

$130

The North Face

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters
Webbed Backpack

Webbed Backpack

$99

Patagonia

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters
Backpack

Backpack

$129

The North Face

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Free Shipping On Orders Over $50

Buy at Urban Outfitters

High Fashion and Luxury

Backpack

$274

Cote&Ciel

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Buy at ssense

Backpack

$242

A.P.C.

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Buy at ssense

Backpack

$1650

Burberry

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Buy at ssense

Backpack

$206

Raf Simons x Eastpak

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Free Express Shipping On Orders Over $300

Buy at ssense

Backpack

$530

Oakley By Samuel Ross

Buy at Oakley

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