Whether your looking for a comfortable way to transport your laptop et al to and from the office amid hybrid-working, or you’re just looking for a stylish way to go hands-free on an evening, the backpack could offer a chic solution. Long gone are the days of athletic-only backpacks, with a whole host of designers re-inventing the humble design into a fashion forward accessory.
COACH Hitch Backpack with Horse and Carriage Print
Crafted from polished pebble leather and coated canvas, this equestrian inspired backpack from Coach is an organisers dream. With space for a 15” laptop, the bag has interior multifunctional pockets to hold accessories, and exterior pockets perfect for holding your water bottle and sunnies.
THE ROW Massimo Leather Backpack
As about as chic as a backpack can get, this cylindrical bag is crafted from butter soft leather with a draw-string style closure at the top. Logo-less and sleekly minimalistic, team this bag with everything from washed out denim to breezy linens.
SALVATORE FERRAGAMO Trifolio Backpack
A gateway backpack, this is the perfect starter backpack for those unsure on going hands-free. Still very much the silhouette of a classic handbag, this backpack is styled with a top handle, in addition to the two back straps. Wear on your back for the busy commute, then carry by the top handle on your way to dinner.
Prada Small Re-Nylon Backpack
Imagined in a truly irresistible powder blue (shade ‘Celeste’), this pocketed Prada beauty is all that is good about the revival of 90s style. Produced from recycled, purified plastics collected from the ocean, the backpack is styled in a utilitarian profile with pockets secured with buckled straps.