Once the humble briefcase was the essential work-bag, fast-forward to today and the versatility of the backpack has stolen the show. Backpacks come in all shapes, designs and sizes and to do it in style follow our guide to this years must-have backpacks for work, leisure and travel.
Bennett Winch Leather Backpack
Handmade in England by the master craftspeople at Bennett Winch, the leather backpack is made using traditional techniques whilst designed for modern use. Crafted from full-grain Tuscan leather and London welded brass, each Bennett Winch backpack will age beautifully as well as coming with a lifetime promise, meaning any repairs are free for life. Internal features include; a protective laptop sleeve, a concealed front pocket perfect for accommodating a phone or wallet, a detachable and waterproof compartment and each backpack is IATA carry-on baggage compliant. Everything you need to carry can be contained within ready for a grown-up adventure!
DOLCE & GABBANA – DG-Embossed Neoprene Backpack
Take on a sporty look with this DG-embossed neoprene backpack. The padded back offers extra comfort, whilst the logo-print push buckles and drawstring top allow for convenient but secure access. A handy internal zipped pocket sits inside the sizeable interior.
FENDI – FF Panelled Leather & Nylon Backpack
The panelled leather and nylon backpack by Fendi has been crafted in Italy and its slender top handle with adjustable shoulder straps offer a comfortable and sleek silhouette. The FF-printed front and side pockets along with the two gold logo-engraved buckle fastenings are the perfect finishing touch to this stylish backpack.
GUCCI – GG Supreme Canvas And Leather Backpack
This coated canvas and smooth leather Gucci backpack is instantly recognisable through the finishing design of two of Gucci’s most distinguished emblems; the Web stripe and the GG Supreme pattern. Flap pockets and adjustable shoulder straps offer a comfortable and practical note. The interior boasts two card slots and a secure laptop compartment making it ideal for business and leisure use.
VALEXTRA – Grained-Leather Backpack
This typically luxurious backpack from Valextra is made from black grained-leather and is shaped with a flat base and relaxed body and is suspended by adjustable shoulder straps. A featured front slip pocket offers convenience and the dark-beige suede lining contrasts against the black lacquered edges to give a stylish and sophisticated finish.
PRADA – Logo-Plaque Leather-Trimmed Nylon Backpack
The contemporary silhouette of Prada’s black nylon backpack which is trimmed with Saffiano leather makes for a simple yet stylish backpack. For extra comfort and support the backpack has been crafted with a leather carry handle, adjustable padded shoulder straps and a padded mesh back. The iconic triangle logo plaque adds the finishing designer touch.
BALENCIAGA – Explorer Textured-Leather Backpack
This version of Balenciaga’s black Explorer backpack has a shiny textured lamb’s leather which gives a super tactile finish. It’s shape presents a relaxed silhouette and the top zip fastening adds a dimension of security whilst the two mesh pockets offer space for organising the essentials. A great travel piece.
SAINT LAURENT – City Crocodile-Embossed Nubuck Backpack
The Saint Laurent City backpack is crafted from soft crocodile-embossed leather for a distinctive style. Made in Italy, the interior boasts a spacious canvas lined main compartment, two pockets and a fitted laptop sleeve. The silver-foil logo at the zipped exterior adds the finishing designer touch!
DOLCE & GABBANA – Palermo Logo-Plaque Grained-Leather Backpack
The sleek and luxurious profile of Dolce & Gabbana’s black Palermo backpack exudes all the style and finesse that label has become synonymous with. Crafted in Italy from grained leather, the backpack features silver-metal hardware, a main compartment and a front pocket hallmarked with a logo plaque.