Whether it’s back to school you go or if you’re getting back to the grind after a summer escape. We have picked out some of the latest trends in backpacks from a range of global brands, including Sandqvist, Herschel and Burton Snowboards. We’ve chosen our favourites that we feel would be liked by both lads and girls, young and old! Us old folk try to stay in the know for fashion trends, but hopefully we have good taste. We’ve been round the block and experienced some awful bag styles… remember those single strap ones? And don’t get me started on bum bags… Anywho here’s a list of 6 styles that will be great from the mountains to the streets, and from the beach to your desk.
Element Cypress Recruit Backpack
Without adding excess weight, simply pack in everything you would like with the Element Cypress Backpack. The daily pack upgrades operate with inner mesh organisers, twin main compartments, exterior mesh facet pockets, and a carabiner at the front. At twenty six litres of space, the Cypress Backpack keeps comfort in mind with a 3D air mesh back panel.
O’Neill Davenport Backpack
Coming in a variety of colourways and prints, the Davenport Backpack has a great simplistic style. 20L with a spacious main compartment which inserts AN A4 binder with ease and has a separate laptop sleeve, this is an ideal college or work bag. Containing zipped pockets at the front and in the top of the rain cover, so you can stash everything away. With airmesh padding for comfort and protection on the back and soft shoulder straps this could be your companion day in, day out.
Sandqvist SIV Backpack (Roll Top)
Fix Up, Look Sharp. As Dizzy Rascal once said. This bad boy backpack is a pretty smart number from the scandi brand Sandqvist. Price point is a little steep but your paying for quality and style here. An investment as they say. The Sandqvist SIV rucksack in Black from the Sandqvist backpacks Autumn/Winter 2019 collection. Roll top backpack with a zip and metal hook closure. Features an outer zip pocket for easy access and the interior has a 13” laptop sleeve, zip pocket and 2 slip pockets.
Burton Annex Backpack
Sure you could spend months weaving that homegrown cotton into a funky sack, but why not just throw your laptop, yoga mat, and more into the Burton Annex Pack and get that rustic look right away? Securely stash your valuables by flipping up the expedition-inspired rucksack hood, while tools and electronics all find a home in the multiple pockets. The exterior features adjustable webbing straps that are perfect for last minute additions like spare layers or your ukulele. Life’s one big hike, so get cracking!
Patagonia Arbor Classic Pack 25L Backpack
For daily use and holiday travel, the Arbor Classic Pack makes a trustworthy piece to stuff your belongings in. Lift the lid for quick access to the main compartment, which includes a raised, padded sleeve to keep your laptop protected. extra pockets under the flap and on the front for easy access. Wheeey.
Herschel Little America Mid Volume Backpack
It’s not just a backpack – it`s a lifestyle! But that’s what they all say, right? Taking its inspiration from classic mountaineering style, Herschel’s mid volume Little America backpack is designed for those who desire the Little America but in a smaller silhouette.
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