We talked about how big canvas backpacks were all the rage back in the day and how everyone just had to have it. Now that we’re a little bit older and wiser, must we really say goodbye to them? We think not.
Just because you’re out of school and swimming with the big fish doesn’t mean you can’t bring a two-strap slinger with you to work. For those who take the daily commute, a backpack is by far more convenient when shuffling through public transport than lugging around a pretty purse. But the bag you carry need not look like those from your childhood. Sleeker, chic-er, and more grown-up versions of these look just as good next to the handbags girls from your 9-to-5 shift are carrying. Click through to shop our top picks of bags that will always have your back.