Backpacks are undeniably helpful if you're someone who carries way too many things on a daily basis. But if you avoid using them particularly because they tend to appear too bulky or overly casual, these slim options below might just convince you to finally get one!
Targus 15" Newport Convertible 2-in-1 Backpack
You don't have to sacrifice style when you need to carry a big laptop for work. This sleek laptop bag, for instance, can be converted into a backpack, and it can fit in a 15-inch laptop. Its top handles are made of leatherette, but its backpack straps are padded to avoid straining your shoulders.
Newport 15" convertible 2-in-1 backpack, price upon request, TARGUS, targus.com
Samsonite Red Celdin Backpack
If you're looking to upgrade your slouchy backpack, you might want to check out this sophisticated bag from Samsonite. It features a leather interior which keeps it looking sleek, no matter how many items are stashed inside. It's roomy enough to fit in a 13-inch laptop!
Red Celdin leather backpack, P12,950, SAMSONITE, samsonite.com.ph
Knomo Mini Mount backpack
Think backpacks can't look classy? This burgundy-colored backpack with a slim and minimalist design will make you think otherwise. It's made from soft, full-grain leather, and it has a padded compartment that can keep tablets or other small electronic devices protected.
Mini Mount backpack, P14,950, KNOMO, missionshop.ph
Moshi Helios Lite
Aside from phone and laptop cases, Moshi also sells durable laptop backpacks. This one has a separate fully padded compartment for a 13-inch laptop, and it still has room for other items on the inside—including a water bottle. With its slim silhouette, this backpack is also perfect for storing important folders!
Helios Lite black backpack, P6,390, MOSHI, urbanize.com
Katre Mount Convertible Midi Fossil
This leather tote will surely complement your corporate clothes. You can carry it as a handbag by day, and wear it as a backpack when commuting. It comes with a pair of detachable straps so you can wear it as a crossbody bag, too! Made from soft calf leather, it's built to last you a long time.
Mount Convertable Midi Fossil leather backpack, P13,999, KATRE, shopkatre.com
Elecom Offtoco Everyday-use Backpack
This backpack from Elecom is quite roomy (it has multiple compartments to keep your stuff organized) but it still manages to appear sleek, thanks to its structured shape. P.S. It's also available in other pastel shades!
Offtoco everyday-use backpack, P3990, ELECOM, urbanize.com
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