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9 Designer Backpacks That Are Worth Splurging On

We're officially on board with the "backpacks for adults" trend.
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If you're stuck on the idea that backpacks are only meant for schoolchildren, it's time to reconsider. Purses, totes, and fanny packs are great—but there's something especially enticing about the fashion backpack. Perhaps it's the nostalgia that comes along with wearing one; or maybe it's the practicality of carrying your belongings on your back, rather than lugging them on your arm. Either way, we're enthusiastic about the backpack's return. Here is a selection of styles worth splurging on.

Field Backpack

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SHOP NOW: Rag and Bone, $450.00

This casual knapsack is made of soft suede and has exterior pockets for extra storage.

Kita Convertible Leather Backpack


SHOP NOW: Allsaints, $398.00

This taupe gray backpack is ideal for a sophisticated woman on the go and can be carried as a handbag or worn on the back. 

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Maestra Bag

SHOP NOW: senreve.com

Senreve's bags are incredible for many reasons, convertibility being one of them. That's right, this structured tote can also be worn as a backpack with one tug a of a strap. 

Ash

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SHOP NOW: statebags.com, $275.00

Not only has State Bags mastered the art of the backpack, but their ultra-soft and luxe mini black option supports the Time's Up fund. 

Jett Monogram Nylon Backpack

SHOP NOW: BURBERRY, nordstrom.com, $990.00

Burberry graphic print is possibly the easiest way to make a bag statement for fall. Plus, it's nylon, which means it's easy to clean.

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Mini Dartmouth Leather Backpack

SHOP NOW: BRAHMIN, nordstrom.com, $295.00

If you want to take things to the next level, then this croc option with a gorgeous sheen brings the luxe-factor. 

Mini Leather Backpack

SHOP NOW: MANSUR GAVRIEL, nordstrom.com, $795.00

Mansur Gavriel's sleek and understated totes are classics for a reason. Who could resist the blush version of their timelessly chic backpack?

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Small Pebbled Leather Backpack

SHOP NOW: KARA, nordstrom.com, $450.00

If you want to carry a backpack that is a little more fashion forward, behold, a square option from Kara. Talk about an easy way to add geometric interest to an outfit.

Mini Rockstud Spike Denim Backpack

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SHOP NOW: VALENTINO GARAVANI, nordstrom.com, $2,295.00

What could be cooler than a Valentino denim backpack with rockstud embellishment? We'll wait. 

Mini Logo Backpack

SHOP NOW: FENDI, nordstrom.com, $1,980.00

Fendi is back in full-force, so now is the time to not only get in on the logo-mania craze, but capitalize on the cute functionality of a mini backpack. 

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*This article originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com

*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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