Whether you're packing up a picnic, trying to carry all your books you'll need for class, or heading off for a day of doin'-and-seein', backpacks are really the only acceptable option when it comes to holding stuff. But a deep belly isn't the only qualification for a Refinery29 backpack shopping roundup—oh, no. It's got to have a blend of timeless good looks, storage options, and sturdy construction that'll last you from college to cremation. We've got preppy packs, utilitarian carry-alls, and fashionable knapsacks... shop our roundup of sacks that pack both function and great looks.
Above, from left: Club Monaco Leather Backpack, $395, available this fall at Club Monaco; Baggu Shabd, $58, available at Baggu.
Above, from left: Baggu Backpack, $28, available at Baggu; Will Canvas and Leather Surplus Backpack $258, available at Urban Outfitters.
Above, from left: Rachel Comey Tarpalin Backpack $315, available at Bird; Dooney & Bourke New Nylon Backpack, $195, available at Nordstrom.
Above, from left: Collina Strada Novella Bag, $249.99, available at Urban Outfitters; Fjällräven Classic Kanken Backpack, $65, available at J. Crew.
Above, from left: Bess Full Metal Rucksack, $265, available at SSense; Kipling Challenger II Backpack, $84, available at Macy's.
Above, from left: Free People Russel Backpack, $128, available at Free People; Dusen Dusen Striped Backpack, $110, available at Refinery29 Shops.
Above, from left: BLAAK Nylon Rucksack, $221, available at Farfetch; OTZ Gray Rucksack, $115, available at Oetzi.
Above, from left: L.L. Bean Main Guide Waxed Canvas Rucksack, $119.20, available at L.L.Bean; O'Hanlon Mills Colorblock Backpack, $38, available at Urban Outfitters.
Above, from left: JF & Son Geo Blck Duffle Backpack, $138, available at Refinery29 Shops; NIxon Platform Backpack, $40, available at Swell.
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