Whether it's hauling your laptop and gym kit on your commute each day or exploring a new city by bike, or you just like to carry your life around with you - a backpack is your saving grace and an essential for any of the above. So many backpacks compromise style from comfort or visa versa, but fear not, we have delved deep into the backpack world and found the most stylish and trendy backpacks which will carry everything you need with comfort and ease and have you looking the part too. From storm-safe sacks to chic Italian design, we have picked the best of the best.
£199 Gilbert Backpack in Black
2. Mansur Gavriel
Mansur Gavriel presents high-quality products made in Italy, and we’re big fans of their super stylish backpacks. With a range of mini, standard and practical backpacks, Mansur Gavriel caters for all your needs and ensures you look extra stylish while you're at it. Our top pick is the Brandy Backpack crafted out of Italian vegetable tanned leather with a grey matte patent interior, zip pocket, and adjustable straps.
£725 Brandy Backpack in Orange
The iconic Longchamp backpack is a timeless option for all stylish backpack searchers. Longchamp have designed numerous takes on the original canvas and leather backpack, yet the classic Le Pliage backpack will always be our fave. Drawing its influences from origami, Le Pliage backpack is a light foldaway bag coming in new colours each season and sizes too. Le Pliage is perfect for everyday use, as light as a feather, with a fold-away feature and durable enough to last a lifetime. Our favourite is the honey colour.
£70 Le Pliage in Honey
Sandqvist was founded in Stockholm taking inspiration from the Nordic landscape combining urban areas and forests. Accordingly, Sandqvist designs are simple and functional. Our top pick is the Hedge backpack in black which features heavy cotton canvas and leather making it durable enough to carry about all your devices all day. Its sophisticated design makes it the perfect every-day bag, it also features a laptop sleeve and plenty of pockets to keep you organised.
£199 Hedge in Black
Rains lifestyle brand creates waterproof designs influenced by the minimalist designs of Scandinavia. Rains bags are designed to withstand the stormiest weather all while appealing to the modern consumer, mixing function with fashion. Rains offer a range of unisex backpacks in 3 sizes, our favourite is the backpack mini featuring a laptop pocket, spacious main compartment and hidden phone pocket on the backside. Rest assured you won't see a drop of water inside this bag - perfect for rainy days.
£69 Backpack Mini in Purple