The Bag Trend Every Busy Girl Loves


Handbag trends are taking a turn for the luxe this fall, though a busy girl favorite remains prevalent for the season—backpacks. No longer exclusive to middle-school students, a sleek pack slung over your shoulders is a pragmatic alternative to totes and carryalls. The key to ensuring grown-up vibes? Choosing styles that employ structure and elegant details (namely forgo the key chains, buttons and patches). From minimalist to bohemian to embellished, here are 15 sophisticated backpacks for every style and budget.

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Two-Way Backpack


Charles & Keith

Velvet Backpack



Mini Backpack


Loeffler Randall

Dalia Large Leather Backpack


MICHAEL Michael Kors

Love Power Backpack


Diane von Furstenberg

Front Lapel Backpack



Pebbled Leather Backpack


Elizabeth and James

MINI Turnlock Rucksack



Fernweh Mini Leather-Trimmed Suede Backpack


Manu Atelier

J Marc Backpack


Marc Jacobs

Moto Backpack


Rebecca Minkoff

Soho Textured-Leather Backpack



The Bucket Backpack


von Holzhausen

Small Studded Leather Backpack


Alexander McQueen

Leather Backpack


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