It is that time of year. Some people love it, others dread it. But one thing is for sure; anyone would feel a whole lot better sporting one of these very cool backpacks! I have searched high and low to create this fun collection of cool backpacks and made a special point to find something for all ages and styles. I have even found a few great eco-friendly options! Enjoy!
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Backpacks For Little Ones
(1) This darling Dog Backpack ($34.95, currently not available) comes with adjustable padded straps and corduroy detailing. (2) The snappy Fast Track Backpack ($40) stands upright for easy loading. (3) This contemporary Square Backpack (
$45, on sale for $24.95) is made of washable canvas. (4) This very sweet Owl Backpack ($34.50) is made from pure cotton canvas and features polka-dot feathers and gingham wings.
Backpacks For Older Kids
(5) This fiercely cool Later Gator Backpack ($60) has two outside pockets for easy access and features sturdy construction with a waist strap. (6) The cheerful Bright Stripes Backpack ($59.95) is a fun backpack loaded with lots of serious features including a water-resistant lining and insulated drink holders. (7) The creative Blok Backpack ($48) features roomy pockets, adjustable padded shoulder straps, and a waist strap. (8) This sporty Embroidered Graphic Pack ($39.95, currently not available) has an adjustable body strap with embroidered detailing and an interior name tag label.
Backpacks For College Students
(9) This Rave Gold Backpack ($91.95) features a sophisticated mix of electric quilted jacquard and nylon. Plug your earphones into one of the dual straps, place your mp3 player inside and turn your tunes up or down with a quick touch of the 3-button ElekTex Smart Fabric control located on the left strap. (10) The clever OGIO Triana Backpack (
$104.99, on sale for $99.95) features a quilted, padded laptop compartment as well as an added iPad/tablet /E-reader sleeve in the exterior zippered pocket. (11) This all-purpose Wenger Zermatt Backpack ($55.99) made of super lightweight fabric features padded adjustable shoulder straps, an adjustable sternum strap, and bungee cord. (12) This Levi’s Genesis Backpack ($75) has an authentic rugged look and feel and is crafted from durable canvas and oil-tanned leather.
(13) The fun Swig Laptop Backpack (
$89, on sale for $70.99) is made from 100% recycled, super durable PET yarn and 100% recycled buckles and webbing plus a water-tight flap construction. (14) This Keen Ellwood Daypack ($125) is made from durable and water-resistant recycled coated polyester fabric with shaped shoulder straps that distribute load weight evenly across shoulders. (15) The stylish Inner Tube Backpack ($65) is made of leathery components that are actually recycled tires. It is handcrafted by fair-trade artisans in the highlands of Guatemala. (16) This innovative Voltaic Solar Backpack ($129) is a streamlined bag that can quickly charge all your handheld electronics.