The quintessential back to school item—a backpack—has not landed on my post grad school shopping until now. Backpacks are on trend and practical too!
Through my teenage years, my go-to backpack choice was a classic Jansport backpack. Now my backpack picks are more sophisticated. I prefer casual backpacks that are also elegant enough to be work appropriate.
Best of all is that chic backpacks are available in various price points. A Valentino Rockstud backpack may seem ideal because Valentino Rockstud heels and Rockstud sandals are definitely on trend; however, such a trendy backpack is more likely to have a short lifespan.
Would you wear a backpack to your workplace?
A trendy backpack easily becomes dated. It is the type of item that a fashionista can pinpoint to a specific season (e.g., Enrique, the pool guy in “Legally Blonde” telling Elle Woods “don’t you stomp your last season Prada shoes at me, honey.”) If your goal is to remain on trend but you cannot purchase a new trendy backpack each season, opt for a classic and versatile look.
Above are great backpacks that can replace your purse. Pricepoints start at $47.60
Backpacks (worn correctly) distribute weight evenly. I love my Birkins but they can feel so heavy. Continue Reading…