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Backpacks Perfect for Back to School Season!

A new school year is about to start and if your child needs a new backpack, it's time to start shopping. The very best backpacks seamlessly combine durability with functionality while looking great, and we've rounded up our favorites to get you on the back-to-school shopping fast track. 

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1. Vans Old Skool II Backpack $35 

Vans Old Skool backpack

The Old Skool II backpack from Vans has a spacious main compartment that can hold books and clothes, an additional front compartment for added storage options, and padded straps for comfort. Buy it here

2. Lands' End ClassMate Small Backpack $35

Lands End backpack

This backpack is the perfect size for preschool and elementary school kids. It also boasts incredible durability, great color choices, and reflective accents for safety. Buy one here

3.  Cat Metallic Senior Backpack $45

Cat Metallic Senior Backpack

Super cute and stylish, this metallic backpack with kitty cat graphics is the cat's meow! Buy it here

4. GapKids Star Wars Senior Backpack $36

GapKids Star Wars Senior Backpack

Rule the galaxy with this sturdy backpack with an out-of-this-world Star Wars print, handy side pockets, and multiple pockets. Buy it here

5. adidas Stadium II Backpack $38

adidas Stadium II Backpack

Does your athlete need a new bag? WIth a zippered bottom ball pocket that can hold a size 5 soccer ball inside or be worn on the outside in a mesh pocket, this bag is super versatile and comes with a lifetime warranty. Choose from nine colors here.

6. The North Face Jester $53 

The North Face Jester

Great for high school and college students, the Jester backpack from The North Face is big enough to hold a laptop along with binders and books, and the front pocket has a lot of space for pencils and other small stuff. Buy one here

7. crewcuts by J. Crew Clear Sequin Backpack $76

J. Crew Clear Sequin Backpack

This fun sequined backpack makes it easy to locate books, pens and homework assignments. Buy it here.

8. Vera Bradley Iconic XL Campus Backpack in Butterfly Flutter $128

Vera Bradley Iconic backpack

This large backpack from Vera Bradley has plenty of great features for students, including side slip pockets, horizontal zip pockets, a front zip pocket, large main compartment and padded laptop sleeve. Buy it here

9. Sprayground Glow in the Dark Shark Backpack $65

Sprayground Shark Backpack

Perfect for school or sleepovers, this backpack's glow-in-the-dark shark teeth stand out on a cool camo-print. Buy it here.

10. Nike Medium Backpack $45

Nike Brasilia Backpack

This Nike backpack has a large, zippered main compartment with two-way zip opening, additional inner pockets perfect for damp gym clothes, mesh side pockets for beverages, and much more. Choose from 8 colors here.

11. Herschel Supply Co. Retreat Backpack $70

Herschel Supply Co. Retreat Backpack

The retreat backpack from Herschel Supply Co. has a vintage look and features tough tech construction to stand up to the wear and tear of long school days. Buy one here

12. L.L.Bean Deluxe Book Pack $50

L.L.Bean Deluxe Book Pack

A bestseller for nearly three decades, this backpack from L.L. Bean is super-versatile pack with an impressive capacity and iron-clad construction. Buy one here

13. Fjällräven Kånken $80

Fjällräven Kånken

Originally designed for school children in Sweden, Kånken pack has since become an iconic backpack for children and adults all around the world. It has all the bells and whistles of a quality backpack, including plenty of pockets and adjustable shoulder straps, and even better, it has a unique look and style that's perfect for kids that like to stand out in a crowd. Buy one here

14. Lands' End ClassMate TechPack Extra Large Backpack $49 

Lands End Extra Large Backpack

This durable backpack from Lands End is perfect for bigger kids and teens because it can hold an incredible amount of gear and contains a foam-padded laptop or tablet sleeve with rip & grip closure. Buy one here

15. JanSport Big Student $41

JanSport Big Student

Available in endless colors and patterns, JanSport's Big Student backpack is a true classic that never goes out of style. It's durable, well thought out, and always a popular pick for middle schoolers and older. Pick your color here

We love finding the best backs to school looks for our members, but some of the backpacks featured above could have purchase restrictions, or may not take every form of payment. For more information, please check the merchant’s terms of sale, shipping guidelines and/or terms and conditions.




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