With a retrospective of school years, backpacks are one of the few useful, yet cool fashion accessories.
Top designers have re-imagined and translated the accessorie from being a basic school essential to a chic accessory, in all its versions, they can be made of exotic materials, textured leathers, and come in a large variety of versions, shapes and sizes.
Recently black leather backpacks have been a hit on street style looks all over American and European fashion weeks, while It-Girls such as Chiara Ferragni and Sofia Sanchez de Betak have been snapped with them.
Here are five different styles of the best backpacks you can buy.
1) Moschino´s new season Mini Quilted Backpack is a tiny leather bag that makes a big impact, loaded with the Italian label essentials such as the golden chain straps and the chunky golden statement logo plaque.
2) Valentino Rockstud sleek black leather backpack, it is adorned with precision-placed golden pyramid studs. It also has a front zipped front pocket were you can carry your smaller belongings, and a leather name tag. This piece can be carried on your shoulders or by the top handle.
3)´s blaDieselck Karola backpack is made of matte textured leather with a punk/goth inspiration, it features a series of strap belts that wrap around the backpack that are attached to the straps at the back. All the metal accessories such as the rings and the buckle are in silver and black tones.
4) Rebecca Minkoff´s Julian fringed backpack, it is made from black pebbled leather. This bag has a more bohemian chic style, featuring side zip pockets, adjustable straps and two hanging fringed trims that complete every afternoon look.
5) Sophie Hulme’s soft flap leather backpack, like her iconic totes, this spacious piece is crafted from sleek leather, and all the metal accessories are pleated in 24kt gold.It is one of the most versatile, elegant and minimalistic backpacks on the market with fine straps and delicate touches.
By Barbara Caffaratti