Our Picks

Back to School Backpacks for Every Age Group

Back to school season is here! With so many brands and types of backpacks, we know how difficult it can be to choose the right one, so we picked out some pretty stylish suggestions for each age group!

Elementary School

JanSport Cross Town Backpack -- Light pink base with a dark cheetah print design.

Who doesn’t love cheetah print? Check out this cute girls’ backpack — the JanSport Cross Town in Pink/Leopard! This is every young girls’ dream and is the perfect alternative to your typical Hello Kitty or unicorn backpack. It provides the same level of fun as other girls’ backpacks, but it has a subtle flare to it that every young diva will absolutely love! Pair it with some light denim and a white top for that effortless first day of school look!

Shark Backpack

If Pokémon or Mickey Mouse backpacks aren’t quite your student’s style, your child will love this playful Shark Backpack! This bag is one of a kind with two zipper pockets and padded shoulder straps for the perfect balance of function, comfort, and style! No one will mess with them when they’re strapped up in this backpack!

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Middle School and High School

Hustle 5.0 Backpack by Under Armour -- Tropical design with touches of black, teal, and pink.

Could the Hustle 5.0 be the perfect teen backpack? We think so! This Under Armour bag is full of surprises as it features water-resistant UA Storm technology, a laptop pocket, mesh side pockets, and HeatGear® shoulder straps! Not only will this large backpack hold all of their supplies, but this colorful design is sure to let your student stand out!

PUMA Evercat Contender Backpack -- Dark green camo

Didn’t you know camo is the new black? Stay on top of the trends and get the PUMA Evercat Contender for the upcoming school year! Featuring an expandable front ball pocket, a laptop compartment, and mesh side pockets, this large backpack has all sorts of space! Perfect for back to school, outdoor events, and running around town, this bag is best paired with neutral colors for that under the radar look.

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Roxy In My List Backpack -- Cream colored corduroy

If you’re searching for a stylish backpack for your college student, this corduroy Roxy bag is just what you need! This backpack accentuates any outfit and there is no room for color clashing with its neutral tapioca shade. Featuring one main compartment and two zip pockets in the front, this trendy backpack can fit all your essentials! Whether it be walking to class, running to the gym, or going on a day adventure with the friends, the Roxy In My List has your back!

JanSport Cool Student Backpack -- Dark grey material with a brown synthetic leather bottom

Check out one of the best backpacks for college students: the JanSport Cool Student! This bag includes a two-zipper main compartment, a front utility pocket, and side water bottle pockets. Additionally, it is the perfect laptop backpack as it has a thick protective layer that guarantees safe transportation. The JanSport Cool Student has a minimalistic design and features that are the perfect medium between looks and function.

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Which backpack do you like best? Let us know in the comments, and don’t forget to share your back to school photos with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest!