— July 7, 2014 —

Trend alert: The Backpack

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If it has been a while since your last backpack purchase (let's be honest, some of us haven't revisited the backpack since our school days!), it is time to give yourself a necessary accessory update.

The truth is backpacking has never been more chic, from luxe designers brands to high street labels, there is something for everyone depending on the look, style, and budget one is going for.

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Sleek, classic and versatile are the key words if you are looking at investing in the high-end options.   Totally stylish and on-trend, these luxurious leather designs by some of our favourite brands are total keepsake that will become your go-to bag of choice for seasons to come!

pierre hardy combined
Pierre Hardy backpack slash shoulder bag makes for a great investment with its duo functions.  The subtle yet iconic front pocket design adds to its classic appeal
proenza schouler PS Courier backpack combined
This PS Courier backpack by Proenza Schouler is perfect for PS fans to add to their collection.
Vintage Chanel
A fabulous Chanel vintage find from Vintage Heirloom, the soft and slouchy leather of this duffel backpack adds a laid-back sensibility to the lux materials and we are simply in love with the subtle but iconic quilting detail and logo in the bottom of the bag

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What backpacks and Moschino shared in common was that they were both extremely popular in the 90s, so it only makes sense that they make a strong comeback together.  This iconic biker jacket backpack has such an awesome throwback feel to it!
phillip lim pashli metallic backpack
This metallic blue 3.1 Phillip Lim promises to add a cool edge to any outfit

For the more budget-conscious fashionista, check out these great finds from ASOS that will offer an instant update to your outfit without having to break the bank.

asos yellow suede mini combined
How can one resist this yellow suede mini with fringing?
grafea hari combinedBringing together vintage inspiration with British craftsmanship, Grafea Hari backpacks are as trendy as they are functional with the multi pocket designs.  Available in a range of different colors with a reasonable price tag to boot!
joyrich gold backpack
This flashy gold number by LA streetwear label, Joyrich, is reserved for the fun and fearless who likes to stand out from the crowd!