7 Affordable Backpacks That Look Way More Expensive Than They Cost

Throw out your worn out tote bags and give your overworked shoulder a rest with one of these 7 chic and affordable backpacks.

With all the Herschel and Matt & Nat logos popping up around town, it’s hard to have missed that backpacks are back in style — in a big way. Good news is, you don’t have to break the bank to be on trend. Throw out your worn out tote bags and give your overworked shoulder a rest with one of these 7 chic and affordable backpacks. Perfect for back to school or for anyone who loves to be over prepared.

Crazy Horse Leather Like-Vintage Bag

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Simple and sleek with a vintage feel, this bag can transition as fast as you do. Whether you’re posting up at a library or packing up for a weekend away with friends, this hybrid bag is big enough to fit a laptop and you’re daily necessities so you’re always ready to go.

Buy it: Crazy Horse Leather Like-Vintage Bag, 29.99 on Amazon

Chelinia Grey Backpack 

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This structured, faux leather backpack is sophisticated and minimal making it perfect for city-dwellers. Also available in black, this bag goes with anything, and with adjustable shoulder straps, can be worn on one shoulder or two.

Buy it: Chelinia Grey, $32.50 at Aldo 

Kasqo Lightweight Casual Rucksack

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For the more athletic, adventurous types, this bag is your new best friend. Durable, rainproof and lightweight, with a special padded laptop pocket, this bag is perfect for all extracurricular activities and can just as easily hold your camping gear as it can your overpriced textbooks.  

Buy it: Kasqo Lightweight Casual Rucksack, $27.69 on Amazon

Dare Midnight Black Backpack affordable backpacks

Your basic black backpack with an extra punch of sass. The patchwork adds just the right amount of edginess to any outfit and can carry all your daily essentials.

Buy it: Dare Midnight Black, $60.00 on Aldo

Herschel Daypack

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This classic backpack is a subtle throwback to your high school days. It’s adjustable straps, exposed plastic zippers and 16 colour and pattern options make it the quintessential backpack for anyone, any day.

Buy it: Herschel Daypack, $44.99 on Herschel

adidas Originals Trefoil Backpack

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Also available in navy, this backpack is perfect for those who love the athleisure trend. With the classic adidas logo emblazoned on the front of the bag, and a clean, simple design, this bag will carry everything you need and more. 

Buy it: adidas Originals Trefoil Backpack, $33.75 on Hudson’s Bay 

Canvas Backpack

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Both durable and fashionable, this bag has the aesthetic of the famed French-style bags without the price tag. High quality with smooth water resistant material, you can use this bag for school, outdoor activities or everyday.

Buy it: Canvas Backpack, $36.99 on Amazon

Featured Image: Pexels/Kaique Rocha

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