Accessories once rendered uncool for their inherent practicality have come full circle: think Dad sneakers, belt bags and socks intentionally paired with sandals. Among the list of items that have found their way back into our wardrobes are backpacks. Formerly an item one was forcibly sent to school with, or dutifully uses for a long commute, the item has redeemed itself with iterations from the top fashion houses.
Fashion has a unique way of making the formerly mundane covetable and intriguing. Backpacks are no longer monopolised by outdoor brands that stock two untempting colourways. There are now chic check backpacks from Burberry and luxurious velvet designs from Gucci. Côte&ciel pride themselves on their unique design approach to the accessory, challenging themselves to create a backpack as practical as possible, with versions to fit every lifestyle. Saint Laurent makes a case for using the backpack as a statement piece with their bright yellow and zebra print design, or if it's a logo you're after why not represent Off-White with their arrowed cross emblazoned across the front?
Convenience is key with this seasons accessories, there's no more whittling down your bag's contents to cram it all in. Take everything with you in a design that speaks to you, after all, there's plenty to choose from.