We get it, you need your backpack to be robust and rustic, to withstand the roughest treatment of the road, but guess what? You can get all that and an amazing carefully crafted stylish design from a high-end backpack retailer.
Believe me, when I tell you that they are not just for show, even when minimalist in design they can handle punishment with a breeze and still look as good as new if only with some dust on it. Superior style and durability? Check out which we thought were the best of them.
#1 Ari Black Leather Backpack
Handcrafted in Italy, ARI’s Black Leather Backpack is just as useful as it is stylish and is ideal for taking to the office or out to a social event. This sophisticated bag is very high-end, made with horse leather and exquisitely fine details.
#2 Traveler Pack – Six Moon Designs
Traveler Pack is a 43L panel loading backpack made of 210D Robic with 3D Mesh that’s also carry-on compatible since the hip belt is easily removable and the pack can be converted to store in overhead compartments. It opens from the back so that it lays flat and unencumbered by the harness, and it’s totally customizable with various shoulder yoke and hip belt sizes. Heavy duty waterproof zippers keep gear safe and dry, and multiple outside pockets are zippered for further security. The large front pocket includes a padded laptop pocket and multiple organizational pockets for the office on-the-go.
#3 Getaway Expandable Carry-On Backpack Suitcase
Getaway Expandable Carry-On Backpack Suitcase by Duchamp London, which is an absolute favorite among consumers! Because of its design and construction, the backpack converts into an expandable suitcase, and it includes a variety of unique features, such as a USB port and cable, and battery pockets.
#4 SportsChic Nylon Oxford with Leather Trim: Noir
The SportsChic Vegan Ostrich Backpack carries you from gym to work to cocktails, and travels under the plane seat like a pro. Two insulated side pockets keep drinks hot or cold, even a bottle of bubbly! The high quality, UV protected, waterproof exterior and interior are easy to maintain, simply wipe clean. The secure padded back compartment holds all your tech devices or two tennis racquets and the nylon interior offers two slip pockets and secure zipped pocket. What’s not to love about this stylish and functional bag available in Carbon and Azur?
#5 Bopai Business Laptop Backpack
An ingenious invention that allows you to charge your gadgets while on the go. Nowadays, smart phones, tablets and all sorts of MP3 players come along whenever you travel. The backpack is fully compatible with USB-charged devices and its removable battery is also rechargeable. To top it off, the backpack is fully waterproof (its AC adapter is also waterproof) and can double as a laptop case. This backpack is ideal for all sorts of travelers, whether it’s involving cross-country road trips with friends, long flights to the other side of the world, or a weekend getaway at the local hiking trail.
#6 Celeritas Roll-Top & Lightweight Pack
Cannae’s Celeritas Rool Top is a return to simplicity. The 17-liter pack has one big pocket, a smaller mesh internal pocket and is hydration compatible. Stuff in your gear, roll the top to lock out the elements and go. Simple. It’s the perfect size to carry on a plane, take to the gym or head out for a day hike.
The recommendations of products and books within this article where sourced from industry experts. Their names and websites are listed below.
Cathy Herbstler from Six Moon Designs
Paula Volos from Roffe Accessories
Karin Shoup from SportsChic
Ian Aronovich from GovernmentAuctions
Amos Horn from Pale Morning Media