Bringing the Backpack Back

The backpack was once a traumatizing reminder of those awkward middle school years, but today it has reinvented itself as the latest designer accessory on our wish list. Ever since Chanel released their Rue de Cambon backpack for Spring ‘14, the childhood staple has been seen on the likes of Kanye West, Jessica Alba and Mary Kate Olsen, quickly becoming the most covetable item on our Instagram feed. As we transition from summer to fall, here are a selection of our top trendy backpacks to suit all budgets and styles.