18 Backpacks That Will Make You Rethink Your Go-To Bag

Your shoulders will thank you.

Backpack
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Backpacks have become the perfect choice for a hassle-free schlep across town. Gone are the days when you'd only spot backpacks on the shoulders of Coachella-goers—now, investing in a luxe leather backpack has become just as satisfying as getting your hands on that new Gucci shoulder bag you've been eyeing. Ahead, we've rounded up the best backpacks for every occasion, from the gym (opens in new tab) to the office (opens in new tab), that will make you reconsider grabbing your tote the next time you walk out the door. (opens in new tab)

Julia Gall is the former Style Director at Marie Claire, covering all things fashion, as well as styling tips, wardrobe upkeep and sustainability. Check her out at @juliasgall.