The Best Back Packs

Back Packs have come a long way since we all used to chuck them over our shoulder and walk to school, bemoaning the weight of them on our back. Now they have upgraded to fashion accessories and all the fashion conscious celebrities have one, rather than carting an out of date hand bag around! If you want the latest look in back packs, what should you be keeping your eyes out for and what are the trends telling us will be top of the fashion packs this season? Let’s have a look shall we?


Florals are still the main fashion style for this summer and autumn and this Abbey Ditsy Floral Back Pack from Accessorize ticks all the boxes. Gorgeous browns and pinks in a pretty pink flower print on a blue background, two side and one front pockets, leather straps and four metallic buckles make this back pack one of my favourites. Costed at £32 and available from www.accessorize.com

Fat Face

Who doesn’t love stripes and this back pack is covered in them. Fat Face are selling this gorgeous Stripe Ruck Sack for £40. The canvas striped beach bag has a rope pull top and magnetic flap top, is 100% cotton with 100% leather trims and comes in two different colours, one all blues and the other blues and reds. To order go to www.fatface.com


This back pack reminds me of a top I had in the 70’s, I love the colours! Available from www.asos.com This Multi Check backpack features a flap top closure, double buckle look magnetic button fastening, drawstring top, triple secure patch pockets to front and sides, all over check print, grab handle, adjustable double back straps, with gold-tone metal details, and contrast trim. Costs £35.


With a nod to our American cousins, Topshop have designed a fabulous back pack that will make you feel like you are on a USA campus! The Red Stars and Stripes Print Canvas Backpack comes with a drawstring and snap fastener opening and front buckle pocket. Costs £32 and is available from www.topshop.com


Finally, if you fancy something a little more classic looking, check out www.rokit.co.uk which specialises in vintage clothing and bags from different eras such as the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and 70’s etc. You can find vintage items such as this rucksack for amazing prices and give second hand bags a new lease of life.

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