Not just for the kids! Since my shoulder surgery in March, I’ve been using my travel backpack (#3 below) as an everyday bag if I need to lug my laptop. It’s lightweight nylon with plenty of pockets for all the daily essentials, plus a laptop sleeve. I may never go back to a tote! Here’s a round-up of the best backpacks: 1. Understated chic: All Saints Rockford Rucksack in Washed Denim $198 2. Lots of bells and whistles: Caraasport Studio 2 in Oxblood $395 3. Travel friendly and lightweight, I love that it slips right over the handles of my luggage: TUMI Halle Backpack $235 4. Moleskine Classic Backpack $139 5. Backpacks for yoginis! This one comes with a yoga strap: Sweaty Betty All-Sport Backpack $115 6. Give one, get one! For every STATE bag purchased, STATE hand-delivers a backpack – packed with essential tools for success – to a child in need. Nice! Lorimer Nylon $90 7. Sturdy, classic and laptop friendly: Lo & Sons Travel Laptop Backpack $128 8. Investment piece. It’s not just about the designer label, that Longchamp Le Pliage fabric will last forever: Longchamp Le Pliage Neo Nylon $395 The items featured contain affiliate links which we means that we receive a small amount of money if you purchase through the link (at no extra cost to you). However, this is stuff we love, and all opinions are our own. You may also like our shopping tips.