16 Super Cool Backpacks & Alternative Bags for Back-to-School

Score an A+ in style with one of these fresh finds

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With first semester around the corner, you might be on the hunt for a cool backpack to carry all your back-to-school essentials. But why limit your options? It’s time to switch it up this school year and make your bookbag your best accessory.

Thanks to technology, textbooks and assignments are increasingly digital so our need for a massive backpack is slowly phasing out. With more room for style on your academic journey don’t rule out totes, shoppers and mini backpacks as modern alternatives for carrying around your notes and other essentials.

Here are 16 top-of-the-class cool backpacks and alternative bookbags to soothe the back-to-school blues.

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