Shopping Picks in Backpacks & Book Bags
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It should be no surprise that the number-one app (and super-addictive game) is also one of the hottest trends for back-to-school gear. The Angry Birds Backpack, featuring our favorite enraged avian friends, has adjustable padded shoulder straps and plenty of compartments for storing school essentials.
I’ll never have to cover my kid’s textbook with a paper bag again since I discovered Book Sox . These stretchy fabric marvels are reusable, machine washable and come in a wide range of different colors. And the best part? No measuring, cutting or taping! Book Sox easily spread over virtually any size book.
A lightweight, quality backpack will be your best friend while trekking through the woods. This Gregory Baltoro 65 Technical Pack features a thermo-molded backpanel with elastomeric gription technology on the lumbar pad for the utmost comfort while on the trails. The pack is equipped with Gregory's Response AFS suspension system, an independent rotating waist-belt system that registers and adjusts to your hip angle. The included reservoir sleeve and dual drink-tube exit ports ensure that... more
Louisville Slugger baseball bats have been around since the late 1800's and are known all over the world. The brand is the Official Bat of Major League Baseball. If you've got one of these iconic bats, one of these Louisville Slugger Bat Packs will keep it protected when you're not hitting balls out of the park. Choose from a regular or a large pack to hold your bats and to keep your other baseball... more
A sturdy backpack that will last them throughout their college career is essential. This North Face Chatter Pack Backpack is perfect for school or for trips back home. It features adjustable shoulder straps, a removable hip-belt, sternum strap, and comfortable stitched-foam back panel for comfort. The backpack has a panel-loading main compartment and organizer for holding large books, and a secondary compartment for holding their laptop. Front stash pockets can accommodate smaller items.
There's nothing better than heading to the park to watch free Shakespeare and having a picnic with your special someone. This Picnic at Ascot Classic Backpack has everything you need for dining al fresco, including a blanket, plates, napkins, wine glasses, and cutlery. It also includes a detachable wine pouch help keep your food fresh and beverages cold. Everything has its own compartment, which makes it easy to pack up going to and from... more
Messenger bags are the briefcases of today. They are essential for holding your laptop, books, and resumes. This Swiss Army Victorinox Altmont Trift Laptop Messenger is stylish, professional-looking, and functional. Available in a variety of colors, the bag features a zippered mesh pocket, slash pockets, pen slots, cell phone pocket, key fob, and dedicated Swiss Army Knife pocket. Its fully-padded, rear-access laptop compartment comes with breathable, closed-cell foam for heat dispersal and superior shock... more
The Osprey Atmos 50 Pack is the perfect backpack for any new graduate looking to travel abroad for the summer. The backpack features an AirSpeed suspension system, an aluminum frame, 3D mesh back panel, and side crescent ventilation. It also comes with a sewn-in hydration sleeve with hydration tube routing points, and plenty of pockets to keep their gear organized, including a removable floating top pocket and two vertical zippered pockets.
If surgery or an unfortunate accident has put you in crutches, you know just how awkward they can be, especially since you don't have the use of your hands to carry things. But these Crutcheze Crutch Bags fit onto your crutches and have enough room to carry small items such as your keys and cell phone, and even a small water bottle. Each bag easily attaches and adjusts to hand grips or underarms using... more
Backpacking gear may seem a bit pricey, but it's important to remember that you're buying equipment that needs to stand up to extreme wear and tear. And you're not really saving money if you have to replace items year after year. The Arcteryx Altra 65 Backpack is extremely durable and comes with a dizzying array of features that keep you comfortable on the trails, such as an internal hydration pocket, padded bottom, anatomically correct... more
Send your little one off to pre-school with the protection of a friendly animal on their back with this Skip Hop Zoo Pack Toddler Backpack. The backpack is suitable for kids ages three and up and features a top zip closure, a front zip pocket, and a side mesh pocket to hold a water bottle. Kids can choose from a dog, mouse, or penguin design. Parents will appreciate the polyester lining that is easy... more
The skateboarder in your family will love to find this Nike SB Eugene Backpack under the tree. It comes as part of the Nike skateboarding line, and features all kinds of top, side, and front compartments that are padded to keep items safe and secure, including laptops. The straps and padded back also offer support and comfort as they hop on their board to get to and from their next destination.
If you have a little one who's not old enough for school yet, but can't wait to start, Mega Blocks Dora's School Time Backpack is the perfect solution. The colorful plastic backpack is made for kids three years or older and comes packed with a set of Mega Blocks so kids can build their own school room. It includes a blackboard, desks, and Dora herself, along with other familiar figures from the Dora the... more
How do you carry your lunch to work/school? Leaky Tupperware containers? Multi-knotted Safeway bags? Make leftovers/soggy tuna sandwiches more fun with a lunch tote from Lands' End. There are several plain adult totes that look pretty useful, but our favorite is the kiddie "character" lunch tote, shown here in "dog" but also available in "horse," "ballet slippers," and "polar bear." The totes are insulated to keep food fresh for hours; have enough room for... more
Was that you we saw on the train this morning, with your laptop wrapped up in a flannel pillowcase inside a paper grocery bag? We'd like to suggest a sturdier, more dignified option: The Skooba Shuttle laptop backpack. It's made out of lightweight, weather-resistant ballistic nylon and can hold up to 30 pounds of laptop (and groceries). Air-filled cells in the laptop compartment absorb shock, the padded back panel and shoulder straps make it... more
When we heard they were making Crocs backpacks and messenger bags, we made jokes about ugly-but-comfortable bags. But we've been forced to eat our words, because these bags look really good. They're made out of durable nylon, with padded backs and straps, internal organizational pockets, detachable cell phone holders, and even MP3 player pockets with holes for your headphones. Kids can personalize their backpacks by putting jibbitz in the 3 molded rubber holes... more
Pigs! Parrots! Penguins! Little Packrats adds fun 3-D elements to everyday kids' packs and totes, creating fun bags that actually have nothing to do with the latest summer blockbuster or Nickelodeon program. Choose from farm animals (pigs, cows, horses, cats, and mice) to wild animals (lions, monkeys, and giraffes, zebras) to household pets. The bags are made out of easy-care vinyl, and have large zipper pulls and adjustable straps. See also: Samsonite Sammies.
You don't need to be a bicycle messenger to appreciate these SealLine urban bags, packs, and totes. Made from eco-friendly PVC-free polyester and durable 30-ounce scrim-reinforced vinyl, the waterproof gear stands up to the world's most challenging environments, protecting your groceries/homework/electronics/sexy yoga outfit against rain, slush, snow, and that nasty stuff you're always wiping off your windowsill. The bags have a modern, minimalist look and come with lifetime warranties.
We're not sure why JanSport calls this backpack the Mullet (does that look like a party in the back to you?), but we like the idea of connecting to our iPods without having to pull them out of our backpacks. All you do is put your music player in the padded side pocket, plug your headphones into the shoulder strap, and voìla - your hands are free for making heavy metal horns. The Mullet... more
Introducing the Tumi Ducati collection of high-performance, race-inspired luggage and travel gear. With these wheeled duffels, carry-ons, messenger bags and the T3 Ducati Balance backpack shown here, who even needs the actual crotch rocket? Each piece is ergonomically designed and made from Tumi's exclusive abrasion- and stain-resistant Hybrix fabric.