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The 24 Best Backpacks to Snap Up at Nordstrom ASAP

It’s officially time to revisit your childhood carryall. Except, just like yourself, these packs are far more stylish than those from your school days (no offense, hardy JanSport). Here are 24 fabulous backpacks fit for a grown-up.

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Millennial Pink Carry-all

The chicest workout bag we ever did see with compartments for all your fitness essentials.

Caraa ($250)

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Studded Sack

The matte black hardware is so on trend right now.

Rebecca Minkoff ($130)

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Perforated Leather

The sporty stripes will go perfectly with your new tennis skirt.

Clare V. ($399)


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Delicate Blooms

Stuff everything you need for a weekend getaway into this lightweight backpack, and you’re ready to go.

Vooray ($40)

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Electric Red Utility Pack

Backpacking…for city girls.

Kendall + Kylie ($80)

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Futuristic Silver

Ground control to Major Tom: You’re looking good.

Ted Baker London ($213)

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Cheeky Nylon

Turns out all you need to turn a simple black backpack into a must-have hit is two monster eyes.

Anya Hindmarch ($450)

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Two-in-one Tote

This easy carryall transforms from tote to backpack and back again. Magic.

Notabag ($22)

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Canvas Tassels

Another convertible option, this cool pack is made from sustainable fabrics.

Sherpani ($148)

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Weave Details

Take her from work to happy hour without being weighed down.

Calpak ($75)

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Bright Carryall

Friends lost at the Louvre? Play spot the bright pink bag.

Longchamp ($125)

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Rainbow Convertible

So bright, so happy, so getting added to our cart.

ZAC Zac Posen ($395)

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Office-appropriate Leather

Give your worn-out tote a break and try this gal instead.

Tory Burch ($478)

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Chic Traveler

It even has a strap in the back to easily slip over the handle of your suitcase.

Tumi ($395)

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Vibrant Fronds

Perfect for towing along your beach reads.

Rip Curl ($45)

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Dusty-blue Drawstring

The minimalist design and pretty pastel hue go with just about everything in your closet.

Topshop ($40)

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Classically Simple

The clean-lined silhouette will stay in style for years to come.

Street Level ($76)

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Water-resistant Pastel

This boxy backpack comes in a whopping 24 different colorways.

Doughnut ($80)

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Crisp White

For the love of God, please don’t set this pristine pack on the ground.

Mali + Lili ($64)

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Woven Suede

Suede + leather = ultra-luxe.

Rag & Bone ($465)

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Sleek Straw

The backpack version of your favorite woven shoes.

Kara ($350)

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Grown-up Nylon

We love the compact size of this school-inspired bag, but it’s the varsity stripe straps that really stole our heart.

Kate Spade New York ($158)

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Mini Convertible

Wear it as a Cher Horowitz-approved backpack or as a chic crossbody.

Marc Jacobs ($197)

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Embossed Gold

We love the floral-carved design giving us major vintage vibes.

Sole Society ($57)