Falling for Backpacks

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So backpacks and I are having a moment. They started to come back into style in the last couple of years and I wasn't sure how to make them work. It reminded me a little too much of the small backpack trend in the 90s. Retailers have since really upped their game and a backpack is on my wishlist. I really want one for work that is big enough for my laptop and lunch bag. One for trips out with Reese would be great too. I have a backpack diaper bag but now, frankly, it's too big. I don't need to carry so much stuff out and about with her. This has been on my mind a lot and thought you all could benefit from my research 😂


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Target has actually been killin' the backpack game. Most of their backpacks aren't big enough for a laptop but they are so cute! This fold-over gray backpack is so cute! I love the thick black piping on this and overall silhouette is so unique. Doesn't hurt that it's black and gray, which are basically my favorite colors ;) This Herschel is very similar to one I bought for travel. This brand has a variety of styles but I love this one for carrying a lot of stuff. They often have a laptop pocket that is soft and protective. It has a couple of pockets and can honestly fit so much! In mine, I had a laptop, a glass water bottle, a pair of shoes, wallet, book and a cardigan. The best travel backpack by far. For a smaller, just out and about bag, I love this one from Urban Originals.  I am a real sucker for the burgundy and this sleek design is perfect running errands or shopping. The fabric bag from Zara would also be a great daily bag. I could easily see this replacing my diaper bag. It has some external pockets that are perfect for what you need handy, but a zipper closure would hide that I am storing a couple diapers and wipes next to my lipsticks and wallet.  For a more traditional bag, the sale on this Calvin Klein bag is amazing. Typically $168, this color is on sale for $100. There is another pattern on sale for $67 but this is my favorite. The blush contrasted with the dark grey is both ladylike and badass at the same time. 

How are you feeling about backpacks? Which one is your favorite? Leave me a comment below!

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