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Awesome Backpacks

Filson Duffle Backpack

Filson Duffle Backpack
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The Duffle Backpack is made of scratch- and water-resistant Cordura nylon and has a drawstring top and front zipper leading to its main compartment. It also has removable padded shoulder straps. Available in camo and black.

Vans ASPCA Collection

Vans ASPCA Collection

Vans supports the Animal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals with a line of backpacks, caps, t-shirts and special editions of their bestselling sneakers with cat or dog prints on them. Can I get an “Awwwwww?”

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Mijlo Better Backpack

Mijlo Better Backpack

A bag made to last a lifetime. It’s made of cotton canvas with a heavy-duty waterproof lining and a padded laptop compartment. Should you want to dispose of it, send it back to Mijlo and you’ll get 10% off your next purchase.

Alite Shifter Pack

Alite Shifter Pack
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The Shifter offers an ample 31-liters of capacity. It’s water resistant, has an expandable roll-top, side-access zipper for its laptop sleeve, and shoulder straps with reflectors. Comes in several colors, but the green/orange/camo is our fave.

Freeride-V Vest & Backpack

Freeride-V Vest & Backpack
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Designed by master-piece and P01, the Freeride-V is a vest with a fleece-lined compartment and straps at the back, perfect for carrying a snowboard and other items. It also has four front pockets and is waterproof.

Minaal ProTravel Carry-on

Minaal ProTravel Carry-on

A backpack with a 35L capacity. It has full-length zippers for easy access to its contents. It also lies flat for easy packing, and has a dedicated laptop compartment. Its straps can also be tucked inside so you can carry it like a briefcase.

Orlov Reflective Camo Bag

Orlov Reflective Camo Bag
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Chrome’s latest bags feature a glass-bead camouflage print that’s visible when biking or hiking from up to 100 feet away at night. Our favorite is the capacious 27-liter Orlov rolltop bag. Comes in black, desert or woodland camo.

Defender Anti-Theft Backpack

Defender Anti-Theft Backpack

The zipper of the Defender’s main compartment is near your back, while its side pockets have velcro straps, so you would feel if someone is trying to open the bag. It also has a pocket at the back and a pouch on one of its straps.

Cocoon Slim Backpack

Cocoon Slim Backpack
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The Slim is Cocoon’s first ever backpack to have a pocket lined with the company’s awesome Grid-It! elastic straps. This lets you store items vertically and maximize the bag’s space. It also has room for a 15″ MacBook Pro.

Bolton Street Camera Backpack

Bolton Street Camera Backpack

Ona’s The Bolton Street is a backpack just for photographers. It has two convenient zipped side access pockets, a padded interior with foam and a 15″ laptop compartment. Made of waterproof waxed canvas and leather.

Freeloader Child Carrier

Freeloader Child Carrier

The Freeloader is a compact and portable child carrier. It has a foldable hinge that can support kids up to 80lbs., an F1-inspired safety harness and comfortable straps similar to those found in hiking backpacks.

Joshu+Vela Backpacks

Joshu+Vela Backpacks
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Joshu+Vela’s handmade backpacks have a no-frills design and are built to last. The bags are made from water-repellent waxed canvas and vegetable tan leather, with copper rivets and brass buckles.

Solid Gray Bass-pack

Solid Gray Bass-pack

A backpack and portable sound system in one. Just like Solid Gray’s other backpacks, the Bass-pack is made of lightweight yet durable plastic. It also has a foam-lined interior. No word on price or release date yet.

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Madpax Blok Backpack

Madpax Blok Backpack
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A sturdy, lightweight pack, covered with a 3D texture that reminds us of Tetris. Made from polyester/spandex, with nylon zippers. Measures 18″ x 14″ x 8″, so it holds most 17″ laptops.

Solid Gray Backpack

Solid Gray Backpack
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Made from a durable, lightweight folded plastic shell, Solid Gray’s geometric packs look like something out of a science fiction flick. Originally only in white, we’re really digging the new gray one.

Tim Adam Bags

Tim Adam Bags
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Timothy Adam Maynard designs and makes Bags For Everyone, which are rolltop backpacks made from polyester with treated canvas lining. Available in two sizes and a variety of colors.

Tumi Dror Backpack

Tumi Dror Backpack
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Just about the only thing ugly about this bag is it’s steep price. But since it can also transform into a suitcase and a tote bag, think of it as getting three bags for the price of one three bags.

OBEY Commuter Pack

OBEY Commuter Pack
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OBEY Clothing’s sturdy nylon backpack is raring to be used and abused. It has an oversized front pouch pocket, an interior laptop slot and trademark labels. Also available in black and camo.

Osprey Escapist 30 Backpack

Osprey Escapist 30 Backpack

A smart backpack for serious outdoor types. Sports thoughtful touches including hydration pack storage, a helmet clip, integrated rain cover, and harness pockets you can access while biking.

Giveaway: Ignoble Lenore Bags

Giveaway: Ignoble Lenore Bags

Our friends at Ignoble have been kind enough to offer up two of their sturdy and stylish Lenore backpacks (value $250 each). To enter, click the link and follow the instructions. (Contest has ended.)

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Scooter Backpack

Scooter Backpack

Designer Gustavo Brenck combined hauling your stuff and urban transportation with his lightweight “Gig Pack” concept. At this point, it’s just a prototype, but we’d love to see it produced.

Duffaluffagus Bag

Duffaluffagus Bag
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It’s not as large as Snuffy, but this 12″x12″x26″ bag still has enough space for a week’s worth of clothes. It also has tuck-away backpack straps in addition to its hand and shoulder straps .

Outlier Minimal Backpack

Outlier Minimal Backpack
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Don’t let its gossamer appearance fool you; this backpack is made of Dyneema, a fiber 10x stronger than steel yet light enough to float on water. Can be stuffed into a jacket pocket when empty.

Backpack Bed

Backpack Bed

For traveling, camping or just crashing at your bud’s place. Made of a lightweight, weatherproof, mildew-repelling fabric with a 6’2″ insulated foam mattress. Proceeds go to help the homeless.

Money Stacks Backpack

Money Stacks Backpack
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100 dolla bills, y’all: flash all that cash you don’t have with Sprayground’s money stacks backpack; besides the fun graphics it’s got a velour lined pocket that holds a 17″ computer. (Thanks David!)

IGNOBLE Lenore Backpack

IGNOBLE Lenore Backpack
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The Lenore Capsule Backpack by IGNOBLE is a soft but durable nylon bag. Its straps and airmesh back are both padded, and its shoulder strap restraint lets you convert it into a duffle bag.

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