Luxury leather goods maker Frye’s Logan backpack is made of pull up leather for that worn out look and is hand burnished. The medium one comes in brown and black while the large one comes in brown, dark brown and dark blue.
iDesk’s backpack is so thin and light it’s basically a laptop sleeve that grew shoulder straps. It fits 10″ to 15″ laptops, has three total compartments and is water-resistant. Unfortunately its straps are not adjustable.
Fiocouture’s 3-way Packable Boston can be carried as a duffle bag, a backpack or a tote bag. Because it’s mostly made of thin and lightweight fabrics, it folds into a small zip pouch for storage. Available in four colors.
The AMPL Smartbag has an 8.5Wh battery and USB charging ports in each pocket. It has a mobile app that lets you monitor and prioritize plugged in devices. Add-ons include extra battery packs and an inverter with an AC plug. Drops soon for $299.
A compact and stylish backpack for neat freaks who like to travel light. The Covert offers padded compartments for laptops up to 15″ as well as a tablet and a front compartment for organizing pens and small gadgets.
If you found Whipping Post’s Military Duffle Bag cool but ultimately too bulky, perhaps its Roll Top Backpack will fit your needs. It’s also made from vegetable tanned leather and has two side pockets and an inner zippered pocket.
Think Tank Photo’s carry-on backpack for quadcopter owners. It has removable dividers to secure a DJI Phantom or other similarly sized quadcopters. It also has room for a 15″ laptop and other quadcopter gear. Drops 2/15.
This beast of a backpack is made from a sturdy abrasion-resistant fabric, and offers plentiful storage. Has a side-access panel for a 13″ laptop, a water bottle pocket, and multiple metal loops for hanging items from carabiners.
Rickshaw Bagworks is working on backpacks with durable reflective tweed. The backpacks are available in striped or solid reflective patterns. The shop also has reflective messenger bags, hip packs and phone cases.
Flud’s Sneaker Tech backpacks are both good looking and highly practical, offering a rugged everyday look, with a padded laptop compartment, three external zipper pockets, and a separate compartment for your kicks.
Able Archer makes bags that are designed to be durable and carry as much of your stuff as possible. Its bags have a water-resistant canvas exterior and nylon interior, waterproof zippers and MOLLE-compatible webbing all over.
A set of four bags: a backpack, a 15″ laptop case, an accessories bag and a pencil case. It has magnetic hooks that let you snap on the accessories bag or pencil case to the bigger bags. Sadly, the white version isn’t standard.
Finally, a travel pillow that won’t make people want topunch you. From the makers of the Air Bed comes the Air Pakk, a backpack with an inflatable and adjustable padding. It also has removable inner pockets and outer covers.
Trakke’s Óg backpack has a long and tall compartment with a buckled rolltop enclosure. Its made of water-repelling Ventile cotton while its base is made of waxed cotton. It also has a loop for an axe and a removable waist belt.
A special edition of Topo Designs’ Klettersack 15L backpack. It has a durable 1000D Cordura nylon exterior, Horween leather lash tabs and base, a breathable mesh back, d-rings and a padded 15″ laptop compartment.
A backpack with a rain jacket that pops out via pull strings, which you can easily reach while wearing the bag. The jacket is waterproof and has reflective prints. The bag’s drainage helps dry the jacket when you put it back.
Best known for their handcrafted timepieces, Shinola’s first edition leather backpack looks just as special, handmade in Detroit from premium Horween leather, with plenty of compartments, including a padded home for your laptop.
A backpack with an integrated USB charger. It has an built-in plug that can charge its battery and any connected device. The high-end variant comes with a 500GB hard drive that can be accessed wirelessly by up to 8 devices at once.
GoPlug bags are backpacks and roller cases with a built-in high power battery, a 115v AC, 80 watt outlet and USB ports. They also have a waterproof power button and a retractable extension cord for charging their battery.
As its name implies, this leather backpack has two different faces. To switch between the two, simply unhook the straps from one face and hook them to the other. Available in nubuck, redrum and black leather.
Collected Works Co.’s backpack is as durable as the original military duffle bags but is filled with pockets and compartments, so you don’t have to dump all of your stuff out just to find the item you’re looking for.
A modular backpack for commuters. It has magnetic couplings where you can attach pouches, cases and other add-ons that Ember may release in the future. It’s waterproof and has a fleece-lined compartment for 15″ laptops.