For some of you, the school year is coming up in a few weeks. For others, it will be a little longer. It all depends on what type of school you are attending. In either case, back-to-school shopping will be here pretty soon and it wouldn’t hurt to start looking around for a good backpack that you will need to carry around all those essential school supplies. So I have compiled a list of some backpacks that would be good for all those academic school days that would get you through them in functionality and style.



High Sierra

Access Backpack

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The Access is a great school backpack because of its many features designed for school use. It has a separate laptop compartment so you don’t have to open up the main compartment in order to get your laptop out. Another great feature is the water resistant rain hood. It keeps your valuable contents from getting wet when walking to school or going from class to class. It then folds away when not in use. It also has sternum straps so the bag won’t slide off your shoulders, and it helps to reduce strain in the arms, neck, and shoulders. The shoulder straps have a handy cell phone pocket to keep it close by and there is a CD pocket with an ear bud port for listening to music while your on the go. retails this bag for $42.00. There are many colors and styles to this bag, so you can check them all out at



Swerve Backpack


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The Swerve is a great school backpack because of all of its school related features as well. It has a multi-compartment design to help you organize your school supplies for the different school subjects. It also has a separate padded laptop compartment so you don’t need to open up the main compartment to get the laptop out. There are two side mesh pockets to hold water bottles or any other beverages of your choice. The Swerve has a tricot lined pocket for your PDA or cell phone, and a cell phone pocket on the shoulder strap as well. It also is “music-friendly” by having a CD pocket with a molded headphone port. This backpack sells on for around $34.90, but it depends on the color and style that you want. Come check out more colors and features here at



Glitch Backpack


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The Glitch is a great backpack for the student who uses lots of electronics, such as a laptop and a tablet. It is designed with multiple compartments so you can organize your books for the different school subjects. There is a CUSHION ZONE computer sleeve for most laptops up to 17″, AND a TECH SPOT sleeve for tablets. It also has a multiple pocket organizer for tech gear and key fob. The shoulder straps and back are fully padded, and are covered with Vapel™ AIRFLOW mesh. It also has a Tricot-lined pocket for your PDA or cell phone. You can find this backpack at for only $45.00. There are some color options to choose from, so come check them out here at





Works Pack 20L

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Oakley has a line of backpacks that work very well for school and they look good. The Works 20L backpack has a padded laptop sleeve that would fit most 15 ” laptops. There is a side access front pocket to hold the most needed essential items, and the middle pocket has an organizer panel for slightly bigger items. On the shoulder strap, you can find a holder for your sunglasses. This backpack sells on for $54.95. You can find other color options at



Works Pack 25L


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The Oakley 25L is just like the 20L, however it has more space for your supplies and additional features. It has a dedicated padded panel to hold and protect your laptop. This backpack also has a side access front pocket and organizer panel to hold your essential items and school gear.  It comes with an expansion side pocket to hold your water bottle or other beverage. There is also a sunglasses holder on the shoulder strap. You can get this nice looking backpack at for only $69.95. Just like the 20L, there are other color options available and you can find them at


Works Pack 30L


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The Oakley works 30L backpack is like the 25L, but yet it has more features. The 30L backpack has a top loading stuff sack that closes with a drawstring and has a lid that uses clips to lock in place. It has a padded laptop sleeve that holds most 15″ laptops and you can access the laptop by using the side zipper. The bottom of the backpack expands and is vented, so maybe you can use it to hold gym shoes and dirty gym clothes.  There is a brushed sunglasses pocket and a sunglasses holder on the shoulder strap if you maybe have reading glasses and sunglasses that you need for the school day.  It also has water bottle pockets on the side along with zippered pockets for extra school essentials.This backpack sells on Luggagebase,com for $69.00. There are also other color options to choose from, so come and check them out here at Luggagebase,com





Seoul Backpack


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The Seoul backpack has many great features designed for school use. It has padded shoulder straps with a soft fabric on the interior of the straps to give you a comfortable carry. The straps adjust up to 32″ so users of all sizes can use it comfortably. The front pocket is large to fit whatever essential items that are needed for the day such as calculators, cell phones, pocket planners, etc. There is also a zip around exterior pocket with a key holder and interior pockets to hold other school related items in a more secure and organized way. The main compartment has a padded laptop pocket with a Velcro strap to secure your computer and a divider pocket to help compartmentalize your school work for the day. There is also an expansion zipper if you need to make more room your your stuff, or you can use it as a pocket for smaller items such as pens and pencils. And of course, all Kipling bags come with a color matching monkey to add a little fun to their bags. This backpack sells on for $78.90. There are many color options to choose from for this backpack so come and check them all out at



Hiker Backpack


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The Hiker backpack has a great design for school use. It has features which make it the ideal backpack for those with lots of books and study materials. The adjustable shoulder straps are padded and there is a top carry handle to make carrying the bag more comfortable. For extra comfort, the back of the backpack is padded and the bottom is padded to add extra protection to the contents of the bag, like books and a laptop. The main compartment of the bag is already roomy, but with the expandable zipper, it adds approximately 3 inches more of depth to the bag for added capacity. There are also two large zippered pockets on the front of the backpack, and the very front one has a key ring clip and organizational pockets to hold school items such as a cell phone, iPod, pens, calculator, etc.This backpack also comes with a color matching monkey. The Hiker backpack is for sale at for $78.99. There are also many color variations to this backpack and they can be found here at


If you feel the need to look at some more backpacks besides these, please visit our section of the website that shows you all the backpacks that we carry. There are so many to choose from! The link to our backpacks section can be found right here at I hope you enjoy your shopping experience with us. Take care!