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Backpack Chic

Backpacks are back. Not that they ever really left, but now they’re particularly fashion-forward, and available in more luxe and sophisticated styles than they’ve ever been. I love this trend, because being hands-free when shopping, running around the city and traveling is a luxury hard to give up once experienced! Now, I know that you can be hands-free with a cross-body bag, but a cross-body does not evenly distribute its weight. So for longer periods of time and with more to carry, a backpack is definitely the way to go. And since the success of an outfit is 50% posture (so I say…), get that backpack on and be on-trend!

Some of my favorite backpacks:

Shop the post and some other backpacks I love:

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Have a great start to your week!!

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  • Reply
    Rowena @ rolala loves
    May 7, 2014 at 4:23 pm

    I really like how streamlined and fashionable these backpacks are. And any bag that leaves your hands free is a win for me 🙂

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  • Reply
    June 10, 2014 at 8:41 pm

    After swearing off this trend, I've recently been rethinking it. I'm not sure what my hang-up is, but I've been avoiding backpacks during this incarnation (I think I just love handbags so much, I don't really see the purpose?). I'm wondering, though, do you use a backpack? Do you put it over both shoulders or just one? Maybe I'll get one after all. . . .

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      June 12, 2014 at 2:52 pm

      I used to carry a backpack all the time, and stopped when I started to drive more. Then, to be honest, got sidetracked by all the great handbags out there! Going back to them for occasional use, because in an urban environment nothing beats the convenience!

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