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Backpacks became my go-to item when I started working in an office. Simply put, I found it to be the best way to carry all my daily essentials — laptop, book for the commute, and lunch when I remembered to pack it — without destroying my already tension-prone shoulders.
Although the word “backpack” still reminds me of middle school, modern-day styles are anything but childish. It’s possible to find a backpack that’s equal parts cool and functional, too.
A good everyday backpack should fit what you need, come with built-in organization, and shouldn’t strain your shoulders and back.
Here are the 10 best backpacks we love:
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Updated on 04/13/2021 by Victoria Giardina: Because backpacks come in different sizes and styles, we turned this traditional “best guide” into a roundup, filled with recommendations and anecdotes from team members. We also included more related portable carrier guides.
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Dagne Dover Dakota Neoprene Backpack
Sizing options: S-L
Color options: black, olive green, navy blue, ash blue, blue plaid, silver, sky blue, brown, heather gray, frosted brown
A favorite backpack among members of the Insider Reviews team is the Dagne Dover Dakota Neoprene Backpack. It’s a wonderful carrier because of its eight color and three-size options. The backpack’s quick-dry neoprene material is water-resistant, hand-washable, and perfect for gym trips, work commutes, and day hikes alike.
There’s an interior pocket to store your laptop and even a pouch to hold an extra pair of shoes. This work-life balance bag, as Dagne Dover describes it, is also insulated and evenly distributes weight to add comfort to its sophisticated design.
Dakota Neoprene Backpack (button)
Sizing options: 35L, 45L
Color options: Black
The weather-resistant Tortuga Outbreaker was tested by Jen Gushue, guides editor, along with eight other top travel backpacks on the market, and it was a top-performer for its convenient storage options — enough to house four-to-five days of travel necessities. Aside from the zipper-bordered main compartment, there are two large mesh compartments on the opposite side, …read more
Source:: Business Insider