For those of you looking for a stylish and functional backpack as you (or your kids) head back to school, here are a few terrific recommendations...
Louis Vuitton's monogrammed all leather Montsouris Backpack is gorgeous. Not a lot of books will fit in here, but it's pretty nonetheless. It has drawstring closure and a buckled flap for extra safety. There is also a zippered outside pocket for easy access to your cell, blackberry, etc...Buy it here for $975.
Buy Prada Women's Backpack in Nero here. Bonus! It's on sale from $450 to $249. This sporty but very chic pack is made out of a special fabric called Vela which is a super strong and shiny type of Nylon. It has padded shoulder straps and the flap has a buckle closure and a magnetic snap.
For a few sportier and more practical picks,
This Jansport Bag got me through all of High School and College (the same one), it's extremely durable and perfect for the student or mom on the go! It's available in a variety of colors including Red, Green, Black and Blue. It sells for $39.90, here
Target's Xhilaration Backpack 3 Pocket Backpack sells for $16.99. It's available in black and red online or in stores. The three snap and zip pockets make this a very practical bag for everyday use. It is made from 100% cotton canvas and the lining is polyester.
and finally, I just had to include this one because it's pink! It's the OGIO Shifter and it sells for $53.99, Available here. Looks like the perfect school bag to me!