8/05/13 7/30/13 POPSUGAR Moms Kid Shopping Cool Backpacks For Kids 20 Awesome Backpacks For a Stylish School Year July 30, 2013 by Katharine Stahl 4 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. View in slideshow Whether your little one is headed out for his first day of kindergarten or is an old hat at the school game (with the homework to prove it!), a backpack is a back-to-school necessity. We tracked down 20 fun, fabulous, and functional backpacks — including the awesome options from Skip Hop, Herschel Supply Co., Beatrix NY, and GapKids shown here — that will get your kid to and from the classroom in serious style. Shop Brands Gap · Pottery Barn Kids · J.Crew · Herschel MadPax Bubble Backpack The super-funky MadPax Bubble backpack ($62) is covered with fun textural bumps, has a top zip closure and side zip pockets, plus interior zip and wall pockets for easy organization. MadPax Bubble backpack $62 from shop.nordstrom.com Buy Now Blabla Bandit Backpack Perfect for a young student, Blabla's Bandit backpack ($28, originally $40) is made of canvas and features sweet Josephine, the ballerina elephant twirling across the front. Two canvas adjustable straps and a top handle make this pack, which also has a small pocket on the inside, easy to tote around. Blabla's Bandit backpack $28 from landofnod.com Buy Now Bakker Made With Love Kaleidoscope School Bag Available in a range of bold colors and prints, Bakker Made With Love's mini school bag ($51) has a retro style with a flap front with two tuck clasps, inside pockets, and matching adjustable straps. Bakker Made With Love's mini school bag $51 from en.smallable.com Buy Now Gap Senior Heart Print Backpack Show a little love with Gap's spacious Senior Heart Print Backpack ($30). It features a zip front, elasticized side pockets and inside pockets for additional storage, an interior property name patch, and padded, adjustable straps. Gap Senior heart print backpack $29 from Gap Buy Now See more Gap Girls' Bags Hanna Andersson Be Right Monsters Backpack Hanna Andersson's heavy-duty Be Right Navy Crossbones Backpack ($28) has inside and outside pockets, adjustable shoulder straps, and a rubber-grip handle at the top. The cool pack is stain and water resistant. Be Right Navy Crossbones Backpack $28 from hannaandersson.com Buy Now Miniseri Polka Dot Denim School Bag Made of denim canvas with multi-colored polka dots, Miniseri's school bag ($100) has a large flap on the front with tuck clasps and a handle on top. The bag can be worn as a traditional school bag or as a satchel thanks to removable and adjustable straps. Miniseri's school bag $100 from en.smallable.com Buy Now Mackenzie Aqua Peace Backpacks Pottery Barn Kids' durable Mackenzie Aqua Peace backpack ($30-$45) comes in three sizes — mini, small, and large. All feature adjustable and padded straps, a padded back panel, and exterior straps to hold PBK's coordinating lunch bag. Personalize your child's pack for an additional $7. Pottery Barn Kids Mackenzie Aqua Peace Backpacks $29 from Pottery Barn Kids Buy Now See more Pottery Barn Kids Girls' Bags Gap Embroidered Graphic Messenger Bag Gap's rugged Embroidered Graphic messenger bag ($40) is made of durable washed canvas with patches and screen-printed graphics. An adjustable body strap is sure to fit your child at any stage, and the flap features additional interior pockets. Gap Embroidered graphic messenger bag $39 from Gap Buy Now See more Gap Boys' Bags Crewcuts' Tulle Around Backpack As girlie as it gets, J.Crew's Tulle Around backpack ($60) comes in ivory (shown here) and bright pink. A grosgrain ribbon at the top acts as a drawstring closure to keep her school supplies safely stored away. Walrus Backpack Buddy Perfect for your preschooler or kindergartener, The Land of Nod's Walrus Backpack Buddy ($22, originally $49) is made of machine-washable reclaimed wool. The Land of Nod Boys' Bags Backpack Buddy (Walrus) $49 from The Land of Nod Buy Now See more The Land of Nod Boys' Bags Easy Peasy Vintage Schoolbag Made of camel cotton and leather, Easy Peasy's vintage schoolbag ($65) features two patch pockets on front, one inside, and an adjustable strap. It's also available in turquoise, pink, green, red, or black, and the classic style will last many school years to come! Easy Peasy's vintage schoolbag $65 from en.smallable.com Buy Now Crewcuts' Mini Glitter Backpack J.Crew's glam glitter backpack ($78) is perfect for the little diva in your house. It comes in silver and pink, and a special stay-put formula means this pack's shimmer won't fade. J.Crew Girls' mini glitter backpack $78 from J.Crew Buy Now See more J.Crew Girls' Bags Skip Hop Panda Backpack One of many awesome animals in Skip Hop's Zoo Packs line, this panda backpack ($20) features padded, adjustable straps, an insulated front pouch for snacks, an adjustable mesh bottle pocket, and an interior write-on nametag. Skip Hop's Zoo Packs line, this $20 from skiphop.com Buy Now panda backpack $20 from laylagrayce.com Buy Now Bensimon Backpack A French classic, Bensimon's backpack ($28, originally $41) in crisp navy blue features rust-colored trim. Multiple pockets and adjustable straps make this traditional pack as functional as it is stylish. Bensimon's backpack $28 from en.smallable.com Buy Now Pottery Barn Kids My First Backpack Puppy From Pottery Barn Kids, the My First Backpack Puppy ($35) is the perfect size for your preschooler. The bag, which can be personalized for $7, also has a front zip pocket and adjustable straps. My First Backpack Puppy $35 from potterybarnkids.com Buy Now Fjallraven Classic Backpack Made in Sweden and sold stateside by Crewcuts, the Fjallraven (Swedish for "arctic fox") classic backpack ($75) is the world's first framed backpack, designed 60 years ago by a young boy who wanted to create a better rucksack. This cool pack, available in 10 neutral and bold colors, is machine washable and comes with a removable seat cover inside. classic backpack $75 from jcrew.com Buy Now Yoda Backpack Pal The perfect back-to-school pal for your little Star Wars fan, this 17-inch Yoda Pack ($45) will ensure the force stays with him or her — for Day 1 and beyond! Yoda Pack $45 from superherostuff.com Buy Now Lego Brick Backpack For the kid who can't get enough Legos in their life, this adorableBackpack ($60) features six individual exterior zip pockets and adjustable straps. Backpack $60 from amazon.com Buy Now Beatrix New York Dolce and Panna Little Rucksack I scream, you scream, we all scream for Beatrix New York's Dolce and Panna Little Rucksack ($54). Just the right size for your preschool or kindergartener, it's easy to clean . . . and who can resist the whimsical ice cream scoop applique?! AlexandAlexa Clothes and Shoes Joha Tutti Frutti Leggings with Feet $14$10.50 from AlexandAlexa Buy Now See more AlexandAlexa Clothes and Shoes Herschel Supply Co. Settlement Backpack Made exclusively by Herschel Supply Co. for Crewcuts, this fun printed variation on the brand's Settlement Backpack ($55) merges just the right amounts of tough and sweet with polka dots and camo. Herschel for crewcuts settlement backpack in camo-dot $55 from J.Crew Buy Now See more Herschel Girls' Bags Kid ShoppingBackpacksBack To School Stay Sane and SavvyWith Our Moms Newsletter You're subscribed! 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