Back to School Backpacks: Buyers’ Picks


Whether you’re heading to the classroom or lecture hall, the start of the new term is the perfect time to renew your school gear. Stuck in the same old school uniform? Stand out from the crowd and inject a little bit of personality into your look via our back to school accessories.

This season, it’s all about statement back to school backpacks to set you apart from the rest. Whether you’re after bold prints or classic colour blocking, our new selections are bound to have something that will make going back to homework and revision just a little bit more bearable. Plus, we’ve asked our expert buyers to pick their favourites, so that you can carry yourself in true style.

Time to show your mates how it’s done with the best from our back to school shop.

Our buyers are:

Abigail YoungOwn Brand
Rachel BattyWomenswear
James RingroseMenswear



Roxy Sugar Baby Backpack, £24.99

I love the mix of prints and contrasting coloured zips on this backpack. There’s also 2 different size pencil cases you can buy to match: Roxy Pipeline Case, Roxy Off The Wall  Case.

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Rip Curl Drops Dome School Pack, £21.99

This is such a fun print and will make you stand out in the school crowd. You can also buy a matching pencil case.

Vans Realm Backpack, £25.99

I like the colour blocking on this Vans backpack, and it has lots of zipped compartments for all your school stuff.

Animal Bright Backpack with Bottle, £24.99

This is great if you need a black back to school backpack. It has an internal zip pocket and includes an Animal water bottle.

Surfdome Gobstopper Backpack, £14.99

I love this retro tropical print! It makes me think of board shorts in the 70s.  It is sure to brighten up a standard week day.



Vans Old Skool II Backpack, £24.99

This is a classic back to school staple. It ticks all the boxes and is a sure crowd pleaser.

Vans Old Skool II Backpack, £29.99

Retro, nostalgic and definitely one of the cooler Disney characters. I love the Donald Duck print with its slick contrast pocket…you’d be quackers to miss it.

Eastpak Padded Pak’r Backpack, £34.99

I love the way the multi coloured hexagons create a digital paint splat. Not too crazy, but you’ll definitely stand out from the crowd.

Quiksilver Everday Poster Backpack, £24.99

This print is the definition of RAD. Crazy and fun with a splash of pop colour that will make going back to school never seem dull!



Surfdome Gobstopper Backpack, £14.99

The splat backpack does black and white, 90s skate and colour pop all in one go, making even the dullest of school uniforms look cool.


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