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9 versatile backpacks to get you through the day

Laptop, check! Lunch box, check! After-work gym gear, check! Awesome backpack to fit everything in and look stylish? Gaggler to the rescue! We bring you 9 stylish and functional backpack designs to get you through your day in comfort.

1. Water-resistant 

Spot Radley the pooch jumping among the polka dots in this playful backpack design from Clouds Hill. Made from a lightweight, water-resistant fabric, both the front and inside feature zipped pockets, the latter of which will fit a 15-inch laptop pocket.

Clouds Hill Large Zip Top Backpack, Charcoal

aed 521 Radley London

2. Personalised 

Airport Tag produce a range of convenient and lightweight backpacks featuring all the world’s airport codes. Choose your home town, favourite city, next holiday destination, or, personalize your bag with a code of your choice. The spacious interior is perfect for traveling, school, or any other mobile storage need!

Exclusive Code Backpack

aed 312 Airportag

3. Branded 

This smart, sage, professional backpack combines functionality with style. The spacious design features a top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, a front zip pockets and top zip closure, finished with the Marc Jacob logo in silver.

Logo Medium Backpack

aed 605 Marc Jacobs

4. Form & Function 

Described as the backpack from the future, this bag features everything you could need on your travels. You can find dedicated compartments for your portable battery, documents and pens, plus a built-in detachable USB cable for easy charging. An inside padded compartment  provides room and protection for your laptop, as well as extra protection at the bottom of your bag to protect your devices and a front pocket for your tablet. While the price is a little steep, it’s well worth it, considering part of the budget goes to a good cause! Comes in a 20 and 30-litre design.


aed 914 Paix Design

5. Retro Revival

If you’ve got a thing for retro design then this backpack is for you. The box design offers a compact bag with a bunch of compartments to keep all your items organised, including padded laptop compartment (holds up to 15-inch device at the back), main section, inside zip pocket, and practical Velcro flap pockets on the front, plus two side slip pockets perfect for your water bottle or umbrella. The bag is also water resistant. Comes in a variety of colours.

Classic Backpack

aed 288 Goodordering

6. Colour & Comfort

Originally designed for Swedish school children, these backpacks have been designed with happy backs in mind! Available in a multitude of colours to suit your personal style, they’re made from durable, lightweight fabric to maintain cleanliness and dryness. Comes with a spacious main compartment, two side pockets, front zip pocket and padded interior pocket to protect your back. Can be carried in the traditional manner or you can switch to using the handles.


aed 549 Fjall Raven

7. Uber Stylish

This minimalist backpack design from Scandinavian brand Rains is uber stylish! It comes in a larger design also, but we couldn’t resist the miniature version. Available in a variety of colours –  we are loving the dusty mint. Features an inside laptop pocket, spacious main compartment, as well as hidden pocket for your phone. Complete with water-resistant fabric!

Backpack Mini

aed 314 Rains

8. Workout Essential

This backpack from Sweaty Betty is ideal to get you to your pre or post-work workouts in style. The lightweight design features a selection of compartments and pockets to keep your gym kit and valuables safe and separate, but most important of all features a strap for your yoga mat!

All Sport Backpack

aed 408 Sweaty Betty

9. Hipster Chic

We couldn’t finish up our list of backpacks without including HERSCHEL. The hipster Canadian brand has become a global phenomenon, a favourite of students around the world. The classic mountaineering style has been redesigned into this trendy pack for ultimate comfort and practicality.

Little America Backpack – Teal

aed 449 Herschel

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