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Gone are the days when backpacks were strictly made out of canvas and reserved solely for towing heavy textbooks to class. Today, brands are creating backpacks for grown ass women (and men), and not only are they stylish, but they're also the most comfortable way to carry around your prized possessions. These trendy backpacks are especially cute and functional, and the best part? They look way more expensive than they actually are. A win-win.
Backpacks have been experiencing a resurgence over the last couple of years, thanks to the rise of athleisure and laid-back street style. Everywhere you look, retailers are stocking their shelves with leggings, sneakers, baseball caps, and yes, backpacks. And while there are tons of fun handbags to tote around for fall, sometimes, a backpack just makes life so much easier. But you don't have to compromise your style or your budget for convenience. Here are 17 adorable backpacks that will cost you less than your weekly PSL allowance.
1. Blush Backpack
Pink is no longer reserved for spring. Put this sweet blush backpack in your bag rotation for fall.
2. Metallic Mini
Don't be fooled by this mini metallic backpack — it's got lots of storage without looking or feeling too bulky.
3. Unicorn Rucksack
Add a pop of color to your dark-colored fall outfits with this playful Unicorn backpack.
4. Iridescent Heart
Have you ever seen a more 'grammable backpack?
5. Classic Quilted
There's nothing more classic than a quilted backpack for fall.
6. Transparent Mini
This stylish, '90s-inspired mini backpack will make locating items super simple. Plus, it's perfect for fall sporting events that call for clear bags.
7. Convertible Backpack
This backpack is convertible so you can remove the straps and carry it as a purse, too.
8. Faux Fur Mini
You won't be able to stop petting this backpack.
9. Loop Ring
Prepare to be asked by everyone where you got this chic faux-leather backpack.
10. Plaid Print
It wouldn't be a fall backpack roundup without some flannel.
11. Gold Mini
This adorable gold backpack has a cross-body strap so you can wear it as a cute little purse.
12. Pom Pom Decorated Corduroy Backpack
Corduroy is making a comeback, so celebrate the trend with this tiny, Pom-decorated backpack.
13. Floral Backpack
If you love the rich, deep-colored florals that are trending for fall, you need this gorgeous backpack.
14. Lace-Up Drawstring
Rucksacks aren't usually very chic, but the lace detailing on the sides of this one give it some stylish edge.
15. Shearling Backpack
This shearling and faux-leather backpack just screams cozy.
16. Velvet Lattice
This cute velvet backpack is more functional than it looks and can store everything you need, from your wallet to your water bottle.
17. White Mini
White boots are on every fashionista's shopping list for fall, which means this white backpack is also a must-have.