It’s no surprise that as of late, there’s been a hot new accessory trend on the move, outside of its traditional home at the school yard — the backpack. Not quite the traveling bag on wheels you may have imagined, but chicer, more minimalistic versions instead. At this point, I literally cannot turn around on a New York subway, or on the street without seeing at least one of these smart takes on the modern handbag.
I recently was gifted with this beaut from Rag and Bone (otherwise known as their “Pilot” Backpack) in the color, Smoke:
Needless to say, I’m completely obsessed with this bag, and backpacks in general at the moment. You will be too, once you realize that you’ll have free range of motion in both your arms and hands. A revelation, I know, and also a miracle.