Perfect for off-duty days, one day trips or impromptu shopping sprees, backpacks are some of the most versatile accessories out there. And, thankfully, they’re not reserved just for school kids anymore. These days, backpacks boast impossibly stylish looks ranging from sophisticated to minimalist, without losing any of their functional appeal. So! Are you excited about having your hands free at all times? Good. Today’s list of handmade backpacks has you covered. They’re made from leather, canvas and even velvet, so it won’t be easy to pick just one favorite. Start browsing now:
1. Backpack by mochabags
Available in three sizes (small, medium and large), this chic backpack is 100% made of calf leather and features a big front pocket as well as an interior one, inside the main compartment. The backpack comes with a dust bag. As for the colors, there are five options to choose from: black, brown, gray, white or tan. Which one will you go for? :)
An important side mention is that all of the shop’s new Instagram followers receive free shipping on their order. Super cool, right? For full details and pictures check out the product’s original listing.
Available from mochabags
2. 13″ Faded Leather and Canvas Laptop Backpack by RuthKraus
Ideal for school or work, this canvas and leather backpack is large enough to carry your essentials (laptop included), yet is small enough to be toted around all day. It would totally work for day-trips too – super practical! The backpack is cut from strong canvas and from the highest quality Italian leather, making it a soft, yet tough accessory. It has a total of four compartments: an open pocket in the front, the main compartment, a zipped interior pocket and another zipped one on the back, which is perfect for carrying valuables.
This backpack is also available in black – check out this product’s listing for more details by following the link above.
Available from RuthKraus
3. Brown Leather Backpack by AnthologyShop
If you’d like to wear a backpack but don’t want to bump down on sophistication, this one’s for you! Made from beautiful Italian leather, this timeless accessory combines functionality with high quality materials and superior craftsmanship. Its body is made from embossed, textured leather, while the flap, the bottom, the drawstring and the adjustable straps are all made of smooth leather. The interior is fully lined with brown cotton fabric. As for compartments, there are three on the inside and an extra pocket on the back side that also closes with a zipper. Perfect for storing your most prized possessions!
For more details and pictures, click the link above.
Available from AnthologyShop
4. Leather Backpack by NellHarperLeather
What a beauty! This beautiful leather backpack is hand-stitched using a traditional saddle stitch and comes in two sizes: 13″ laptop or iPad, with internal pockets to accommodate either option. It is made from Italian vegetable-tanned leather and the hardware is solid brass. It also comes with a dust bag. The leather has been left unlined so you can appreciate the beauty and craftsmanship that went into making it – truly, a superb product!
For delivery info (every order is tracked), exact dimensions and additional photos, check out the link above.
Available from NellHarperLeather
5. Red Velvet Backpack by NAZVA
What a stunner! If you’d love a backpack but could go for something a bit lighter (and more luscious) than the leather ones, this one should be your pick! This backpack will add a tactile dimension to your day, as it is made from velvet and very nice to the touch. Its design is simple, yet highly functional, with a big main compartment and two smaller external pockets at the front, all closed with snaps. Without a doubt, this everyday bag is a must-have for all the ladies who love to stand out at all times. Handmade in Ukraine. The link above will get you to the product’s original listing.
Available from NAZVA