By Editors

We know you kept up with the trends du jour, and therefore are fully in the know about the on trend status backpacks are currently enjoying. {#jansportstillhasourheart.} Since our backpacks left our hands free, we present 6 of our top picks, so someone {thing} can now lean on you.

The Party Pick |


Chain detailed straps, leather fabric, metal clasps and gathering in on the sides, imagine everything your hands are now free to do.

Where: Zara, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, Ambience Mall, Gurgaon and Select Citywalk, Saket

Price: INR 6990

The Functional Find | 

Limeroad backpack

Handcrafted by expert craftsmen, this leather backpack comes complete with three compartments, including a padded one for your laptop. It measures 16 x 12 x 5 {length x height x width}, so you can gauge if your laptop will fit.

Where: Shop it online, here.

Price: INR 6027

The Pop Art Packer |

Jump from Paper

This looks fake, but isn’t! Something about the way it’s engineered and designed by Taiwanese based brand Jump from Paper, makes it look cartoonish, but we promise it’s real!

Where: Shop it online, here.

Price: Approx INR 7200

The Canvas {printed} Catch |


Red, summer prints with leather detailing, this Forever 21 find is perfect for everyday wear and tear. And anything else you do with your bags.

Where: Forever 21, DLF Promenade Vasant Kunj and DLF Place, Saket

Price: INR 1429

The Denim Darling |

Bodice Backapck

In a soft, collapsible denim, Bodice’s line of handmade backpacks are a smidge overpriced, but the silver lining is, they give you enough room to carry the cash. Choose from other styles, if denim isn’t your summer pick. Check out the whole line, here. 

Where: Bodice, 2 Hauz Khas Village, First Floor

Price: INR 6650

The Suede Strapper |


431-88 does small, draw string backpacks in blue, bright orange, and a blood red. For days somewhere in between the functional find and the party pick.

Where: You’ll have to place an order, here.

Price: On request

For bespoke services, Baroque will cater to your needs. As for Nappa Dori, stay tuned for their ikat backpacks.