The first bag you ever hemmed and hawed over, lusted after, and obsessed about was probably your backpack. And, even if princesses and Hello Kitty aren't quite your speed today, you still feel that sort of nostalgic affinity toward a good rucksack. You're probably packing fewer pencils and notebooks and more makeup and credit cards these days, but backpacks still come in handy for these adulthood supplies.
As an ode to our knapsacks past, we've gathered 10 bags that are a little bit funkier than your average, all-black version. From a Lisa Frank-esque "gamma-ray" effect to a polka-dot print, these carryalls are just as eye-catching as those animated characters once were — but much, much more stylish.