Hands Off! 15 Chic Backpacks Every S.F.'er Needs!

We ogle It bags just as much as the next gal, but sometimes we crave a carryall that will get us stylishly out the door in a flash — especially when we're toting around our life (read: laptop, camera, umbrella, you name it). That said, nothing strikes our fancy more than a satchel you can simply strap to your back and hit the road with.
Sure, they may be a nostalgic nod to back-to-school style, but backpacks are no longer reserved for the junior-high set. Designers are infusing wearable and sleek elements into their iterations, making for an easy-to-haul option that's chic and functional. Don't believe us? We've located 15 rad choices that are ideal for any busy San Franciscan's daily grind. Whether you're on a bike and need your hands free or are just sick of schlepping around oversized purses — these knapsacks need to be in your life, stat.

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