10 school bags to start the year with 

Was there anything more exciting come September than a new school bag? Now it's time to indulge your little ones with our pick of the best school bags for kids. As fashionable as they are functional, they'll last all year long.  

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1. Classic tote

Polo Ralph Lauren Polo Md Open Tote


Simple and preppy, Polo Ralph Lauren's Open Tote will cover all bases this autumn.

Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Md Open Tote £189

2. Animal magic

Kenzo Tiger Backpack


Everything from spelling tests to trigonometry will be made all the more fun with this fierce tiger by their side.

Kenzo, Tiger Backpack, £135


3. Black and white

Calvin Klein Monogram Badge Backpack


Sometimes a backpack feels a little, well, school-ish. Instead, your little one will feel thoroughly grown-up with a tote bag that will bring a pop of personality to a sea of navy and black.

Calvin Klein, Monogram Badge Backpack £75


4. Cool canvas 

The North Face, Cotton Tote Bag


The retro backpack brand Eastpak brings serious style credentials to every get-up – even a school uniform which, let’s be honest, isn’t very cool in and of itself.

The North Face Cotton Tote Bag £22


5. Varsity cool

Tommy Jeans College Varsity Backpack


Making a strong case for retro, varsity-inspired cool, this Tommy Hilfiger backpack is a lesson in simple but effective.

Tommy Jeans, College Varsity Backpack £65


6. Here comes the sun

Eastpak Padded Backpack


Nowadays, there’s a need for teenagers to carry all sorts of tech. Eastpak's Padded Backpack will keep all of their school essentials safe and sound.

Eastpak, Padded Backpack £47


7. Practically perfect

Herschel Supply Ciy Mid Bag


With a laptop sleeve and mesh water bottle pocket, this rucksack is well thought-out and super practical. It comes from Herschel Supply Co., the Canadian bag brand founded by two brothers.

Herschel, Supply Ciy Mid Bag £49


8. Top of the class

Napapijri Voyage Backpack


If they're looking to bring a little bit of sunshine to dreary school days, then Napapijri's Voyage Backpack is a must-have this September.

Napapijri, Voyage Backpack £45.00


9. Get smart

Kate Spade Nylon Tote


There comes a point when a cutesy bag won’t cut it. This Kate Spade Tote is an ever-chic alternative that will fit with a school uniform while being in all honesty, too cool for just school.

Kate Spade, Nylon Tote £139


10. Tickled pink

Tommy Hilfiger Essentials Backpack


Sometimes a backpack feels a little, well, school-ish. But Tommy Hilfiger's Esentials Backpack will bring a pop of personality to the sea of navy and black.

Tommy Hilfiger, Essentials Backpack £65