This Fall, we're loving the purse backpack, a.k.a. the most important back-to-school piece to shop for (other than fresh kicks, first-day outfits, and lunchbox-shaped purses, of course.) Unlike a traditional backpack, the purse version is a unique hybrid that boasts characteristics of both bags.
Loop it over your shoulders to carry textbooks to class, then switch to top-handle mode and tote it like a purse for meetings and coffee dates. Below, we’ve rounded up 14 of the coolest purse backpacks, so you can quit lugging multiple bags to campus.
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