The school year is already underway, but if you’re not happy with your bag, this is the time to upgrade: you need something sturdy you can rely on that can help you cart around everything you need, namely your laptop. A laptop can put a bit of strain on just any bag, especially if you’re also carrying around books, notebooks, and other class essentials. We’ve rounded up a few of the best backpacks to keep your laptop safe so you don’t have to worry about losing anything you need for class. These are some of the best picks you can choose from—get ready to jump into the new school year in style!
This fairly nondescript backpack is a sturdy option that’s black with a zip closure and expendable design. You can extend the zipper and buckles more to accommodate larger items. The handles on top and the side let you swap between carrying it as a backpack or suitcase, so it can carry far more than your laptop. It’s made out of durable Oxford cloth with wear-resistant fabric woven into it, and it’s also anti-scratch. If you get it near water, your bag will be doing fine as well, because it’s water-repellent. It has several pockets, and is created to be anti-theft as well. It’s all durable and easy to cart around and can hold laptops up to 17 inches, so you should be covered in all aspects.
This laptop backpack may be a bit pricier than many, but this is the option you can go for if you want to splurge. It’s got plenty of space, comes in four attractive colors, and is meant to protect against theft. It can fit laptops up to 17 inches, and has a separate sleeve for your tablet, too. There’s even a crush-proof AC-adapter pocket that you can remove if you want to as well as a water bottle pocket. As far as the rest of the bag, there are several easy-access compartments, a front vertical pocket, and a diagonal stash pocket right in the middle compartment as well. You can remove the padded air mesh panel, and adjust the sternum strap, too. It’s also just a great-looking bag. You’ll look awesome toting this bad boy around.
This stylish and affordable laptop backpack comes in a variety of different colors and can hold up to a 15.6-inch laptop in its roomy main compartment. It can also hold plenty of other goodies in its additional pockets and zippered area. Most importantly, it has a handy built-in USB charger design and charging cable inside. This way, you chan charge your phone with a portable charger or external power source while going from class to class. It can be worn on the back or carried on its side, and it’s made out of durable, water-resistant fabric. It’s also professional and low-key and the various colors it comes in are suitable for just about any outfit in any situation.