Bobo Choses Camera Backpack – $55 1 of 10Backpacks get graphic and cool with this high contrast yellow and black shutterbug pack from Bobo Choses. There won’t be a shortage of photo opps on the first day!
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MilkDot Top Kat Coming Soon 2 of 10Modern and clean with just a hint of superhero whimsy, the new backpacks from Milkdot are a study in minimalist cool without any of the licensing gaudiness.
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Campus Reporter – $50 3 of 10It’s easy to reboot your kid’s hard drive from the lazy days of summer to the busy days of school with this roomy and stylish robot tote.
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Multi-print DIY Junior Backpack – $17 4 of 10The ultimate form of self-expression, this draw-on backpack comes with its own set of markers so kids can put their own stamp on it before school starts.
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Knken Mini Daypack – $45 5 of 10Loved by Scandinavian kids since 1978, the FjÃ¤llrÃ¤ven's KÃ¥nken has finally hit the states. While you may have trouble pronouncing it, your kids will have no trouble showing off this simple and lightweight pack.
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RANDOSERU Fuwarii Backpack – $399 6 of 10A symbol of innocent school days in Japan, this boxy, small backpack was created by the revered Hideo company using lightweight materials and bright colors for the lunchbox set.
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Waxed-Canvas Backpack – $50 7 of 10For the rugged individualist, this bag is roomy, simple and classic. Perfect for when they’ve outgrown the cute cartoon themes.
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77 Superfang Backpack – $30 8 of 10Whimsical and fun, this fanged backpack is sure to scare off all the bullies — or at least establish your kid as the official class clown.
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Drawstring Backpack – $34 9 of 10Perfect for the minimalist who’d rather tote their iPad than carry a load of books, this understated ABC drawstring backpack is perfect for light homework days.
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Plush Dog Kids Backpack – $48 10 of 10Show and tell! Kids can bring their favorite pet (doggy or kitty) to school every day with this too-cute plush bag immortalized by celebrity child style icon Suri Cruise.
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