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Backpacks For Men, Women, and Children

Backpacks make it easier for students, commuters, shoppers and travelers to carry what they need. Whether you want a backpack of a specific color or design, made from a certain type of material or able to hold whatever items you have to carry around with you, Staples lets you find just the right one.

Backpacks for Fashion and Functionality
You can narrow your backpack choice by deciding which feature is more important to you. If you're a student, perhaps you want a school backpack that makes a fashion statement in a bold, bright color or pattern. If you're a commuter or traveler, you might want a backpack that is water resistant and gives you plenty of secure inner compartments for important documents. If you're a hiker, you'll want a lightweight, durable backpack that has enough pockets and hooks to carry everything for braving the elements.

Backpacks in a Range of Materials
Most backpacks feature densely woven polyester, a synthetic UV and mildew-resistant and water-repellent fabric that is ideal for protecting supplies and gear. Other types of packs like Jansport backpacks consist of 100 percent cotton canvas, offering similar protection but with better wear characteristics.

Backpacks also come in densely woven nylon, a tough, lightweight material with high tensile strength, as well as ripstop nylon, a reinforced weave that is tear and rip resistant. Backpacks come in stylish fabrics, such as leather, faux leather and suede, that blend fashion with protective qualities. Some high-end backpack material includes waxed cotton twill, a waterproof, breathable and extremely durable marine-gauge fabric, and polyester dobby and jacquard, which are moisture-resistant textured weaves.

Stylish Backpacks for Students and Commuters
You can find backpacks in various shades of color, including orange, pink, purple, blue, green and yellow. Some backpacks are multicolor, while others offer subdued hues such as black, gray and brown. Perhaps you want a backpack with a more distinctive appearance. Choose from an array of patterns that include geometric shapes, polka dots, plaid, paisley, floral or camo. Backpack designs also feature unique artwork and animal prints.

What Makes a Backpack Comfortable?
High Sierra Backpacks offer more than just durability and room. Many backpacks come with shock-absorbing shoulder straps or cross straps for carrying comfort. Some have padded backs. Others include D-ring and buckle strapping connections and side compression straps to give you a snug, secure fit for comfortable wear, especially when you must walk long distances. Some backpacks have extra pockets and components for carrying water bottles or even a skateboard, while some have extendable pull handles and wheels so you can roll your backpack over long concourses. Multiple compartments and pockets, both inner and outer, house other important items.

Can You Fit Your Laptop in a Backpack?
Many of today's school backpacks are designed specifically to carry laptops, with bumpered and reinforced corners and textured or knobbed compartment weaves to protect laptops against impact and external elements. Laptop backpack compartments come in sizes that fit almost any screen, while many business and student backpacks also have protective inner compartments for safeguarding tablets.
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SwissGear 17" Backpack with iPod/MP3 Player Compartment, Blue/Black, 19"H x 15"W x 10"D
Item : 673332 / Model : 605189
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  • Backpack accommodates laptops up to 17" and includes a dedicated iPod/MP3 player compartment
  • Polyester and vinyl
  • Size: 19"H x 15"W x 10"D
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Jansport Superbreak Backpack, Black
Item : 323918 / Model : JS00T501008
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  • One large main compartment
  • Front utility pocket with organizer keeps essentials handy
  • 2/3 padded back panel for cushioning comfort
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Marmot Salt Point Pack, Lilac/Artic Navy
Item : 2621787 / Model : 24520-6922
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  • Tons of pockets and great storage for everything you need for trips to the office or business travel, it helps you keep all of your essentials organized
  • Laptop Sleeve Fits Most 15" Computers. Internal Pocket Fits Most Tablets
  • External Flap Pocket for On the Go Essentials
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Marmot Mendocino Pack, Waxed Field Brown
Item : 2621786 / Model : 24100-7202
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  • Outdoorinspired pack for urban creatures
  • Padded laptop sleeve protects computer
  • Front organizer with key clip
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Staples Windsor Backpack, Black and White Floral Pattern (52426)
Item : 2605182 / Model : 52426
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  • Canvas material
  • White and black floral pattern
  • Multiple interior and exterior compartments
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SwissGear® Synergy Laptop Backpack, Black/Grey, 15.6"
Item : 604351 / Model : GA-7305-14F00
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  • Made of sturdy black and gray nylon for durability
  • Shock-absorbent shoulder straps ensure all-day comfort
  • Measures 19"H x 14"W x 12"D
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Targus Nylon Navy and Black Laptop Backpack, 17", XL (TXL617)
Item : 943696 / Model : TXL617
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  • Navy and black laptop backpack made from 840-denier nylon and 420-denier nylon ripstop for durability and longevity
  • Features shoulder straps and a top handle for versatile transport options
  • Measures 15.5"W x 20.5"H x 8"D and weighs 3.4lbs
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SwissGear® Pegasus Laptop Backpack, Black/Blue, 17"
Item : 634619 / Model : GA-7306-06F00
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  • Supports up to a 17" notebook
  • Ballistic Nylon
  • Not just for books anymore
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Targus® Groove Laptop Backpack, Fits 15.4" Laptop, Black
Item : 572957 / Model : CVR600
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  • Dimensions: 15.13" x 17" x 7.75"(Exterior), 14.2" x 2" x 11.6"(Interior)
  • Material: Nylon
  • Compatible with 16" laptop
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Jansport Digital Student Backpack, Forge Gray, 15"
Item : 580488 / Model : JS00T69D6XD
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  • Dedicated external cord storage pocket
  • Two large main compartments
  • Ergonomic S-curve shoulder straps
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Targus 16" Trek Laptop Backpack, Black/Gray (TSB193US)
Item : 1810622 / Model : TSB193US
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  • Durable Black Polyester
  • The backpack straps and back panel feature a layer of foam padding while the top carry handle makes it easy to grab the backpack and go.
  • Overall Dimensions" 18.79"H x 13"W x 7.5"D
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SWISSGEAR SHERPA BACKPACK
Item : 778153 / Model : GA733814F00
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  • Fits up to a 15.6" laptop
  • Comfort Fit shoulder straps
  • Easy-access side mesh pocket
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Marmot Eldorado Pack, Black
Item : 2621488 / Model : 24030-001
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  • Back to School, Back to Work or off to the gym this pack is ready for just about anything.
  • Padded Laptop Sleeve Fits Most 15" Computers
  • Front Bungee to stash away Gear on the Go
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Case Logic® Backpack For 17" Laptop, Black
Item : 208730 / Model : CSLGVNB217
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  • Black
  • Fits up to 17" laptop
  • 12"(H) x 18"(W) x 8 1/2"(D)
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Samsonite Tectonic PFT Black/Red Fabric Laptop Backpack (51531-1073)
Item : 168135 / Model : 51531-1073
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  • Perfect Fit adjustable laptop system provides a custom fit for various size laptops
  • Front pocket organization with Tablet/iPad® pocket for all of your business needs
  • Oversized pocket for over-the-ear headphones, sunglasses, etc.
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High Sierra Waffle & Duralite Powerglide Wheeled Backpack, 21" x 14", Black
Item : 206743 / Model : 53992-1050
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  • Material: Waffle & Duralite
  • Dimension: 21"H x 14"W x 9"D
  • Strap Type: Padded Shoulder
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Office by Martha Stewart™ Backpack, Black (50434)
Item : 2431825 / Model : 50434 - US
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  • Color: Black
  • Adjustable straps and top handle
  • Dimensions: 12.5" L x 5" W x 17" H
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JanSport Big Student Diamond Plumeria Pink
Item : 2571754 / Model : TDN744R
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  • Blend Of 600 Denier And Synthetic Leather Give This Bag A Very Classic Look And Feel
  • Ergonomic S-Curve Shoulder Straps
  • Overall Dimensions" 17.5"H X 13"W X10"D
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SwissGear® Cobalt Blue Backpack (GA-7343-06F00)
Item : IM1Y67926 / Model : GA-7343-06F00
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  • Polyester construction in blue for durability and style
  • Features ergonomic padded shoulder straps for comfort
  • Overall dimensions are 19" H x 14" W x 5.5" D
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Solo Pro CheckFast Black Fabric Laptop Backpack (CLA703-4)
Item : 807317 / Model : CLA703-4
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  • Black fabric backpack for men or women
  • Padded shoulder straps enhance comfort
  • Measures 17.75"H x 13"L x 6.25"W
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High Sierra Mesh Freewheel Wheeled Backpack, 20.5" x 13.5", Black/Black
Item : 206737 / Model : 53991-1050
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  • Material: Mesh
  • Dimension: 20.5"H x 13.5"W x 8"D
  • Color: Black
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SwissGear® Pulsar Black/Grey 16" Laptop Backpack (28037010)
Item : 578410 / Model : 28037010
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  • Black and grey polyester is both durable and fashionable
  • Comfort-fit shoulder straps contour to your shoulders and ergonomic grab handle provides maximum comfort
  • Overall dimensions: 13.5"W x 17"H x 8"D
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Samsonite® Tectonic Black/Red Polyester Backpack (51531 1073)
Item : 1634487 / Model : 51531 1073
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  • Color: Black/red, Material: 1680D polyester
  • Has adjustable, padded shoulder straps and padded top carry handle for comfort
  • Dimensions: 19"H x 13"W x 9"D
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Jansport Agave Backpack, Solid Black (T14F008)
Item : 1389308 / Model : T14F008
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  • Versatile sleeve designed to fit 3-Liter hydration bladder or 15" laptop
  • Laptop sleeve measures 11" W x 15" H x 1.9" D
  • Aircore shoulder straps, extra-thick EVA foam for superior padding and support
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