There’s no denying backpacks have traditionally been more functional than fashionable. However, their benefits are undeniable. Knapsacks keep personal items organized and secure with multiple compartments and zipper closures. Plus, they can be worn for an extended period, making it easier to move throughout an airport and alleviating back pain with equal weight distribution. Needless to say, we’re thrilled designers have taken note of the trusty backpack’s purpose. These days, nearly every major fashion house makes a version proving that practicality and panache can prevail. Shop our favorites below.