Best Women's Backpacks For Every Occasion

✓ Best Women’s Backpacks for Everyday: SIGNATURE 2.0 LITE BACKPACK

[Color Options]:  Pebbled Navy/BlackTech BlackTrack StoneNeomintTech NavyPebbled Light Grey/Grey 

The Signature 2.0 Lite is a great everyday backpack for women. Voted “Top Laptop Backpacks for 2020” by Forbes, this minimalist silhouette comes in several chic color and texture combinations to seamlessly match any wardrobe. With a premium vegan leather outer that is durable, water-resistant, and easy-to-clean, the 2.0 Lite provides the durability needed for day-to-day use. From work and errands, to weekend getaways and destination vacations, this slim laptop backpack goes wherever you go. 

Although this style is more compact than most, the 2.0 Lite offers ample storage space and functional features to provide the best carrying experience. The exterior showcases a convenient front compartment that is perfect for small items and two magnetic water bottle pockets. For valuables that need to be out of reach from pickpockets, there are two hidden, side pockets for your cell phone, wallet, and keys. 

Within the large, main compartment, there are two, velour-lined pockets and five slip pockets. All fragile items like jewelry, watches, sunglasses, and readers, can be safely stored within these handy internal compartments. Of course, this luxe, everyday carry bag (EDC) also has storage for tech. It features a padded laptop compartment that easily fits a 15-inch laptop, iPad, or other gadgets. For all-day comfort, the 2.0 Lite Backpack is equipped with adjustable backpack straps, an air-mesh back panel, and padded trolley sleeve. 

Functional storage combined with elegant design features makes the Signature 2.0 Lite Backpack the best commuter backpack, overnight bag, carry-on item, and go-to accessory. 

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Dimensions 

Capacity

Water-bottle Holders

Maximum Laptop Size

TSA-approved

11”L x 5.5”W x 17.5”H

18 L

Yes - external

15-inch laptop 


Yes

 

✓ Best Women’s Backpacks for Work: SIGNATURE 2.0 BACKPACK WITH ANTIMICROBIAL LINER

[Colors Options]:  Track StoneTrack Black | Shop the Signature 2.0 Backpack with Antimicrobial

Whether you work from home or commute, the Signature 2.0 Backpack with Antimicrobial Liner is one of the best laptop backpacks. The exterior showcases an elegant vegan leather with a beautiful “track” texture. It's embellished with high-quality metal zippers and hardware for an elevated aesthetic that looks as good as it feels. 

Of course, the Signature 2.0 Backpack with Antimicrobial Liner doesn’t compromise functionality for style. It’s designed with a clamshell opening, so you can easily pack, unpack, and access items on-the-go. The main compartment, lined with AEGIS® by Microban® antimicrobial material, fights against bacteria and odors to keep items sanitary. It’s decked out with multiple slip pockets and mesh pockets, to keep chargers, power banks, documents, and notebooks organized. Delicate items like readers and sunglasses can find a safe, scratch-free spot within two velour-lined pockets. 

No laptop backpack would be complete without a padded laptop sleeve. The Signature 2.0 Backpack with Antimicrobial Liner features a plush, velour-lined laptop compartment that safely stores a 16-inch MacBook Pro or an iPad. As you hop between coffee shops, boardroom meetings, and more, you can be sure your electronics have a secure spot. Exterior storage like a front compartment, concealed zippered pockets, and bottom shoe compartment provide a place for every other item needed throughout your workday. 

For the utmost comfort, the Signature 2.0 Backpack with Antimicrobial Liner features adjustable, ergonomic shoulder straps and a breathable back panel. These are crucial features if you tote your backpack along all day and need extra back and lumbar support. The Signature 2.0 Backpack with Antimicrobial also showcases a padded trolley sleeve, so you can effortlessly throw it on top of your rolling luggage or wheeled, file crate. 

This sleek laptop backpack is recommended for students and office-goers that need a secure way to store their laptop, stationary supplies, and daily items. It has designated pockets for pretty much everything, so it’s ideal for those that love to stay organized. It’s also perfect for frequent travelers and commuters that don’t like bulky, personal carry-on items, but still need a roomy laptop backpack that isn’t too big or heavy. [Pair this work laptop backpack with a matching cosmetics or toiletry bag]  

Dimensions 

Capacity

Water-bottle Holders

Maximum Laptop Size

TSA-approved

12.5”L x 6”W x 18”H

22 L

Yes - internal

16-inch Macbook Pro


Yes

 

✓ Best Women’s Backpack for Travel: SIGNATURE 2.0 PLUS WITH ANTIMICROBIAL LINER

[Color Options]: Pebbled Grey, Track Black | Shop the Signature 2.0 Plus Backpack

Sister to the Signature 2.0 Backpack with Antimicrobial Liner, is the Signature 2.0 Plus with Antimicrobial. These two look very similar from afar, but the 2.0 Plus offers more carrying capacity and organizational features that are ideal for travel. 

This travel laptop bag is crafted from high-quality vegan leather and premium zippers to protect important electronics and belongings. It’s known for its layflat laptop opening, which reveals: a padded laptop pocket, a second padded compartment for an Ipad or another device, and two slip pockets for small gadgets. As you move through TSA checkpoints, you can easily scan this travel backpack through x-rays or pack and unpack as needed. 

As you’re running between terminals or catching the next train, you can reach for your most-needed items in the quick-access front pocket. All other overnight essentials can be neatly packed away in the large main compartment. With ample storage space, there is plenty of room for water bottles, an umbrella, change of clothes, notebooks, camera gear, a toiletry bag, and other daily items. Other interior organization includes: two velour-lined pockets, elastic pen holders, and a metal key-clip, so you can have small necessities always at-hand. For your extra pair of shoes or items you’d like to store away from the main compartment, you can stash them in the bottom zippered compartment.

Of course, comfort is key when it comes to the best carry bags. This is why the Signature 2.0 Plus with Antimicrobial Liner is designed with padded backpack straps and a breathable, mesh back panel to promote airflow and keep your back cool. Lastly, this laptop travel bag features a trolley sleeve that effortlessly slides over the top handle of a rolling luggage. From New York to LA, this travel backpack will become your go-to for weekend trips, vacation getaways, and more.

Dimensions 

Capacity

Water-bottle Holders

Maximum Laptop Size

TSA-approved

20"H x 12"L x 7"W

27 L

Yes - internal

16-inch Macbook Pro


Yes


For more casual
travel backpacks, check out: Swissgear, Incase, or The North Face.

  Best Women’s Backpack for School: SKYLINE LUX BACKPACK

[Color Options]:  Crosshatch Natural, Crosshatch Maroon, Crosshatch Black | Shop the Skyline Lux Backpack

Commuting to school may seem like a thing of the past, but campuses are opening back up! Start the new school year with a stylish laptop backpack like the Skyline Lux. This chic accessory is far from your typical bookbag. With a luxe, crosshatched vegan leather exterior,  high-quality metal zippers, and jacquard logo webbing, the Skyline Lux looks and feels elevated. Its minimalist silhouette can be dressed up or dressed down, so whether you’re headed to class or office internship, this laptop backpack is suited for whatever your day brings.

This laptop daypack has a spacious interior lined with AEGIS® by Microban® antimicrobial to keep your school essentials clean and sanitary. The main compartment contains a back slip pocket that keeps notebooks or an iPad neatly tucked away. Items like your pencil pouch, cosmetics bag, and toiletry kit can be stacked in the main compartment alongside your water bottle and/or umbrella in two expandable mesh pockets. Safely stow your laptop or tablet in the padded, microfiber-lined compartment and rest assured it’ll make it safely from class to class. Other key storage features include: a concealed top pocket, two microfiber-lined pockets, and two antimicrobial lined pockets. This perfect combination of luxury and functionality is complete with ergonomic compression straps, a molded back panel, and a trolley sleeve. The Skyline Lux not only provides a spot for every homework assignment, project, and term paper, but accommodates everything you need throughout the day. 

Dimensions 

Capacity

Water-bottle Holders

Maximum Laptop Size

TSA-approved

18"H x 10.75"W x 6"D  

19 L

Yes - internal

15-inch Macbook Pro


Yes


  Best Women’s Backpack for the Gym: 
SKYLINE HYBRID BACKPACK

[Color Options]: BlackNavyGreySand | Shop the Skyline Hybrid Backpack

Early morning yoga or late night gym sessions call for a versatile bag like the Skyline Hybrid Backpack! This 2-in-1 backpack tote bag offers multiple carrying options for frequent gym-goers. It features a slim, flexible silhouette crafted from lightweight, water-repellent VSL Nylon and Nyguard zippers. With this weather-resistant finish, the Skyline Hybrid easily wicks moisture and humidity. If you’re in tropical or cold climates, this gym bag is your go-to.

The Skyline Hybrid features a top opening but contains a wireframe structure that conveniently keeps your bag open when you’re packing and unpacking. It has six internal pockets--one of which is a velour-lined valuables pocket. As you get ready to sweat, you can place your jewelry, watch, sunglasses, or readers in this plush pocket. If you’re running from work to cycling class, the Skyline Hybrid comes with a lined laptop pocket for electronics, documents, or notebooks. External storage includes: 2 water bottle holders, a front zippered compartment, and 3 other small pockets. With these handy compartments, you can keep your wallet, phone, and keys within reach.

For a comfortable carry, this gym backpack features adjustable, padded shoulder straps. When not in use, these straps can be quickly tucked into the back panel for a clean look. From work out clothes to toiletries and daily essentials, the Skyline Hybrid ensures you equipped for active day. 

Dimensions 

Capacity

Water-bottle Holders

Maximum Laptop Size

TSA-approved

10”W x 5.5”D x 17.5”H  

15 L

Yes - external

15-inch Macbook Pro


Yes


For casual backpacks options, check out: Herschel or Fjallraven Kanken 

  Best Women’s Mini Backpack for Everyday: SKYLINE LUX MICRO BACKPACK

[Color Options]:  Maroon, Black | Shop the Skyline Lux Micro Backpack

Add a touch of elegance to your workday or weekend outfit with the Skyline Lux Micro Backpack. This small yet functional everyday bag is extremely lightweight, compact, and comfortable to carry. Whether you’re running errands, enjoying a day downtown, or walking around a theme park, this mini backpack accommodates your day-to-day essentials. 

The Skyline Lux Micro Backpack features a convenient front zippered pocket, ideally for small and slim items. With this pocket, you can have your cardholder, tickets, and credit cards at-hand. Other exterior storage includes a concealed, velour-lined vertical pocket, that is recommended for your cell phone. This pocket ensures that important items stay scratch-free and away from pickpockets. In the main compartment, there is a slip pocket, zippered pocket, and key hook to keep items organized. Compact and comfortable--you’ll have room for your keys, cosmetics pouch, and more. If you’re looking for what to pair with your new mini backpack, check out these matching leather accessories.

Dimensions 

Capacity

Water-bottle Holders

Maximum Laptop Size

TSA-approved

7"L x 10.5"H x 4"W  

4.8 L

No

N/A


Yes