Between our wallets, phones, keys, headphones, and more (we really could go on and on), women have a lot to carry around on a daily basis, making finding the right everyday storage a necessity. Our solution? The ever-versatile purse backpack. These stylish treasures have both the size you need and the look you want, offering a comfortable and fashionable way to carry your most important things from commute to cocktails. This list includes top-rated styles from designers Rebecca Minkoff and Chloe as well as more affordable options from Madewell and Sole Society, to name a few. With all the options currently on the market, we thought it was time to cut down on the clutter and used our data-driven algorithm, factoring in user reviews, best seller lists, blogger buzz and more, to find the 10 best styles available today. No matter your style or budget, we found a user-approved purse backpack for you. Opening Image: net-a-porter.com
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Rebecca Minkoff Mini Julian Pebbled Leather Convertible Backpack
WHY YOU NEED IT: This backpack comes with a vertical zip entry and a clip that can be clasped to the bottom ring, which is great for traveling.
LOVED FOR: An edgy design with trendy details
AllSaints Small Kita Convertible Leather Backpack
USERS SAID: "I am obsessed! This bag is so versatile, chic, and the side zipper is genius for grabbing your wallet or keys. Of course, the leather is extraordinary and good luck trying to keep people from touching it and telling you how amazing your bag is. Get it."
STYLE WITH: A neutral printed dress and suede booties
Matt & Nat Vignelli Backpack
USERS SAID: "I love this bag! I’ve had this bag for about a year now and it’s holding up very well. The bag has great structure, it’s spacious and the inside back pocket fits my iPhone, keys, and work badge! It’s a great bag all around. Highly recommend!"
BEST FOR: With vegan leather and and 100% recycled lining, this bag is perfect for the eco-conscious.
MCM Small Stark Side Stud Backpack
WHY YOU NEED IT: This backpack may look petite, but it can actually hold a lot: a laptop, a tablet, books... The list goes on and on.
LOVED FOR: A lightweight and sturdy design that's all about cool details
Sole Society Emery Faux Leather Backpack
LOVED FOR: A versatile design that matches any style (and fits every budget!)
USERS SAID: "It has so much storage and the quality is exceptional. It has been a great purchase! I love it! I have received so many compliments about how nice of a bag it is. I bought it to use for work and it offers so much room. I am definitely able to fit all of the things I need for the day."
Marc Jacobs Pack Shot Backpack
USERS SAID: "Its design allows me to easily carry more things around with me without feeling like I'm compromising on style, which is handy while traveling or when running around town with a toddler. In addition to featuring multiple pockets, the Pack Shot has a lot of little detail work I really appreciate: particularly the pattern on the straps and the duel colored tassels."
LOVED FOR: From the hardware to the color blocking, every bit of this bag is modern and fashion forward.
Scarleton Chic Casual Backpack
WHY YOU NEED IT: At just $30, this backpack gives you high style at a low price.
LOVED FOR: A vegan leather that feels like the real thing, a surprisingly roomy interior, and a hidden zip pocket that will guarantee safety for your most valuable items
Longchamp Le Pliage Backpack
USERS SAID: "I bought this for my trip to Italy and Greece this summer and I have already started to use it as I travel locally. Love how functional the backpack is! It is the perfect size to hold my wallet, keys, chargers, make-up, and snacks! It isn't too big and bulky and it isn't too small! Just the perfect size to carry around the essentials! I also love how it is water resistant!"
ABOUT THE BRAND: Longchamp is named after a famous horse track on the outskirts of Paris, and is famous for its understated and classic handbags and luggage.