Whether you are hauling your lunch, laptop, and gym clothes to and fro each day on your commute or racing through an airport terminal while traveling in need of a fourth arm to juggle your coffee, boarding pass, and beach read, sometimes the pragmatism of a backpack just can't be beat. If you've resisted a backpack for fear of the fashion police coming for you, we've got some bad news: Saddling yourself up with tote bags in addition to your carry-on bag isn't the answer, and all that imbalanced schlepping can do some serious damage to your posture and muscles.
However, we've also got some good news, as below, we've rounded up 25 bags that are both easy on the eyes and easy on your back during your next commute or travel day. You're welcome.
This story was originally published at an earlier date and has been updated.