Backpacks – My Top 8

Backpacks – My Top 8

Photography by Tom Buck

What I’m Wearing

Onyx Suede Backpack – Represent (click here)

Dried Herb Sweatshirt – Rough Official* (click here)

Frayed Denim Shorts – Topman* (click here)

Pirate Black 350 Boost – Yeezy x Adidas (click here)

Backpacks are one of  the most useful accessories you can own, I like to invest in a good backpack because I know I’m going to be using it most of the time. I think I’ve always had a backpack since high school and I feel like with each new backpack I get I try and upgrade from the last, in terms of quality and aesthetic haha. This article kind of ties in with my most recent YouTube video on ‘Mens Accessories’ which you can watch here. I really love creating YouTube videos and the community there is so supportive – definitely check out my channel and my favourite channels here if you have the time.


Ever since I got my first Represent backpack I knew that the style/shape/design was perfect for me so when they brought out the new Onyx Suede design I was really keen to cop one. This can be frustrating though because they’re only available in limited quantities and so when it comes to showing you guys, it’s annoying that you guys can’t buy it too.

I had some comments on YouTube asking for alternative backpacks so below I thought I’d put together a list of my top 8 backpacks right now, a mixture of affordable and high end. Hopefully there will be one for everyone.


(from left to right)

PS by Paul Smith Canvas Backpack (here)  – I think this one is the most similar in shape and style to the Represent backpack, although it’s not suede it is still really clean and minimal.

Givenchy Classic Backpack (here) – This Givenchy backpack is a classic piece that you can use for a very long time.

Royal Republiq Leather Backpack (here) – I love the futuristic elements of this backpack and the straps are really interesting – another similar shape to the Represent backpack.

Topman Nylon Backpack (here) – This Nylon backpack from Topman is a really affordable option in terms of clean, practical backpacks.


Balenciaga Phileas Leather Backpack (click here) – I’ve loved this backpack for such a long time but the price point is quite high, so it’s definitely one to save up for.

Gucci Patch Embellished Backpack (here) – I don’t normally go for a ‘busy’ backpack but this Gucci one looks incredible, the patches and the colours work so well together.

Alexander Wang Wallie Backpack (here) – The Wallie has been a long time favourite of mine. It’s absolutely massive and very expensive haha but definitely one for life.

ASOS Zip Top Backpack (here) – at only £25 this dupe of the Alexander Wang backpack is another steal.


I hope you enjoyed this kind of post, It’s such a shame that things sell out but also I wanted to show you guys a wider selection of what’s out there at the moment, whether it’s expensive or more affordable – do let me know in the comments if you’d like to see more of my edits whether it be bags, sneakers, t-shirts etc. As always thanks for stopping by!