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Returning to the office? Here are the best backpacks for commuters

With prices ranging from £25 to £550

1

Amazon Basics Campus Laptop Backpack

Amazon Basics Campus Laptop Backpack

Designed for students, this popular bag contains a host of pockets and pouches: there is a laptop pouch, a pocket for your sunglasses, and even an insulated one where you can keep your lunch cool.

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Paul Smith Embossed Leather Backpack

Paul Smith Embossed Leather Backpack

Nothing screams business like a briefcase, but back­packs can be smart. This black leather one has a padded mesh back panel for comfort and small pockets for valuables.

3

Harber Classic Rucksack

Harber Classic Rucksack

Water-resistant and made from recycled plastic bottles, this handmade rucksack contains hidden pockets and fits laptops and tablets up to 16 inches. Available in black, camel, mocha and olive.

4

Fjällräven Kånken

Fjällräven Kånken

The Kånken was created in 1978 to help prevent back problems in school children, but its simple and versatile design has rolled with the times. With a water-repellent body and carry handles, it comes in an array of colours.

5

Eastpak Austin Backpack

Eastpak Austin Backpack

Made from durable nylon, this Eastpak backpack has a padded laptop sleeve and comfortable cushioned straps, to ease the burden of a heavy load of books or paperwork.

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