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Although this back to school season may be unlike those in years past, there’s no denying that there’s still the same feeling of a fresh start and new opportunities to come.
Whether you’re a student, teacher or a parent, having the right gear is one way to approach the new school year with confidence. Even if you’ll be tackling things from home, making sure that you’re ready for anything is an easy way to enjoy the season.
A new backpack is typically one back to school must-have, and this year’s crop of functional and fashionable bags offer more than just a way to carry your school books. From trips to the grocery store or daily commutes, in addition to the traditional school run, they’re a great choice for whatever this school year has in store.
Ahead, find nine of the best multipurpose backpacks that are currently included in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which means major savings for your wallet. The sale is only on until Aug. 30 and items are already selling quickly, so you’ll have to act fast to score these back to school deals.
For travel or just busy days on the go, this sophisticated nylon backpack comes with multiple compartments to keep you organized, including a padded laptop sleeve.
Tie-dye is everywhere this season, including on this classic two-pocket backpack.
Take on the elements with this weather-resistant backpack that works just as well for your daily commute as it does on the trails.
A sturdy yet sleek design keeps all of your valuables safely stored away, with room for up to a 17” laptop and a dedicated water bottle pocket.
Sturdy nylon fabrication and an expandable design make this rugged yet refined backpack essential for your next outing.
If you’re looking to keep things simple, this compact yet spacious bag will be your new go-to.