Accessories Report

As college students, we seem to spend entirely too much money on our textbooks and entirely too much energy lugging them around campus! It can be such a pain to have so much weight hanging from your shoulder in your chic tote, but who wants to carry a backpack? Well, this week’s Fashionista is here to show you that not only can a backpack be high fashion; it can add edge and spunk to your look.

I love this Fashionista’s canvas backpack because its neutral black, white and tan colors allow for the pattern to be the center of attention. The Aztec pattern provides eye-popping interest that is so needed on these chilly winter days when we’re all bundled up in our boring down jackets. I also love the details the tassels provide next to the leather buckle on the top. Because of the huge variety of color schemes and patterns that backpacks are available in, there is definitely one for everybody. If bold patterns or colors are not your thing, how about trying a standout material? This leather backpack is so chic and unexpected and could be incorporated with almost any ensemble.

To complete her outfit, this Fashionista rocks a colorful scarf and classic blue jeans. She finishes her look with sleek black leather boots to mimic the black accents on her backpack. Take inspiration from her bold backpack and you will be carrying your books in high style!

Spotted: The Chanel spring 2014 ready-to-wear runway show featured a black leather backpack decorated with tassels and bursts of pattern.


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