Best Laptop Bags for Fashion-Conscious Students in 2022

Students headed back to school not only want a bag that can handle their laptops, textbooks, accessories, and other everyday carry items, but also something that is going to make a statement about their fashion sense. Whether you're looking to spend big or small, we've rounded up the best bags for heading back to another semester in style.

If we're making some suggestions

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All of these bags collected here will help you get your gear to and from school, and they'll all look great slung over a shoulder. If we're making some suggestions, however, we can't help but recommend checking out the affordable and durable AmazonBasics Campus backpack. It was basically designed from the start for school use, with 33 liters of storage spread out over multiple zippered pockets. Most 15-inch laptops can slide into the padded sleeve, and there's plenty of room for books, accessories, and even a water bottle. The best part? It's far cheaper than any of the other options.

If you have some extra room in your budget, we also love the WaterField Tech Rolltop backpack. It's in ideal purchase (including a lifetime warranty) if you want something that's going to last through college and beyond, and it has the expandable space to hold a ton of gear and books or to be an easy carry when traveling light. Choose from ballistic nylon and waxed canvas material, and choose a size; the large options expands up to 24 liters, and holds up to a 15-inch laptop. Whether you're headed to a lecture, headed to a coffee shop, or headed out on a hike, this bag is going to be a favorite.

Cale Hunt

Cale Hunt brings to Windows Central more than eight years of experience writing about laptops, PCs, accessories, games, and beyond. If it runs Windows or in some way complements the hardware, there’s a good chance he knows about it, has written about it, or is already busy testing it.