We’ve rounded up a selection of ten backpacks, skate packs and hip bags perfect for heading back to school, college, university, or even just going to work. The various styles of bags we've picked out are a small indication of the depth of the product available on Parade. Feel free to shop around in our Bags section. And because all the bags you see are backed by the excellent skate shops we work with, you can trust that their quality is guaranteed.
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Polar Cordura Mini Dealer Bag in Aqua. Sold by Focus.
This handy little bag is water repellant, features an adjustable shoulder strap, a main compartment as well as an external zipped pocket and mesh back pocket. Ideal for keeping your keys, wallet and any other important bits safe.
Dickies x Eastpak Padded Pak’r in Khaki. Sold by Welcome Skate Store
A great bag from the Eastpak x Dickies collab. It features a big main compartment, smaller front pocket, ergonomic back and shoulder straps. The combination of these two brands means you’re guaranteed a hardwearing product with excellent functionality.
Independent Transit Travel Bag in Black. Sold by Slam City Skates.
There’s plenty of features to this backpack, a big main compartment which features a specific laptop pocket, useful side pockets and a strap for a skateboard. There’s a comfortable back foam panel and adjustable padded shoulder straps.
Patagonia Arbor Daypack 20L in Black. Sold by Slam City Skates.
A quality water-repellant backpack from Patagonia made of quality recycled materials. Includes a large main compartment and padded laptop sleeve, zippered internal pockets and Human Curve shoulder straps.
POP Trading Company Hip Bag in Dark Teal. Sold by Palomino.
POP’s Hip Bag is an excellent option for keeping those prized possessions safe away from the clutter of a regular rucksack. There are two zippered pockets for all your important bits, as well as an adjustable shoulder strap to make sure it sits just right.
Sour Pat Duffle Bag in Navy. Sold by Illicit.
An ideal bag for sports kit, books, stationery and all those essential things you’ll need for school. 25 litre capacity with two additional zip-close pockets, one internal and one external, a drawstring closure and padded adjustable straps.
Dickies Indianapolis Backpack in Maroon. Sold by Pretend Supply Co.
A simple backpack with all the right features. With an ample 15-litre capacity, nylon lining and a PVC coating to protect it from the elements. Dickies are known for their hardwearing product so you can rely on the quality of this backpack.
Theories Stamp Camper Backpack in Olive. Sold by Palomino.
A stylish retro-looking bag from Theories made from 100% cotton canvas. The main compartment closes via drawstring and plastic snap, the flap has a zippered pocket and there’s an additional zip pocket at the front.
Dickies Mertzon Duffel Bag in Camouflage. Sold by Slam City Skates.
One for those days were you need to carry everything, a huge 37-litre holdall from Dickies. The contrast PU base gives the bag structure and the adjustable shoulder strap means you can carry it around comfortably.
Volcom Substrate Backpack in Grey/Black. Sold by Ideal.
A no-nonsense backpack from Volcom. Durable construction, ripstop nylon, deck carrying straps, large main compartment and front organiser compartment, a quick-access front pocket and storage sleeves for water, magazines and more.
We hope that this guide helps you out with those back to school purchases, as we mentioned in the introduction there’s a huge selection of product on Parade so this is just an indication of what is available. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to use the ‘Live Chat’ feature, we’re more than happy to help any way we can.
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