Best Back to School Backpacks

As the upcoming school year approaches, children, teens, and college students alike will be on the lookout for the very best backpacks. While there are endless choices out there, brands like SWISSGEAR have earned a reputation for delivering style as well as high-quality design. Here are some of the top things to look for when choosing from the many innovative backpacks available from SWISSGEAR.

Adhere to School Guidelines

Some schools require that students only use backpacks that are completely see-through. Clear bags ensure safety in environments where that might be a concern. Fortunately, there are backpacks that are still clothing compatible, store everything students need, and look great in the process.

Swissgear 3635 Clear Backpack - Clear
Swissgear 3635 Clear Backpack - Clear
Swissgear 3635 Clear Backpack - Clear

The SWISSGEAR 3635 CLEAR BACKPACK, for example, is incredibly flexible thanks to its see-through PVC construction. You can very easily spot all your belongings, pass through security checkpoints, and enjoy comfort with padded straps. A large main compartment stores bigger items while side pockets and a zippered inner pocket protect smaller items and keep necessities close at hand.

Ergonomic Versatility

Not every backpack needs to go on your back the entire day. Some students are loaded up with so many electronic devices, textbooks, and journals that can it can be uncomfortable. In these cases, it is smart to look for backpacks designed with ergonomic versatility in mind. Instead of loading everything onto your back, try a rolling backpack instead.

Swissgear 1900 Rolling Laptop Backpack - Black

The SWISSGEAR 1900 Rolling Laptop Backpack is the perfect combination of backpack and rolling bag. Everything about using this bag is effortless. From the push-button locking handle to the ergonomic shoulder straps, this is a backpack that can be quickly wheeled through a busy hallway or put on your shoulders in a second. It serves dual purposes as a school backpack and a commuting bag for those who rely on public transport. You can zip and hide the straps when you are using the backpack as a roller, but in both styles you can take full advantage of features like the dual water bottle pockets, front carabiner, and exterior organizer pocket.

Easy Access

Not every backpack needs to go on your back the entire day. Some students are loaded up with so many electronic devices, textbooks, and journals that can it can be uncomfortable. In these cases, it is smart to look for backpacks designed with ergonomic versatility in mind. Instead of loading everything onto your back, try a rolling backpack instead.

Swissgear 3577 Artz Laptop Backpack
Swissgear 3577 Artz Laptop Backpack

The SWISSGEAR 3577 Artz Backpack is the ultimate top load backpack for students of any age. Artz means doctor in German, and the early doctor’s bag is definitely the inspiration for this sleek, well-designed backpack. Although it is inspired by innovative storage solutions of the past, it is built for modern living thanks to a steel-frame main compartment, a padded computer sleeve, and even a padded pocket suitable for your tablet. The stealth black color is ideal for city life, but those in search of an alternative might like the light gray for a fresh, contemporary take on the design.

Good Protection for Student Electronics

The students of today are not just using pencils and paper anymore. Electronics are part of the typical school day, which means that the best backpacks must offer protection for computers and other electronic devices. Innovative storage means padded pockets that can fit computers or tablets, both of which may be necessary during class or after school in the library.

Swissgear 5505 Laptop Backpack
Swissgear 5505 Laptop Backpack

The SWISSGEAR 5505 BACKPACK is a suitable way for students who need to protect their valuable electronics. This backpack boasts three individual compartments, two of which are designed specifically for laptops and tablets. No matter how heavy your belongings, the backpack’s padded straps, breathable mesh, and air flow technology ensure even weight distribution and coolness on even the warmest days. Students love this bag’s side pockets for water bottle storage, the quick-access front pocket, and the classic design. Available in a variety of different colors and patterns, this backpack is clothing compatible no matter what your style might be, and it is a hit with teens.

Premium Backpacks for School and Travel

Many students use their backpacks for more than just school. In many cases, it makes sense to invest in a backpack that works for school and for travel. Whether that travel includes long car rides or trekking through busy airports, the right backpack covers all the bases. That means selecting a bag that can hold all of life’s little essentials and accessories along with laptops and books.

The SWISSGEAR 1900 SCANSMART BACKPACK is the perfect solution for those who want a bag for school and for travel. The bag fully unzips so that it can go through security or TSA checkpoints with ease, meaning you don’t have to unpack your belongings as you breeze through. All your digital items like laptops and tablet computers fit neatly into padded compartments and pockets, and there are additional spots for smaller items like keys, bottles, and sunglasses.

Swissgear 5358 USB ScanSmart Laptop Backpack
Swissgear 5358 USB ScanSmart Laptop Backpack
Swissgear 1900 ScanSmart Laptop Backpack
Swissgear 1900 ScanSmart Laptop Backpack

 

If you want a travel bag with even more features, upgrade to the SWISSGEAR 5358 SCANSMART BACKPACK. Much like the 1900, it opens flat to go straight through x-ray machines. However, it also boasts USB charging options for your phone and an insulate chilly pocket to keep your bottles of water cool and ready to drink on the go.

Additional Features to Make School Life Easier

School is challenging, so if extra features and accessories can make like a little easier, go for it! Some SWISSGEAR backpacks come pre-loaded with small touches that make school, travel, and everyday life more comfortable and convenient. A fleece-lined pocket for sunglasses, for example, means your eyewear is always clean and ready to wear. An internal LED light makes all the difference when you’re rooting around for documents in a dimly-lit classroom.

Swissgear 2760 USB ScanSmart Laptop Backpack with LED Light - Black with White Dots
Swissgear 2760 USB ScanSmart Laptop Backpack with LED Light - Black with White Dots

The SWISSGEAR 2760 USB SCANSMART BACKPACK WITH LED LIGHT is the ultimate bag for those who want all the bells and whistles. A USB charging port means you can rapidly charge any of your devices no matter where you are. An internal LED light lighting system illuminates the interior of the backpack and even turns itself off with a timer to preserve battery life. All these high-tech features are in additional to cooling air flow technology, comfortable straps, an ergonomic design, and even an insulated chilly pocket to keep drinks cool.

The best backpacks from SWISSGEAR address your needs and your environment. Whether you are a teen ready to head back to high school or a graduate student preparing for another tough semester of professional training, the right backpack can make your education a little bit easier.

Author: Joseph Daniels