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stylish backpack

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by dirtrider123, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. dirtrider123

    dirtrider123 Well-Known Member

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    So now that i've begun dressing much nicer i need to upgrade the rest of my things as well and ive decided that i need a new backpack as well, i want something leather that is very high quality, i would be using it everday for school, i was looking at this one: http://eluxury.com/estore/browse/pro...sp?id=11291624 idk what u guys think bout that one? but something that is nice and stylish to go with the nice outfits, i would love your guys input on this.

    thank you!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. stickonatree

    stickonatree Senior member

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    i think it looks gaudy.

    backbacks, imo, only look "good" when it's in a technical way, and if you try to "stylize" it you end up looking like a hypebeast fool (just my 2 cents).

    if you want something stylish go for a canvas messenger or shoulder tote, euro style!
     
  3. kstanl

    kstanl Senior member

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    ^ I agree. I think a LV monogrammed anything would detract from your new wardrobe.

    Marc Jacobs had some fancy backpacks but that was quite a while ago and I doubt you'd find one now.
    Bottom line, you should either you get a functional, simple looking black backpack or look for another kind of bag.
     
  4. nudielover

    nudielover Well-Known Member

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    Ugh not feeling that backpack at all.

    stickonatree is right about the technical bit, get something from Northface or Oakley.
     
  5. FormulaQ

    FormulaQ Senior member

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    No way. A backpack for that price is nearly an oxy-moron
     
  6. Maharlika

    Maharlika Senior member

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    Me no like that LV one---- I have a black leather Dolce and Gabbana backpack that I've had for 12 years and it is still holding strong.

    My next bag purchase will be either of these two from Berluti.
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  7. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Senior member

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    Look at Jil Sander, Raf Simons x Eastpack, Tod's
     
  8. dusty

    dusty Senior member

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    What could be more trying-too-hard than a backpack with a designer's name on it?
     
  9. hustlenflo22

    hustlenflo22 Senior member

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    What could be more trying-too-hard than a backpack with a designer's name on it?

    Word.
     
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    Mr. Potato Senior member

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    Get a leather shoulder briefcase.
     
  12. onion

    onion Senior member

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    That backpack screams "look at me I'm a label whore".
     
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  14. Maharlika

    Maharlika Senior member

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    ^^^ Whose are those? Like it.
     
  15. Hugo

    Hugo Senior member

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    I don't like backpacks in general, the one Chronoaug posted is beutiful though.
     
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    cldpsu Senior member

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    I don't think it's that beautiful. Looks like Jan sport made something out of leather
     
  17. hustlenflo22

    hustlenflo22 Senior member

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    I don't think it's that beautiful. Looks like Jan sport made something out of leather

    +1, looks like a leather sac hanging off your back...it's very hard to make a backpack stylish, the best you could hope for is oldschool chill look
     
  18. jkennett

    jkennett Senior member

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    [​IMG] I wish....
    Looks like something made with the leather Rick Owens uses. Sort of cool, though I agree it does have an odd drapey unstructured look that is a little creepy. Reminds me of the pouch on the front of a kangaroo or something. On that note... I'd definitely wear it.
     
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  19. chronic

    chronic Senior member

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    I think Tumi has some nice offerings as well, but I also agree with the people who suggested a messenger bag instead. they're much sleeker, and Jack Spade makes a lot of nice ones.
     
  20. scfdefinit

    scfdefinit Senior member

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    [​IMG] No idea what it is but I dig this one. I just bought an iDiom backpack but then again I dress more technical street/hypebeasty so its probably not what you're looking for. If I were to get a messenger it'd be more along the lines of acronym or bagjack. +1 for Jack Spade and Marc Jacobs too.
     

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