Thanks to relaxed dress codes guys are opting for backpacks lately to schlep their stuff. Especially during summer when you’re on your bike a lot or heading off for weekend excursions, a backpack is unbeatable. They distribute weight evenly and the best kinds are like a hands-free version of a tote—simple, stylish and utilitarian. We’re not going to give you a load of crap about how versatile backpacks are or how you can dress them up with a suit and tie blah blah.

But what we will say is that they hold a ton of stuff, make easy work out of packing for your average work day or weekend trip and look pretty badass while doing it! Our favourite? Without a doubt this genuine leather beauty from Fossil’s newest collection.

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