Maybe this was just my high school, but by the time senior year rolled around, pre-collegiettes were no longer rocking the backpack. After years and years of L.L. Bean’s trusty companions, sporting a tote was the cool thing to do. However, between lugging your computer from the north quad to the south quad and realizing that back problems are no myth, backpacks are making a comeback. Don’t write these knapsacks off as an unstylish necessity just yet. Surprisingly, these school bags have received a chic makeover since we last saw them. Are you officially convinced? Good! Now go check out our top picks for backpacks.