So, in case overalls and Birkenstocks weren’t junior enough, backpacks were also added to the mix as a major trend this spring. They will also continue to be one of the new “It” bags this fall. After trying overalls (not so bad!), this trend is a piece of cake. They come in all kinds of grown-up materials like leather, pony skin, and shearling, and there are tons of sleek, sophisticated styles from which to choose. I tend to shy away from “investing” in trendy pieces, so I was thrilled with this $58 backpack purchase! It’s faux leather, but doesn’t look it; it’s super supple, and can definitely hold it’s own with its higher-end counterparts. Plus, it’s practical! It just might be my new Mary Poppins bag – I’m sure I could squeeze a lamp or two into those roomy recesses…
Top: Anthropologie (love this + this). Skirt: Romeo & Juliet Couture. Jacket: Gap. Backpack: Nasty Gal. Ring: Zara. Necklace: Diana Warner. Sunnies: Kate Spade (similar). Oxfords: Michael Michael Kors. Nails: Julep in “Jules.”
Can you picture Mary Poppins with this backpack? Me either. Maybe her cool little sis, though.
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