Luxury Backpacks to suit any occasion

The transformation of the humble backpack into a stylish item is a blessing to those of you wishing to combine function and practicality with luxury appeal. Carrying folios, tablets and your daily grooming essentials, the backpack has become the modern gentleman’s ‘manbag’. Being larger in capacity than your briefcase, it’s easier to manage than a holdall and more comfortable. Wearing on both shoulders is de rigueur.

Charlie Borrow Roll Top Rucksack

Inspired by the British and Swedish army foot soldiers backpacks of the war eras, the roll top backpack design has been modified but still remains true to the original. Expertly hand crafted in the London workshop by one set of hands from the highest grade of English Bridle Leather, Scottish Cotton Canvas and Solid Brass and Copper Hardware from the Midlands. This product is as durable and as long lasting as it gets and must be broken in.
Charlie Borrow Roll Top Rucksack – £420 

Miansai Harbour Canvas And Leather Backpack

Designed exclusively for MR PORTER. Miansai’s ‘Harbour’ backpack gives new meaning to the phrase ‘travelling in style’. Expertly crafted from durable canvas and smooth bridle leather, this sleek and functional piece has a spacious interior big enough for your portfolio, gym clothes and sneakers. It’s also fitted with a protective internal sleeve so your your laptop or tablet will stay secure on-the-go
Miansai Harbour Canvas And Leather Backpack £570

Atelier de L’Armée Leather-Trimmed Cotton-Canvas Backpack

Amsterdam-based Atelier de l’Armée describes its vision as “offering products that are well-constructed and skilfully crafted with fine regard for detail”. In keeping with that aesthetic, this black backpack has been handcrafted from durable water-repellent cotton-canvas and trimmed with rugged leather. Spacious waxed-cotton pockets and a full lining round out its thoughtful design.
Atelier de l’Armée Leather-Trimmed Cotton-Canvas Backpack – £325

Lanvin tie-die effect leather backpack

Crafted in Italy from premium grained leather, this distinctive backpack from Lanvin features a bold tie-dye effect throughout. A luxurious style, it is finished with black leather buckle and strap detailing in addition to a number of secure compartments ideal for carrying day-to-day essentials.
Lanvin tie-die effect leather backpack – £825

Christopher Raeburn Black Cotton Backpack

Crafted in collaboration with British textile specialists Millerain, this backpack is a distinctive style from the British designer. The backpack features subtle leather accents and is finished with adjustable straps for comfort. Made in England from 100% cotton with 100% leather accents.
Christopher Raeburn Black Cotton Backpack – £445

Chris Chasseaud

Chris is the Style & Features Editor at Ape to Gentleman, and one of the UK's leading style commentators. Having worked in the fashion and design world for his entire career he's well placed to deliver sartorial advice.