The clutch bag trend has to be one of the worst things that ever happened to a mum – how were we supposed invest in an accessory that couldn’t fit anything beyond our lipstick?!


This is why we are so excited to learn that this season’s ‘it’ back is the roomy and oh-so-stylish backpack.



With enough space and compartments to fit all of your everyday basics, from your makeup bag to your little one’s juice and even nappies, the backpack is the most functional accessory to invest in this coming AW16.


Celeb mums from Jessica Alba to Kourtney Kardashian have been spotted sporting fabulous designer numbers, but here are some of our favourite models from the high street:


Black Mini Backpack, Penneys, €12

A sleek and stylish piece that will fit all of your essentials and go with ANY outfit.



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Backpack with Metallic Fastening, Zara, €19.95

A structured square or rectangular backpack will give a chic nod to the look, and will pass for an on-trend and quirky evening bag.



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Silver Pocket Front Curved Mini Backpack, New Look, €22.99

Metallics are really popular this season, with gold, silver and rose-gold jewels and accessories dominating the fashion scene. This cute little number adds a quirky twist to the trend.



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Suede Fringed Backpack, Topshop, €57

The ‘70s came back with a bang this season, and the good news is that retro is set to reign once again, in AW16. Channel a cool vintage vibe with this gorgeous fringed number.



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White Laser-Cut Backpack, River Island, €35

If you love the trend but you’re not planning on bringing the kitchen sink out with you, a mini backpack like this adorable laser-cut piece is a great investment. This is the perfect size for your purse, phone, keys and makeup essentials.



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