They gained ground with their Trunki invention several years ago, and now, the Trunki brand will be jumping into the U.S. market this month with their brand new PaddlePak, a water-resistant backpack for children ages 2+. The nice thing about this pack is that it prevents damp items from leaking through after trips to the pool or beach, or keeps contents inside dry throughout the trips. The bags are made from lightweight and durable material and features an ingenious roll top seal that uses the same innovative technology as adult outdoor bags. It features a patent pending break-away safety buckle, reflective trim, the […] Continue reading →

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Lots of you may be sending kiddos back to school this week, so why not send them with one of these unique backpacks for kids? When I was little, I had a very basic green/blue backpack. I remember my mom buying a full set of luggage, complete with lunch bag, duffel bag, backpack and more. They all matched and were all… boring. Sorry, mom! The tiny tomboy I was must have loved them at the time, but I think I want my daughter to rock something a little more expressive when she heads to class for the first time! Today […] Continue reading →


Can you believe that school is starting back up so soon? I certainly cannot. The hustle and bustle of shopping for school supplies and school clothes can be a bit exhausting. This time of year, stores are so busy, full of parents and school children looking for the perfect items for their new school year. One necessity that is hard to find is a unique and stylish backpack. Year after year, I remember thinking I had found the perfect backpack, only waiting to find out that many of my classmates bought the same exact one. Since it’s an everyday accessory […] Continue reading →

Looks like someone is following in TOMS’ footsteps ;). Schoolbags for Kids could very well be our favorite school bag pick for kids this season, for two simple reasons – smart design and the fact that every purchase gives back in a big way. Using their mission statement “One Here. One There™”, to provide kids around the world with the tools they need to empower themselves through education, founders of Schoolbags for Kids have designed schoolbags that won’t just fulfill the needs of your own children, but the needs of […] Continue reading →

This week is Dora the Explorer’s 10th Anniversary! In honor of this special occasion, Nickelodeon has teamed up with a group of celebrities and unveiled 12 custom-made backpacks in the world-famous windows of Macy’s Herald Square in New York City. The backpacks were designed and created to support “Beyond the Backpack” the network’s pro-social campaign championing kindergarten readiness for preschoolers. The one-of-a-kind designs have been personally designed by: Jessica Alba, Drew Brees, Sheryl Crow, Faith Hill, LeBron James, Heidi Klum, John Leguizamo, Eva Longoria Parker, Salma Hayek Pinault, Shakira, Slash, and Matthew McConaughey and Camilla Alves. The backpacks can be […] Continue reading →

These cute backpacks from LittleLife have really caught my eye this week. Perfect for Summer with their various animal and insect themed designs I think they’d make great day bags and how adorable would your little one look walking down the street with this on their back?! As well as having a great range of designs (in addiction to the ones we’ve featured above there are also Turtle designs, Sharks and many more!) you’ll notice that they are also extremely practical for younger children with the ‘Runabout’ and Animal Toddler daysacks allowing you to attach a safety rein so that […] Continue reading →

As part of their Fall 2010 lineup, Disney has unveiled an entire line of backpacks and lunch totes inspired by the popular Disney Characters from Disney/Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story, Disney Princesses, Disney Fairies, Night Before Christmas, Hannah Montana and many more. The backpacks are made very generously, with lots of room for your child’s school supplies, books and a change of clothes. They are absolutely perfect for traveling! The Princess backpack features an extra large heart zip pocket across the front with added storage and there are two mesh pockets on either side. The back section of the pack […] Continue reading →