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9 stylish rucksacks to help you go hands-free

Are you looking for a bag that can fit everything in while looking stylish, and still having your hands free to manage your baby or toddler?

Introducing the humble rucksack. If you’ve used a rucksack changing bag, then you know how useful they are when you’re a mum – and once you’re past the changing bag stage, sticking with a rucksack means you still have all those benefits.    

Whether you are commuting, shopping, exploring or just going for a walk with your little one, having a rucksack is super useful.  

You might not need a changing bag, but there are still some essential items that won't leave a mum's bag any time soon (we simply can’t imagine life without a pack of baby wipes).   

Some of our choices can be worn as a crossbody bag, as well as a rucksack; we love anything that is versatile AND practical.

Scroll down to find out which rucksacks we’ll be buying this season: 

This bag comes with an anti-thief system, as its main compartment opens from the back, so you can have peace of mind even if you and your little one are around the busiest crowds.

Charmore Women Backpack comes in so many different colours that will be hard to choose just one. It's made with waterproof and anti-abrasion nylon which provides long-lasting performance. You can wear it as a rucksack or as a shoulder bag.

If you need to carry a laptop with you as well, this is a great option. It’s made with durable, lightweight, and water-resistant nylon. It also has lots of pockets for all your little one’s essentials.

Complete your look with this ASOS DESIGN backpack; you’ll be on trend with this croc-effect design (it’s polyester, though, not real crocodile, don’t worry). 

If you love designer handbags but don’t quite have the budget for a real YSL, this might be the one for you. This bag is made of leather and comes in four different designs.

Cath Kidston is well loved thanks to its lovely patterns. If you are looking for a handbag to use during all summer, this is the perfect option. This bag comes with two compartments, making it easy to separate your things and your baby's stuff.

A beautiful rucksack, we love the removable front pouch and studded detail.

This Skip Hop backpack is perfect if you’re looking for an extra touch of luxury. It’s made of durable, wipe-clean vegan leather and features multiple pockets to keep you organised.


Frankly, we struggle not to buy everything when we walk into Oliver Bonas. But we’ll settle for just this rucksack, which has leather and suede for extra awesomeness.  

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  • Author: Tamires Criscio Gomes

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