Pack-man chic - Metro US

Pack-man chic

Join the fashion pack with an accessory that’s cool and yes, practical. These man-bags are a chic

alternative to that old gym freebie or hiking holdall.

1. Topman Altitude Rucksack

You didn’t really think you’d be scaling a mountain with this on your back. This natty, retro bag is perfect for packing away your iPad, notebook and any other thing you may need to carry.

$60, www.topman.com

2. Cambridge Satchel company 15” vintage backpack

Yes, it’s incredibly quaint and British. It’s more in line with academics cycling to and fro than the hustle and bustle of city life. But hey, that’s part of this heritage satchel’s charm.

$240, www.asos.com

3. Filson messenger bag

The buffalo check brightens up any outfit from a suit to a jeans and tee combo.

$240, www.mrporter.com

4. WANT Les Essentiels de la vie o’hare tote

Replace the stuffy briefcase with this sleek shopper, which will look just as great ten years from now as it does today.

$227, www.oki-ni.com

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