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Trend Spotting: The Backpack Bag

Just one more step into the ’90s revival. Here are 15 versions that keep it perfectly modern.

It was inevitable: Now that ’90s fashion is undeniably a thing (crop tops, anyone?), it was only a matter of time before the decade’s beloved mini backpack resurfaced, too. To keep the look current, go for sophisticated, minimalist designs that lean a little more purse-with-straps than grade-school Jensen. We’re talking sleek structure. Bold color-blocking. Luxe leather. Tough-chic hardware. Ready to dip into the trend? Click through the slideshow to see 15 right-now takes on the throwback style.

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