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Article: Choosing a men’s backpack that best suits your needs

Choosing a men’s backpack that best suits your needs

When you hoist a finely crafted leather backpack up to your shoulders, you either mean business, or you’re going adventuring. And what’s great about these travel companions is that it’s almost impossible to include any unnecessary, excess luggage. Pack what you need, and forget about overdoing it. No frills. No fuss. Just a focus on what’s essential for your particular requirements.

 The big question is: what’s the best leather backpack for men? Well, that’s kind of like asking a mother to choose her favourite child. There’s no right way to answer that, but if you are going to purchase one, then best you know what to look out for. At Jekyll & Hide we have a wide range of suitable options, from laptop backpacks and rucksacks to large backpacks. And because we want you to make the right decision when buying one, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of what makes a good backpack great.


Your backpack really needs to work well for you. So when choosing one, think about how many items you generally take with you, and what these are. If you need a leather backpack for work, then make sure that it has a pocket for your laptop, multiple compartments for your office accessories, and consider a front-loading backpack for greater access. But also think of the many different uses you want to get out of your backpack, and look at a flexible option that suits more than one occasion. At Jekyll & Hide we have a number of items that give you multi-purpose functionality, so you can go from boardroom to boardwalk without breaking your stride.


As you’re going to be travelling to all kinds of places – probably taking some really valuable items along – it’s essential that your men’s leather backpack comes with lockable zippers. Additionally, a lot of Jekyll & Hide backpacks are fitted with a zipped secure RFID pocket to ensure you’re protected against data theft. And while we’re on the subject of keeping safe, it’s advisable to think about keeping dry too. So if you don’t want to get any of your favourite items wet and damaged, it’s best that your backpack is water-resistant.


In addition to choosing a men’s leather backpack with the right amount of compartments, it’s essential that you select one that’s the perfect size. Think about how long you’re going to be on the road for. If most of your trips are overnight, then a laptop backpack or smaller rucksack should suffice. But if you’re planning on getting away for a few days at a time, then a large backpack will work better for you.


And finally, just because we’ve been focusing on functionality doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten about style. Everything mentioned above should not affect how your backpack looks, and because impeccable design is at the heart of everything we do at Jekyll & Hide, you can rest assured that whichever leather backpack you choose, you’ll be enhancing your personal style.

 So there you have it: everything you need to know about choosing the best men’s leather backpack for your specific needs. We’re sure you’re going to make the right decision, and that once you own one, it’s going to accompany you on all sorts of incredible adventures.

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