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Men’s Wear Trend: Leading the Pack

Designers and accessories companies are channeling the backpack streetwear trend by presenting updated rich leather versions in traditional and utility shapes.

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Coach backpack. Gucci’s coat, Ami’s shirt and Neil Barrett’s pants, all in wool.

Rodolfo Martinez

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Men'sWeek issue 03/20/2014

Backpacks are the “It” bag of the season. Mainly in rich leather — or combined with suede, nylon and canvas, and some with statement hardware — the all-purpose accessory is youthful yet practical, ensuring a hands-free lifestyle and an overall statement of elegance.

This story first appeared in the March 20, 2014 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

MODEL: BENJAMIN JARVIS AT TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY; GROOMING BY JENNI SHAW USING MAKEUP FOREVER; FASHION ASSISTANT: LUIS CAMPUZANO

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