From Backpack Bikes to Bulletproof Knapsacks

 - Jul 5, 2009   Updated: Jun 16 2011
You may not have worn a backpack since your high school days, but these badass packpacks definitely are way too cool to be just rocked during school.

From backpack bicycles to ones with built-in boomboxes, there are plenty of portable innovations in this cluster to keep you satisfied. My favorite backpack is the one to the right; it's made with the rear ends of recycled mannequins. Sweet:

Implications - From folding backpack bikes to toy-shaped knapsacks and backpack tents and hammocks, the school bag has become more innovative and cool. Backpack wearers are attracted to bags that stand out from the crowd and is easily recognizable as their own.