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20 backpacks CXOs can actually get away with

Yes, you can have a backpack that's travel-ready, efficient ... AND slick enough for that next meeting with the people on Sand Hill Road.
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Topic: Innovation
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1 of 20 Spring

This Is Ground's Venture Backpack

This bag is TSA checkpoint-friendly, which means you don't have to take your laptop out of your bag to put it through the scanner. Most backpacks that have this feature are nylon, but this classic leather is a step up.

Spring, $799

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2 of 20 Knomo Bags

Knomo Dale Backpack

Need to keep your company's data super-secure? This gorgeous number features RFID signal blockers in the lining.

Knomo London, $399

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3 of 20 Coach

Coach Bleecker Backpack

It looks vintage, but this calf-leather backpack has pockets for gadgets and laptops galore.

Coach, $698

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4 of 20 Evecase

Evecase Water-Resistant Convertible Backpack

If you're the CXO of a startup, this budget convertible briefcase/backpack can get you through to your IPO.

Amazon, $45.99

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5 of 20 Aha Life

Brix and Bailey Convertible Backpack

This bag is so versatile, it can be carried as a briefcase, a messenger bag, or a backpack.

Aha, $250

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6 of 20 Prada

Prada Python Leather Backpack

You'll definitely be the only one in the company carrying bona fide python leather.

Prada, $5,170

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7 of 20 Saks Fifth Avenue

Bruno Cucinelli Wool & Leather Backpack

Sturdy fabrics and industrial metal hardware details set this large backpack apart from the rest.

Saks Fifth Avenue, $2,895

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8 of 20 The Frye Company

Frye Chris Backpack

Made from Italian leather and antique metal hardware, this slim-profile backpack will complement your understated style.

Frye, $349

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9 of 20 eBags

Piel Checkpoint Friendly Backpack

Here is another TSA-approved leather backpack. This one has padding in the back and shoulder straps for added comfort.

eBags, $199

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10 of 20 Coach

Coach Varsity Campus Backpack

This Coach backpack features a bold racing stripe and a pocket for transport a laptop or tablet.

Coach, $595

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11 of 20 Farfetch

Rick Owens Fringe Zip Backpack

This modern backpack is made from soft white-calf leather, tinted and textured to maintain its clean appearance even with everyday use. Believe it or not, there's also a leather laptop sleeve inside.

Farfetch, $1,619

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12 of 20 Mr. Porter

Paul Smith Paneled Leather Backpack

Large enough to get you through an entire weekend trip, this lamb leather backpack features a spacious front pocket perfect for packing all of your charging cables.

Mr. Porter, $1,295

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13 of 20 Nordstrom

Ted Baker London Dollar Backpack

This is a great option for city dwellers who walk to work. The discreet padded shoulder straps and back panel will keep you comfortable from your house to the boardroom.

Nordstrom, $469

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14 of 20 J.W. Hulme Co.

J.W. Hulme Co. Continental Backpack

The expandable main compartment can easily fit even the bulkiest PC laptops and anything else you'd need for a business trip.

J.W. Hulme Co, $795

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15 of 20 Zappos Luxury

Ferragamo Gamma Soft Backpack

Don't let the name fool you. Much like Ferragamo's famous dress shoes, this embossed leather bag is impeccably structured. Its flat bottom and balanced design ensures that your bag stays upright and your belongings in place at all times.

Zappos Luxury, $1,750

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16 of 20 Knomo Bags

Knomo Beauchamp Backpack

RFID signal blocking in the front left pocket will keep your phone protected in this sleek nylon and leather bag.

Knomo London, $179

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17 of 20 Cole Haan

Cole Haan Wayland Backpack

It's stylish pebble leather on the outside and soft blue faille on the inside. This backpack is roomy enough for your laptop and gym clothes.

Cole Haan, $252

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18 of 20 Bloomingdales

State Nevins Backpack

Need a water-resistant backpack for blustery winter days? Pick up this wool and polyester bag and save your leather for dryer weather.

Bloomingdales, $95

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19 of 20 Barney's New York

Barney's Structured Backpack

This unisex option is a showstopper in smooth, tan leather.

Barney's New York, $259

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20 of 20 Mr. Porter

Tom Ford Buckley Grained Backpack

This Italian-made blue leather backpack holds a lot more than it appears to from the outside. You can easily pack a laptop, a tablet and even a spare pare of shoes in this space-efficient bag.

Mr. Porter, $2,950

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