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Cute Backpacks for Girls

Updated on August 16, 2013

Every Girl Deserves A Cute Backpack!

Okay Moms and Dads, it's time to face the facts. Your daughters don't want standard, run of the mill school bags. They want a girly bag that makes a real fashion statement. Something that screams that she is unique and special. So, that's why I created this page. Here you'll find a bunch of unique, fashionable and fun backpacks that your daughter will really love!

We'll also talk about what to look for when you buy a backpack so that you don't end up with one that looks great but isn't functionable. So, get yourself a cup of tea, call over your daughter and let's get started!

So, what should I look for when picking out a schoolbag for my daughter?

With all the adorable bags out there, I'm sure that your daughter has her eye on a bunch of them that she thinks her friends would love. But, odds are - some of the backpacks she loves, while cool looking - are totally not functional for school. For example, we bought an adorable Hello Kitty pack for our daughter. She begged and begged for this specific bag because she fell in love with the cute life-like kitty on it. So, we shelled out the money and bought it and (our first mistake) took the tags off.

When school started, we sent her off on her first day with this adorable pack on her back. It was raining when she made her way home. I waited for her and watched as she came trudging up the driveway with her books in her arms and a backpack that had all kinds of pink stains on it. The bag wasn't big enough for her books and the rain caused all the dyes to run together on the bag. I tried to fix it, but it was a loss...the bag was ruined and I was out a pretty penny.

So, what should you look for when picking out a functional schoolbag for your daughter?

There are 3 things that you really need to pay attention to when you are looking for bags: interior space, weather resistance and comfort.

1. Interior Space

Is this bag big enough for all her stuff?

Probably the most important thing you need to look at when you are buying a backpack is the inside space. How much space you are going to need really depends on how much stuff she is going to be lugging back and forth between home and school.

Good news is that most online retailers will list the inside dimensions of the backpack right on their websites so you can get an idea of how big it is. It's probably a good idea to gather together a bunch of books and notebooks and pile them up to see what size you are going to need. Oh, and don't forget space to keep her lunchbag too.

2. Weather Resistance

Make sure it's made from the right stuff!

When you are looking at a bag, another thing you should consider is how weather resistant this bag is - especially if you live in an environment where you get harsh winter conditions.

Stay away from cloth or quilted material bags (unless they are sprayed with a water resistant coating). Bags made from cloth materials soak in the moisture and can cause her books and papers to become wet. They also can cause the colors on the bag to run if the bag isn't properly weatherproofed.

So, what's a better choice? Bags made from nylon are always good. They are pretty much water resistant as well as resistant to other harsh conditions like heat and cold. Whatever material you choose - make sure that the bag says water resistant on it.

3. Comfort

Pain for fashion? NO thank you !

Just like shoes, school bags are not always created to be comfortable. They are created for their style more than their function. So, the last thing you need to be aware of is the comfort of the bag.

Is your daughter a walker or a bus rider? Does she carry her books around all day in her backpack or does she go to her locker frequently? The more she carries around the bag, the more she is going to need it to be comfortable. Many packs nowdays are made with cushioned shoulder straps. These help to stop it from cutting into her shoulder - especially if she is carrying around a heavy load.

How about pockets? Does she carry around a water bottle? Does she need room for her Ipod or Iphone? Having these little compartments on a bag can really come in handy!

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      tonyaalves3 4 years ago

      I have a 12 years old son. A very cute lens. Thanks for sharing your lens