Shop like a Pro: Backpacks
The Star's Shop-Like-a-Pro columnist Angela Koszuta went on the hunt for this year's best backpacks.
Skull print messenger bag. Available at Gap Kids. $29.50
Peace heart pattern pack. Available at Old Navy. $15
Plaid Drifter backpack for Ogio. Call 1-800-678--314 or visit www.ogio.com for retailers.
MacKenzie polka dot backpack. Available at Pottery Barn Kids. www.potterybarnkids.ca (no monogramming service available in Canada). $55
Personalized camo print bag. Available at www.younameitbaby.com. Custom embroidery costs $6. $33.99
Dabbawalla doggie backpack/tote. Available at www.kidsbynature.ca. $34.98
Blue and red Barney Rustle messenger bag. Available at Crumpler, 831 Queen St. West. or www.crumpler.ca $109.99
Zoo mini bag by Skip Hop. Bee design shown, but comes in various animal designs. Available at Indigo and Chapters Stores and Hello Sunshine, 5 High Park Ave., www.hello-sunshine.com $25