KÅNKEN: The New Backpack On Campus
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KÅNKEN: The New Backpack On Campus

Have you spotted these stylish, durable, and spacious bags around you?

KÅNKEN: The New Backpack On Campus

You're walking behind someone trying to get to class, and you look up to see if you can pass them without getting run over by a biker. This is when you see that they have a very interesting backpack on. You're puzzled by the shape of it: square with odd straps.

I am talking about a KÅNKEN backpack.

Originally created in the 1970's to ease back problems in Swedish schoolchildren, this backpack is now aiding us college students with the loads we bear. The idea is that the load weight is evenly distributed to both shoulders through two straps, which diminishes back problems.

At this point you may be saying to yourself, "Every backpack has two shoulder straps now, no one would be caught dead with a 'one-strapper!'" However, the design of KÅNKEN allows you to also carry it as a handheld bag because of its straps at the top.

It also deceivingly has plenty of space. This design is advantageous because it doesn't take up a lot of space in your class or bedroom when you put it down. Say goodbye to apologizing and shuffling your bag around when people try to pass you!

Not only are they extremely functional, they look great with any outfit. It gives you a more professional, clean-cut look rather than the clunky sports backpacks you often see.

With the many array of colors to choose from, you can definitely find one that suits your style.There is also the Kånken Big, Laptop, Mini, Kids, and Maxi. KÅNKEN has any size to fit your life!

For you photographers, there is a Photo Insert that you can add to your bag, which holds a medium SLR camera, extra lens, memory cards, filer etc. The Kånken Laptop can hold computers of sizes 13", 15" and 17". It features a separate padded laptop compartment to ensure the safety of your laptop.

The makers of Kånken, Fjällräven use their original G-1000® fabric which is tightly woven in order to be water resistant and durable for all of your travels.

nkens can be purchased from their sight http://www.fjallraven.us. Urban Outfitters and Modcloth also sells them for $75. These bags are a great investment for your health and your travels.

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