The Backpack is back.

Fashion has a funny relationship with irony. Just when you thought it was safe to assume that a certain trend had died forever – say, the mini-backpack that slowly made its way onto soccer moms everywhere in the mid-90s – it rears its ugly head again more than a decade later. Next up: slap bracelets. Jacobs described his Spring 2010 Louis Vuitton collection as “street, with a look “embracing the hippie-cyber, tribal-punk world.” Perhaps that’s explanation enough for the predator-turned backpack. – From Zimbio