The fast-paced nature of city living requires urbanites to step up their game and always be ready for whatever the urban jungle offers. Besides the daily grind involving work or school, urban millennials have to face the challenges of commuting and changing weather conditions and find time for other activities with family and friends, sports or even a quick getaway.

With Dakine, a time-tested brand for gearing the outdoors-savvy, urbanites can have the confidence of efficient and functional packing that does not compromise style.

Dakine Trek 26L Backpack

The everyman’s reliable partner

For the everyman, every day is an adventure. However, these adventures don’t always involve climbing mountains or crossing oceans, but more of standing in crowded trains and navigating city streets. Without the right gear, going through all these obstacles is surely exhausting.

The Dakine Trek 26L Backpack takes the daily commuter’s comfort in mind with its breathable shoulder straps and adjustable sternum straps for body support. It also boasts a large capacity of 26 liters and organized compartments such as a padded laptop sleeve that can fit a 15-inch laptop, side pockets for water bottles and umbrellas, and an interior mesh pocket for other essentials.

Gadgets are essential for the modern everyman. With the Dakine Vault 25L Backpack, techie adventurers will not have any problem securing their devices. The bag has a padded laptop sleeve that can fit a 17-inch laptop, a dedicated pocket for an iPad and a fleece-lined phone pocket. It offers a unique top-loader access while dual side release buckles give users easier access to the main compartment. The bag can support up to 25 liters of daily school or work essentials.

Dakine Atlas 25L Backpack

The adrenaline junkie’s best friend

Athletic urbanites always carry their sport essentials with them. From clothes, hydration supplies to sports gear, the Dakine Park 32L Backpack can fit these all with its 32-liter capacity. It features an easy-fill big top loader, a durable back panel zipper opening and a dedicated quick-loading skateboard carrying system for easy and efficient packing. Skateboard enthusiasts will find the bag’s dual-strap, non-slip board holster handy for lugging their decks around.

The backpack also includes a padded laptop sleeve that can fit a 15-inch laptop and an organizer pocket. Mesh side pockets can hold water bottles or umbrellas.

The Dakine Atlas 25L Backpack is crafted for those who balance both school and fun. This backpack can fit books and binders and keep pens, pencils and other small items in place with its organizational pockets. The non-padded laptop sleeve can fit a 15-inch laptop.

The backpack has a sturdy hook and loop straps for a skateboard. Its fleece-lined pocket is good for sunglasses and other small essentials.

Dakine Factor 22L Backpack

Stylish gear for the modern urbanite

The Dakine Range 24L Backpack’s sleek design matches the office man’s smart casual style. This top-loader backpack has a simple cinching closure to keep items secure. It features a padded laptop sleeve that can fit a 15-inch laptop, a cinch side pocket for water bottles or umbrellas and a front slip pocket for iPad. It has an adjustable sternum strap for added body support and can hold up to 24 liters of content.

The Dakine Factor 22L Backpack has a simpler look with its minimalist design and slim build. Made of eco-friendly materials, this school pack features a roomy main compartment with a padded laptop sleeve that can fit a 15-inch laptop. It also has an organizer pocket, a fleece-lined sunglasses pocket, a low-profile front zippered pocket and mesh side pockets.

With the activities and experiences surrounding college life, students need a backpack that can meet their needs. The Dakine Campus DLX 33L Backpack has a capacity of 33 liters, and includes a padded laptop sleeve that can fit a 15-inch laptop, an organizer pocket, a fleece-lined sunglass pocket, a fleece-lined iPad sleeve, mesh side pockets for water bottles or umbrellas, and a quick stash zippered front pocket.

Dakine Campus DLX 33L Backpack

The backpack provides a comfortable experience with its ergonomic foam back panel and shoulder straps made of breathable air mesh. It also has an adjustable sternum strap that provides support for the body, and is available in more sophisticated colorways.

Function need not be out of style. Dakine bags and backpacks let urbanites lug their gear and essentials around as they accomplish their daily tasks while remaining trendy.

Check out the Dakine range of backpacks at Urbanize outlets at U.P. Town Center, Gateway, Shangri-La, The 30th, Glorietta3, Uptown BGC, Venice Grand Canal, Kiss & Fly NAIA Terminal 3, Alabang Town Center, The District-Imus, Solenad, Serin–Tagaytay and SM Seaside Cebu.

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