Is it a duffle bag? A backpack? Both? Whatever the answer, the Ignoble Lenore Capsule Backpack ($250) is definitely handy. Made from ballistic nylon with a Ripstop nylon interior, the Lenore features padded shoulder straps and an airmesh back for those times when you want a backpack, and a padded exterior handle for when you prefer a duffle. Other features include dual exterior zippered "stash" pockets, a dual-zippered main compartment with an internal book sleeve and hanging pocket, side compression straps, and a no-nonsense, military-esque look.