Back to Work with Targus

September is fast approaching and to me that’s always meant back to school. This year, for many of us, it also signals back to work and so I’ve been scouring the internet to bring you some of the most stylish back to work accessories.

After months and months of working from home we are at last taking the first tentative steps in to a brave new working world. While it’s true that Covid-19 has changed the way we work, it hasn’t changed the fact that we want to look chic while doing it.

Face to face meetings are not yet a thing of the past and now, more than ever, it’s important to put our best foot forward when it comes to making an impression. So, when I discovered the amazing range of Targus backpacks I just had to share them with you. Not only do they look great, they’re practical too. Style and substance. What more could you want?

I’ve selected two of my favourite bags from the Newport range for you below. Both backpacks will easily take you from the boardroom to the bar for – socially distanced – drinks.


Newport 15” Drawstring Laptop Backpack – £89.99

Not only does this bag look good, it’s waterproof, which is a godsend as I recently moved to Manchester and when it rains in Manchester – which it does a lot – it pours. It’s really comfortable to wear and deceptively spacious. I can fit my laptop, water bottle, reusable coffee mug, lunchbox and a paperback in it, along with the usual wallet, phone, keys, hand sanitiser and face mask. Available in grey, blue and black.



  • Dedicated protective cradle for a slim laptop or a tablet
  • Drawstring and magnetic closure secure main compartment
  • Three zippered accessory pockets
  • Internal water bottle pocket
  • Adjustable padded shoulder straps and top handle
  • Premium metallic trim
  • Integrated trolley strap for convenient travel
  • High-density water-repellent twill nylon and leatherette accents
  • The Targus Limited Lifetime Warranty: for peace of mind and confidence in the high quality of all our bags


Newport 15” Laptop Backpack – £92.99

This slimmer backpack is just as stylish and durable as the drawstring version. This bag is perfect for when you need to carry your laptop with you but don’t need to take much else with you. It still features pockets galore for your phone, wallet and keys whilst giving you a sleeker silhouette. Available in olive, blue and black.


  • Small backpack with a tech-friendly protective cradle for your laptop up to 15” screens
  • 3 zipped front pockets for storage of your everyday accessories
  • Adjustable shoulder straps for a comfortable carry
  • High-denier, water-repellent twill nylon exterior with faux leather accents
  • Premium metallic hardware
  • The Targus Limited Lifetime Warranty: for peace of mind and confidence in the high quality of all our bags


As our working lives continue to evolve, Targus understands the importance of needing to carry, connect and protect our technology. Check out the full Targus range here.

Stewart Thurlow

Stewart Thurlow

I once shared a lift with Meryl Streep & Julianne Moore. Oh, & Victoria Beckham smiled at me. UK Editor for ADDICTED.
Stewart Thurlow
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