The 10 Best Clear Backpacks Of 2021 – Transparent Backpack

The use of a backpack is conventional for hundreds of years. It was available in different designs. The backpacks’ designs were changed along with people’s tastes from time to time. The idea of the clear backpack is a recent development. It looks so nice.

You can think that the idea of a clear backpack is something weird and not so good. You can be worried about security, like people may be able to see personal items, identify your name, and even your address. You also can worry about carrying your laptop or other expensive electronic devices in it. Anyone could see the items inside the bag.

Clear backpacks are not a weird fashion accessory. These bags exist since 1990. At that time, these bags were seen as an ironic symbol, especially by the high school kids who were quite happy to flaunt their intimate possessions.

Some of the clear backpacks were available with various cute stickers embedded into them. Anyway, this trend should not be surprising. Chanel one of the most famous companies in the world. They have also manufactured clear purses and naked dresses that celebrities barely wore. They made the people think that clear color can be as popular as black.

You may not wish to use this bag as a daily commute. But if you love attending festivals or any event that gathers many people, you might love this kind of bag and backpack and realize that it is not just a fashion accessory but an essential item. Clear backpacks offer a great advantage to the security services. Because with clear backpacks, they don’t need to rely on scanners or random checks to find anything suspicious being carried with the bag. Nowadays, a clear backpack has become a symbol of a society that no longer trusts its members. It is also ironic that any event promotes a better understanding of each other and trust across the world.

Recently clear backpacks are becoming extremely popular again. Mostly because of the recent school shootings across the country. Many schools are allowing only clear backpacks for several years. So it is not a new concept. Many schools across the U.S have a mandatory clear backpack policy in schools. After the incident known as the Columbine school massacre that happened in 1999, some schools began to make clear backpacks compulsory to ensure the children’s safety. Many schools use clear backpacks to prevent students from carrying drugs, alcohol, or banned electronics, etc.

The NEISD (North East Independent School District) has introduced a new policy that requires all middle and high school students in the North-East District to use clear backpacks. Some people believe that having a clear backpack will help to protect the students from future harm by making it more difficult to hide weapons, drugs, or other harmful things.

Despite the controversy about these backpacks, they are becoming so popular among the people and a compulsory item for big public events such as concerts, festivals, conventions, etc. If your school is also requiring clear backpacks or you like them, you can take a look at the following list of ten great clear backpack options.

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The case of random acts of violence is increasing day by day worldwide. So we think that clear backpacks are here to stay. So you can take a look at the following list of the top 10 clear bags that are available on the market and add one to your collection.

1. K-Cliffs Heavy Duty Clear Backpack

K-Cliffs Heavy Duty Clear Backpack
K-Cliffs Heavy Duty Clear Backpack

The first bag is made out of clear PVC, which is designed to use as a student backpack. So you will be able to carry your books with this backpack. This backpack is heavily reinforced, so you do not have to worry about your books’ weight. This bag will easily handle it. The PVC of making this bag is thicker than most PVC bags available on the market. Although it is a clear backpack, this bag is available in different colors for the piping effect around the edge and zips. The piping effects are available in black, orange, purple, red, or even royal blue colors. The zippers come in pale gold color.

This bag comes with a traditional design. The shape of this bag is rectangular. This backpack is completely see-through. Even you will be able to see the inside of this bag from the bottom and back. On the outside, this bag has two compartments. The main compartment and a front pocket. Both are closed with zips. Inside the front pocket, there is an internal mesh pocket, which is suitable for carrying your cards, cell phone, pens, pencils, or something small like these.

There are also side pockets available on both sides of this bag. These pockets are made out of mesh. You will be able to carry your water bottle or an umbrella with this pocket. The rare straps are so comfortable. They come with nice padding so that you can comfortably carry this bag on your shoulders. The rare straps are fully adjustable, heavily reinforced, and they come with double stitching so that they can take the roughness of your daily commute to school and last for a long time.

This bag measures 17 inches high by 13.5 inches wide, and 7 inches deep. So you will be able to carry your school books as well as a tablet or a 15-inch laptop with this clear bag. Laptops bigger than 15 inches will not fit in this bag. The bag weighs almost 1.6 pounds. Anyone can comfortably carry this bag because of its rare adjustable straps. This bag comes with a pricing of under $30 so that anyone can grab it and enjoy a clear backpack.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 17.0″ x 13.5″ x 7.0″
  • Colors: 9

2. MGgear Clear Backpack

MGgear Clear Backpack
MGgear Clear Backpack

The second option in the list is a clear backpack by MGgear. The MGgear is a well-known company that produces different kinds of backpacks, including cross-body, sling backpacks, and even some, which could double as backpack purses.

The PVC multi-pockets backpack by MGgear is a reliable bag and a very suitable option to use as a daily commute. It is very easy to find your stuff inside the bag with a clear backpack because you can see everything in your bag from the outside. This backpack also comes with the traditional shape and design as the first one on this list. In addition, the top of this bag is a little more rounded. Moreover, the bag always remains in its own shape, even when it is empty. This bag is made of high-quality PVC. It can resist water goodly, but the manufacturer does not declare it as waterproof.

On the outside, this bag has five pockets. You can easily see through it in any direction. Every pocket is closed with a zipper. And the main pocket is closed with a double zip feature to provide you with some additional security o that you can lock the zippers with a padlock to prevent anyone from getting into your bag.

The bag measures 17.5 inches high, 13 inches wide, and 5.5 inches deep. The main compartment also measures the same. The secondary pocket situated on the front of the bag measures 12 inches high by 9.5 inches wide and with a depth of 1.25 inches. There is another pocket situated in front of the secondary pocket that 8 inches by 9.5 inches. Moreover, there are two side pockets available in this backpack. The side pockets are also closed with a zipper.

The shoulder straps are fully adjustable. These straps are made of heavy-duty fabric. These are very durable and sturdy but comfortable enough to carry this bag for a long time. There is also a loop. You can use it as a carry handle if you want. There is an MGgear logo embossed on the front of the bag to confirm that it is a genuine product. Still, you will be able to buy this bag for under $30.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 13.0″ x 5.5″ x 17.5″
  • Colors: 3


3. Heavy Duty Clear Backpacks

The bag we are going to talk about now is a backpack that is promoted as ‘freeze proof’ by the manufacturer. Because this bag is made out of freeze-proof PVC, the advantage of this feature is this PVC will not crack, which is one of the biggest issues with many PVC-made products, especially for the people who use these bags for carrying heavier items. And cracking of PVC leads the bag to weakness and tears.

This freeze-proof backpack is available in the clear with bright pink trim and clear with black trim. So it is a great option for both women and men. Even it is a great choice for Goths looking to make an ironic statement. You will be able to purchase this backpack for between $25 and $35. So it is a great value for this oversized bag.

Moreover, this bag is available in three sizes. These are small, medium, or large. The largest one measures 20 inches tall by 15 inches wide and 9.5 inches deep. So you will be able to carry whatever you want with this backpack easily.

And one very important thing, despite this PVC bag will not crack but still, it can be destroyed because it is not as flexible as fabric. Ultimately it is a durable backpack and really a value for money option. It is made out of high-quality polyester with high quality and almost invisible stitching. The zippers are larger than average so that you can easily open and close the bag. They are colored as silver metal, which increases the bag’s simplicity and adds a nice detail.

The main compartment of this backpack can fit your A4 binders or a laptop. There is also a large exterior pocket available in this bag. The top of this can be curved to provide you with some extra space if you need it. This pocket is suitable for carrying your pens, pencils, cell phone, and wallet. In front of this pocket, there is another zip pocket. There are also two mesh pockets on each side of this bag. These side pockets are suitable for carrying water bottles and umbrellas.

The rare straps are fully adjustable and come thickly padded. These straps are secured by the double stitching with the bag so that you can easily carry heavy items without having any problem. This bag weighs only 1.6 pounds. It is not entirely waterproof. The cloth zipper areas are the only area where water could get into this bag. 63% of the people who bought this bag are really happy with this bag. And the others who faced issues are related to the zips and tearing of the PVC. Because this bag is not fabric, it is PVC, so with extensive use, this could happen.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 14.5″ x 11.8″ x 8.5″
  • Colors: 2

4. K-Cliffs Rolling Clear Backpack

K-Cliffs Rolling Clear Backpack

This backpack has a unique feature, and that is it is a clear rolling backpack. It has wheels on the bottom. It is a newer concept to market, but it is very useful. The bag is made out of clear PVC, so it is possible to see through it. Moreover, the PVC is so heavy-duty and is .5 mm thick, so you can say that it is one of the strongest bags available on the market. This bag is at least 50% thicker than most over-available backpacks. So you will be able to carry more weight with it. Moreover, you can carry this bag on wheels.

This rolling bag measures 17 inches tall by 13.5 inches wide, and 7 inches deep. The pull-up handle for wheeling this bag is around 38 inches long. The handle is made out of high-quality hard plastic. This handle is so strong that you can even lift the bag with this handle whenever you need it. This backpack is available in clear plastic with black trim and clear plastic with red trim. The shoulder straps are fully adjustable and reinforced and double stitched so that the bag can easily handle the weight of your books or other items you want to carry with it.

The main compartment is so spacious. There is a logo of the manufacturer embossed on the front of the main pocket. The pockets are closed with zippers. It comes with a double zipper function to add some more security to your stuff. There are also two mesh side pockets available on each side of this backpack. These pockets are designed for carrying water bottles or umbrellas.

One important thing you should remember that you have to tuck the shoulder straps into the back padding when you pull the handle up to start wheeling. This will keep your straps safe from being tangled or damaged. This bag weighs 4.2 pounds. Yes, it is heavier than other bags on this list, but the cause is its carry handle and the wheels. This bag is durable and easy to use.

This bag is a rolling backpack, so you will be able to carry more weights safely with this backpack than you normally can. The front and sides of this backpack are completely see-through, but the rare and bottom have a soft polyester cushion that can affect your ability to see everything inside.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 21.3″ x 14.5″ x 4.2″
  • Colors: 5

5. Eastsport Clear Backpack

Eastsport is also a manufacturer that is making different kinds of backpacks, including weekend bags and even cargo backpacks, for several years. They build a reputation day by day to manufacture high-quality products and give the customers a very good service.

Their clear backpacks are available for under $20. You can think the quality of this bag is not so good or it will not last for a long time. But no. The bag is made out of high-quality PVC, which will last for years if you carefully use it. Obviously, it will face cracking and tearing if you continuously use the backpack in extreme weather. Although it is a clear backpack, this bag is available in various color combinations such as clear with black trim, clear with cobalt blue trim, clear with coral trim, grape trim, green, pink, turquoise, and at last clear with red trim. It is certainly clear, and you can see through this bag from any angle.

The rare straps are also matched with the color of the trim. These straps are fully adjustable to ensure comfort for you. They are secured in place with heavy-duty stitching so that you can easily carry several books to and from school or any other thing you want. This bag comes with a height of 17.5 inches, a width of 12.5 inches, and a depth of 5.5 inches. So the amount of space is big enough to handle all your school books and even a tablet or a 15-inch laptop. Most of the 17-inch tablets will not fit in it. There is a loop webbed on the top of this bag. It is strong enough to hang your backpack on a holder.

The main compartment is closed with a double zip feature to ensure the security of your stuff. There is a secondary pocket in front of the main compartment. This pocket is also closed with a zipper. You will be able to fit an A5-sized notebook or pens and pencils in this pocket. You can even carry small electronic gadgets in it. But one con about this bag is it has no side pocket although it is a budget backpack, so we think this bag is a great value for the money. Moreover, it comes with a limited lifetime warranty.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 5.5″ x 12.5″ x 17.5″
  • Colors: 13

6. Dalix Clear Backpack

This bag is most probably the clearest backpack on this list. This can sound weird, but other backpacks come with different color trim, where this bag comes with minimal trim. This bag has just one outer pocket and one main compartment that renders the backpack almost invisible.

This bag is made out of 600D polyester with heavy-duty stitching. It weighs only 15 ounces while empty. It measures 15 inches tall, 12 inches wide, and 6 inches deep. You will be able to carry your school books, tablet, cell phone, or other essential things without any problem. You can also carry a laptop, lunch and some magazines. The stitching on this backpack is so strong that you can even go for kicking with this backpack without worrying about it breaking.

As we mentioned above, there are two pockets available in this backpack: the main compartment and a smaller front secondary pocket. With a minimal amount of trim, this bag looks almost invisible. The rare straps are fully adjustable. It is strong, sturdy and makes it comfortable to carry the bag for many hours without any problem. Moreover, there is a carry handle located on top of the backpack.

There are two other pockets also. But these pockets are so thin. You will be able to accommodate your sunglasses in one. The outer part of this pocket is clear, but the inner is black so that you can keep your personal items such as an ID card or public transport ticket in this pocket. The bottom of this bag is also black. So it is hard to see through inside the bag from the bottom.

This bag is the cheapest option on this list. You will be able to get this backpack for between $10 and $15. But the quality is not as poor as the price. The straps are adjustable and functional. This bag is like a rucksack but with a smaller size. This bag is suitable for every type of person. The PVC is waterproof, but the zippers are not, so we listed this bag as a water-resistant backpack. But you should not carry your vital belongings with this backpack in wet weather conditions.

  • Material: 600D Polyester
  • Dimensions: 14.9″ x 9.1″ x 1.4″
  • Colors: 1


7. Zicac Clear Backpack

Zicac is a manufacturer that is also making bags for adults and children for several years. They have different kinds of unique and interesting collections. If you are looking for a clear backpack for your child, then this is the one for you. This bag is a little smaller. It measures 13.8 inches tall by 11.4 inches wide, and 5.5 inches deep. It will not fit a laptop in it, but a tablet and cell phone will fit easily. This bag can accommodate an A4 magazine, A4 binder, and your school books, as well as pens and pencils. This backpack is a perfect choice for a day at school or a day at the beach.

This bag is suitable for girls because it is a girl’s backpack. But it got no significant sign of being belonging to a girl. A boy also can easily use this backpack. This backpack is available in two different colors, clear with black trim and clear with yellow trim. This bag comes with a traditional dome-topped shape. The main compartment of this bag is closed with a double zip feature. It ensures the security of your stuff inside the bag. You can easily lock the two zips together.

There is a secondary pocket in front of the main compartment, which measures half the height but only two-thirds of the width of the backpack. This pocket is closed with a single zip feature. There are also two mesh side pockets available in this pocket. These side pockets are suitable for carrying water bottles or an umbrella. The rare straps are fully adjustable and padded. These straps are made with breathable fabric to help reduce sweating and even heat exhaustion.

This clear bag looks simple, but it comes with a high build quality. This bag is available with great pricing, making it the best value for money. You will be able to purchase this backpack for between $15 and $25. The quality of the materials used in making this bag is so good. It has got a five-star rating from every reviewer. So you can purchase this bag; it is such a value-for-money option.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 11.4″ x 5.5″ x 13.4″
  • Colors: 1

8. DALIX Clear Backpack Bags

If you are looking for a clear, minimalistic backpack, then you can go for this one. This backpack is from Dalix. They have been making different kinds of modern traditional style backpacks. They are newer on this site but doing great. They manufacture different kinds of interesting and fashionable products, including backpacks, caps, and even eyewear.

This backpack comes with a traditional domed top design. The shape of this backpack is rectangular. The front, back, and the top half of the sides of this bag are transparent. You can see through from these sides. But the bottom of this bag and the lower half of the sides are color-coded as the trim. This bag is available in some color combinations, including minion yellow gold, light gray, navy blue, purple, red, royal blue, and even teal, turtle green, and pink.

This backpack measures 15 inches tall by 12 inches wide and 6 inches deep. The main compartment also measures the same. So you will be able to fit a 13-inch laptop or any tablet in it without any problem. But there is no special pocket for a laptop or tablet. This bag is made out of heavy-duty clear polyester and vinyl. It comes with a shiny finish, which gives the bag an earthy look, and that’s why this bag is so popular. The pockets are all zip-closed. All the zips come with a black metal finish, and all the zippers are made out of nylon. The main pocket is closed with a single zip, so there is no scope of locking the bag.

The secondary pocket is 8 inches tall by 12 inches wide. So this pocket has enough room to fit an A5 pad, mp3 player, your cell phone, or any other technical equipment. Two side pockets are available in this bag. These pockets are also closed with the zipper. These pockets are suitable for carrying an ID card, keys, or sunglasses. You can also carry water bottles and umbrellas with these pockets, but you have to leave the zip opened while carrying those.

The rare straps are fully adjustable so that you can easily adjust them as your comfort. They are also padded and can be adjusted to a maximum of 26 inches. This bag weighs only 14.4 ounces. So from kid to adult, anyone can easily use it.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 15.0″ x 12.0″ x 6.0″
  • Colors: 12

9. Zicac Drawstring Clear Backpack

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This backpack is also from Zicac. This backpack looks simple, and it is designed as a drawstring backpack instead of a standard-looking backpack. This backpack will cost you between $20 and $30. Moreover, it is available in two colors. Those are clear with pale green trim or clear with pink trim.

The main compartment of this backpack closes with a traditional drawstring. To ensure the security of your stuff, there is a flap that goes over the drawstring opening and buckles down at the front. This buckle is adjustable so that you can fit some extra item in your bag without having any problem. You know that PVC is not very flexible, so we recommend you not carry too many items with this backpack very often or end up having a cracked or torn bag.

This bag is made out of traditional PVC, and the straps are made out of soft fabric. These straps are fully adjustable and very comfortable. These are removable also. They clip on at the top and the bottom. So you can carry the bag with its carry handle situated on top, like a handbag, if you remove the straps. The bag measures 11.8 inches high, 10.2 inches wide, and 4.7 inches deep.

The main pocket of this bag is able to accommodate your A4 binders, magazines, school books, or even a tablet. But it is unable to fit a laptop in it. There is a secondary pocket in front of the main compartment that looks like a pouch. This pocket is suitable for carrying your cell phone, wallet, or other small valuable items. There are also two side pockets available in this bag. Those pockets are closed with buckles. Side pockets are compatible with a wallet or similar size object.

This bag comes with great versatility. This bag is big enough to use it as a school backpack or a daily commuter. You can also carry this bag in different styles by removing its straps. This bag looks cute, and you can take it with you wherever you go.

  • Material: PVC
  • Dimensions: 10.2″ x 4.7″ x 11.8″
  • Colors: 2


10. Jesdo Clear Backpack

This is the last option on the list of our top ten clear backpacks list. This backpack is from Jesdo. It is a manufacturer that especially makes transparent products that are very versatile and comes with the good build quality. The backpack we are going to talk about now does not look like a drawstring backpack or even a conventional backpack. It looks like the design of this bag is based on a traditional evening bag, and then they turned it into a backpack. This is a perfect bag for girls. One important thing to note that though we listed this bag as a clear backpack, it is not completely transparent.

This bag is available in different colors, including black, blue, beige, magenta, pink and purple. The main backpack is made out of standard PU leather with an extremely high-quality finish. The only compartment of this bag is closed with a traditional drawstring arrangement. There is also a flap that goes over the drawstring and shuts via a standard clasp to ensure the security of your items inside the bag. Because it is a 2 in 1 bag, so there is a secondary bag inside this one. It is closed with a zipper. The zipper is made out of polyester, and it comes with the color of the trim.

The PU leather inner bag will have some leathery smell when new, but after a few days, the smell will disappear. The inner bag is removable. The inner bag measures 7.5 inches high, 7.9 inches long, and 2.36 inches deep.

This Jesdo bag measures 11.4 inches high by 9.2 inches long, and 3.9 inches deep. So you will be able to fit your iPod, money, cards, wallet, and even some of your make-up items. But unfortunately, it will not accommodate an A4 pad or binder. So this is not the best option to use it as a school bag. This bag is mainly designed to use as an evening backpack or attending any big event. The rare straps are fully adjustable so that they can comfortably sit on your shoulder.

You can get this stylish and fashionable drawstring backpack for between $20 and $30, making it a very good deal. So can also use it as a chest bag, or if you want, you can also use it as a standard handbag by simply tucking the straps in.

  • Material: PU Leather, Polyester, PVC
  • Dimensions: 23.5″ x 10.0″ x 29.0″
  • Color: 3

Summary

Clear backpacks are suitable for people who want to make a statement, regularly attend big events with extensive security, or need them for school or the workplace. If you are also looking for a clear backpack for one of these reasons, then our list of top 10 clear backpacks will help you to choose the best clear backpack for you.

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