"A perfect combo of suitcase + backpack!"


"If you’re looking for a bag to replace all bags...this is it."


"The classiest and most versatile bag I have ever owned."


"The ultimate bag for personal + business travel."


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Medium Expandable Backpack

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Best around town expandable backpack for those with a small/medium frame.

Large Expandable Backpack

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Best expandable backpack for those with a larger body frame who regularly need room to carry a lot of stuff.

Small Expandable Backpack

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One bag. Any purpose.

We design simple, intelligent bags that maximize space and flexibility so you can pack more into your life every day.

We want your bag to work for you. That’s why we created our Knack Packs in a few sizes. While each size bag shares many of the same great features, there are a few differences between them which we outline below.

Packing Dimensions
Medium Large
Medium Knack Backpack Unexpanded 17 Liters
17 Liters
Large Knack Backpack Unexpanded 22 Liters
22 Liters
Medium Knack Backpack Expanded 31 Liters
17 L + 14 L = 31 Liters
Large Knack Backpack Expanded 37 Liters
22 L + 15 L = 37 Liters
Additional Specs
Medium Large
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2 lb 11 oz 3 lb 4 oz
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15" 17"
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All Jets All Jets
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Under Seat
All Jets Doesn't fit (when expanded)
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2-3 3-4
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Water Bottle Pocket
17 oz S'well™ 25 oz S'well™
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Tuck-Away Hip Strap
No Yes

Size Chart

Model: 5'5"

Knack Backpacks on 5 foot 5 inch model



Model: 5'11"

Knack Backpacks on 5 foot 11 inch model



Model: 6'3"

Knack Backpacks on 6 foot 3 inch model



"Go, explore the unknown. Get lost, find your way back. It’ll change you and the way you experience life."


"I travel a lot for business and love backpacks! This was a perfect combo of suitcase + backpack!"


"My favorite part is that it converts into a mini suitcase. This is now my go to bag for everything. It’s very versatile, perfect not only for travelers but for everyone."


"I wanted a backpack that could fit all my outfits... something practical and easy to carry- aaaand my dreams came true!"


Everday Bag + Expandable Suitcase

"Best Bag for a Business Traveler"
- Matt G.

"Perfect for my everyday"
- Katherine B.

"Innovation at its best. "
- Jonathan O..

"Best Travel Backpack and SUPERB Customer Service"
- Anjanette L.

"Great overnight bag!"
- Betsy S.

"Amazing Product and Company"
- Kyle G.

"A wonderfully designed backpack"
- Dave G.

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Backpacks Built for One Bag Living


When the usual methods failed, we custom-engineered the manufacturing process to attach our top handle and back straps to the backpack. We then filled the bag with over 30 pounds and jerked it up and down more than 3,500 times before we were confident it wouldn’t let you down.

Exhaustively-Tested Zippers

Not only did we test our YKK™ zippers and custom zipper pulls for strength, we also opened and closed them 5,000 times to make sure they would last.

Durable Buckles and Hardware

We crafted our bags using only durable, easy-to-use Duraflex™ Hardware.

Above and Beyond Details

We sweat the little things. Most bags are constructed using 5-6 stitches per inch in the seams. We use 7 stitches per inch. It costs a bit more, but we think the added strength is worth it.

Knack In the News

The best backpack for when you don’t want to look like a backpacker.

Comfortable, durable, versatile, and lots of space.

The versatility of an everyday commuter bag with the convenience of a travel backpack. It’s for the office worker who has an adventurous streak.

It effectively combines a business bag and airline-compliant luggage. If you love traveling light and brilliant design, the Knack Bag is for you.