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Signature 16" Commuter Backpack - Open Story™

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$49.99 when purchased online

About this item

Get from point A to B with your style intact when you sport the Commuter Backpack from Open Story™. Simple and streamlined with space for what you need, it has a dedicated laptop compartment, an exterior zip pocket with swivel key holder, a large interior compartment and an elastic side pocket perfect for keeping your water bottle or umbrella close at hand. This tote-style backpack can be carried two ways or slipped over a suitcase handle for versatility that moves with you throughout your day — whether you're half a block from home or halfway across the globe.

For travelers by travelers. Open Story offers stylish luggage and accessories designed for modern adventure seekers. With thoughtful attention to detail, Open Story is ideal for every type of trip — always ready to explore with you, again and again.
Dimensions (Overall): 16 Inches (H) x 12 Inches (W) x 6 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.76 Pounds
Suggested Age: 18 Years and Up
Shell Material: Nylon
Bag Structure: Softside
Interior Features: Mesh Pocket, Padded Laptop Pocket, Tablet Pocket, RFID Blocking, Organizer Pocket
Exterior Features: Water Bottle Pocket, Padded Shoulder Straps, Zip Pocket, Heavy Duty Zipper, Trolley Sleeve
Main Compartment Closure: Zip Closure
Fabric Name: Woven
Capacity (Volume): 18 Liter
Protective Qualities: Water-Resistant
Used For: Travel, School
Fits Laptop: Up to 15 Inches
Battery: No Battery Used
Care & Cleaning: Spot or Wipe Clean
Warranty: 5 Year Limited Warranty. To obtain a copy of the manufacturer's or supplier's warranty for this item prior to purchasing the item, please call Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869
TCIN: 79859152
UPC: 618842421589
Item Number (DPCI): 069-10-0028
Origin: Imported
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it.

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 17 inches length x 13.4 inches width x 2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.65 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 365 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
See the return policy for complete information.

Q: Is there a trolley sleeve on the back??

submitted by RK - 2 months ago
  • A: Hello RK, Yes the commuter backpack has a trolley sleeve that can be slipped over a suitcase handle for versatility. Thank you!

    submitted byOlivet Rep - 2 months ago
    Brand expert
  • A: Hello RK - Great question! Yes, there is a Trolley Sleeve on the back of the bag. We know you'll love it! - Nikitha

    submitted byNikitha - 2 months ago
    Target staff support
  • A: yes. this is the best backpack i've ever owned. i love it !!

    submitted byShannon81 - 2 months ago

Q: What is the weight of thr backpack?

submitted by Barbara - 1 year ago
  • A: Hello, the weight of this backpack is 1.76 pounds, thanks for your question.

    submitted byOlivet Rep - 1 year ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can I wash this backpack in the washing machine?

submitted by Ari - 3 years ago
  • A: Hello Ari - We recommend to spot clean your backpack with a damp cloth. Using a washing machine is not recommended. Thanks,

    submitted byOlivet Guest Relations - 3 years ago
    Brand expert
  • A: I have hand washed it due to a sauce stain and the bookbag still looks pristine.

    submitted byAtresleche - 1 year ago
  • A: Hello Ari - The manufacturer suggests you spot or wipe clean the backpack. Thanks for stopping by! - Beth

    submitted byBeth - 3 years ago
    Target staff support

Q: Can a hydroflask fit in the side pocket or is the pocket too smll?

submitted by jenna - 3 years ago
  • A: Hello Jenna, An 18oz hydroflask would fit into the side pocket, thank you for your interest!

    submitted byOlivet Guest Relations - 3 years ago
    Brand expert
  • A: I am able to put my 32 oz Wide Mouth hydroflask into the water bottle pocket. It fits very snug. It does take a bit of revenue from what will be able to fit inside though.

    submitted byAtresleche - 1 year ago
  • A: regular hydroflask bottles will fit - not extra wide jugs.

    submitted byAube - 3 years ago

Q: Can I use this Backpack for school like carrying binders, notebooks, etc.?

submitted by Darlene - 2 years ago
  • A: Yes, it can fit a few inch binders and notebooks.

    submitted byAtresleche - 1 year ago
  • A: Hello Darlene - This is a fantastic choice for a school use! It has a large main compartment to hold your books and binders, including an interior laptop sleeve to hold your laptop. It also has multiple zip/pouch compartments to hold all of your belongings. Thanks!

    submitted byOlivet Rep - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can you use this backpack as a personal item on an airplane?

submitted by Bob - 2 years ago
  • A: Hello Bob - Thanks for asking. Keep in mind the dimensions (Overall): 16 Inches (H) x 12 Inches (W) x 6 Inches (D) and it would depend on the airports regulations & discretion. We'd advise you to reach out to the airport for regulations on items that can be carried on board their airplanes. Have a good day. - David

    submitted byTarget Team Member - 2 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: Yes, I have used it multiple times on different flights as a personal item.

    submitted byAtresleche - 1 year ago

Q: Do the handles get in the way of the back of your head while wearing? They look awfully big & loopy.

submitted by Diane - 3 years ago
  • A: Hi Diane - We appreciate your interest in this backpack. The handles are designed to not cause discomfort to your head while wear it. We hope you enjoy it! Thanks for reaching out! - Chris

    submitted byChris - 3 years ago
    Target staff support
  • A: I personally have not felt discomfort of the handles when wearing the backpack. The handles are very sturdy and well made that it's great if you plan to carry your backpack with the handles.

    submitted byAtresleche - 1 year ago

Q: I know you don't recommend it, but can it still go in the washing machine without its ripping and also can I put it in the dryer?

submitted by Adesola - 2 months ago
  • A: Hey Adesola - We really appreciate your interest on the item. This signature commuter backpack is Simple and streamlined with space and also is really versatile that moves with you throughout your day. The bag can only be spot or wipe cleaned only. It is not advisable to wash them in the washing machine. I hope this information helps. Thank you! - Maya

    submitted byMaya - 2 months ago
    Target staff support

Q: Is there a prop 65 warning for this backpack?

submitted by Mimi - 3 months ago
  • A: Hello Mimi, The commuter backpack does not contain a prop 65 warning. Thank you,

    submitted byOlivet Rep - 3 months ago
    Brand expert

Q: I've seen pictures of this backpack in an olive green but I can't find it for sale anywhere. Is it going to be made in that color again or can I purchase it directly from the manufacturer?

submitted by Kim - 6 months ago
  • A: Hello Kim, The olive green color is no longer sold at Target or produced by the manufacturer.

    submitted byMD - 5 months ago
4.6 out of 5 stars with 1095 reviews
86% would recommend
368 recommendations
value: 4.48 out of 5
quality: 4.6 out of 5

Great bag!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Teague - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
Durable. Easy to clean. Stylish.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Recommend

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Abby - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
It’s very good quality. I love it !
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Lots of space! Great diaper bag

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
oreofox22 - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I absolutely love this backpack! I’m going on a cruise in a month and needed a cute backpack to take along that had several pockets and room for storage. In the meantime I’m using this an my diaper/toddler backpack for my 1 year old and let me tell you!!!! It has SO much more space than a bulky diaper bag. I love this and take it with me everywhere. It’s perfect and has several pockets and is extremely comfortable. I love that the water bottle space has an elastic inside that shows just a little because that makes it much easier to expand. Although, I’m not sure I would pay $50 for this bag.. I did buy it during target circle week when it was around $35 and extremely happy with my purchase.
value: 4 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Great Travel bag

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
None - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Loved the bag, very light weight, lots of inside pockets, and not bulky. This bag is exactly what I needed for travel.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Good but smaller than expected

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
haleyt - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Super trendy and cute but it’s not great if you have a lot of stuff. Very small
value: 3 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Has good and bad.

3 out of 5 stars
Vhendrix - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I use this bag a lot to travel and fly. I like that the strong handles at the top allow me to carry the bag in my hand when I’m boarding. I like that it fits a claw clip perfectly. I like the material, the fact that it is not super bulky and slides easily under the seat. On the other hand, it does not hold much. It it not meant for substance, only style. The front pocket is fine, the large inside has a laptop sleeve, and other storage on the front side. Anything you put in those storage pouches makes the bag collapse and it won’t stay in that compartment. The bottom looks spacious but you end up having trouble getting things in and out of it because the top doesn’t really open wide enough unless you bend the entire front half open. I find myself getting frustrated with this bag at times but I always come back to it. My last comment, to everyone looking to put a cup in the side pocket, it will not comfortably for anything with a handle, no 30/32/40 oz water bottles unless they are slim and tall. The pocket is deep, just has a small diameter. I think this bag is decent, but I would not go out of my way to pick this bag over something similar. I also personally wouldn’t spend this price again. I think this bag has potential if you are not putting much in it, or you are going to a specific look. It has become a real debate if I use this one to travel or just grab an old backpack from when I was in college.
value: 3 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Perfect Work Bag

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Aria - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
This is the perfect work bag! It’s cute and has several compartments to keep things organized. It fits my 13”laptop perfectly and would also fit a 15” if needed.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Just what I needed!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Bridge - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
Exactly what I needed for work so I don’t have to carry and computer bag and purse all the time!
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
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Lining came apart after machine wash

3 out of 5 stars
Michael - 2 months ago, Verified purchaser
I loved this and used it as a diaper bag but after machine washing a few times the lining came apart. Probably needs to be hand washed
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Neutral and Lovin It!!!!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Morales3322 - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
Perfect for me to commute my HP laptop in and out of the city. Great job Target!
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Great backpack for commuting

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Npowers - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
This backpack fits my laptop and everything else I need to commute to work very nicely. It also feels lightweight and comfortable on my shoulders which is nice. The waterproof outer layer is great for rainy days walking to the bus.
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I like it but the warranty isnt accurate

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Cr - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I really liked this bag and used it for travel to store my iPad and though I do agree it doesn’t have a ton of space, this keeps it light and it also looks really nice/clean. However the strap broke and they won’t honor the 5 year warranty target said I had to contact manufacturer but I can’t find anything about them online so the ‘warranty’ seems like a gimmick
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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Cute but too small

3 out of 5 stars
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Skz0424 - 3 months ago, Verified purchaser
I really wanted to love this backpack. I was planning on using it to take stuff with me when I get called into the hospital but it’s just too small. It doesn’t even fit my laptop which is frustrating. It’s so so cute but it’s just not functional.
quality: 2 out of 5
value: 4 out of 5
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Mom's choice!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Michaela - 4 months ago
Super comfortable and functional—I love that it’s lightweight, has a ton of space (to store my stuff plus my kids’ stuff), and the cushioned shoulder straps make it easy to carry for long periods. I carry this backpack everywhere, everyday. It doubles as my purse and diaper bag. Plus, look how cute it is! Love love love the purple color. Target, PLEASE don’t stop making this!
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Laptop backpack

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Jaimejill76 - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
The color, it was exactly as pictured and what I needed
quality: 5 out of 5
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Perfect backpack but....

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
JodiB - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
I love this backpack. It fits exactly what I need it to, isn't too heavy, has nicely padded straps for those heavier loads. My ONE complaint, however, is the zipper on the front pocket. I wish they'd gone for function over form - it's cute but when the main part of the backpack is full, you cannot get your hand in comfortably. I constantly have zipper scratches on my hands. 5 star if it weren't for that.
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Beautiful Backpack

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Omi22 - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
This backpack is beautiful and stylish. I haven’t used it yet but I’m confident it will meet my travel needs.
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Just ok

3 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Kitte - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
It’s ok. It’s smaller than you think and the front pocket is slim. Only good for daily light use, not great for travel IMO
value: 2 out of 5
quality: 3 out of 5
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Beautiful, sturdy, sleek

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
LAinTX - 4 months ago
I have had this bag for a couple of years & it's held up so well. It's cute, sturdy & really good quality. I'd definitely buy it again but don't need to at this point :)
quality: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
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Smart design

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Christiann282 - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
Design is perfect for my work laptop and accessories. Great for travel. Minus a star because the material/fabric is basic and I don’t love it, but can’t go wrong with the black color.
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 4 out of 5
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