What better way to age and wear in a rucksack than to wear it daily and use it as bookbag? Also patches sewn on are all apocalyptic. Pictured here is my Wastelander patch and a patch I made from my tribe's sash at Wasteland Weekend, The Scavenger's Cooperative.
Close up of The Scavenger's Cooperative patch:
And yes I do get some strange looks at the elementary school where I student teach. But hey needs to get broken in somehow.