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Herschel Classic Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated May 13, 2019

4.12
based on 1,919 reviews


We have checked more than a thousand reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Classic - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.


86% of the reviewers give the Herschel Classic a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (71%)
Good (15%)
Average (5%)
Poor (3%)
Bad (3%)





Reviews Summary


Here's what the reviewers think about the Herschel Classic:

Reviewers like these things about the Herschel Classic

  • Some users find its color and texture impressive.
  • A lot of owners thought the bag looks slim but has the perfect amount of space for all the essentials.
  • Some users refer to it as a fantastic everyday bag.
  • One owner described it as sleek, casual, perfect for school and travel.
  • A number of users noticed how the bag doesn't bulge or sag even when it is mostly full.
  • Some like how the access to the main compartment keeps everything from spilling out.
  • Other reviewers chose this bag for its solid construction, good structure, and spacious compartments.
  • Others thought it's a solid compact backpack with just enough space to carry travel essentials.
  • Other users love its straightforward design.
  • A number of users are pleased with its comfortable shoulder straps.
  • Some reviewers thought the straps are shaped so that the backpack fits snugly.
  • Some find the zippers very smooth to operate.
  • Many owners thought it does not only works great but looks good too.
  • Others dubbed it as the most convenient bag for every traveler and student.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said it has no inside pocket division at all.
  • Others thought the bag was way too stiff and could barely unzip.



Specs


Crowdsourced specs across all Herschel Classic models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.1 oz (0.5 kg)
Length iconLength6 in (15 cm)
Width12 in (30 cm)
Height18 in (46 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches


The bag is recommended for these activities:

School
Sport
Hiking
Cycling
Travel
Backpacking



Feature Summary


Many sources mention these Herschel Classic features:
  • Carry-on size
  • Laptop compartment
  • Water bottle pockets

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.


Rankings


vs Herschel Bags

The Herschel Classic ranks #8 compared with the other Herschel bags.

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vs All Bags

The Herschel Classic ranks #935 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Vs Other Bags


Crowdsourced comparisons of the Herschel Classic vs 3 other, similar bags.

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Herschel Classic vs Herschel Heritage


Herschel Classic
Herschel Classic

4.12
BEST
Based on 1,919 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.1 oz
Price: $


Herschel Heritage
Herschel Heritage

3.83

Based on 3,398 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 0.2-1.4 oz
Price: $

  • The Classic is rated a bit better than the Heritage.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 5,317 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Classic is 27% lighter than the biggest Heritage (1.1 oz vs 1.4 oz).

FeatureClassicHeritage
Carry-on size
Laptop compartment
Media pocket
Organizer panel
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Grey
Blue
Green
Pink

Only the Classic is available in these colors:
Yellow

Only the Heritage is available in these colors:
Orange
White
Red




Herschel Classic vs Herschel Pop Quiz


Herschel Classic
Herschel Classic

4.12

Based on 1,919 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.1 oz
Price: $


Herschel Pop Quiz
Herschel Pop Quiz

4.19
BEST
Based on 3,566 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.2-1.6 oz
Price: $$

  • The Classic is rated a little bit worse than the Pop Quiz.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 5,485 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Classic is 45% lighter than the biggest Pop Quiz (1.1 oz vs 1.6 oz).

FeatureClassicPop Quiz
Carry-on size
Laptop compartment
Media pocket
Water bottle pockets
Waterproof

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Grey
Blue

Only the Classic is available in these colors:
Green
Pink
Yellow

Only the Pop Quiz is available in these colors:
White




Herschel Classic vs Herschel Settlement


Herschel Classic
Herschel Classic

4.12
BEST
Based on 1,919 reviews
Capacity:
Weight: 1.1 oz
Price: $


Herschel Settlement
Herschel Settlement

3.44

Based on 4,855 reviews

Capacity:
Weight: 1.15 oz
Price: $$

  • The Classic is rated better than the Settlement.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 6,774 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Classic is 5% lighter than the biggest Settlement (1.1 oz vs 1.15 oz).

FeatureClassicSettlement
Carry-on size
Laptop compartment
Media pocket
Water bottle pockets

Both bags are available in these colors:
Black
Grey
Blue
Green

Only the Classic is available in these colors:
Pink
Yellow

Only the Settlement is available in these colors:
Red
White

If you are looking for a bag that's both functional and stylish, Herschel Classic is here. It has a minimalist look but performs well as an everyday use backpack. Made of sturdy polyester, it offers great protection to your items while you are on the go. It features adjustable straps and has enough space for most laptops and books.

The Settlement pack is also stylish and simple. One big main compartment and a small zippered front pocket give you the space you need. The bag is made of strong, sturdy, thick nylon fabric. Herschel Settlement has a vintage look with modern hues.



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Last updated on May 13, 2019