Reviews Summary

82% of the Herschel Supply reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (67%)
Good (15%)
Average (7%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (5%)

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

Reviewers like these things about the Herschel Supply

  • Several users noted that the Herschel Supply backpack is simple and stylish, drawing inspiration from classic mountaineering packs.
  • Reviewers said that it has all the vintage details without any of the fuss.
  • According to those who have tried that pack, the bag's exterior straps look fiddly to use, but they don’t actually require any unbuckling.
  • Reviewers thought that strong metal magnets sit underneath the flaps so it’s not difficult at all to open and close the bag.
  • Users found that its compartment doesn't need to be zipped.
  • Users also praised its drawstring closure that makes grabbing things quickly, and ensures that nothing falls out the top of the bag.
  • Users also noted that it is constructed from thick nylon, so they are durable and easy to clean.
  • Several reviewers have noticed that its base is heavily padded, which gives the backpack stability and helps it to sit upright.
  • Other reviewers found that the generous 23.5-litre volume of this backpack makes it quite big and tall.
  • A lot of testers noted that it has only one external pocket at the bottom of the bag, which aids in housing regularly used items like a phone and wallet.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the small elastic strips on the side aren't very snug.
  • Another reviewer said that a 15-inch laptop is excellent when walking but moves around a tiny bit when jogging or running.


Crowdsourced specs across all Herschel Supply models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity19.5-20 l (1190-1220 cuin)
Weight iconWeight0.9-2 oz (0.4-0.9 kg)
Length iconLength6-18 in (15-46 cm)
Width5-15 in (13-38 cm)
Height6-20 in (15-51 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Herschel Supply features:
  • Carry-on size
  • Laptop compartment
  • Organizer panel
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Water resistant

Some sources also mention these features:
  • Raincover included
  • Sternum strap
  • Media pocket
  • Wheeled/rolling
  • Internal pockets
  • Reflective
  • Waterproof

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

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

barlow20 l1.2 oz0.06 oz/L
retreat19.5 l1.5 oz0.08 oz/L
Large20 l2 oz0.1 oz/L

Herschel Supply
Average for 19,962+ different bags


vs Herschel Bags

The Herschel Supply ranks #10 compared with the other Herschel bags.

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vs All Bags

The Herschel Supply ranks #1384 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Selected Reviews

The Points Guy

If you live in a tiny house, you’ll probably like this tiny bag. While it doesn’t have a huge amount of bells and whistles, it feels like it was designed by people who actually travel. Great workhorse for practical minimalists who also appreciate a smooth ride.

Posted 31 March 2018 by Kara Cutruzzula - Read full review

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Last updated on February 10, 2019