MightyGoods > Kipling > Kipling Alvar

Kipling Alvar Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated April 2019

based on 11,958 reviews

We have checked many thousands of reviews and found 14 reasons to buy the Alvar - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

91% of the reviewers give the Kipling Alvar a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (84%)
Good (7%)
Average (4%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (2%)

Kipling Women's Luggage Alvar Crossbody Bag, Black, One Size
Vanity Fair Brands, LP - Kipling - Accessory
from $39.37
Vanity Fair Brands, LP - Kipling - Apparel
Vanity Fair Brands, LP - Kipling - Apparel
from $19.99

Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Kipling Alvar:

Reviewers like these things about the Kipling Alvar

  • Many users are very pleased with the quality, comfort and looks of the bag.
  • Others liked that the strap is easily adjustable and the buckle doesn't slip, nor does the strap slip off the shoulder.
  • A lot of users thought the fabric is lightweight, sturdy and water-resistant but it still looks good and the quality of the zippers are amazing.
  • Some users love the division because you can carry daily items on one side and leave the other side for something else.
  • Many find the straps comfortable and the material fantastic.
  • Some liked how easy it is to clean.
  • Others love that the strap is made of a cottony webbing.
  • Many users love how the strap adjusts easily for cross body or shoulder.
  • Others thought the slim design works well for passports, wallet, phone, wipes, and you can easily stick it into a larger personal bag so it doesn't count as an extra piece.
  • Many users find the cross body strap great & convenient.
  • Others particularly like the double design of the main compartments.
  • Many liked how they can fit everything in the bag in an organized manner.
  • Others thought the bag is dressy enough that you can wear it with even a little dress.
  • Many loved how it one cleans up nicely with a damp cloth.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Others said the stitching is poorly done.
  • Some thought it looks good but very light & anything inside can be smashed easily.


Crowdsourced specs across all Kipling Alvar models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.3-0.4 oz (0.1-0.2 kg)
Length iconLength6-7 in (15-18 cm)
Width2-7 in (5-18 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)

Popular Models

Kipling Alvar Xs

100% choose the Kipling Alvar Xs

100 %

Weight iconWeight0.3 oz (0.1 kg)
Length iconLength6 in (15 cm)
Width2 in (5 cm)
Height7 in (18 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Kipling Alvar features:
  • Water resistant

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


vs Kipling Bags

The Kipling Alvar ranks #11 compared with the other Kipling bags.

Top 30% Kipling bag

9Kipling Machida
Kipling Machida
10Kipling Camryn
Kipling Camryn
11Kipling Alvar
Kipling Alvar
12Kipling Seoul
Kipling Seoul
13Kipling Creativity
Kipling Creativity

vs All Bags

The Kipling Alvar ranks #320 compared with all the bags we have checked.

Top 20% bag

318Slumberjack Rail Hauler
Slumberjack Rail Hauler
319Kipling Alvar
Kipling Alvar
320Lowepro Flipside
Lowepro Flipside
321Metolius Crag Station
Metolius Crag Station
322Trango Antidote
Trango Antidote

Bag ID 34700. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Amazon deals/prices updated daily (last 2019-04-25).

Last updated on April 20, 2019