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Kipling Darcey Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 187 reviews

We have checked tens of reviews and found 9 reasons to buy the Darcey - and 3 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

88% of the reviewers give the Kipling Darcey a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (77%)
Good (11%)
Average (4%)
Poor (1%)
Bad (4%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Kipling Darcey

  • Mostly the reviewers said that it has the advantage of being soft side on the front side.
  • Users find it user-friendly as it is a quality product with a couple of outer pockets perfect for storing a laptop, magazine or iPad, toothbrush, etc.
  • Most users said that the wheels of good quality and the handle locks in two positions, one to roll beside, the other to pull behind.
  • Many reviewed that the zippers and the fabric are of good quality and nylon is very durable.
  • The structure of the bag has been loved by many as there are two hidden lightweight rods under the fabric of the backside that give the case balance and stability.
  • Reviewers said they loved it for being light and easy to pull for lugging it through airports and streets of small towns.
  • Kipling Darcey is easy to store when not in use.
  • Many users said that the extended handles are hidden under the flap with a snap while not in use.
  • Users love it because its zippers glide smoothly and it can be locked.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users complained that there are no pockets or organizers inside the bag and no extended zipper on top.
  • A user said that it is completely soft sided and unstructured which is not very practical for airplane travel.
  • A few mentioned that though the bag is good yet it is not suitable for packing for more than a week.


Crowdsourced specs across all Kipling Darcey models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight5.1-7 oz (2.3-3.2 kg)
Length iconLength10-22 in (25-56 cm)
Width14-29 in (36-74 cm)
Height8-26 in (20-66 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Kipling Darcey features:
  • Wheeled/rolling

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


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Bag ID 37250. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 04, 2019