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Kipling Seoul Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 6,314 reviews

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

Check all the pros and cons here.

92% of the reviewers give the Kipling Seoul a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (81%)
Good (11%)
Average (2%)
Poor (0%)
Bad (2%)


Reviews Summary

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

Reviewers like these things about the Kipling Seoul

  • Many users find the quality of the material great and easy to clean.
  • Some reviewers find the zippers sturdy and strong.
  • Other users like that it's packed with lots of pockets and dividers.
  • Some reviewers find the laptop pad awesome.
  • Many users noted how it stays comfortable to carry even when full.
  • Others find the key string in the front pocket just the right length.
  • A lot of users recommend this bag to anyone looking for compartments and organization in a bag.
  • Other users describe it as fun, colourful, roomy bag for school.
  • Many owners love how the bag carries books, laptop, and other personal items.
  • One user said it's big enough for travel, attractive enough for city day wear.
  • Some users find the small compartment near the handle on the top perfect for pens, highlighters and other small items.
  • Many users also laud its vibrant color.
  • Some reviewers find it an ideal extra airplane bag to stuff in lots of items.
  • Sturdy, well built, waterproof, bright color, perfect size, spacious and attractive are cited as the main reasons for choosing this bag.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some users said the only downside is the lack of a front strap.
  • Other reviewers said they would have liked at least one external pocket for a water bottle.


Crowdsourced specs across all Kipling Seoul models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight1.1-1.7 oz (0.5-0.8 kg)
Length iconLength7-14 in (18-36 cm)
Width7-14 in (18-36 cm)
Height6-18 in (15-46 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

The bag is recommended for these activities:


Popular Models

Kipling Seoul Large

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Weight iconWeight1.7 oz (0.8 kg)
Length iconLength14 in (36 cm)
Width7 in (18 cm)
Height18 in (46 cm)
Laptop iconLaptop SizeMax. 15 inches

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Kipling Seoul features:
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Water resistant

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


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

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Vs Other Bags

Crowdsourced comparison of the Kipling Seoul vs the Kipling Challenger.

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Kipling Seoul vs Kipling Challenger

Kipling Seoul
Kipling Seoul

Based on 6,314 reviews
Weight: 1.1-1.7 oz
Price: $$

Kipling Challenger
Kipling Challenger


Based on 850 reviews

Weight: 0.7 oz
Price: $$

  • The Seoul is rated slightly better than the Challenger.
  • In total, we have checked and analyzed 7,164 reviews of the two bags.
  • The weight of the biggest Seoul is 143% heavier than the biggest Challenger (1.7 oz vs 0.7 oz).

Both bags are available in these colors:

Only the Seoul is available in these colors:

Bag ID 38284. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API and shop datafeeds.

Last updated on July 04, 2019