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Test Drive: Kipling Backpacks for Back to School 2010

Test Drive: Kipling Backpacks for Back to School 2010

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Test Driver Katie with her Kipling Kids' Backpack for Back to School

Test Driver Katie with her Kipling Kids' Backpack for Back to School

Image courtesy of Katie's mom

Durability Downlow

Both Test Drive moms felt that that the bag was well made and durable. Anna's mom was impressed with the construction of the bag as well as the materials. She has purchased Kipling backpacks for herself and her kids in the past and said Kipling has yet to disappoint.

Katie's mom said, "I think the quality of the back pack is very high-end. It looks like it's made very well. For a higher end pack I would say it scores high on all three points: A+ for style, comfort and quality. It's made very well.. and there is a lot of attention to details."

The Wash Up

Test Driver Anna with her Kipling Kids' Backpack for Back to School

Test Driver Anna with her Kipling Kids' Backpack for Back to School

Imge courtesy of Anna's mom
Like most Kipling bags, both Anna and Katie's Kipling backpacks are made from strong nylon. This fabric is lightweight but very durable. The fabric holds up well and is easy to wipe clean.

The Haul

Anna's full-sized backpack has tons of room and will easily accommodate all her books, supplies and gear for school, overnights and for traveling. It has ample pockets and folders to keep all her stuff neat and organized.

Katie's small bag is better for younger kids that do not have to lug around large notebooks and text books. It would also make a great occasional bag for traveling for older kids.
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