The North Face Women's Kaban Backpack
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The North Face Women's Kaban Backpack

The North Face Women's Kaban Backpack is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 11.
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Product Description Item No.   10340742

The North Face Women's Kaban Backpack is a commuter pack for bringing your electronics from place to place. The water-resistant exterior helps protect your stuff in light moisture situations, courtesy of the same 900D polyester with TPE PVC coating you know and love from the Base Camp series. The laptop-specific compartment holds up to 15" laptops and is fleece lined for scratch-prevention. Layers or lunch go in the main compartment, with tablet and phone pockets available in the front section. All zipped up it's a streamlined look you'll love to head into the city with.

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FEATURES of The North Face Women's Kaban Backpack

  • The FlexVent suspension system features custom injection-molded shoulder straps, a padded mesh back panel with a spine channel and a wicking lumbar panel for maximum support and ventilation
  • Dedicated, fleece-lined laptop compartment has an ejector handle that lifts your laptop out of its pocket for easy access
  • Top-loading main compartment for books and binders
  • Front three-quarter-zip compartment houses a padded and fleece-lined tablet sleeve, an organization panel with an ejector tab for easy access, a secure-zip pocket and two envelope pockets
  • Secure-zip hidden front pocket
  • Two side water bottle pockets
  • Comfortable, padded top haul handle
  • Sternum strap

- + Product Specifications
Features: Sternum Strap, Carry-On Size, Water Bottle Pockets, Laptop Compatible, Organizer Panel
Weight: 42 oz
Fabric Details: 900D Polyester with TPE PVC coating
Pack Fabric: Polyester
Pack Pockets (+ main compartment): 5
Disclaimer: We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Gender: Womens
Best Use: Casual
Pack Capacity: 26 Liters / 1587 Cubic inches
Holds Laptop Size: 13 inch
Trip Length: Day
Frame Type: Frameless
Pack Access: Top
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good! I actually bought this specifically as a carry-on for air travel. I thought the shape and depth of the pockets would be perfect for laptop, books, etc. and then I wouldn’t have to unpack or wash my hiking day pack to travel. I was right! It was easy to keep things organized, remove my laptop at security, etc. I’m really happy with my purchase. There are two minor things I would change: the straps- first by adding a hip support belt and second by adding a little more padding to the straps. Even without these though I’m very happy with it.
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesomely sleek backpack This is an amazing backpack. This is something I feel that's stylish enough to wear to a client as well as functional enough to bring while traveling to Australia from the states. There are plenty of functional pockets and great room. It wears high on the back and is SUPER comfortable!
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Professional & Rugged - Love this design I use this bag to travel and work. It holds my two laptops, a camera, chargers, watercolors and wallet. it's easy to unpack at TSA and looks great in the office and while I'm in the field. I love the clean look of the bag with no outward facings pockets. The gold hardware is great - heavy & high quality.
Date published: 2018-05-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Unique and high quality I travel a lot and was looking for a compact and less casual looking backpack. This backpack is everything I wanted except it is a little narrow and long. It would be perfect if it were an inch wider. But the quality of North Face backpack is there! I love the silver color.
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would repurchase I love how it feels it's really comfortable and has the right amount of space for my books, laptop and all my other accessories and plus it's such a sleek look
Date published: 2018-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Functional & Sleek I purchased this backpack for both domestic & international travel. The design and functionality easily translate from a mountain hike to jaunting around cities as a tourist. When traveling, I use this pack in lieu of a purse, as it's far more comfortable to carry, and I can carry my larger water bottles, too. It's an added bonus that the sleek design doesn't feel overtly "outdoorsy" or compromise looking fashionable.
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Roomy and good quality None
Date published: 2018-01-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Pass on this pack I really wanted to like this pack, and there are certainly parts of it to love. The design, comfort, and overall concept are wonderful. Unfortunately, there are just some realities that make it unusable for me. I am returning this week. I bike commute and was planning on using this pack for commuting and general use. First, there is no way to access any part of this pack without taking it off. Even to get your water bottle or u-lock out of the side pockets, you have to take off the backpack. The side pockets come up way to high that you can't physically reach what is in them. Second, whatever you put in the side pockets takes exactly that amount of space out of the main pocket. The pockets don't stretch out, but rather just move in the pack. Your 28 liter bag become 24 liters almost instantly if you're trying to carry a water bottle and a coffee mug. The big pocket is awesome otherwise. Very easy to get into. The organization pocket is ok, but you can only unzip it really from one side. Also, even if you use the organization components, it is still a pretty far reach to grab anything in that pocket. The small pocket on the front of the pack is also not that accessible if you have stuff in your side pockets. It is hard to unzip, and I found it to be quite useless. Overall, this pack is lovely to wear on a bike, but there is little other functionality. Even trying to get a drink of water while walking is difficult, and to me that is just ridiculous. Also, very small thing - the zippers make so much noise when you walk with it. I've tried to adjust to not make so much noise but no luck.
Date published: 2017-10-04
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Does this backpack hold 15" laptop? The product description says up to 15", but the product specs say 13".

Asked by: Y Zhang
Hey there! Great question! We verified this with our friends at The North Face, who know everything. Yes, this pack does hold a 15" laptop. The laptop compartment is 11 x 18", so it should comfortably fit a 15" laptop. I hope this helps. Thanks for asking! We're going to make sure this information is clear on this product page, so we don't confuse our customers!
Answered by: Buttercup
Date published: 2018-05-26

I know this is spec’d As a women’s model. What make it gender specific? I like the price better than the men’s version. Any reason a guy couldn’t use this?

Asked by: Skibeegeebee
Hey there! A lot of manufacturer's try their hand at gender specific designs. In this case, this is simply a backpack. You aren't going to have to worry too much about torso size to hip placement and shoulder strap curvature because this isn't a technical piece of gear. In this case, this is probably more or less called "women's" because the color choices and nothing specific to anatomical ergonomics. Wear it, man!
Answered by: Scrubba Dub
Date published: 2018-05-26
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- + Size Guide

The North Face Women's Packs

SIZE One Size X-Small / Small Medium / Large
Torso Size (Adjustable) N/A" 13 - 18" 15 - 20"
Torso Size (Fixed) 15 - 18" 14 - 17" 16 - 19"
Hipbelt Size 24 - 35" 24 - 30" 30 - 36"

HOW to MEASURE TORSO SIZE
1. Put your chin to your chest and feel for the big bone protruding on your neck at the top of your spine. That's the C7 vertebra.

2. Feel your hip bone, the top part of this is your iliac crest. Find the spot on your back that is level with the top of this crest.

3. Have someone measure the distance between these two points, following the contours of your spine.


HOW to MEASURE HIPBELT SIZE
1. Measure around your body where the hipbelt will rest while you hike. This should be just above your iliac crest.


NOTES
The size info above is for The North Face technical and backpacking packs. Day packs and work / school packs are offered in One Size, and feature adjustable straps to fit an array of sizes.

Women's packs feature a women's-specific design for a better fit and more comfortable carry on smaller female torsos.