The Wrkshp Kellett is a tough 25L backpack from Dakine, constructed from a four-layer lamination sailcloth, 210D nylon and polyester with ripstop face and durable water repellent finish making it suitable for exploring everything from the city to more rugged environments. The Kellett measures up at 21 x 12 x 6" and comes with its very own removable accessory case (8 x 5.5 x 2") which can be used to store headphones, snacks or toiletries. The dedicated laptop pocket fits most 15" laptops (17.5" x 10.75"), inside there is a multiple internal organiser pocket with a light coloured lining to make it easier to locate smaller items in the corner, the key clip makes a reliable and fast way to find your keys even in the dark. The organiser pockets can be used to manage electronics and cords or other essentials, and the laptop sleeve features a fleece-lined neoprene with a water-resistant zipper for protection. The moulded back panel allows a certain amount of air to pass through helping to keep you cool, however if you are prone to sweating on your back it won’t take too long before this ventilation system simply isn’t enough and might be something to consider if you are looking for a back to commute to work in the summer. The back is lightweight, it features comfortable laminated heathered jersey shoulder pads and an adjustable sternum strap to help stabilise the bag if you are travelling over uneven terrain or on a bike for example. the main compartment is accessed via a heavy duty #10 YKK moulded zipper but not before unclipping the Fidlock Shield magnetic buckles, these buckles take a minute to work out but super easy to use and a bit of a deterrent for those nasty types who might try their luck on crowded public transport. Other features include side compression straps, front pocket with expandable ripstop side panels and mesh coated detail, fleece lined sunglass pocket with water resistant YKK PU coated zipper, expandable ripstop side pockets and TPU coated webbing details. The Wrkshp Kellett is a durable bag that can handle itself in the city as well as the countryside, there are loads of pockets to get your gear organised and smart magnetic buckles allow for quick, one handed access.
4 out of 5
Fidlock Shield magnetic buckles
Soft lined sunglasses pocket
Lightweight and comfortable
Fleece lined neoprene 15” laptop and tablet sleeve compartment
Multiple internal organizer pockets and key clip
Removable accessory case with internal organization and carabiner