OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack Review

A very innovative backpack for either large daily carry or serious travelers who need one bag for both travel and daily carry. A great bag for medium size 1-bag travel category.

  • First, it is a very competent large-capacity daily carry bag. 2 external access pockets, laptop pocket and a large front flap with internal pocket panel give it solid organization. Then you have the large internal space for any extras you need to take. The bag is larger than most of the daily carry bags I use, but it’s not too large to carry at all.
  • The aesthetic is sleek and modern. Fits in a movie like Mission Impossible. It’s mostly a bag that doesn’t say too much… it does a lot, doesn’t say much.
  • The main material feels kind of rugged, but the aesthetic remains stylish. 800x600D lightweight waterproof nylon-polyester blend with some details coated in PU+PVC (handles and bottom front panel). It feels durable. And I like the PU+PVC coated bottom-front bit. The interior lining fabric feels almost satiny to the touch; a very nice fabric that, in my use, performed well over time.
  • It’s a very worthy minimal travel backpack. Quite a bit of room for your clothing and travel gear. Comparable to the Minaal Carry On, Heimplanet Transit, etc. Some of you will find it too tight, tho. (Being honest about what you need in a travel/daily setup is important.)

Material Choice:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

800x600D lightweight waterproof nylon-polyester blend with some details coated in PU+PVC. Inner lining is real nice.

Build Quality:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

All solid across the board.

Water Resistance:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Water sealed zips. Water resistant treatment on main fabric.

External Access:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Quick access, laptop, admin panel, bottom front pocket, main compartment. No water bottle pocket tho. In the vid I share how I deal with that in transit.

Internal Organization:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Great simple org on the front admin panel. Not much org in the main compartment, but that's how I like it (because that's where the packing cubes and toiletry kit go anyways).

Capacity:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

This is a really nice size for minimal travel. The bag can feel a little on the large side as a day bag, but to travel with one bag is so smooth and clean.

Carry Comfort:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

Surprisingly comfortable straps and back panel.

Doesn't Look Weird:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

I think it looks damn pretty. Black on black. Classy lil' number.

Extra Score:Sub-Par Satisfactory Excellent

For not making the bag too big... with a travel bag it's hard to put something out there that isn't maximum carry on size. I hope this bag finds a legion of avid users. I think it enables a killer mode of travel.

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack Solid organization in this bag, from the laptop compartment to the quick access pocket, org admin panel and more. 

Solid organization in this bag, from the laptop compartment to the quick access pocket, org admin panel and more. 

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack Remarkably comfortable straps + back panel.

Remarkably comfortable straps + back panel.

A lot of bags put a lot of work into a very “techy” or “cool” kind of back panel and strap setup. They are often uncomfortable and cumbersome. This back panel actually is comfortable and the breathability works. 

OpposeThis Invisible Carry-On Backpack Lots of capacity for today’s minimal travelers. 

Lots of capacity for today’s minimal travelers. 

And when you get to your destination, bull your packing cube out and it’s time to hit the streets, take some photos, take a coffee meeting, head to the office, etc. 

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