The Herschel Retreat Mid-Volume is a backpack for everyday use. The bag has a large main compartment with a 13 inch padded laptop compartment. The main compartment closes with the cord closure and the magnetic snap closure. The backpack has a reinforced bottom that protects your belongings when you put the bag on the floor. The back panel is lined like the shoulder straps. The shoulder straps are also easy to adjust. All this ensures more comfort.