The purple colour is gorgeous! I bought this mainly to use for day hiking just a great size for this! My tupperware 750ml drink bottles fit well on the side pockets. It also has a few inside pockets - a couple mesh ones in the middle part, and in the main compartment a plastic pocket sleeve that would work well for iPad etc. the whole bag folds into a pocket, which also becomes another useable zipped pocket for keys, phone etc. The front pocket is quite flat & vertical, so that would store a pair of gloves etc. The straps feel comfortable, not overly padded but ok still. Yet to use but it should be perfect. Seems very durable and sturdy! It’s a nice size on my back & I’m 164cm tall female. Very happy with quick shipping!