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The Passenger Tote
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The Passenger Tote
The Passenger Tote
The Passenger Tote
The Passenger Tote
Product Details
Structured and sophisticated, this leather tote has roomy outside pockets and a brilliant top handle that rotates to a shoulder length strap (a cool little invention our designers worked out with a whole lotta paper prototypes). Such a versatile bag.
  • Made of semi vegetable-tanned vachetta leather that burnishes with wear into a beautiful patina.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each one varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Snap closure.
  • Exterior pockets.
  • 10" handle drop.
  • 21" shoulder drop.
  • 13"H x 12"W.
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The Passenger Tote

The Passenger Tote is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect work bag I use this bag for work. It easily fits my 13” laptop and other stuff I need. I love the outside pockets and the snaps that allow it to expand. Only complaint is the reversible straps inside the bag are a little awkward.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for my lifestyle I am a mom of two young girls, and I work part time, so I like to have my laptop with me but I didn't want to carry a laptop bag. This tote fits everything I need and it structured so all items are easily pulled in and out. I keep my laptop, a small purse filled with personal items, and my wallet. I keep my phone and keys in the outside pockets. There is one large pocket on the inside for items where I keep small items that I don't want freely floating around in my bag. This tote was my birthday present and I LOVE it!
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply perfect This bag is made with so much love. It is very stylish and the perfect size. I also appreciate that you can adjust the length of the straps. My closet says thank you!
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sophisticated while usable Really is a stunning design...sophisticated but also utilitarian. Good job, Madewell.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great bag, can tell it'll look better with more wear I really like this bag! The leather looks a bit artificial right out of the box. I'm looking forward to seeing how the leather looks as I use it. I think that the handles are a bit strange. I know it's one of the features that's written in the description. If you change the handle length, the rest of the handles hangs inside your bag. The handles hanging inside your bag can get in the way when you're reaching for stuff. I wish the handles were just snap ons that could be changed out. Another point I'd make is that I'm pretty small-framed, so when I have the handles turned to the longer side it fits perfectly. I imagine if you're not as small as I am, that you could not use this bag comfortably as a shoulder bag.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love the Bag, don’t like the Straps I love the sturdiness and the structure of this bag, but the adjustable straps inside are extremely awkward!!!
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Love the bag, hate the color The design of this bag is great and the blind imprint stamp of my initials is so perfect! Very sturdy and well made, the pockets are deep and fit everything from keys, phone, and lip gloss to a laptop. It's perfect for travel to carry the essentials with you and will hold up to every day wear and tear. That being said, I was so disappointed with the actual color of the "rich" brown. The image online showed a color with some depth to it. It's really a flat, boring brown. I love the bag, but I really wish I had ordered a different color. Maybe it will develop some patina with wear.
Date published: 2017-10-19
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