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The Transport Crossbody
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The Transport Crossbody
The Transport Crossbody
The Transport Crossbody
Product Details
What goes into the mini version of our signature carryall? Here it is by the numbers: 2 pieces of fine leather are used for the body of the bag. 18 inches: the length of the removable crossbody strap (you can also carry it by the sturdy top handles). 2 interior side pockets—perfect for your phone, train pass, whatever. 4: the number of hours it'll hang with you at a concert. How often you'll reach for this one? 500 gazillion times.  
  • Made of vegetable-tanned leather that burnishes with wear into a beautiful patina.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each bag varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Zip closure.
  • 2 interior pockets.
  • 17 3/4" shoulder strap.
  • 3 1/2" handle drop.
  • 9 7/8"H x 10 1/4"W x 3 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Transport Crossbody

The Transport Crossbody is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 328.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bag- simple style, great quality This was my first purchase from Madewell, and I am highly impressed with the look and quality of the bag. It is the perfect size for me. I can fit everything I need no problem. I love that the inside is lined with two organizational pockets. It adds to the overall quality and structure of the bag, as well as makes it easy to grab my most used items. I also appreciate that there is handles as well as a crossbody strap. Being 5'10, crossbody straps can sometimes fit awkward, but this one is adjustable so you can change it depending on your preference. Despite what some of the other reviewers said, I haven't had any issues with the quality of the leather. I only wish the straps had smooth leather on both sides. I opted to get my bag monogrammed, and am so glad I did. The gold foil compliments the brown very nicely. It adds something really special to the overall aesthetic.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The absolute perfect bag I truly could not love this bag more. Well, maybe - as another reviewer noted - if both sides of the strap were smooth leather. But that is such a small compromise to make for the perfection of this bag. The strap is a great length for me. I have it on the longest setting and the top of the bag lands just a bit above my natural waist - I'm 5'10 with a long torso. The small handles are a dream. I didn't anticipate using them as much as I do - grabbing my bag quickly out of the car is so much easier than grabbing at a long crossbody strap (and prevents spillage). 2 small interior pockets fit what I need them to. I have my cell phone and card wallet in one pocket, house keys and car key in the other. I keep odds & ends things like bobby pins, chapstick, pens, headphones in a small makeup bag. Plenty of room left for full sized wallet, glasses case, book, smoothie... etc. I've only had the bag a few weeks so can't speak to wear over time.
Date published: 2017-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! After weeks of looking at this bag, I finally bought it at the store and had it monogrammed in store. Loved it! The style is exactly what I wanted, it's simple and it goes well with everything. The leather is beautiful, the strap has a raw side, I'd like it to be smooth both sides but it hasn't ruin any of my shirts so it doesn't bother me too much right now. The bag is perfect size, fit all the essentials. The two pockets inside of the bag fits my sunglasses & iPhone 7 plus perfectly.
Date published: 2017-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect cross body bag!!! I received this purse for my birthday and absolutely love it! I have worn it every single day for five months and everything on it still works perfectly and looks beautiful. Not to mention, everywhere I go I get asked where I got my bag. It is the perfect size to hold all my stuff but not so big you lose things in it. This is my all time favorite purse!
Date published: 2017-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality small tote I debated buying this for weeks before finally making the splurge. It is even prettier in person than online. The brown color looks great and fits everything I need. The inside pockets are helpful and hold my sunglasses in one and keys in the other. I keep a wallet, coin purse, and a book in it. If needed, it can fit an iPad or a water bottle. (Just not all of that at once). It's the perfect size for me! The only small detail I don't love, is the strap isn't the quality of leather as the rest of the bag, but it's definitely not enough to deter me from loving this piece.
Date published: 2016-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Yes Yes Yes I'd been eyeing this for a while, and I finally bit the bullet. No regrets. Beautiful bag, high quality. I got it in black; I use it it for everything and everything, everyday. High quality leather, truly does wear well. I get a lot of compliments on this bag. Plus, it can carry a paperback or hardcover novel comfortably.
Date published: 2016-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for the big bag lover that knows they need to downsize I'd been searching for the perfect "mid-size" cross-body bag for honestly a year. I am the worst at just throwing more stuff in a big bag so I needed something just this size - it fits my (overstuffed) make up bag, wallet, keys, cellphone, and lotion perfectly with room to spare. BUT, the best news for me, I won't be tempted to over stuff with other random items. The leather is nice and buttery smooth. I got the tan bag with my initials in gold and, despite saying that it would ship within 2 weeks if personalized, I got it within 4 days -- AWESOME! I'm in love and highly recommend!
Date published: 2016-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MUST HAVE PURSE This purse is AMAZING. I love the style of it, and it pretty much goes with anything. I have had it for about two years, and I STILL get compliments on it. It is a great size, and it is just so cute. If you're wondering if you should get this bag, the answer is yes :-)
Date published: 2017-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Size I love this crossbody, by far worth every penny. The only flaw that I have with it is if your clothes get wet/damp or if the bag gets wet/damp the dye from the bag will run on your clothes. I am hoping this stops over time with wear. The inside I think is the perfect size, I try not to carry too much in my bag as it is.
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag! I got this bag simply because I wanted something monogrammed with my new initials after getting married, but now I never want to stop using it. It's light and fits much more than I expected. The leather is a great quality too.
Date published: 2016-07-22
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