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The Lafayette Bucket Bag
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The Lafayette Bucket Bag
The Lafayette Bucket Bag
The Lafayette Bucket Bag
Product Details
Style, meet substance. Streamlined, simple and logo-free, this fresh take on a traditional bucket bag has both a single top strap (perfect for slinging in the crook of your arm) and a crossbody option. Bonus: a cool little luggage tag (complete with our signature collar stud closure).
  • Made of Italian 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.
  • Drawstring closure.
  • Interior pocket.
  • 6" handle drop.
  • 13"H x 15"W x 8 7/10"D.
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The Lafayette Bucket Bag

The Lafayette Bucket Bag is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty purse I bought this bag in black at 30% off sale and returned it to buy an expensive bag I had my eye on. i regretted my return enough to bag the new bag and repurchase the Lafayette bucket at the regular sale price. It was worth it. At 5'9", the sizing is perfect for me - the strap is adjustable to a nice long length and the bag feels light enough even with all my stuff in it. My belongings feel secure enough with the drawstring closure (I can't get my hand in there when it's pulled taught) and there are plenty of pockets inside to keep things organized. I receive compliments almost every time I carry this purse.
Date published: 2016-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful bag Beautiful bag that looks way more expensive than it is. Soft leather and pretty English saddle color.
Date published: 2016-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely leather! Very nice quality leather and cute bag! It's nice and big and fits a lot of stuff.
Date published: 2016-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag! This bag is very well made, quality is excellent. The color in the picture is pretty much exact....a little more orangey than brown. I have gotten several compliments when carrying this bag. Love Madewell...great company.
Date published: 2016-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from finally! I've been eyeing this bag for a while, but finally decided to purchase it (and on sale, no less). I am always impressed by the quality of Madewell's leather items, and this is no exception. The bag is beautiful, sturdy, and a good size. I like that the straps are adjustable and that the longer one can be removed. I also like that there are pockets inside, but my only complaint would be that I wish at least one of them had a zipper to keep my things more enclosed. All in all, I'm not sure why I hadn't considered buying this bag sooner. It's great.
Date published: 2016-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag I am petite and this bag is perfect. It feels so comfortable on my shoulder. I carry a lot of stuff too. I love it!
Date published: 2016-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great classic Really nice quality leather and colour, think this will be around in my wardrobe for quite some time. The strap is a bit thin but it's not a major really and it's got a good range to adjust length. I love the tag which you can emboss with initials too! Thanks!
Date published: 2016-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lafayette Bucket Bag I was wondering about this bag, if it would be heavy and stiff. I had seen it in the Madewell store but hadn't paid it a lot of attention. I decided to purchase the bag online. It is well made....hence the name, ( Madewell). It is light weight as long as you do not put too much stuff into it It has soft creamy leather, it's easy to get inside and easy to close. The leather is soft so it doesn't bulk out as the picture shows. Instead, the bag lays against you softly and elegantly as a cross body. It has a strap for carrying over the arm. I wish the arm strap was just a little longer so I could just carry it over my shoulder without the cross body strap. But that being said, it is a wonderful bag. it is my second Madewell bag.
Date published: 2016-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Perfect Everyday Bag Perfect color, perfect size, perfect all around. LOVE
Date published: 2016-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great style This bucket bag is perfect! I love the style, color, and size.
Date published: 2016-03-28
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