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The Small Drawstring Transport Crossbody
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The Small Drawstring Transport Crossbody
The Small Drawstring Transport Crossbody
The Small Drawstring Transport Crossbody
The Small Drawstring Transport Crossbody
Product Details
What goes into the new drawstring version of our Transport Crossbody? Here it is by the numbers: 2 pieces of fine leather are used for the body. 2 ways to carry: with the top handles or the detachable shoulder strap. 2 for 1: cinch it closed to transform it into a mini bucket bag. 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 semi vegetable-tanned leather with a softly worn waxed finish that deepens into a distinctive patina.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each bag varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Drawcord closure.
  • Inside pocket.
  • 3 1/2" handle drop.
  • 19" (at shortest) to 21 5/8" (at longest) crossbody drop.
  • 7 7/8"H x 10"W x 2 5/8"D.
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The Small Drawstring Transport Crossbody

The Small Drawstring Transport Crossbody is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 44.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic black leather bag I needed a simple, black leather bag that was stylish and casual. Without being too large and heavy for every day. This was the Perfect bag!! It doesn’t fit my large wallet, but I will find a smaller one to use for this bag. It can fit my phone and sunglasses for traveling too :)
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small but practical Small crossbody bag but ended up big enough for all the essentials: keys, phone, wallet, and a few necessary items... I like the color, just as pictured on website. Nice style, a bit rustic, perfect for bush walking... Overall very happy with purchase.
Date published: 2018-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect small bag I love this bag, the leather is high quality and is a perfect small purse. I can fit my wallet, phone, keys, and a 3oz bottle of spray. A great value, especially because I got it on sale.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect size This bag is the perfect size!! It looks small and feels small when you carry it, but is surprisingly roomy on the inside. My iPhone, sunglasses, and small wallet fit perfectly with enough room to throw in the random items you acquire throughout the day.
Date published: 2018-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great smaller bag this is labeled small for a reason, and not in a bad way! It’s a perfect bag to toss your phone, keys, wallet, sunnies, and lipgloss in, but it’s not going to hold everything that your standard size tote does. I saw some people complain about the strap length, but I think it’s a perfect length. I’d rather not have my crossbody bag hanging down too low anyways. (I’m 5’7” for reference) I got the tan/natural color and it looks great. High quality bag and workmanship, as always with madewell bags.
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great everyday bag small but big enough to hold all of my stuff! goes well with any outfit!
Date published: 2018-02-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Functional and cute I wanted a small bag that would basically carry my essentials- phone, keys wallet...did not disappoint! Well made bag and cute too!
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just the size I’ Looking for The bag is absolutely gorgeous, the size is perfect, and the color is my favorite. Love everything about it.
Date published: 2018-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Need longer strap This bag is everything I've been looking for, something small to carry daily essentials with an easy accessible opening that's not too wide and a zippered pocket. I like that the cross body strap is removable. The only thing I would change is I'd add one more hole to the cross body strap to make it my ideal length. I got the color "english saddle" and I feel like the color online is depicted more reddish, dark-brown than it is in person.
Date published: 2018-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! The color is beautiful. It is just the right size. Room for phone,glasscase, small wallet etc. I love the shoulder strap and the handles. The leather is soft and supple.
Date published: 2018-01-31
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