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The Zip-Top Transport Tote
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The Zip-Top Transport Tote
The Zip-Top Transport Tote
The Zip-Top Transport Tote
Product Details
What goes into this zippered version of our signature Transport Tote? All kinds of good stuff—a laptop, book, wallet, pouch—plus it has handy interior pockets for your keys and phone. Made of durable leather that ages as well as you do, this bag is a total winner (if we do say so ourselves).
  • 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.
  • Zip closure.
  • Interior pocket.
  • 8 1/4" handle drop.
  • 13 3/4"H x 17"W x 6 1/4"D.
  • Import.
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The Zip-Top Transport Tote

The Zip-Top Transport Tote is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Perfect Tote Great size and not too heavy. I got to use for work but also plan to use it for travel since it zips.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Travel Tote! So happy to have the Madewell Transport Tote, now in a version that is safe for travel! No longer must I worry about anything falling out, or being stolen! I absolutely love all of my Madewell Transport Totes...this is will be my "go to" for air travel!!!
Date published: 2018-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nicely made. This bag is perfect for work - it's nice looking (and feeling) and has plenty of room for notebooks and folders when I'm going to meetings. I love that it has a zipper so I can secure my wallet while commuting in NYC.
Date published: 2018-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Work Bag This bag is very functional for carrying everything I need at work. Typically it holds three to four zipper pouches, my water bottle, 5-10 court files, and my laptop. Everything fits and it is still comfortable on my shoulder. Excellent quality, beautifully made.
Date published: 2018-05-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Pretty but not sturdy The bag is pretty (got it in the linen color) and it is very light to carry. The interior is not lined, which makes me wonder how well it will hold up. I got it for carrying files to court. It will fit a few small files, but I will need something sturdier for binders or bigger files.
Date published: 2018-05-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Finally a zip tote! Wish this came in the medium size! I travel on public transit and have been waiting for a zip tote with functional shoulder straps for ages, but this is too big, I’ll be holding out for the medium size.
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Looks great but not functional This bag needs longer straps! Everything about this bag is wonderful. Size, zip top, style. But the design just doesn’t make sense. For a bag this size, I want to be able to put stuff in it! But it is not possible to carry a reasonable amount of items in the bag and wear it comfortably without having to readjust and get it back on my shoulder. If I wanted to wear a jacket, carrying the tote would be out of the question. I primarily wanted this tote as a carryall for work and travel. In both those instances, my hands are full and I would greatly appreciate the stability of a bag that comfortably sits on my shoulders. While this one is gorgeous, it just isn’t functional. Was so happy to see Madewell release a version of the larger tote with a zipper but so sad to have to return it because it just didn’t work :(. Please add longer straps. Adding more interior pockets like the zipper transport carryall would be a bonus.
Date published: 2018-05-05
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