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The Simple Crossbody Bag
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The Simple Crossbody Bag
The Simple Crossbody Bag
The Simple Crossbody Bag
The Simple Crossbody Bag
Product Details
The kind of take-everywhere-stash-everything leather crossbody you'll want in every color (and, at this sweet price, why not?). Because we're all about the details, we outfitted this one with a sleek adjustable strap and a zipper pull that can handle a bag accessory (or two).
  • 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.
  • 21 5/8" removable shoulder strap.
  • 6 5/16"H x 9 7/16"W x 1 3/4"D.
  • Import.
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The Simple Crossbody Bag

The Simple Crossbody Bag is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 102.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The bag you travel with! I love this bag! It's become my favorite. Although it's simple and small in size, I feel like I can really fit all of my things. It's not heavy at all, sometimes I forget I'm wearing it.
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Customer Service at its best My daughter asked for this bag for Christmas. I could not order it on the website so I called Madewell at 11:00pm. I ordered the bag. It was backordered and as Christmas approached there was some confusion around if it would arrive in time for Christmas. To insure its timely arrival Madewell overnighted another bag to an alternate address where we would be celebrating Christmas. We simply returned the other bag when it came in. It's nice to see a company that goes above and beyond in this day and age!! Great job Madewell!!
Date published: 2018-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Petite but perfect I asked for this bag as a Christmas gift; I've been on the lookout for a quality black leather bag that would be perfect for holding going-out necessities (large wallet, phone, lipstick) for years, and before finding this one, have wasted a ton of money on others that were never quite right. Though this bag is small, it's exactly what I wanted. I love that it is so structured (it stands up if you put it on a table or the ground), and feels like it will last a life time. I got it monogrammed (blind imprint), which is understated and classy. The fact that if I got tired of it one day as a bag I could take the strap off and use the body for something else is an added bonus.
Date published: 2018-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bag I have several Madewell bags and this one is a fast favorite. It's a perfect size for holding everyday essentials. I really like that the strap is smooth on both sides. Highly recommend this bag.
Date published: 2018-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag! I bought this in english saddle after debating for months whether or not I wanted it. So glad I purchased it. It's perfect with any outfit and then length of the strap is comfortable. Really happy with this purchase!
Date published: 2017-12-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect little black purse It really is the perfect little black purse! Can be dressed up for a date or used on the daily! I absolutely love it. The leather is of high quality and the gold monogram is even better in person. Can hold my small wallet, keys, phone and a few makeup items. Definitely recommend.
Date published: 2017-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must-have for date nights! This bag is hands-down the perfect crossbody. My boyfriend got it for me as a gift in the color English Saddle and I'm in love! The color is a true classic that goes with everything. I'm 5'4-5'5 and quite thin (not sure if that matters) and find the strap length perfect. Perfect size for your keys, phone, wallet and a lipstick or mascara. I can fit my small madewell pouch wallet in it easily. It looks super cute with a flowy dress and some heels for a date night. Plus, you could even slip a candy bar or two in it for the movies. I own the medium transport tote (which i usually wear cross body) in the same color as this, but find myself reaching for this little bag more often lately because it holds everything I need and keeps me from feeling like I have to lug my handbag around. Planning to buy it in black eventually. Thanks, Madewell!
Date published: 2017-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag! If you are on the fence, buy this bag. If you are considering this as a gift, she will love it — I promise. I am 5’5, 140 lbs. and the drop is perfect for a crossbody on the last peg. The quality of the bag and leather is exquisite. I purchased the black with gold foil monogram and can tell it’s only going to get better with age. It easily holds a small wristlet, phone, lip gloss, small pill container and gum without it looking or being at all stuffed. There is no stitching on the back of the bag from the interior pocket (which holds my iPhone 7 like a glove). I very rarely write reviews but “needed” to on this one.
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For the Minimalist It's the perfect size to toss in your essentials (phone, ID, cards and keys) so you can be hands free as you go about your day.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A versatile little bag This bag is the perfect size. Just big enough for my wallet, keys, sunnies and phone—and small enough to toss in my work bag. The leather has slowly distressed with use, which makes it even cuter.
Date published: 2017-10-19
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