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The Lorimer Backpack
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The Lorimer Backpack
The Lorimer Backpack
The Lorimer Backpack
Product Details
Our favorite backpack returns in rich Italian leather. With the same familiar sporty shape (zip pocket and all), our updated version has playful fringed pulls (personalize them even more with your bag tag of choice).
  • Made of Italian vegetable-tanned leather specially washed for a beautiful patina.
  • Hand-wrapped zipper pulls.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each bag varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Interior front and back pockets, exterior pocket.
  • 4" handle drop.
  • 15 1/2"H x 11 3/8"W x 4 3/4"D.
  • Import.
  • only. 
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
*For complete details, see our Shipping Policy.

The Lorimer Backpack

The Lorimer Backpack is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 24.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from beautiful backpack I love this backpack! It's the perfect size to carry my school notes, iPad, water bottle, planner, and more. It is beautifully made with good stitching and zippers, and the leather smells like heaven. I hope that this backpack lasts me forever.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Quality! Ive had my eye on this backpack and im glad i purchased the english saddle (mustard color). Its perfect size for traveling and for work especially when i carry my ipad pro with me all the time. I can fit in just about anything and has a front pocket as well. Its very sturdy and i know it will last a long time. Definitely worth the purchase!
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect everything backpack! This bag does it all for me: it’s my day to day purse, diaper bag, carry all. It’s so gorgeous and feels like it’s quality made.
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My New Go-To Bag I absolutely adore this backpack. It fits everything I need to carry—my 14" laptop, books, wallet, headphones, etc. There's plenty of space. I also love the quality of the materials. I get compliments wherever I go when I'm carrying it with me.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect bag I'm an elementary school teacher and was looking for an item to replace my work bag from last year. I absolutely love this item- bought it in the brown and it is perfect to fit papers to grade and my MacBook. I also love the feel and smell of it. Zippers work fine despite some of the previous reviews- and it's not too big so it looks cute on my small frame. I would definitely recommend this bag- and it is certainly made well!
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Backpack for On-the-Go I was quite hesitant about purchasing this backpack without seeing it in-person first; however, I went ahead and ordered it anyways after months of contemplation. The sizing and style is perfect. Simple yet extremely spacious. I use it for work, school, and everything in between. It houses my 13 in. MacBook along with other books, hydroflask, and misc. items perfectly. Price is quite hefty but you really get what you're paying for. I highly recommend this to those looking for a high-quality backpack!
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect I think that the "seaaaa" reviewer, who commented on the small size, accidentally purchased the mini Lorimer backpack because the one that I have is a good size. I can fit my books, laptop, wallet, phone, keys, a pouch with makeup, a sweater etc. It's pretty close to the same size as any other backpack I've owned. I can't wait to break this bag in and give it some personality. It's the perfect travel bag! Snag it, you'll be happy you did :)
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic leather backpack! I've been eyeing this since i first saw it online and i'm so glad i purchased it! I ordered it online and when i opened the package the bag has this strong leather smell which i was worried about at first but after using it the smell already wore out! I can fit my 15" laptop, notebook, my lunch, wallet and everything! It's way spacious than i was expecting. This is a quality piece that i'm sure will last long:)
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing quality and appeal Received the Lorimer backpack and have been using it for about a week. It's one of the best backpacks I have ever owned. The quality, organizational aspect, and overall look of the bag is exceptional. I own the mini as well, which prompted me to purchase the larger backpack. Definitely worth the investment. Great product and I look forward to purchasing more from this company. Thank you.
Date published: 2017-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OBSESSED! I had my eye on this backpack in brown for over year and my husband just surprised me with it for my birthday. Best present ever! As someone who commutes to work via public transportation, this has become my every day bag because I can bring everything I need (lunch, makeup, workout clothes, etc.) and not break my shoulder carrying it everywhere. I LOVE the fact that the straps are adjustable so you can make it as tight or loose as you want. The leather took a while to break in, but it gets softer as time passes. One thing to note, scratches can easily be seen on the brown color. For example, if you accidentally scratch the bag with your nails or keys, it's going to show up. However, I think that gives the bag a more worn in look which I like. I can't wait to bring this bag on everywhere!
Date published: 2018-03-06
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