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The Dover Crossbody Bag
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The Dover Crossbody Bag
Product Details
Made of rich Italian leather, this ruggedly cool crossbody was inspired by military style—and made to last and last. The strap is adjustable and removable (so you can carry it as a clutch). Closes with one of our signature collar studs.  
  • Leather.
  • Removable, adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Collar stud closure.
  • 17 3/4" handle drop.
  • 6 1/4"H x 10"W x 2"D.
  • Import.
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The Dover Crossbody Bag

The Dover Crossbody Bag is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 30.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfection this bag has the perfect size. i carry my wallet, keys, iphone, gum, lipstick, and sunglasses with myself and if fit perfectly. the leather is extremely wellmade and beautiful. i beleive that with time the letaher is going to darken up a little but its perfectly fine by me. i love leather being old. i bought the tan one. so everyone should buy this amazing bag, i love it so much i want to buy the black one!
Date published: 2014-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lighter than on my computer, but still worth it. I got the burnished caramel and when it came it was a much lighter color than on my computer screen. Which is fine, colors can vary depending on the screen. It looked like a medium brown but its actually more of a golden brown. The bag is a really nice every day bag. It's big enough for my wallet, phone and a little more.
Date published: 2014-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite every day purse! I ordered the black version online during a sale Madewell was having. I usually never order purses online, but I am so glad I went out on a limb with this one! I love it!!! The size, the style, and the good quality of leather is exactly what I was looking for. I am 5'4 1/2 with a small body frame, so the crossover fit over my body perfectly without having to make adjustments. The straps do adjust if you need it longer or shorter though. I have received many compliments since my purchase. I can wear it on the weekends and at work (I work in an office). This is my new favorite everyday purse!
Date published: 2014-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lovely and classic The thick leather of this bag will age wonderfully and the classic look will never get old. This is possibly my favorite bag of all time (and forget shoes--bags are my thing). It is a good size to fit essential items and maybe an extra or two. It is very structured and has a pocket inside that is the perfect size for an iPhone. Get this bag before spring/summer because it will be perfect for your summer vacation! ;)
Date published: 2014-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect travel crossbody bag! This is a great bag for travel. It is a good size to hold essentials, and is comfortable and stylish. The leather is nice quality, and will continue to age nicely with use.
Date published: 2014-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT :) Best decision ever to purchase this darling little bag. This fits my iPad mini, phone with a room for a coin purse. The quality is great and matches everything in my closet :) Can't wait to wear it more with my spring and summer pieces.
Date published: 2014-02-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very stylish I love the style of this purse. I'm a fan of real leather but refuse to buy a purse with a visible logo or brand name. I'm also a fan of square, structured purses, so this was an excellent choice for me. I was a bit surprised by the *made in China* tag but for the price it's not that disappointing. The stud closure is tough at first but I can feel it breaking in already. I worry a bit about the longevity of this purse but overall I really like it.
Date published: 2014-02-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Basic, light weekend bag I've been hunting for a while for a solid, everyday black leather bag that's plain, basic & attractive, and that doesn't cost a zillion dollars. This fit the bill perfectly - aside from a little stitching and details like the silver button at the front, this bag is quite plain and simple. Also it's lightweight, which is great for carrying around all day. Two things though - A) I wish there were more compartments inside the bag (there's just one little open pocket, without any zipper or button) but given how small the bag is, I can understand why there aren't. B) Other people have observed this too - the strap is a little short. I'm 5'2 or 5'3 & at its longest, this bag just fits me when I throw it across my body. It's generally more comfortable dangling over one shoulder - and for anyone taller than me, the strap might be too short for the bag to reach the hip as a crossbody style.
Date published: 2014-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great purse I did purchase this purse on sale. So, I got it at an excellent price. I'm not sure if I would have purchased this if it wasn't on sale. I got the black purse. It is a basic leather purse. No frills or labels on front, and that's what I like about it. Like other reviews I have read, the strap is also to short for me. I'm a bit on the taller side, so wearing it as a crossover is a bit awkward, but still manageable. However, if you are absolutely in love with this purse, you can take it to a shoe repair store and for $5.00 or less, the cobbler can easily punch a hole in the leather strap, extending it an inch or two.
Date published: 2014-05-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from simple yet chic the dover cross body bag is a versatile bag that has room for my wallet, keys, cell phone and lipstick. it's the kid of bag that goes with everything. the stuff closing is a little tricky to open and shut at first, but it softens up and becomes more user-friendly with time and use. i like that the length is adjustable, but i wish it has a slightly longer option (i'm 5'5"). i like the boxy and simple look of this bag and the leather used is very high quality. it does scratch easily however, but for me those little dents and scratches are part of a leather bag's charm. i would definitely recommend this bag!
Date published: 2014-04-24
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