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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 4.6 out of 5 by 74.
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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Basically perfect This bag is basically perfect. It's gorgeous, well made, and small enough to not be a bother at all when you're bustling around town. If you're on the fence, just buy it.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Little Purse I have a lot of larger purses and totes I use day to day, but this is a great little purse to run around with on weekends or when traveling. Nicely fits my wallet, phone, & keys. Pretty light and stays firmly on my shoulder. Just what I was hoping for.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect everyday bag Love my new bag! It's simple, clean, go with everything! Perfect size for a slim wallet, phone & keys. Just grab & go!
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little bag Great small crossbody, hold essential stuff and is light weight.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for Petites Such a lovely and minimal bag, and it looks great with the blind imprint. I have this in black and it's already become my go-to bag. It's a perfect size to carry necessities, but you won't be able to fit in a book unless it's a pocket sized book. I have the strap to its longest setting and it works perfect for me, but I'm 5'2". I think the strap might be too short for taller folks, so be mindful of that when considering this bag!
Date published: 2017-06-20
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