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The Medium Drawstring Transport Tote
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The Medium Drawstring Transport Tote
The Medium Drawstring Transport Tote
The Medium Drawstring Transport Tote
Product Details
What goes into the new drawstring version of our Medium Transport Tote? Here it is by the numbers: 2 pieces of fine leather are used for the body. 2 ways to carry: with the top handles or the detachable shoulder strap. 2 for 1: cinch it closed to transform it into a bucket bag. 1 interior side zip pocket to keep your keys, phone and wallet at the ready. 24: the number of hours in a day that this style looks cool. How often you'll reach for it? 500 gazillion times.
  • 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.
  • Interior pocket.
  • 8 1/4" handle drop.
  • 12 1/4"H x 11"W x 5 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Medium Drawstring Transport Tote

The Medium Drawstring Transport Tote is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 23.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT HANDBAG Love my new handbag from Madewell. It has plenty of room for all my stuff. Love that it has a shoulder strap and a regular strap. Just wish it had the metal studs on the bottom of the bag to keep the handbag clean when it is on the floor. Would recommend highly. Great product and service.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love I love this bag! It is the perfect size for everyday and I can even throw a diaper and wipes in for my little one without it feeling too bulky. The feel of the leather is so soft and the smell is amazing! I would definitely recommend this tote.
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Diappointed! So disappointed again! Love your purses...BUT...the medium totes cannot be worn as a cross body! The strap is just too short! I so wish you would make the strap long enough. Had to send back!
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect bag! This bag is perfect. The size is big enough without being too big - I can fit my essentials, a book, a bottle of water - without looking like I'm schlepping around my life. Ideal for those looking for an everyday tote replacement that can also function as an evening option, like I was. The double straps are long enough to wear on my shoulder for a more secure fit, and single strap is not too long, I actually prefer this over the shoulder rather than cross-body. Quality of leather is great. The dark Cabernet color is rich and beautiful!
Date published: 2017-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful bag! i had a feeling this bag would look nice in person and I was not wrong!! It is a quality bag, it looks and feels great. I uploaded a photo to give an idea of what it looks like in real life. I would highly recommend! The other thing to note is you don't have to pull the draw strings closed and can use it as a higher quality transport tote. I couldn't say enough good things about this! Also, the sizing is perfect; not too big and not too small.
Date published: 2017-08-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome basic necessitie This is a great versatility piece I had to have. I purchased the brown one, and I love that finish and the feel of this bag. It's is super soft and smells great too! The space is very roomy and the draw strings slide easily. This bag is very comfortable on the shoulder and soft and smooth.....I could feel it all day!!!!! Get it while you can ladies :-) I do wish madewell bags came with a dust bag to protect it when not in use.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality Great quality leather. Yes, it scratches easily, but that is what this kind of leather does -especially the brown shades...so if you don't like that (and therefore don't like your bag to patina as much/ fast), go for the color black. Love the drawstring, makes it the perfect companion for travels. For extra security (or overhead compartments) the strings can be tied into a knot. Stitching is also perfect. Just a fine little bag. I got the medium drawstring transport in redwood and the big drawstring transport in english saddle. Love them both. Would buy again!!!
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Bag Been wearing this bag nonstop since I bought it last week and I LOVE it! I bought it in black, and the leather is gorgeous! It also has great details with the drawstring, the stitching, and the overall quality of this bag. This has to be my favorite purchase to date!
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The ideal tote for everyday use I just receive my monogrammed Medium Transport Tote yesterday and it really is the most ideal bag for all seasons. The handles are long enough to use on your shoulder, or use the long strap so it sits lower by your hip. The drawstrings are easy to tighten or loosen and the leather quality is great. I got the black with the gold monogramming and I love the look with the gold hardware. The only thing I wish was different would be one additional pocket on the inside for little items like lipstick/ lipbalm/ eleastics, etc. But otherwise, I'm in love!
Date published: 2017-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Bag for All seasons The medium transport bag is fabulous! Lightweight and very roomy! I love it!
Date published: 2017-09-11
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