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The Medium Lafayette Bucket Bag
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The Medium Lafayette Bucket Bag
The Medium Lafayette Bucket Bag
Product Details
Streamlined, simple and logo-free, this is a smaller crossbody version of our traditional bucket bag. Still plenty roomy, it's crafted in a wear-forever leather that looks better and better the more you break it in.
  • Made of Italian vegetable-tanned leather that burnishes with wear into a beautiful patina.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each bag varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Drawstring closure.
  • Interior pocket.
  • 21 5/8" shoulder strap.
  • 12 13/16"H x 9 5/8"W x 5 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Medium Lafayette Bucket Bag

The Medium Lafayette Bucket Bag is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect summer to fall bag my first bucket bag purchase and I was pleased. Because of all the reviews about it getting scuffed easily, I made sure to treat this bag with the utmost care when wearing it. I think marking are bound to happen, especially with the lighter color leather. I did not notice and color transfer onto my clothes, which is great. It's roomy. The only thing I would worry about is that the draw string closure isn't easy to open and close quickly. Other than that, I love it.
Date published: 2015-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fall bag! Love this bag!! Great purchase for the fall, it is the perfect size and goes well with outfits.
Date published: 2015-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this bag! What a great transitional bag for the Fall. The long strap makes it so versatile. The bag holds so much. Very roomy inside.
Date published: 2015-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bag at a great price! I have been wanting both a bucket bag and a bag in this color for a while but didn't want to spend a ton. I'm very happy with my purchase (especially since I was able to buy it at a discount!) The bag is a thicker leather, so it's a little stiff which is fine, has lots of little pockets inside for your goodies and looks great all with my outfits. The strap isn't very comfortable though, which is the only negative i've found. Also, while it says "mini" it's actually a normal size bag, to me anyway. The regular size must be huge! this fits all my necessities and can fit my iPad and a magazine AND a book, which is nice because i wanted something more structured than a tote but big enough to fit in more than just my wallet.
Date published: 2015-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE This bag was amazing. Great color, high quality leather. The strap is a little thin but it fits a couple notebooks and my MacBook Air so it's perfect. Great for short walks around campus.
Date published: 2015-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Absolutely love the colour and size of this bag. It's great quality and matches with everything
Date published: 2015-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bigger then I thought I just received this bag in the rich brown color. It is a lot larger then I thought it was going to be but its perfect. I cant believe this is the mini. The color is IDENTICAL to my English saddle transport tote. In the pictures it appears to have more of a brown undertone. They should have definitely called it the same color. Bag is made very well with thick durable leather that seems like it will last forever. Lots of space and good pockets. Cant wait to break it in! Thanks Madewell for a classic reasonably priced good quality bucket bag.
Date published: 2015-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Go-to bag This bag is perfect... the size, color, feel and price (when I used my AMEX deal ($20 off) & Madewell's offer (10% off). This bag is going to be a perfect transition bag from fall to winter and so on. Excited to break it in and travel with it!
Date published: 2015-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect I bought this bag in late July, and at least once a week someone stops me and asks where it's from. It's a perfect minimalist kind of bag. I got the desert sand color; it is super-buttery but structured enough to keep its shape. I'm 5'5" and the size of this bag is proportional to my height and doesn't overwhelm, but it's big enough that I can carry everything I need. It looks a lot like a certain designer bag that I've been lusting after that is always out of stock and definitely out of my price range. Madewell hit a home run with this one.
Date published: 2015-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I received this bag about a week ago and it's beautiful. Well made with really really nice leather. I did condition before using it and the leather really soaked in all the conditioner. I did notice the color came off on the rag I was using while conditioning so I can see it bleeding onto clothes if left untreated but I haven't had an issues. I think the bag will get better with age, definitely a great purchase!
Date published: 2015-08-05
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