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The Berkeley Tote
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The Berkeley Tote
The Berkeley Tote
The Berkeley Tote
Product Details
Structured and simple, this Italian leather tote is just the right size for all your essentials—with contrasting top-stitching and a sleek front slide pocket (perfect for your ID or subway pass). Note: The navy version is coolly colorblocked with cream side panels.  
  • Leather.
  • Tab closure.
  • Interior zip pocket, slide pocket.
  • 19 1/2" strap drop, 4" handle drop.
  • 11 4/5"H x 11 4/5"W x 3 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Berkeley Tote

The Berkeley Tote is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Bag I have this bag in Navy with the cream sides. I love that the sides are a different colour, it makes this bag more interesting. It is my everyday go-to bag. When I first bought this bag, the straps on the handles were made of two different leathers which was odd; but I exchanged it for another and it was fine.
Date published: 2014-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bag I buy a lot of Madewell bags because I can't decide between just one, I love them all. I especially love the tote line (Camden, Berkeley). This bag is great quality and the perfect size. I also love the color! The only complaint I have is why doesn't Madewell offer the felt storage bags with their bags anymore?! I like to be sure I am storing my bags safely so they don't scratch, get dusty etc. Please offer the felt bags again!! :)
Date published: 2014-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They don't call it Madewell for nothin'! I walked into a Madewell store and was immediately drawn to this bag. I tried it on and was very pleased but I still wasn't 100% sure because I am used to huge bags. I thought about it for a few nights and couldn't get this bag off of my mind! So I decided to buy it and I personalized it in the gold foil. I couldn't be happier with the color, material, size and structure of the bag. I have many Autumn outfits planned around this little gem! It's nice to have a gorgeous, classic leather bag without having to spend a month's rent on it! Since this bag, I also recently purchased the black and tan transport tote. It should be on it's way to me and I believe I will love that bag as well!
Date published: 2014-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect. I absolutely adore this bag. The only downside is that I go to school in rainy Seattle and a bag that has no zipper closure is a problem because everything inside gets soaked. So this bag will be kept a sunny day bag, but I don't mind because everything else is perfect. The color is dark and the leather is soft. The bag itself fits a lot, not for school but for a coffee shop visit. It fits a couple notebooks and my iPad mini which is awesome. Overall this bag is my new favorite and Madewell has won my love on their bags, because I already have my sights set on another one.
Date published: 2014-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A little misleading I ordered the berkley tote in Navy leather - and never in any photo was there an indication that the side pieces were a cream leather. Had I known this I would have neither had it personalized or ordered this version -- I would have gone with the natural leather color. Having the two-colors changes my plans of this being a go-to every day bag. I wish I had known what it TRULY would have looked like before making the purchase.
Date published: 2014-08-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Bag I've been to Madewell three times in the last month and every time I looked at this bag and tried it on my shoulder. The strap was just so long I always put it back, I finally decided to buy and am so happy I did. Great bag and holds my everyday essentials even though the strap wasn't ready to wear but added additional holes to wear on shoulder.
Date published: 2014-07-22
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