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The Medium Transport Tote
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The Medium Transport Tote
The Medium Transport Tote
The Medium Transport Tote
Product Details
What goes into our brand-new 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. 1 exterior pocket for those things you gotta grab fast. 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 bag 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 1/5" handle drop.
  • 13 3/4" shoulder strap.
  • 12 1/5"H x 11"W x 5 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Medium Transport Tote

The Medium Transport Tote is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 121.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite bag I got this bag in the washed olive color and I absolutely adore it. It is so well made and the perfect size for my 5'1'' frame. I love the option to carry it over my shoulder or use the crossbody strap. The crossbody strap fits me fine, however it is relatively short for anyone that is a bit taller. I was a little worried after reading the reviews about the color of the leather bleeding, but I have not had that problem at all. It fits everything I need, and the 2 pockets are an added bonus! I definitely recommend this bag.
Date published: 2017-08-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect in everyway I had always been hesitant to purchase the transport tote because I'm not usually a fan of mega-slouchy or heavy bags. BUT I love the simple leather tote look. The medium tote is perfect in every way for petite women. Holds a ton, not overpowering on my 5'2', 114lb frame. I love the pocket in the front and there is slight structure to the bag so it doesn't collapse when standing upright. I have to comment on Madewell's customer service as well. I wanted this monogrammed in linen, but it was a store only item. I purchased it from my local store in Scottsdale. They shipped it to Austin, where there is in house monogramming and I had my bag within a week of when I purchased it. Thank you Madewell!!
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect everyday Tote Have been eyeing the medium transport for a while now. I am SO happy that I decided to get one. It's the perfect goldilocks size for me, not too big not too small; just right. I got mine in black and love the classic look and style of it. If you're debating, just do it.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! THIS TOTE IS THE PERFECT SIZE!! I have the classic transport tote which I love, but let's face it, I don't really need a bag that big in my life every day. Maybe it's better suited for some people who carry lots of things (moms, students, pack rats), but for this working girl in her mid-20s, this medium tote is the perfect size. It's big enough to carry things like wallets, cosmetic cases, snacks, small notebook, and a water bottle. If you really wanted, you could fit a 13-inch laptop in here, but it might stick out a little bit. I got this bag in black and I think it looks so beautiful and timeless. I'm confident that it will age well, just as my other Madewell bags have done. If you're on the fence about this one, it's totally worth it! Buy it - you won't regret a thing. TIP: If possible, try to buy it in-store so that you can pick out the exact bag you want, as they all have different character :)
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bag for book lovers! I adore this bag! I carry multiple books and notebooks with me wherever I go, and this bag fits them so well, including my other everyday belongings. I can also wear it as a cross body pretty comfortably, but not as long as a smaller messenger bag or cross body. (I'm 5' 5") I didn't have this happen to me personally, but I read several reviews that this bag bled dye onto clothes. I bought a cheap leather treatment online and treated it as soon as I bought it. (Granted I would have anyway to keep it nicer.) I have never had it bleed onto any of my clothes. Moral of the story.. this bag is amazing and the perfect size!
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The bag of all bags I've been looking for a bag for sometime that was perfect for me, to no avail, then I was watching YouTube' seaweed kisses and saw this. I couldn't be happier. It arrived fast and is literally perfect. A sturdy well made bag that says nothing other than quality. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect bag Plenty of room and so well made! This bag is the perfect size and the leather is like butter. I will want another in a different color soon. This is my go to bag for work or play.
Date published: 2017-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect size I love my new bag. The only thing I might change would be to have a zipper across the top. Otherwise, it is perfect. The brown leather color is beautiful, and looks like a bag that would be much more expensive. It holds quite a bit, and is perfect for travel. I do love my first Madewell product.
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Tote This tote is so great and the light tan color is so pretty! I've received many compliments! Great price too!!
Date published: 2017-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice bag, sturdy I bought this bag but was nervous because I'd read all of the reviews about it bleeding. I loved the style and size, so I bought it anyway and I'm glad I did. I do carry a small canvas pouch inside, and the dye has rubbed off a bit onto that pouch, but I am not experiencing it bleeding onto my clothes. I sort of wish that the top zippered, but other than that the bag is perfect. I just returned from a trip to Mexico City and the bag was easy to keep safe, carried a lot, and stood up to a harrowing full speed run through an airport without breaking or spilling my things all over the floor.
Date published: 2017-03-23
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