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The Zip-Top Transport Carryall
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The Zip-Top Transport Carryall
The Zip-Top Transport Carryall
The Zip-Top Transport Carryall
Product Details
What goes into this new zippered version of our signature tote? Here it is by the numbers: 2 pieces of fine leather are used for the body of the bag. 1 zipper that keeps all your stuff (laptop, book, snacks) safe and sound. 3 interior pockets, including one with a zipper to keep your keys and phone at the ready. 8 hours: the length of time you'll need it between your morning and evening commute. 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.
  • Zip closure.
  • Inside pocket.
  • 16 3/4" shoulder strap.
  • 11 3/4"H x 14 1/2"W x 5 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Zip-Top Transport Carryall

The Zip-Top Transport Carryall is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 32.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great basic I purchased this bag to replace a tote I had w/o a zipper. The zipper is perfect for traveling and the interior is roomy enough to carry everything I need. I made sure to get this monogrammed so my sister won't steal it!
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeds expectations I purchased this in English saddle and had my initials engraved in gold. It certainly conveys the statement I wanted. This bag is beautiful and the perfect size for what I need to bring to work. I received this bag at the office at the end of the day, emptied out the contents of my old bag into this, and got on the elevator to go home. At the next elevator stop, someone immediately noticed my new bag - compliments right away (and we ended up chatting the whole way down). Besides the color, I love that this bag is roomy but not bulky. The thin leather makes this flexible and LIGHT - I don't prefer structured heavy leather for daily use. The handles are the right length (did not purchase this for shoulder use but rather for crossbody use as I tend to be holding work papers or another bag). The handles look and feel durable and easy on the hands, and should hold up for a long time unless you're carrying rocks in it on a daily basis. This bag makes me look good.
Date published: 2018-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE This bag fits my laptop, wallet, phone, charger, and everything in between. It doesn't look bulky and the leather is very smooth. Looks great with gold initials!
Date published: 2018-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This bag. I've been searching for the perfect bag for probably close to a year now. Ever since my last brown leather tote kicked the bucket (RIP old bag) I've been through the long and tiresome process of searching for a new favorite. I ordered the original Transport Tote from Madewell and instantly knew it wasn't for me, the strap was way too short and I ended up not being a huge fan of the open top design. My biggest concern with this bag was size - I wanted something that could fit my school stuff and my work stuff without looking weird. I am happy to report that this baby can fit: a large wallet, sunglasses, phone, keys, a water bottle, my 13 inch Macbook air and two notebooks without issue. The strap is very easy to adjust so it can be crossbody or over the shoulder. Overall this bag is perfect! Don't hesitate, you won't regret the splurge.
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely love it!! This carryall is so spacious. The inside pockets are perfectly placed. The length of the shoulder strap allows me to wear it cross body while I do more shopping. And it's definitely made well.
Date published: 2018-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect bag I have been looking for this bag for ages. It works for the office or with a casual weekend outfit. The crossbody strap makes it perfect for commuting on foot and it's large enough to hold a small laptop (I can't zip the bag with mine in it, but it fits). My only complaint is that the tote handles are a little short.
Date published: 2018-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Perfect Bag I received this bag for Christmas this year, and I have to say I'm in love. I was initially disappointed because the bag was smaller than the classic transport tote. After carrying it around, bag truly is the perfect size (I carry my life around in my bag i.e. a 40oz water bottle). The straps are too short to carry on your shoulder, but the cross body strap is perfect. The lining is a wonderful addition, and I love my initials in gold on the bag. Overall, I would recommend this bag to everyone!
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweet Baby Jesus Yaaaasss! I didn't know it was possible to love an item so much. I got it for Christmas (after sending some not so subtle links and texts to my mom) and it has been everything and more. My last purse was a cheap little thing that was falling apart and barely held my wallet, phone and keys. This purse holds everything! Computer, book, keys, phone, lip gloss, roller ball, and whatever else I need to get through the day! I have it in black and the leather is already starting to crease up to get that old vintage look that people routinely pay ridiculous prices for. I will be purchasing the brown/english saddle soon! (And maybe even a matching wallet). My only gripe is that the shoulder strap is pretty thin. However, since it's removable, that can be remedied with a quick trip to etsy or amazon.
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice bag This bag is sturdy, very well made, and has internal pockets as well as a zipper. It's perfect,. I used a leather protector before use.
Date published: 2017-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Carryall This is a beautiful bag. I purchased the burgundy. I love the zip closure, beautiful leather and shoulder strap. It will be put to the test after the holidays and I'm guessing with time the leather will become softer. Definitely recommend this bag.
Date published: 2017-12-22
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