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The Oversized Berkeley Tote
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The Oversized Berkeley Tote
The Oversized Berkeley Tote
The Oversized Berkeley Tote
Product Details
Structured and simple, this Italian leather tote is roomy enough to double as an overnight bag. With contrasting top-stitching and a sleek front slide pocket (perfect for your ID or subway pass).  
  • Leather.
  • Tab closure.
  • Interior zip pocket, slide pocket.
  • 10 2/5" handle drop.
  • 12 4/5"H x 16"W x 5 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Oversized Berkeley Tote

The Oversized Berkeley Tote is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous, versatile tote I love this bag. It's made of sturdy, but not too stiff, leather - the kind that will just look better as it ages. It's roomy, too. I'm using it as my daily work tote. Time will tell how it holds up over time, especially with the 15 inch MacBook bouncing around in there (must rig some padding!). While I wouldn't have shelled out full price, the sale + 40% off price was a steal! All in all, I'm pleased.
Date published: 2014-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning timelesss bag This bag is all I hoped it would be and more. I will be using it as a diaper bag and am thrilled with the size of it. Nice and deep, with good structure but not too hard. The bag smells so wonderful...leather! I love the length of the handles and the stitching details. It does seem that it will easily scratch and wear, but in my opinion leather only becomes more beautiful as that takes place.
Date published: 2014-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great work bag! I got this bag for work and it works wonderfully. It looks professional, it's super cute, and it carries lots of files, which is important for me. I am very happy with it. I think it's probably too big to use as an everyday purse, like you could with the other madewell totes, but perfect for work. I got the brown and the color is beautiful.
Date published: 2014-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love it! I'm 41 yrs old with a 2 yrs young daughter. I love this bag, I use it as a carry all, mine and her things. Now I don't have to carry my purse and her bag and best of all it's classic which I love and stylish! I've read the reviews, I would like to see it offer as a slightly smaller version but keeping this big version as well to satisfy those that don't have children and would like it their everyday bag. My sister and my friend saw it and loved it, they will be ordering it too!
Date published: 2014-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect addition This bag is beautiful! The leather is rich, smooth and smells divine! I love the style and it's simple design. There's not a lot of zippers and hardware, and that's what I really love about it! I got it on sale, so it was a good value. It's a classic bag.
Date published: 2014-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buttery soft bag! Love madewell bags. The quality is great. I carry my bags daily so, they get a lot of wear and tear. They hold up great and look great with my busy life. I get lots of compliments.
Date published: 2014-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect size, great quality I bought this bag for travel. It's a great size to hold my books and iPad and whatever else i need. The quality is great. I was looking for a simple leather bag that will last me for a long time and I got exactly what I wanted. I also monogrammed it in gold and love it. The font size is just right. I hate when the monogram is huge.
Date published: 2014-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for grad student needs I've been eyeing the transport tote for a while, but it's just too large for my 5'4" frame. This one is just a little bit smaller - definitely narrower - and has wider straps so it's even more comfortable to carry. It's still large enough to carry around my laptop, books, and a change of clothes (woo, grad school life...) but more sensible for ME to carry around. I also like that it's more structured and made of really thick leather - easy to go with a more professional outfit when I'm working with research collaborators or giving a presentation. Can't recommend this enough, especially if you can combine a couple sale discounts!!
Date published: 2014-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big Tote This tote is very large, which makes this bag great for work or school. It is also just large enought to fit a change of clothes for use as an overnight bag. As a previous review noted, it's made from sturdy leather and is awesome quality. It fits well with my body size so can double as handbag for me, but it would be porpotionatly too large.
Date published: 2014-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this bag! Love this bag, it looks handmade; and is big enough for all my needs.
Date published: 2014-07-16
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