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The Zip-Top Transport Carryall
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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.
  • 4 3/4" handle drop.
  • 15" (at shortest) to 19 3/4" (at longest) crossbody drop.
  • 11 3/4"H x 16 1/8"W x 5 1/2"D.
  • Import.
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The Zip-Top Transport Carryall

The Zip-Top Transport Carryall is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 73.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE Mom Bag I purchased this bag in the English Saddle color, and I LOVE IT. As my kids have gotten older, I’ve transitioned from a diaper bag to using this tote. It’s the ultimate Mom bag. I carry it cross body every day, anywhere I go. It perfectly holds a few diapers, wipes, sippy cups, snacks, and my wallet and phone. I also got it monogrammed, which makes me love it even more.
Date published: 2018-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect diaper bag substitute I got this bag to replace my diaper bag. My son is at an age where I don’t need to carry more than a couple diapers and wipes. So while a diaper bag is thankfully not necessary, I do still need a roomy bag. This bag is PERFECT. It’s large enough to fit all my regular purse items in addition to the zipper pouches I use for diaper and wipes. The fact that it zips is what I love most. I have the medium transport tote too, but I find myself carrying this one more frequently because of the zip and the fact that it can be worn cross body. It’s so soft, and I love the brass hardware. Though my medium transport tote is brown, I kind of want to buy this one in brown too. It also fits my MacBook so if you’re looking for a work bag, i think this one would be a great candidate. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's really beautiful and the shoulder strap is so essential for free hands while walking around the City, San Francisco, or going to a Museum I use it to carry my MacBook, but it's brand new and I haven't taken it out much. It's not overly roomy in side but it has inner pockets, a large zipper compartment and will hold my Tech Stuff. I do love it so I bought The Transport Weekender and I had it monogramed. I fell blessed to own something so beautiful. PCL
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great zip top Bag The color English Saddle was a little darker than I expected but I love it. If I could find a fault with the bag , it’s the way the extra leather is folded on the cross body strap. If I wear the bag to the left that leather bump hurts my back. If I wear it to the right the leather bump comes over my shoulder so it’s no problem. Zipper works well. Bag is nicely constructed. I went with the gold foil monogram! Love it. I have carried a laptop and some folders with plenty of room. Keep my keys in one of the inside pockets. My lip stuff in the other inside pocket. I keep the interior pocket that zips, unzipped for easy access. Top zipper does go all the way to close secure.
Date published: 2018-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect travel bag! This bag is just what I have been looking for! I am waiting for my plane to take off and it contains everything I need for an 11 hour flight. Book, knitting, i-pad, make-up, sundries, warm socks!!! Love It!
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High quality product Beautiful soft leather gorgeous patina and coloration in general. Well made functions beautifully. I would only suggest a stop zone on the zipper as it’s difficukt to close again if you pull the zipper open all the way. You have to fish out the zipperpull to close it. However thank you for making a bag with a zipper. I avoided brands that only offer a magnetic fastener on such a large bag. I didn’t expect this to be as nice as it really is. I think I’ll have it for years. Definitely recommend
Date published: 2018-02-23
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
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