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The Marfa Saddlebag
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The Marfa Saddlebag
Product Details
A clean, modern take on a timeless '70s saddlebag, this one is the perfect size for all your must-carries (wallet, tablet, you know the drill). With an adjustable strap and a secure inside pocket, it's a reach-for-it-daily situation.
  • Made of semi vegetable-tanned vachetta leather that burnishes with wear into a beautiful patina.
  • Please note: As it is made of a natural material, each bag varies slightly in texture and color.
  • Push-lock closure.
  • Interior slide pocket.
  • 17 1/4" shoulder strap.
  • 8 5/8"H x 11 5/8"W x 3 15/16"D.
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The Marfa Saddlebag

The Marfa Saddlebag is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for petite frames I wanted to add a review in response to the critical reviews. I'm 5'2 and think the length is perfect- cross body too. the button is hard to button when the purse is completely empty but when filled with wallet, keys and phone, just close it against the flat surface of wallet and its not at all difficult to lock in. Overall, highest recommendations: beautiful; simple; elegant. will be using for a long time.
Date published: 2017-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple and elegant It is a perfect bag for everyday use. The size is a little big but let me put more things.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The perfect bag! It has everything I look for in a bag. Perfect size, simplistic design and beautiful leather! My new go to for everyday wear, work and travel! Love love love!!
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Minimalist beauty I really like this bag. It's extremely simple, so certainly not for everybody, but it was just the size and style I was looking for. The leather is beautiful – firmer than my Lafayette Bucket Bag or Transport Tote, so I can tell even as I use this bag into oblivion it will really keep its shape. There is only one small pocket – it fits my sunglasses, chapstick, and phone. In addition to those, this purse holds my wallet, a makeup bag, and... that's about it! It is smaller than I expected, but it isn't heavy and the tab close is elegant and easy to use. My major complaint: I have no idea how to keep this thing on my shoulder. Even on the last hole it's a bit awkwardly short on me (and I'm only 5"4) to wear cross-body, but try as I might the thick shoulder strap will not stay on my shoulder. I am hopeful it will get easier as the leather softens.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great, but strap is reaaaalllly short I had been looking for a high quality saddlebag that could be worn crossbody for a couple years, and stumbled across this when there was a pretty significant sale. I had read the other reviews noting the too-short strap, but felt that it would probably be okay, as I am only 5'4". Let me tell you, even for someone vertically challenged like myself, the strap is SHORT. Even on the longest hole, when worn crossbody it still sits at least 2" higher than I would prefer. I ended up keeping the bag because I loved everything else about it (size, shape, great leather, easy to open) and I got it for a great price. However, I would not be surprised if I ended up working a couple more holes into the strap just to get that last inch or two of desperately needed length. So basically, great purse, but don't buy it if you're tall and/or you're planning on wearing it crossbody.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good size everyday bag I love the material of the bag-soft leather and nice color! The size is just right for everyday items-a wallet, a phone, a small cosmetic bag and some random small stuff. The only complain I have is that it may be hard to close the bag when it is not fully stuffed. Also, I would prefer a buckle or some other closure. Otherwise, it is a very well made bag!
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very cute bag! It is a cute bag that goes with my brown Billie booties. I personally do not find the length of the belt to be a big issue. I am 5'4'' and the belt hit right below the hip. Gave it 4 stars because although the leather is very smooth, it scratches easily, especially when being opened and closed. The bag came with small scratches as well. Anyways, I will not care too much about it.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Doesn't stay closed The button used to close the purse is very difficult to make it stay closed.
Date published: 2017-03-29
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