Rated5out of5byKind of a big DillfromBest shoulder bag I've ever hadI got this bag specifically to have a large carry-all type bag for a three-week trip to Europe where I was chaperoning and teaching a group of high schoolers. I needed a bag with room to carry guidebooks, passports, a first aid kit, along with my own personal things. This bag was outstanding. It was lightweight to begin with, so when I weighed it down with all the stuff I had to carry, it still wasn't too heavy. Of course it had a zipper to close up the main compartment (gotta be prepared for pick-pockets on public transportation). I also loved the two choices of strap - it could be either on the shoulder or across the body. There were ample pockets on the inside and outside so I could usually keep things pretty organized, but the primary compartment was big enough that I could still fit larger items in in (like a towel and swimsuit!). I didn't have to pack a laptop on this trip, but that might have been the largest thing I could get in there if I'd had to. The material was also great - it looked good and was difficult to make dirty. I wore a lot of sunscreen during the trip and would occassionally spill some on the bag or it would rub off my arm onto the bag.. This would at first be upsetting because my bag was all black, but within a few hours I would be able to just brush the sunscreen off the material. I could go on and on, but for a bag that doesn't look very big, this one really did the trick! (Some of the kids on the trip even started calling it my Mary Poppins bag!)
Date published: 2013-06-28
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