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Finding a shoulderbag ? Avoiding a man-purse..

FlyingLotus

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Hey guys im looking to get a decent shoulder bag for school, i cant spend thousands unfortunately but in looking for something similar to this (just came across it on ebay).. can you guys recommend any similar styles, or places to look for something like this ? preferably in the 100-300 dollar range.. thanks
 

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Since you don't want a man purse I am presuming you plan to use it solely for books while at school. In that case look at Filson. Their slimmer shoulder bags are under $200, the wider ones that would be great for carrying textbooks and maybe even a laptop are between 2-300.
 

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do you guys think the look of the one i posted above is too feminine ?

this is another one i sorta like, but im not sure if i prefer the all leather like the first image i posted:
http://www.bananarepublic.com/browse...scid=586791002

similar to the filson bags...
 

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Let's just say I wouldn't look twice if I saw a woman using one...
 

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Originally Posted by FlyingLotus
do you guys think the look of the one i posted above is too feminine ?


"fine quality synthetic leather" ... yeah, right!



Filson!!
 

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the filson ones are nice, but i think im leaning towards this BR bag, its a bit cheaper too. originally i was thinking id like all leather, but it might be too feminine.. what u guys think of this one ?
 

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I would get a porter bag. (not made of leather).

Mine holds up well.
 

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i think excessive metal hardware suggests feminine. especially on that "Tod Bag"
 

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Originally Posted by confab
Does anyone have first hand experience with these Heime's bags and cases? I like the look of them.

have had my hands on them but never ordered one. Heavy leather, nice tooling and stitching. They keep no inventory- all made to order. Anthony's, the owner, makes them- I believe anthony may now by request. It's just a few minutes from my office- I'm happy to walk in and inquire for you should you have more questions.

I've been meaning to get one but right now I just want one bag that is a beater bag for my laptop etc as I am constantly on the road lately.
 

FlyingLotus

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I like that heimies drifter bag.. wished it had a shoulder strap though..

anyone wanna give me an opinion on that banana republic bag ? yay, nay - too girly?
 

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