Travel Tote is Roomy, Straps are Flimsy
I bought this for a workbag and am pleased with the roomy interior, pockets and zippers. Previously, I used Vera for work but needed a larger bag . The straps are a disappointment. They are not quilted and are flat and feel flimsy. I notice a little curling in them based on how heavy the bag is. I've seen this flat strap on other products so will be interested to see how it wears. It cheapens the quality look of the totes.
May 17, 2014
Needs better description of inside
I was quite surprised (in some good ways and some bad ways) when I saw the pockets on the inside of this bag. I think VB needs to do a much better job of describing the inside of the bag, or instead of having a second (and fairly useless) picture of the outside, have a second picture of the inside, viewed from the OTHER side. Lacking a better description, that would help people to understand the (very useful) pockets that this bag has.
Second, a bag this large holds a great deal, which means it can be very heavy. That said, it needs better handles. The padded handles that VB uses on its larger bags would be great, but I'm not sure how they'd do it.
Third, as other people have mentioned, this needs a trolley sleeve. This bag is a great size to go under an aircraft seat in front of you, but that type of bag (especially when very full and heavy) needs a trolley sleeve to carry it on top of your rolling luggage.
This bag has good potential, but I think VB needs to make some serious improvements first.
July 19, 2014
THIS IS Machine washable
I Love this bag. Bigger than the Vera Tote for travel, great zipper, lots of pockets. Sits upright by itself.
I asked the lady at the shop about being washable, and she said it has the new plastic liner bottom...Very washable.
Said that they do training on the new bags and everyone must not know that yet.
May 16, 2014