I tried to do the tote bag thing, and I just can’t, you guys. They’re flimsy, they hang about an inch above the ground when i carry them in my hand (long arms!), hang strangely on my shoulder, and get soaking wet when it rains (offering my laptop no protection). For a time I wanted a proper briefcase but those are too damn boring–and really square. Enter: The Cambridge Satchel Company!
The U.K. brand makes quality unisex leather bags (satchels or “batchels”) in bevy of sizes, price points, and colors (including pastels and fluorescents–for the ladies or the more adventurous gentlemen). I haven’t decided if I want something classic, like this one:
Or something daring, like this:
What do you think?