Good quality purse & wallet, too. Love this! ! Compliments for days! ! Soft, pliable outer shell is beautiful in muted light and stunning in natural light! Very fun.
I'm very happy with it. I've gotten several compliments on it even from my very opinionated daughter who thinks she is the fashion police. For the price, this is a very good buy. I bought it to carry my computer and it's accessories on a business trip overseas so I didn't want a huge back pack.
It can fit my water bottle in it! Update: now beginning of 2019 and still working great. So far, this is a great back pack! It’s light and stylish. (It gets on my back when I’m walking though) I use this for clinicals so I’m not carrying a heavy book, just a light small binder. I have used this for usually one class book at a time and folders (only ever needed one book at a time anyway bc my classes were one class a month). I’m not sure I would use it for more then one heavy book. also the side pockets are roomy.
It holds my keys, phone, iPod, notebook, glasses, water bottle, tissues, etc. A "purse" for me is usually packed more like an overnight bag, so I put this petite backpack to the test! I can use it as a purse, but it rides comfortably on my back. So far, I am pleased with the quality. I use this backpack as a purse.
Arrived on time. The sides snap close so no one can really see in the bag, if you'reusing for work shoes that side may not snap close. Vendor also sent a free tassle for the bag which was a nice additional gift. Most totes are great but have no compartments so using is a mess when trying to find something. I'm considering getting another one in a different color. I love that it came with three different sections and the middle section has compartments and can zip to conceal.