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    ok hello,

    is this fashion..., i guess so!

    Anyway, I'm desperately wanting a nice leather (looking or real), messenger bag. Preferably brown. Fairly simply and stylish. Not shiny leather I dont think. So, that would be matt. Practical. And under 100 pounds. Am I searching for the impossible? I have access to Paris, Germany and the UK to buy. Sadly not morocco which I think is the place for cheap leather!

    Has anyone any ideas?

    Failing that, a nice plain messenger bag of another material in black or brown!

    Right, any advice appreciated!
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    Are you a he person or a she person?

    Radley do some very nice leather messenger bags for the laaadeees...
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    Whats a messenger bag?:confused:
    (sorry if i sound dull)
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    Im a she person, but I guess Im looking for something that isnt too femine. more uni sex...

    Ive had a look at the radey stuff but i think its a little too feminine (i have a radley had bang which i love), but its not so much a handbag that im looking for.

    Another thing which i should have mentioned is that id like one which is big enough to put a couple of folders in. So bigger than 30 cm length i guess. Most of the Radley ones are smaller.

    Any other ideas?
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    (Original post by scherbs)
    Im a she person, but I guess Im looking for something that isnt too femine. more uni sex...

    Ive had a look at the radey stuff but i think its a little too feminine (i have a radley had bang which i love), but its not so much a handbag that im looking for.

    Another thing which i should have mentioned is that id like one which is big enough to put a couple of folders in. So bigger than 30 cm length i guess. Most of the Radley ones are smaller.

    Any other ideas?
    The Radley border range is fab and plain - I love it
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    This is the shopper, but they do do larger messengers and briefcases:

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    I know it's not exactly what you're looking for but how gorgeous is this?

    http://www.johnlewis.com/Shopping/Pr...8&source=22567

    I want one!
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    A messenger bag,

    not sure as to exact definition! What im looking for as a satchel type thing, square, with a flap to open it usually, with a wide shoulder strap. Fairly large.

    That help?
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    acually i might be wrong, a messenger bag might be smaller than what im llooking for,

    it might be a courrier bag im looking for i guess.

    sorry!

    radley,... not a goer, looking for softer leather possibly suede and slightly rougher look, ... thats not to say their stuff isnt nice!
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    http://www.fossil.com/jump.jsp?itemI...mType=CATEGORY

    There's a few on there, the prices are in dollars but you could order online

    Edit: also found this http://www.debenhams.com/jv/product_...=1152178495773

    and this http://www.levenger.com/PAGETEMPLATES/PRODUCT/Product.asp?Params=Category=11-75|PageID=4592|Level=2-3&cm_ven=Nextag&cm_ite=Mayfair%2 0Messenger&engine=Nextag
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    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MULBERRY-WOODY...ayphotohosting


    anyway, thats the kind of thing im looking for, only the company sounds suspect. !

    I really aprpeciate your help people!
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    ooo thanks, fossil were a good idea. I think what im looking for is defintely more a men's thang. Defnitely getting closer,......
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    debenhams site isnt working.... smelly

    will try again later though,

    thank you!
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    Aaah now i know what you're talking about! I had a gorgeous one from Monsson ages ago...so not suer if they still do it now. Its quite similar to the picture the OP provided but its kinda a khaki greeny colour and has larger flaps...kinda studenty looking

    But yeah, Debenhams usually have alot of those bags or maybe try house of fraser
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    If you are into vintage, eBay has loads of old leather satchels (which i guess are like messenger bags) in good condition, and they are relatively cheap too!
 
 
 
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