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Hobo Paulina Reviews

31 reviews
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Overall Rating:

80%Rated 5 stars

4%Rated 4 stars

16%Rated 3 stars

0%Rated 2 stars

0%Rated 1 stars

30 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 11/13/07
Overall Rated:3 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

Color comes off - I like the look and feel of this bag, but with a wallet, glasses case and phone, it becomes hard to zip so that the closure become uneven. Also, I had trouble with the color coming off.

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1 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 10/30/11
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:2 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

I like the looks of the bag, and how it fits on my shoulder. But with only one zipper, not two as pictured, it's very difficult to access what's inside and not really functional. I would have returned it if I hadn't tossed out the original packaging. I would not recommend this bag to anyone who plans to carry more than a wallet, cell phone and one or two other small items.

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4 people found this review helpful  

September 19, 2011

Jen M

from Hawaii

Love this purse! It is the perfect size and seasonless color. One thing I would change is the zipper. It looks like there is two seperate zippers that join in the center, there is only that goes from one side to the other. This makes getting into it difficult when you are carrying a toddler.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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3 people found this review helpful  

August 24, 2011

Anonymous

 

I recently ordered and received the Paulina purse (packaging label was marked 'Paulina') and while the style is essentially the same as pictured above there were some minor differences. The zipper on my Paulina was all silver (not black as pictured). It was unexpected but I decided I liked it as it was more "rocker edgy." There was also only one zipper pull on my Paulina not two as in the photo here. I didn't notice at first but after a day of use it was actually pretty annoying because it order to open or close the purse you had to pull the zipper all the way from one side to the other instead of quickly opening from the middle. Aside from the differences from what is pictured I felt the handle slipped too easily from my shoulder and I disliked that there was not some sort of outside pocket so if I needed to quickly grab my cell phone or drop something in my purse I had to zip all the way open and all the way back. The positives -- it's really a beautiful, elegant and simple purse. I really liked the inside and how well it was organized. I think this purse is a good buy for some, it just didn't fit my requirements.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 16, 2012

Nancy E

from Congers, New York

I have the Paulina in Eggplant and Black - the most classic, wonderful bag I have ever owned! The black one, and all the other colors offered (except the eggplant!) have a zipper that opens both ways which is a great asset! The eggplant requires opening from the bottom side, which is difficult, but still worth it because the bag is such a beauty. Definitely my favorite Hobo bag ever - and I have only carried Hobo brand bags and accessories! A true fan!

Brands I'd also recommend: everything HOBO!!!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 24, 2012

Sophia T

from Atlanta, Georgia

Red has two zippers but the black has only one! I ordered both to see which I like better and the two zipper makes a difference to easily grab cell phone otherwise you must keep bag open or keep phone in pocket. The two zipper design is great - perfect size - not too big or small - fits my wallet, makeup bag, hair clips, change purse and cell phone! And zips. Just got so I'll update if anything changes, but I'm super happy right now. Black one is going back! Thanks Zappos.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

January 11, 2012

Anonymous

 

This a great purse. Just the right size and amount of pockets. The color is great. My only complaint is the straps don't fold down enough when I am opening the purse to get my wallet out. Other than that - I love it!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 19, 2011

Sleepless I

from Chicago

This is one of the best purses I have ever owned. It is impeccably styled and executed. I love its minimalistic art deco inspired lines, its perfect size and well thought through detailing. It fits my style perfectly. I also got several compliments on it from people whose opinions I value.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

March 2, 2011

Anonymous

from Long Island, New York

This is a fantastic size and shape. I can find everything in the bag without having to use a miner's cap to see. It does not have any ridiculous hardware hanging off of it. Let's face it - my purse is heavy enough without extra tacky chains and hardware.

Brands I'd also recommend: kate spade

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

February 5, 2011

Toni M

from Long Beach, California

I love this purse. The color is unique. The weight is perfect because I don't like carrying a saddle bag as a purse. Price was right.

Brands I'd also recommend: n/a

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 13, 2009

Anonymous

from United States

This bag is great. the zipper goes both ways so it opens wide for easy access. And if you need compartments this is the bag for you. Great for organization! The leather is supple and durable yet very attractive. I have black, red and cognac! Love this bag!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 16, 2009

Anonymous

from New Brighton, MN

\r\nI had a very positive experience with Zappos. I purchased a new handbag from them. It arrived quickly and it was in perfect condition. I will definately purchase from them again, and urge you to do the same!!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

April 10, 2007

Anonymous

from New Jersey

Great size - I love this bag's classic look. The size is perfect, and I get a lot of complements. The only issue is that the color didn't wear well in some spots.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 30, 2006

Anonymous

from Wrightsville Beach, NC

I actually did not keep this purse because the handles were shorter than I like and therefore it sat higher under my arm than was comfortable. However, my friend LOVED it and I had her husband give it to her for Christmas. She was thrilled. The size was great and the interior nicely done. Wish it had been a true shoulder bag for me!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 16, 2006

Karen I

from Royston, Georgia

The Perfect Purse - I am always looking for a purse that is not too big but has great organization. This purse has it all: A slot for cell phone, three more compartments and a divider in the middle, and on top of that I love the green leather and mauve lining. I would love to have more of these!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

June 20, 2006

Anonymous

from Seattle, Washington

Great bag - I love the interior of this bag--lots of dividers with small pockets and zippers and a fun fabric lining.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

October 3, 2005

Anonymous

from Chicago, IL

Hobo Paulina - I really like the look of the bag but it does have size limitations for me. I could use a roomier bag. But it makes me keep the handbag contents very organized. The leather is beautiful.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 11, 2005

Rachel N

from Bay Area, CA

Comfortable and convenient - This bag is great!! There is a place for everything, it is not bulky, and it is shallow enough that you can find everything easily. I bought this bag intending to use it once in a while when I needed extra space, but it is so convenient that I have started using it all the time.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

August 8, 2005

Diane

from San Antonio, TX

Another Excellent Hobo Bag - Large enough but not bulky. Like most Hobo Bags it has some organizational pockets which is one reason I bought a second Hobo. Later I found out that they are designed by women which may explain why they are practical as well as great looking.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

July 21, 2005

Anonymous

from Seattle, Washington

sleek and professional - I bought this purse to carry to job interviews. This purse is very sophisticated and sleek-looking, and has a lot of space inside, organized with lots of different pockets.

Brands I'd also recommend: Anything Hobo International

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

December 27, 2011

First L

from Washington, DC

I have this bag in black and all of the leather has cracked and fallen off the handle. Hobo bags don't seem to handle regular wear and tear very well unless you constantly maintain them with leather polish. I have not had this problem with other leather bags such as Kate Spade.

Brands I'd also recommend: Kate Spade

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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2 people found this review helpful  

September 26, 2011

Anonymous

from Manhattan, NY

The Paulina bag I received is nice but is not the same as the bag that was shown online. The bag I received had only one zipper pull versus the two pulls shown in the photos. As a result, the bag cannot be opened in the middle. The zipper in the photos was black and the bag I received has a silver zipper that dominates the profile. The zipper does not work as smoothly as on my other Hobo bags. I was looking for a bit more room but will stay with the slightly smaller, similar Hobo bag that I already own.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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1 person found this review helpful  

May 6, 2012

Anonymous

from Westport, CT

The styling of this bag is quite plain. The leather is hard and the straps are stiff. I don't like the single zipper that basically divides the purse in half, so that you can't partially open it on top. Red color was nice.

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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September 15, 2015

Anonymous

from Philadelphia, PA

Awesome bag. Owned it once before but it got ruined so happy to find it again. Hobo red is stunning. Interior color has changed since I originally owned and beige not as nice as the blue but overall, my favorite bag I've ever owned. Perfect size and easy to find stuff.

Brands I'd also recommend: Lodis

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 12, 2014

Anonymous

 

Love this bag! The color is beautiful and really looks elegant. It goes as well with jeans as it does dressy outfits. It is rather narrow, so you aren't able to put a lot inside. My small makeup bag wouldn't fit with my wallet, but there are lots of pockets to tuck the essentials into. Not a great choice if you have to have a big bag, but I love it!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 5, 2013

Turtle

from NC

I've had this bag for over five years and still looks amazing. Hobo purses hold up forever! And stay in style.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 25, 2012

Bagslover

 

I've had the bag for over 3 years. I always love it. It has a classic look and well made with good quality leather. It is not roomy but practical for work or going out. The shoulder stripes tend to slip from the shoulders all the time. I give 3 stars for the comfort.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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