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Haiku City Satchel Reviews

85 reviews
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Overall Rating:

64%Rated 5 stars

36%Rated 4 stars

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Additional 40 City Satchel Haiku Reviews

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December 4, 2011

Jill T

from Minneapolis

Love this bag! A place for everything and everything in its place, including my iPad. I searched purposely for a bag that would accommodate my iPad and this was perfect. Great that it's named for lovely Japanese poetry, too!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 8, 2011

S. T

 

This is a great bag and the video on Zappos does it justice. It is roomy, and has many zippered pockets both on the inside and outside. I have the gray one with light blue strap and get many compliments on it. My friend couldn't take her eyes off it, and ordered the exact same one, which is a comment on just how nice this bag is. If you want something roomy, cross shoulder and just a little off beat, this is the bag for you.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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November 5, 2011

Anonymous

from Cody, WY

I have the bamboo purse made of the faux suede. I love it, the color and size is just perfect. I love that you can wear the purse across the chest or off the shoulder. It is super cute and not as bulky as it looks on the model wearing it. I can fit all of my belongings (I carry a lot) and it still does not look bulky. This is a purse that you can dress up or down. The quality seems very good thus far. I am not too sure about the new nylon material. The faux suede is great and I would recommend it to anyone, better hurry though. I have been looking around and it looks like Haiku is going away from that look to the newer nylon.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 31, 2011

Carolyn

from Seattle, WA

This is a very handy everyday bag or for traveling. It's what I would consider a standard purse size. It's not a giant purse where you stuff in a sweater and lunch. It's big enough to hold camera, phone, wallets, snack, book, make-up bag, and even a water bottle if you don't mind it sticking out. The zippered pockets are great. I got it for a trip to Naples where I feared the pickpockets would outsmart my regular purse. I'm happy to report that I and the purse survived.

Brands I'd also recommend: Fossil Keypers

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 12, 2011

Anonymous

from Buffalo, NY

I love this bag. I love that all the pockets zip shut. It's really attractive and spacious.

Brands I'd also recommend: patagonia, overland equipment

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 9, 2011

Rebecca D

from St. Louis, MO

I agree that this is a casual bag and I bit high for that, but it is a great bag. The large back pocket is large enough to fit a Kindle or an iPad. The smaller front pockets are great for kiddos snacks or phones (with the zippers open I have even used them to hold bottles). This coolest "mom" purse I have seen. I have gotten many compliments from a variety of people, many of whom were surprised that is not suede/leather.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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October 3, 2011

Anonymous

from Indiana

Love this purse! It is so cute and I get lots of kudos everywhere I go. I am so glad to have finally found a crossbody purse that is big enough to hold my stuff, but not so big that it hangs funny. I can also easily shorten the strap and carry it over my shoulder when needed. The fabric is great too. Does not show dirt and it even got soaked once when I was caught out in the rain. It dried and still looks good as new.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 22, 2011

Stephanie

from Los Angeles, CA

This bag is great! I was looking for a small crossbody satchel bag and ended up buying this and was happy. I wanted a small type bag that could carry a few things and not feel bulky or short of space. Well the few things I wanted to carry were bulky items, so smaller bags did not do. I ordered this and it was perfect. Yes, it is not a small bag but it is not that big either. Plus the crossbody strap makes it so easy to use. There is plenty of space if you need to carry a magazine (back pocket), cell pone bulky wallet, keys, and more. The only minor issue is the threading in the back pocket started to fray but I cut off the fraying piece and all is well. This is highly recommend if you want a light weight stylish purse/satchel.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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August 15, 2011

Susie F

from Mckinleyville, CA

I have been searching for a shoulder bag for a very long time. I didn't shop online until this purchase because I strongly believe in supporting local merchants. However, I really needed a new handbag, so I went to Zappos and found this one. I love it! It looks great, it has plenty of room for all my items, and it's vegan. It's made really well and I can tell a lot of thought went into the design.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 24, 2011

Anonymous

from New Jersey

I love this bag. It's a great size - keeps me from carrying around too much pointless stuff - and it's super cute! My only complaint (and that seems strongly worded) is that the strap dresses it down a little. If it were a darker color it could be dressy casual. But for a casual bag it's perfect!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 23, 2011

Anonymous

from Tulsa, OK

Great purse! A little bigger than I usually carry but not too big. Just enough pockets to keep things organized without losing where you put them! Purse itself is lightweight.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 13, 2011

Anonymous

from New York, NY

This bag is surprisingly roomy, was able to fit all my doodads in all the pockets. Compartmentalization is important to me, so I was able to disregard the fact that you have to tug at one end of the zipper to open and close it. Color is nicely neutral but still summery enough, strap is okay. Great for this casual mom!

Brands I'd also recommend: hobo international

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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June 11, 2011

Anonymous

 

Love this bag. Have had many compliments. It's very very durable, and I think these colors aren't going to show dirt; the main material in the bag is really dirt-repellent. I wish the strap was a different material; something more like a leather. Otherwise it's really great.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 15, 2010

Stephanie C

from North Carolina

The purse is very nice. Made in China. It's very hard to find out where something is made before you buy. Not that I have anything against China, it's just I though this designer in the US was making these. After all, 75 dollars or so is a lot for me to spend on a purse. I'm happy with it. It is well made. The shipping was unreal. I got the package the next day! Anyhow, that's about it.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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April 14, 2010

Upright

from Durham, North Carolina

Super RAD! just the right size! Really well put together and even mommy friendly. Thanks for a great design.

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 15, 2010

Anonymous

from Oregon, USA

LOVE LOVE LOVE this bag! I purchased this to use as a camera bag for my digital Rangefinder camera with two lenses. It's perfect, I use the main cavity for the camera and lenses and accessories. The two front pockets are zippered and hold my cell phone, lip gloss and assorted goodies. The back features another large pocket, again zippered and I keep my wallet and keys there. Very casual and definitely does not look like a camera bag. I'm going to order one for my daughter as a birthday gift, she'll use it as a handbag. LOVE Zappos, QUICK SHIPPING, Thanks!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

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February 19, 2012

Anonymous

from Staten Island, NY

I love the bag, but unfortunately I probably will send it back, it is a little too small for me. With grandchildren I always need a bigger bag. But if you don't need a large bag, this is really nice...

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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February 5, 2012

Anonymous

 

This is my fourth attempt this winter to find a workable purse and this one works, if not perfectly, very, very well. What a relief.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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January 25, 2012

Anonymous

 

Awesome bag! Sturdy, lots of pockets, zippers worth smoothly, looks nice. I like that the strap does not loosen itself after I adjust it. Only problem is that the ends of the zippers are not anchored, so you have to hold the end while you zip it or the end of the zipper pops up. Fixed this with a couple of safety pins (not visible), so now I'm happy!

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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November 3, 2011

Anonymous

from La La Land

This bag is exactly what I expected size and style-wise thanks to the video demonstration. It's made from recycled plastic bottles and is a backpack like material, tough but stylish, perfect for a tech-girl. The pockets are perfectly sized for cell phones, work IDs, chapsticks, etc., and have kept me organized! Two small issues: the strap doesn't seem to stay adjusted. It's easy to grab half the strap and make an unscheduled adjustment to the length. I ordered another Haiku purse in a different style that did not do this, so not sure why the buckle seems loose. Also--if you use your purse while driving a lot, be aware that there isn't much structure to the zippers--they're soft--so they don't close well with one hand while multi-tasking. Otherwise, very happy!

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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September 9, 2011

Anonymous

from South Dakota

I have had this for about a month. As a mom of a 2 year old, I like the size to carry the extras that I need to have for him. I also like that it is an across-the-body so my hands are free to chase the aforementioned 2-year-old. Overall, I'm happy with it.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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August 3, 2011

Anonymous

from Silicon Valley, CA

I've had this bag for almost a year now. It's served its purpose well as "hands free" bag for a busy mom. I like the bright lining which actually helps me find stuff inside. I've received many compliments on the bag. That said, there are a few issues others have brought up. 1) the main zipper tends to "flip" making it annoying to close. 2) The strap - it's an uncomfortable material, makes the bag look "cheap" and after a year the light color is very dirty even with spot cleaning.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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May 9, 2011

Nancy W

from Seattle, WA

I love the styling of this purse, and the cross body strap makes it easy to carry while shopping. It's a good size and holds everything that I want to day to day. That said, I don't like how the zipper is attached to the purse - it tends to sink down into the top of the purse so in order to unzip it you have to use both hands - one to pull the zipper up out of the purse, and then the other to unzip it. It's impossible to reach over with one hand and open the purse to get something quickly. Maybe it will get easier with more use, but so far I've opted to carry a different purse for now.

Brands I'd also recommend: Fossil

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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February 28, 2011

Pat J

from Kansas City, MO

Nice looking purse and has lots of room with zipped pockets. The zipper on the top of the bag is annoying.

Brands I'd also recommend: Fossil

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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September 14, 2010

Karen C

from San Diego

Absolutely love the Haiku City Satchel, except for the top zipper. It tends to unzip too far and I have to search for the pull. Would be better if it were sewn into the opening rather than going further then the ends of the opening.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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