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Marc by Marc Jacobs Classic Q Fran Reviews

15 reviews
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Overall Rating:

40%Rated 5 stars

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13 are "Favorable"

Most Helpful Favorable Review

Posted 12/13/12
Overall Rated:5 stars!
Comfort Rated:5 stars!
Style Rated:5 stars!

I own two of the Frans and one of the larger version, Francesca. I love all three of them and wear them almost daily. I use it while out shopping, brunch, to the gym, daily for school to carry all my books & notebooks. They are extremely sturdy, roomy, durable, with no signs of wear and tear, fading of the leather quality or color after continuous, daily use. And keep in mind, the quality remains superb even though I am very rough with my purses. I throw them around, overload them, etc. The Frans are my second & third Marc Jacobs bags, I love them. Onto purchasing my sixth one.

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2 are "Critical"

Most Helpful Critical Review

Posted 10/5/11
Overall Rated:2 stars!
Comfort Rated:4 stars!
Style Rated:4 stars!

Size of bag and length of handles and strap are great. Leather quality not so much. It's thin, flimsy, and doesn't match the price point.

Additional -5 Classic Q Fran Marc by Marc Jacobs Reviews

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July 9, 2013

Jordan

from Denver

I have been looking at this bag for months and months. Seriously, I think the girls at Nordstrom started getting creeped out with me coming in once every three weeks to look at the bag and try it on and compare the colors. I rationalized that I would have this purse for a really long time and thus far it has definitely been worth the money! The color Cement is a great everyday, neutral color - it's darker than in these pictures, however. I love the gold hardware and it's so spacious. Just a beautiful bag. It can easily fit all the necessary items, along with a book. I love that you can wear this bag three ways - on your shoulder, with the long strap and on your arm. Yes, the bag will get heavy with more stuff in it, like any bag would. I absolutely love MBMJ bags - they're quality bags and after experimenting with a MBMJ Percy, I fell in love with the pebbled leather and how classy and durable it is. The bag itself is very slouchy and flexible. Yes, it's a pricey bag, but no regrets here! I can not say enough about how excellent Zappos service is! I ordered this bag on two day shipping the week of 4th of July, totally spacing the holiday and that deliveries would be delayed. Unfortunately, the shipping time would have turned into 5 day shipping, although I paid extra. Although the package was already in transition, I called Zappos and they shipped out another with overnight shipping and didn't charge me for the 2 day or overnight shipping. There was a fumble at the post office and I accidentally received both of the purses, but I'm a huge believer in karma and called Zappos to return it - after all I was so appreciative of them helping me out. They thanked me and gave me a coupon to use on my next purchase! Zappos truly knows how to make their customers feel like they matter and truly overextend themselves. I've always believed that Nordstrom had the best service, but I'm so happy I started coming to Zappos!

Brands I'd also recommend: Rebecca Minkoff

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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May 17, 2013

Rubberburger

from oh

I love Marc by Marc Jacobs' bags but I think that the quality has diminished significantly through out the years. The leather - although of still good quality - is a lot thinner from the previous bags they produced. I like the shape, style and color but would rather they used the old leather from the previous collections.

Brands I'd also recommend: kate spade

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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October 13, 2012

Anonymous

 

I have been looking for a black bag with gold hardware for everyday use, and this bag fits the bill. I love how versatile the carrying options are; it can be handheld, carried in the crook of the arm, slung over the shoulder with either the rolled handles or shoulder strap, or worn crossbody. The only thing is that the bag is already quite heavy, so once I load it up even with just a few essentials, it gets even heavier. I've gotten used to it though and it doesn't feel as heavy when worn over my coats.

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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August 13, 2014

Orlene K

from NY

I have this bag in pantsy purple and smoked almond. They are really nice bags. Oddly enough however, the one in purple is a much softer, buttery leather. The almond color is a little rigid. The bags are the perfect size and highly versatile. I am very happy and receive many compliments on both!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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December 30, 2013

Jessica R

from Kingsburg, California.

I'm obsessed with this bag! So soft and comfortable. Love that you can carry it two different ways. It's the perfect size for me. Not too big not too small.

Brands I'd also recommend: Michael kors, b. makowsky, coach

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 1, 2013

Stephanie

from Chicago, IL

Gorgeous bag. I bought it in the Oyster color that is on sale. Was eyeing this bag in a different color at full price and when I found it here for a lot less I was ecstatic...then I discovered no tax too! (This makes me so happy because Chicago sales tax eats me alive!) I wasn't sure about the color, but I am quite pleased with it. It's like a very light gray and will look really nice with everything for spring/summer. The leather quality is great (not sure what some of the other reviewers are talking about!). It stays on the shoulder with the double straps and is just the right size for my body frame (I'm 5'6"). Nice hardware, too! Thank you, Zappos...you've consistently been one of my favorite online retailers!

Brands I'd also recommend: Marc Jacobs & Marc by Marc Jacobs -- he makes the best bags!

Overall Rated:5 stars!

Comfort Rated:5 stars!

Style Rated:5 stars!

 

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March 19, 2014

Bria K

 

Great bag overall. I would change that it doesn't have any pegs/studs on the bottom to help it stand and that it doesn't have a zipper. It also gets extremely heavy if you carry it too long with too much inside. Luckily, the longer strap does help when that happens. The quality is good and it's a beautiful bag. I love the gold accents. I say buy if you want a weekend bag to carry around.

Brands I'd also recommend: Kate Spade

Overall Rated:4 stars!

Comfort Rated:4 stars!

Style Rated:4 stars!

 

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January 2, 2013

Anonymous

from California

Love the leather, the look, and the way it sits. I can fit all my child's stuff and my things in it, but the inner zipped compartment is too small for my continental style wallet! Such a bummer. I would keep it if the inner pocket fit my wallet (which is the typical 7" in length). Been looking for a bag this size forever.

Brands I'd also recommend: Tory Burch

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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December 6, 2012

Sherry

from Los Angeles

Not crazy about this bag. Got the jet blue, which is quite dark, but can work with jeans. However, the leather is not great, and the style, though popular with others, doesn't quite grab me. It's going back and I'm trying a Kate Spade multi with navy blue instead.

Brands I'd also recommend: Kate Spade, Furla, Tory Burch

Overall Rated:3 stars!

Comfort Rated:3 stars!

Style Rated:3 stars!

 

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July 17, 2013

Lisa S

from United States

We bought this bag a few weeks ago and loved it. The leather was soft and smooth. We ordered a second one just like it and were so disappointed. the leather was rough and pebbly - looked like elephant skin. Just so surprised at the inconsistency. We are returning the second bag.

Overall Rated:1 stars!

Comfort Rated:1 stars!

Style Rated:1 stars!

 

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