A Beautiful Investment
This is a bag that inhabits that wonderful space of items that get better with age, retain their classic look, and will last for decades. It has accompanied me around the world -- for business or pleasure -- and into the office almost every day since I bought it three years ago. A bag like this is not just a purchase; it's an investment. Treat yourself on your birthday (as I did) and enjoy it for years to come.
March 4, 2015
Great, Versatile Bag
I originally purchased an expandable bomber jacket briefcase. When that was a little bulky for my tastes, I decided to splurge and buy this bag.
It was worth it. My favorite thing about the bag is its versatility. I have no problem carrying it in a t-shirt and shorts or with a suit. I get compliments on it often.
One thing some may find lacking is the number of internal pockets for organization, but it's not a huge issue. The external pockets are quite large and provide lots of space.
Overall, a great bag and a great investment.
July 2, 2015
I was looking for a serious bag as I am starting to move up in my career and the college messenger bag was no longer appropriate. My dad had bough a Tusting years ago and it still looks great so I knew I need to get a bag like that. This bag is very stylish, practical and can fit pretty much anything. Very convenient!
June 17, 2015
This satchel is a fantastic product for men and women. I have had this bag for over six months now and it has remained a durable product. My laptop is a little snug when placed in the main compartment but there is an adequate amount of compartments for everyday use. Overall, this is a bag I would recommend to a friend for its traditional style and durable material.
May 18, 2015
Excellent Birthday Present
I bought the Tusting Clipper Briefcase for my husband and he is very happy with it. It is beautiful, exactly as described on the website and an item of obvious quality. The size is perfect and the attention to detail impressive. A pleasant customer service representative answered a question promptly and made the purchase quick and easy. The item arrived exactly when promised.
May 11, 2015
Sturdy - Handsome Bag
I got this as a replacement to the Bomber Jacket Expandable brief. First, Levenger Customer Service lived up to its reputation and guarantee for their products. They addressed each of my concerns and requests.
The bag is very well constructed, functional, and looks good too. I am able to store all my essential items in the main compartment; this includes a laptop (15"), Bomber Jacket Circa notebook, power cord, accessories. See included pictures.
While the bag does not have as many internal dividers as some other bags, you're able to still keep things organized. I have a couple of small accessory cases that fit perfectly in the front two pockets. This is where I have my portable drives and portable recharging battery. I am also able to fit my 200W converter when traveling overseas (Europe, etc). You can also see these items in the included picture.
Experience from first trip with bag:
The bag is surprisingly light and easy to carry. The leather is sturdy and rugged - scratches and scuff marks can be rubbed off. I haven't had it for a very long time so I cannot comment on the durability at this time. The stitching and straps look sturdy.
The minor design (or maybe related to fit) is the flaps of the front pockets do not cover the width of the pocket. Therefore you can see about .25 to .50" of lining material exposed. However it is covered by the main flap. It is something I noticed but not a big deal.
April 14, 2015
Great bag for everyday carry of laptop, books, papers and pens; Very well made. Front pockets are perfect.
March 22, 2015
I have been looking to upgrade to a new leather briefcase for a long time, and have been searching for the right balance of quality and price. My most recent bag lasted me about three years and began to fall apart. I use my bag everyday to transport my laptop and a handful of work files. I ultimately decided on the Tusting clipper following the positive reviews and a good sale offer. I could not be happier with my selection. It arrived in a beautiful box and felt bag, and the quality of the leather and stitching is outstanding. It is a little smaller than my previous bag, but it is actually perfect for a 15" laptop and 5-6 work files, along with other misc supplies in the front pockets. There is no laptop sleeve inside but I just use a simple padded laptop sleeve, which works very well.. It is very comfortable on your shoulder and looks great - I have received many compliments! I opted to use a waterproof cream on the leather and am very pleased. I think this bag will last for many years to come!
March 13, 2015
It's a luxury, not necessarily a tool
There so much to love about this bag - the rich leather, the SMELL! the superb stitching and the rich colors. Stylistically, it really makes a statement. It would be just that much better if it had a better reinforced bottom. Maybe with feet? The leather takes a beating there and so does anything in the bottom of your bag. Overall, I enjoy this bag for what it is - a high quality, functional business accessory.
February 12, 2015
Sleek, Sexy Bag
I purchased this bag as a replacement to another Levenger bag I had for five years. I was initially drawn to the color and aesthetics of the bag, but what truly struck me when I opened the box was the quality of the leather and the bag's craftsmanship.
My 15" MacBook Pro fits with no issue, although anything larger would likely not fit. Also, I am able to fit a full-sized auxiliary keyboard in - along with my laptop - although the fit is extremely tight. If you don't carry a keyboard with you, that's not an issue.
I highly suggest this bag for anyone looking for a sleek, relatively compact, yet highly functional bag that will last for years and years.
January 15, 2015