|I had my first name ghost embossed onto the front. (I don't LOVE how that looks, because I'm not that into the kerning, but at least it's subtle -- ALSO, shame on anyone who succeeds in stealing this, because you KNOW their name ain't Tamar.)|
My Cambridge Satchel was a little over $200 (would've been less without the embossing, but I figured if I'm spending 2 Benjies on it, it might as well come with my name on it), which is a fairly small price to pay for an "it bag" or whatever. (You can get green and pink satchels at J. Crew). And honestly, IDGAF about "it bags," and I didn't want it because it's an "it bag." I just wanted "this bag," you know? Plus, hi, it's handmade to spec, and it took just a little over a month. OH, and, the best part, IT SMELLS SOOOOOOOOOO leathery! In the good way. I made three people at work smell it, and they all agreed.
OVERALL, my findings as one who coveted a neon Cambridge Satchel and then pulled the trigger: TOTALLY WORTH IT! OH YEAH, as for the naysayers who are all "OMFG NEON BAGS ARE TOO BRIGHT AND HURT MY EYES"? That's your problem, bro. Not mine.