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Manatee
May 3, 2010, 11:08 AM
I want to carry the iPad around with me, and have my hands free. I want something big enough to hold the iPad and a few other things. I don't want it to be any bigger than it has to be. I prefer leather (brown or black), or textile and leather.

So far, the nicest ones I've seen are from Tumi. They make a few models that can hold the iPad in a case like the Apple case (which I'm using right now). Their dimensions are around 10 x 12 x 1.5 inches. Yeah, they cost (around $250), but I don't mind that. I want something that looks good with business or casual clothes.

Can anyone recommend these or others that are similar?

Thanks.
Peter



Clix Pix
May 3, 2010, 11:11 AM
I love my Muzetto Portable from SF Bags/Waterfield Designs. There are a couple of threads discussing bags, etc. Run a search on Muzetto and you will find lots of info in this forum, including photos.

Kinobi
May 3, 2010, 11:12 AM
http://www.benshermanusa.com/nshop/product.php?view=detail&productid=BE-BS105067&startColor=&dept=accessories&groupName=Bags&both=yes

but it is a fake leather

TraceyS/FL
May 3, 2010, 11:13 AM
I love my Muzetto Portable from SF Bags/Waterfield Designs. There are a couple of threads discussing bags, etc. Run a search on Muzetto and you will find lots of info in this forum, including photos.

I would buy this one - and have it on my "someday wishlist" :D

normwood
May 3, 2010, 11:31 AM
I have this Tom Bihn bag on order. Will be here tomorrow.

http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0222

I have it coming in the Olive/Cayenne color combo. I wanted something that was a good mix of professional and casual. My wife gave me a bunch of grief for carrying my black Timbuk2 Small Messenger bag into church yesterday. She asked me if I was going to church or hiking? :D It was all in fun.

Steve

jedolley
May 3, 2010, 11:38 AM
I have this Tom Bihn bag on order. Will be here tomorrow.

http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0222

I have it coming in the Olive/Cayenne color combo. I wanted something that was a good mix of professional and casual. My wife gave me a bunch of grief for carrying my black Timbuk2 Small Messenger bag into church yesterday. She asked me if I was going to church or hiking? :D It was all in fun.

Steve

I also have the Tom Bihn bag (impressions thread here: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=897336). It doesn't come in leather as the OP was looking for, but it's still a nice looking bag and is the perfect size for the iPad and a few essentials.

TraceyS/FL
May 3, 2010, 11:45 AM
I have this Tom Bihn bag on order. Will be here tomorrow.

http://www.tombihn.com/page/001/PROD/200/TB0222

I have it coming in the Olive/Cayenne color combo. I wanted something that was a good mix of professional and casual. My wife gave me a bunch of grief for carrying my black Timbuk2 Small Messenger bag into church yesterday. She asked me if I was going to church or hiking? :D It was all in fun.

Steve

My 14yo daughter scoffs at my timbuk2 in grey & lime. She thinks i should have gotten all black like her.... how BORING! LOL!!

normwood
May 3, 2010, 11:48 AM
I also have the Tom Bihn bag (impressions thread here: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=897336). It doesn't come in leather as the OP was looking for, but it's still a nice looking bag and is the perfect size for the iPad and a few essentials.

Guess I didn't read carefully enough.

Yeah, your thread is what sent me over the edge to order the Ristretto. ;)

I know a lot of people are going gaga over the Waterfield Mussetto but it is just a tad too effeminate for me. Just my opinion obviously.

Steve

Clix Pix
May 3, 2010, 11:54 AM
I have had both men and women admiring my Muzetto, and I know at least one of my male friends will be ordering one and the female friend with whom I spent the day yesterday is seriously considering getting one, too.

While the Musetto looks casual it also can easily slip into a more professional setting as well. Some of the leather satchels I have seen are almost a little too rough-hewn and are definitely too casual for a business environment.

jedolley
May 3, 2010, 12:07 PM
I have had both men and women admiring my Muzetto, and I know at least one of my male friends will be ordering one and the female friend with whom I spent the day yesterday is seriously considering getting one, too.

While the Musetto looks casual it also can easily slip into a more professional setting as well. Some of the leather satchels I have seen are almost a little too rough-hewn and are definitely too casual for a business environment.

I really think the Muzetto is a nice looking bag and features wise it's great for the iPad and other accessories. Personally, i just not much of a leather guy.

Manatee
May 3, 2010, 12:28 PM
Thanks for the various suggestions. I followed the links, did some searching and reading, and the Muzetto is really tempting me. I suspect that's what I'll end up getting. The Binh looks really practical, but more rugged-looking than I want. Hey, if someone says I look effeminate, I'll just whack them with my man purse! ;)

sss666
Sep 11, 2010, 02:27 AM
where i can a bag that carries mbp 13" and i pad at the same time

please help me i need one ASAP

sandydlc
Sep 11, 2010, 10:48 AM
where i can a bag that carries mbp 13" and i pad at the same time

please help me i need one ASAP

What about the incase nylon sleeve?

http://www.goincase.com/products/detail/nylon-sleeve-cl57324

JonMPLS
Sep 11, 2010, 12:50 PM
Not leather, but this is what I just ordered . . .
http://trekstorecolumbus.com/product/chrome-vega-bag-brown-black-71947-1.htm

more details on the Chrome website

SchneiderMan
Sep 11, 2010, 03:22 PM
I highly recommend taking a look at the Padster bag, here is my review of it:
http://www.gadgetmac.com/gadgetmac/tag/padster

Edit: just realized this thread is old.

Tom G.
Sep 11, 2010, 08:35 PM
To Manatee,

It's not a "Man Purse".

It's a "Manly Purse"!

I do a lot of 18th century re-enacting (American Revolutionary War), in those days most men wore bags like the Muzetto. It was called either a haversack or a hunting pouch. The difference was in what it was used for.

Try telling an American Rifleman of that time period that he was carrying a "Man Purse" and you would not like result. :D

sss666
Sep 12, 2010, 03:40 AM
:( nothing yet

saltyzoo
Sep 12, 2010, 04:14 AM
To Manatee,

It's not a "Man Purse".

It's a "Manly Purse"!

I do a lot of 18th century re-enacting (American Revolutionary War), in those days most men wore bags like the Muzetto. It was called either a haversack or a hunting pouch. The difference was in what it was used for.

Try telling an American Rifleman of that time period that he was carrying a "Man Purse" and you would not like result. :D

If you carry guns and ammunition in it it's a holster. If not, well then it's just a purse. ;)