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Review of Neely & Chloe Packable Crossbody Tote

This review of the Neely & Chloe packable bucket crossbody tote purse gives you the details of my new favorite purse for travel (Why didn't anyone think of this sooner?!) I also explain who Neely & Chloe are and give you additional Neely & Chloe options for tote bags and travel.

FAQs About Neely & Chloe

Who are Neely & Chloe Burch?

Neely & Chloe Burch are famed fashion designer Tory Burch's nieces.

What is Neely & Chloe?

Neely & Chloe is a women-owned business! Sisters Neely & Chloe Burch have followed in their famous aunt's footsteps by creating an accessory brand that "redefines luxury."

"We make precious things - items of quality and beauty - that are to be used for years. We believe that great design stirs our emotional connection to a product. The mark of a luxury is not its price or a logo - it is the inherent beauty, quality and usefulness of something special and worth keeping. Luxury should never be out of each. We have sought to create a line of handbags and shoes that redefines luxury." - Neely & Chloe

Their products are catching steam and have been featured in Vogue, Glamour, Elle, InStyle, Forbes "30 Under 30" and more!

I first became aware of them when my favorite preppy bloggers started carrying their purses and when I also saw their purses being sold at one of my favorite preppy retailers, Tuckernuck.

Review of Neely & Chloe Packable Bucket Crossbody Tote Purse for Travel

Best for those looking for bags that are packable yet still luxurious

I knew I wanted a Neely & Chloe purse in the gorgeous forest green color. And when I saw the No. 50 The Packable Bucket Croc Embossed bag, I was sold!

Why didn't anyone this of this sooner?! It quickly unsnaps on the sides and unzips around the bottom to lay completely flat in a suitcase for easy travel.

Problem -- Solved!:

It's a really simple solution for the problem of wanting to travel with more than one purse but not wanting to fill up your entire suitcase with bulky handbags. And it's a bonus that it's a beautifully designed bag, not a shapeless sack, which so often is the case for travel bags.

Here are some of the features of the No. 50 The Packable Bucket Croc Embossed tote purse:

  • Measures 10” (L) x 4” (D) x 7.5” (H)
  • Sturdy croc-embossed leather
  • Customizable with embossing / custom hand painting
  • Travel friendly
  • Designed in the U.S.A.
  • Highest quality materials from Spain & Portugal
  • Removable crossbody strap
  • Interior pocket
  • Spot clean
  • Easy returns

I knew I wanted to emboss my bag to customize it, but I was worried about the time it would take, as I had a getaway planned about 12 days later. I started a chat and immediately got a response from a "real person" that I would receive my custom bag in two days.

Well, I got my custom monogrammed purse THE NEXT DAY. I have NEVER received such speedy service in anywhere near this lightning-fast timeframe. I felt like this woman-owned business was working HARD and prioritizing excellent customer service!

And I adore the No. 50 The Packable Bucket Croc Embossed. I find it to be the perfect size to hold a lot without looking huge and also to carry by the handles or as a crossbody. Since this is a book + lifestyle blog, I especially note that this tote bag is a great size for carrying a Kindle or paperback book, which is essential for me!

I also found the quality to be extremely sturdy and what I would expect of a high-end bag several times the cost.

Tip: I also highly recommend adding embossing or hand painting. Neely & Chloe's purses are far more cost-effective than other designer bags, so it's easier to justify the added cost of customization. The final result just adds to how chic and sophisticated these bags look.

Overall, I highly recommend the No. 50 The Packable Bucket Croc Embossed tote bag, especially if you are looking for a designer purse that's easy to travel with. It exceeded my expectations in its rich color, sturdy quality, unique customization, affordable price, ease of use for travel AND customer service.

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Note: No. 33 The Market Tote Suede is an "Oprah's Favorite Things" pick!

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That concludes by review of the Neely & Chloe packable bucket crossbody tote purse.

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