The lovely editor Evan Hosie from Popgadget reviewed the new Mobile Edge CuteBug Messenger in her laptop bag round-up. She loved the pulp-icon images used on this vintage looking laptop bag. As a voice in the industry, compliments from her certainly carry a lot of credibility. Here is a brief clipping from her review.
By Evan Hosie
When I started out in business (dinosaurs still roamed the earth), women had no choice in laptop bags; you had to use a “man” bag, a boring black utilitarian-looking thing. Thank goodness that’s all changed. Today we have choices of laptop bags that look like stylish, expensive handbags: fun, flirty ones that weigh nothing yet cradle your laptop, rock n’ roll choices, retro bags, functional yet pretty roller bags. Your bag says as much about you as your FaceBook page these days.In our ongoing effort to narrow down choices for our discerning readers, we present a round-up of road-tested laptop bags. (For those of you taking notes, our scientific study utilized a 15-inch MacBook, with all the peripherals, and unless otherwise noted, all tested fit a 15.4 inch laptop.) And we will be giving away one of almost all these bags, so make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter!
No one is going to mistake you for a staid executive with this sassy laptop bag called the “Maddie Powers,” which holds up to holds up to a 15.4″ laptop. You probably already know Mobile Edge for their superior bags, but recently they decided to start designing for women. As the company spokesman says, “We knew we were missing something. We then decided to break down our collections into two categories, one ‘For Her’ and one ‘For Him.’ It is that simple. Our women’s Collection was designed by women for women.” As you can see, the Maddie Powers collection (priced at $90) showcases the covers of authentic pulp magazines & digest novels from the 1940s and 1950s.
What’s to love about this bag:
– Superior “SafetyCell” computer protection
– Opposing velcro straps allow over-stuffing (you could literally use this as an overnight bag, it’s that big)
– Cell phone pocket
– Interior zippered pocket for organization
– Removable soft shoulder pad
– Accessorized with “Lucky Seven” dice
Designed by Maddie Powers
Mobile Edge also has a beautiful line of Komen bags and they donate 10% of the sales price of each Komen laptop bag they sell back to the Foundation. I have my eye on the pink leather tote. To read the full review click here.