Bag Review: 3.1 Philip Lim Pashli Medium Satchel


The 3.1 Philip Lim Pashli has been on my wishlist for awhile now. Originally I wanted the regular, larger size. But when the medium size came out, I know I had to have it! I chose a classic black and gold colorway so that I can wear it with pretty much everything. I have been using the bag everyday since I got it, which was about two weeks ago.

I love the shark embossed finish of the bag. Its a pebbled texture and its rough and rugged. Its not as easily prone to scratches as my other bags. I don't baby my bags but I also hate when it gets scuffed and scratched easily( I mean, don't we all..)


I think the most exciting feature of this bag is the expanding flaps. You can pull the zippers down for a very edgy aesthetic OR you can zip them all up and make it look more professional. The medium size measures 10" x 12.5" and it has a 4" handle drop. I think its the perfect size for me since I am only 5'4.

The Pashli also has an adjustable long strap so you can carry the bag as a cross body. Personally I love any bag with an option of a longer strap. You never know when you need to be hands free! 



I don't carry much in my bags. Usually I have my wallet, makeup bag, sunglasses, cologne, and hand lotion. But as you can see the Pashli can fit a 13" MacBook Pro perfectly!


My only complaint is probably the push-lock closure. Its kind of difficult when I try to close it.. sometimes. Also, the hardware is a brushed gold finish... but I don't like how it scratches easily!





You can get the medium pashli for $825(here) or if you want the larger size you can get it for $895(here)

I hope you found this review helpful! Let me know if I missed anything!

xoxo


3 comments:

  1. Thank you so much; I've been trying to decide whether to get the medium or large but knowing the medium can fit a 13 inch Mac book pro has swayed me. Thanks for showing the bag/mac in situ.

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    1. You're welcome! I'm glad I was able to help (: post pics of yours soon!

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  2. I'd like to use mine for travel as well, do you think the larger size would be better? I'm 5'4" too but just wondering if the Medium might be a bit small? Did you have the chance to compare them side by side? Is the large that much bigger? (I don't live in the U.S. so unfortunately I have to shop online!)

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