Excellent for a first time mum with a five month old who doesn't want to be weighed down by tons of things. I live in a suburban area so it is easy for me to leave extra 'just in case' items in the car such as spare blankets/clothes and take this small backpack with me.
This mini size is a great reminder to pack more consciously rather than throwing everything in (and hurting my shoulders), as well as suiting shorter people. The leather/nylon finish is much more stylish than the regular options on the market, especially if (like myself) you're not into florals, bright colours, etc. I don't believe it is totally waterproof but certainly wipes off small splatters easily enough. As it is not a particularly deep bag, I am not spending ages digging through to the bottom trying to find things. I chose to add the extra pram clips and they were worth it - great for leaving my hands free.
One tiny quibble (and it is tiny) is that I'd love for the inner key clip to be on a longer strap. It's a bit hard to unclip my keys to unlock the door one-handed - a few extra inches would be enough.
This is definitely an item I wish I had bought before my child was born, and can see myself using for years to come, especially if our family grows.
As a mother of two not so little babes it was almost impossible to find a stylish bag that would hold two water bottles (with easy access) and a few little things. Everything out there catered for babies with nappies and changes of clothes!
This bag was exactly what I was looking for and the perfect size for outings with my 4 and 7 year old! The fact that it has convertible straps is a huge bonus too. Not to mention it is absolutely gorgeous!
The only thing that could make it better would be a little pocket on the outside for my phone - hopefully in 3.0? :D
Thank you so much for your lovely review, I'm so very pleased that the Mini is the perfect bag for you! I also love the easy to grab drink bottle pockets!
I just wanted to let you know, as I'm not sure if you noticed, there's a slip pocket on the back you can pop your mobile phone into! It's especially great when you are using it as a crossbody.
Absolutely loving my new bag. It’s so cleverly designed, looks so much nicer than my old bulky baby bag and is much more compact but yet with all the space and pockets I need. Thank you!!