The only brand of bags that got me to hang up my Louis Vuitton’s and Gucci’s. You should all know my love for Quilted Koala runs strong. I’ve been showing you their bags for a good year and a half now and introducing all my favorite styles. Today I’m going to break down every bag and help you decide which Quilted Koala bag is right for you. Plus use code TAMMY20 for 20% off!
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For those that aren’t familiar Quilted Koala is a small NYC company run by 2 people who pour their heart and soul into their business. They are an ABSOULTE pleasure to work with and out of all the brands I work with they are one of my favorites. Stephanie and David are just good people who love their company and their customers. Also see this post and this post for a healthy roundup of bags.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR BAGS
Every single bag can be customized. That is honestly what makes Quilted Koala so special. You can literally create your own bag that no one else will have. There are embellishments like hearts, skulls, stripes, peace signs, monograms and more. Not into embellishing? No problemo. You can get a plain bag as well. There are tons of prints to choose from for your bag such as leopard, camo, tie dye, velvet and more. I even just ordered a QK bag for my favorite aunt (Hi again Aunt Jeanie) who just turned 80! They are for everyone! Lastly, the straps. Some styles come with a strap but you can also upgrade to get a different strap. Some have words on them, some have bold colors. But after awhile you can start collecting them and change them out on your bags to change the look. You can see all the upgraded straps here.
So let’s get into the bag styles. When deciding which Quilted Koala bag is right for you just decide on what purpose you want the bag to serve. They have totes, crossbodys (my favorites), makeup bags, clutches plus some other styles. Today I’ll cover the bags that I currently have and love and highlight what I love most about that style.
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The City Bag was the first Quilted Koala bag I ever got and probably still ranks as my most recommended bag for everyday life. It’s a generous sized crossbody that fits all the essentials without being too bulky. Great bag for shopping, errands, mom life and more. My mom has one, my best friends have them. We ALL love the City bag! More on the City bag in this post.
- Dimensions: 14.5″ x 11.5″
- Great EVERYDAY bag
- Crossbody style
- Available in grey camo, green camo, dark blue camo, black camo, solid black, velvet (blue, pink, black or grey), blue shibori or stone shibori
- Also comes in Mini City style for a smaller version
The Midi East West bag is my newest Quilted Koala bag and the first time you are all seeing it. This bag has been on my radar forever. I wanted another style that I could rotate with my City bag. It’s another great everyday style and while it’s more a tote style it’s not overly large making it great for errands and everyday life. Of course love that it could also be a crossbody.
This is a great pic that details an upgraded strap. Love how this one goes with green camo. And the triple skulls embellishment add just the right amount of edge. There is a larger style of this bag that I will cover later in this post.
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- Dimensions: 15″ x 10″
- Great EVERYDAY bag
- Can be worn crossbody or carried as a tote
- 2 compartments inside
- Available in grey camo, green camo, dark blue camo, black camo, blush camo, and leopard
- Also comes in a large style tote
In the market for a tote bag and wondering which Quilted Koala bag is right for you? I have 2 styles to recommend to you. The East West bag is the larger size version of the Midi East West bag that I just showed you but does not have the option to go crossbody so no strap can be used with this bag. This is a great roomy bag that is great for travel, work, or the beach. It can hold a ton! Laptops, ipads, you name it.
- Dimensions: 19″ x 13″
- Great for travel, beach, work tote, diaper bag
- Tote only. Does not use a strap.
- Solid colors available (see next bullet point)
- Available in grey camo, green camo, dark blue camo, black camo, solid black, velvet (black or grey), blue shibori, stone shibori, gray, denim, olive, light denim, grey flannel, navy, flax, natural, natural metallic, sky blue
The Mini Luxe North South bag is another great everyday option. Crossbody and plenty of room for everyday essentials. If you want an everyday bag that also has exterior side pockets then this is a great option. Different than the City Bag as it has top handles and those side pockets. Different than the Midi East West as it’s smaller.
As for the velvets — it’s the it fabric for fall and winter. Quilted Koala introduced the velvet collection in several bag styles last winter and they brought them back again! Nothing is more luxe than velvet, am I right? Not to worry though if you want a year round print. The Mini Luxe North South bag is also available in a wide variety of prints.
- Dimensions: 9.5″ x 9″
- Great EVERYDAY bag
- 2 Exterior Pockets
- Can be worn crossbody or carried by the vegan handles
- Available in grey camo, green camo, dark blue camo, black camo, or velvet (blue, pink, black or grey)
- Also available in large style tote.
And I have one more tote style to share with you to help you decide which Quilted Koala bag is right for you. This is the larger version of the bag I just showed you before this one. The Luxe North South bag is personally my favorite travel tote because it has the crossbody option. Need a large tote? Need a crossbody option? This is the tote bag for you. I use this for my carry on, road trips, photoshoots, and overnight trips. It holds my laptop, Summer’s Ipad, my denim jacket, makeup bags, pretty much my entire life! And it has 2 huge pockets on the sides for holding water bottles. Just tons of room in this bag!
- Dimensions: 14″ x 13″
- Great for travel, work, overnight trips, diaper bag
- You can carry as a tote or crossbody.
- 2 large exterior pockets
- 2 interior pockets
- Available in grey camo, green camo, dark blue camo, black camo, blush camo, velvet (blue, pink, black or grey), leopard, or denim
I don’t have any of these styles but figure I would share them with you and highlight their key points.
KANVAS LARGE ZIPPER TOTE – Dimensions: 21″ x 13″, great travel tote option. Cannot be worn crossbody.
UPRIGHT BAG – Dimensions: 11″ x 14″, perfect gym bag or lightweight tote with long straps.
KANVAS MAGAZINE BAG – Dimensions: 15″ x 13″, a great everyday light tote with crossbody option.
MAKEUP BAGS – These make the BEST gifts! Roomy, customizable and priced $56 to $64.
CLUTCH BAGS – Slightly bigger than the makeup bags and perfect when you just need to hold a few necessities.
MINI LUXE CLUTCH WITH WRISTLET – Perfect wristlet for phone, keys, credit cards and lipstick!
So have you decided which Quilted Koala bag is right for you? I think I covered them all. Honestly though? It’s impossible to design a bad one. Fair warning — be prepared to get stopped on the street over and over with people complimenting your bag. I get stopped constantly. They really are different, unique and attention getting. And 100% the best quality bags. Don’t forget use code TAMMY20 for 20% off!