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A Splurge Worthy Gift: J'tote laptop bags

When one thinks of laptop bags, high fashion doesn't typically come to mind. Typically, you end up with a bag that reflects function over fashion. Most laptop bags look exactly as the name implies. Where does this leave those wanting their bags to reflect their chic sense of style? 

J'adore the purple J'tote!

You don't have to worry about that anymore thanks to award-winning fashion designer Anna Vahey's line of laptop bags called J'tote. This line features laptop bag designs that are timeless, chic, and fashion forward while being functional at the same time. 

If you are looking for a special gift, a J'tote bag would be a wonderful splurge. Men have briefcases for the office, so it's only fitting that women should arrive in style with a timeless piece of their own. What I especially like about this investment piece is that the styles are beautiful enough to make them look like a gorgeous handbag.  The Brazilian leather is also of the highest quality which clearly shows in each piece.

The Alix tote

I'd like to tell you about my own tote. I have the Alix tote from J'tote in Cocoa. Cocoa is a very versatile and rich pebbled brown. While it is a true classic, it is definitely not a boring piece as it is accessorized with a three strand chain "necklace". There are enough pockets to hold the essentials and more--from a power cord to your water bottle, notepads, file folders, makeup bag, and the laptop, of course. This leather bag retails for $278. The quality and craftsmanship of this bag immediately shows. This is a piece that I can see myself using for decades because it is one of those rare well made pieces that will remain in vogue for years to come.

I do not go to an office each day, but if I did I would surely take it in each morning. I do, however, meet with boutique owners regarding my jewelry line, as well as with public relations and company reps regarding this blog. I also need a bag like this when I consult with local bloggers about building their readership because I need my computer with me and to have lots of other papers. It's really something I will get a great deal of use out of.

I could also see giving this as a gift to a college grad entering the workforce or just as a gift for any other special woman in your life.

J'tote bags are available online at

*Disclosure: I was sent a J'tote bag to keep for review. This in no way has influenced my opinion or outcome of this review.