I posted about these "doctor satchel" shape bags earlier--thanks all for your advice.

Now the Fossil bags have arrived and I thought I would post IRL K/R comparison pics, if you can bear with me (lot of pics!). Does this change your opinion on which bag to keep? I could keep the yellow plus one of the black ones (I don't have either color bag), or only one of the three, or none if you don't like any of them!

The advantages of the Fossil ones are that they have a crossbody strap (although I don't know if they look too large to wear as a crossbody) and the leather is softer, and it has two (open) side pockets instead of just one (closed) in the front. On the other hand, the Ralph Lauren is more structured/dressier, cleaner look, nicer lining, has feet on the bottom, and is a little cheaper (since I got it on sale at TJ Maxx). I admit I do like the look of the Fossil better (plus I'm a Fossil fan), but the Fossil vibe is definitely more casual. I think that works in the favor of the yellow bag though--I feel like I could wear it both to work (19-21) and casual MOTG (22-23). Plus Suz's ode to a yellow bag has got me craving yellow:

What do you think?
1-6, 16. Comparison pics from different angles (Fossil on the left, Ralph Lauren on the right)
7-10. Fossil black satchel
11-15. Ralph Lauren black satchel
17-23. Fossil yellow satchel

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