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When it came time to design Mackage x PurseBlog Nomad Bag, my idea was to make a bag that is ideal for the lady on the move, which I constantly am. When I’m home in NYC, I change my bags out often, but Vlad and I travel a ton and I’m not someone who takes along a bunch of bags when I’m on the road; they’re cumbersome to pack, they could get lost, there’s just too much hassle. I told the designers behind Mackage, Elisa and Eran, that the Nomad needed to be made with a hectic lifestyle in mind. I wanted to make something both compact and spacious, which is not an easy feat. On top of that, I wanted the bag to be convertible.

After a very long design day, many emails back and forth and months in the making, we ended up with a bag that actually gives you three bags in one. From a two-compartment shoulder bag, to a stand-alone clutch that can be zipped off of the rest of the bag and carried alone, to a pouch with an optional shoulder strap, this bag is the ideal travel companion. And for everything you get, the price can’t be beat – $395 via Mackage.

I’ve been traveling with my Mackage x PurseBlog Nomad Bag the past few months and wanted to show you the journey of my Nomad bag, from the pink sand beaches of Bermuda to the Toronto Needle (CN Tower) to the bag’s launch parties in both Toronto and NYC.

Bermuda

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The journey with my Nomad started in beautiful Bermuda

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We started the day with walks on the pink sand beaches and ended with dinners overlooking the sunset

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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ― Lao Tzu

Toronto

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A warm welcome from the Mackage team when we arrived in Toronto

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Wherever you go, always remember to look up…

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

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The Mackage x PurseBlog Nomad, enough said – $395 via Mackage

New York

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A wall of Nomad bags in the Mackage store

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DJ Brendan Fallis and Mackage designer Eran Elfassy

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Two of my favorite people, Theophilus London and Adrienne Bailon, who loved her Nomad

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The center of attention, the Nomad, $395 via Mackage

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Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan of Mackage, Megs and Vlad and DJ Brendan Fallis

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“The journey starts beneath the stars…” – Theophilus London

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The design trio of the Mackage x PurseBlog Nomad Bag, Elisa, Eran and myself
  • Amanda

    Beautiful pictures, I felt like I was on vacation just looking at them! Looks like a great bag. Congrats to you Meg!

    • http://www.purseblog.com/ Megs Mahoney Dusil

      Glad you liked the pictures!!

  • Est

    Totally beautiful pics! Posted mine on the forum.

    • http://www.purseblog.com/ Megs Mahoney Dusil

      Going to go find your pics!! Hope you love your Nomad!

      • Est

        Absolutely, most functional and sturdy.

  • JelliaJones

    So thats what Vlad looks like.

    • http://www.purseblog.com/ Megs Mahoney Dusil

      Yes!

  • Angela

    The weight of the bag matters a lot to people who travel often. How heavy or light is this bag?

    • http://www.purseblog.com/ Megs Mahoney Dusil

      It really is rather light – it looks like it could be heavier, but the leather is super light yet durable!

  • Lilay

    Looking good! Love the accompanying quotes and captions! also your leather jacket is tdf!! is it helmet lang?

    • http://www.purseblog.com/ Megs Mahoney Dusil

      Jacket is Mackage as well!!!