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  • M

    Great review. The ps1 is my favorite bag design. I have lots of nice (and much pricier) bags but I think the ps1 is my favorite. So understated yet distinct and stylish. This and the balenciaga city. These days, I’ve been carrying my ps1 pouch everywhere. I’ve been thinking of adding a second pouch bc I love it so much. I wish the medium had a crossbody option…

    • Yep, would LOVE a crossbody option for this bag!! But this still works pretty well for me! The Pouch is great!

  • cdawgcoop

    You look great! Love your look. However, the bag looks droopy. Something about the clasp when it’s closed it pulls the leather. Not a good look on the bag at all. Looks very pinched and pulled.

    • Jessicadseagraves3

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    • Ya I saw it too and I think there are a few reasons for it: 1) I’ve worn this bag a lot over the past few years and the leather isn’t nearly as structured as when I bought it, it turned super soft which I love but it def looses that form and 2) I didn’t put much in the bag when we photographed it. That is my fault! At one point while we were out photographing I told Vlad I needed his t-shirt to stuff the bag. But then again, with a heavy wallet and everything else, it would fill the bag but prob still make it droop

  • Sara

    Love your style. I’ve been thinking about this bag for some time now but had many questions. You have answered them all in this review :-)

  • kemilia

    I’ve never been a fan of this bag–too much stuff going on: short handle, long handle, flaps, extraneous buckle straps–too much for me. But I love your Purseonals and enjoy learning about bags, even the ones that don’t send me over the moon. Plus I LOVE Vlad’s pics–he’s darn good!! And you look great too :)

    • Sparky

      I don’t like bags with top handles attached to the top flap. You can see from the images above the weight of the bag pulling at the closure. I also don’t like extra straps (this bag, Ricky, or SDJ). But that’s just me.

    • Thanks so much – Vlad takes great pics and even though I don’t love being in them, he makes me feel a bit more comfortable!

  • FashionableLena

    Not real sure how new this bag design is. I always thought that it looked like a messenger/school bag that I carried in the ’80s.
    I’ve seen a lot of pictures of this bag in which it shows how the bags pull which turned me off. I also don’t like fumbling with clasps. I wanted to like the bag but didn’t after trying it on.

    • There is some fumbling and it does pull – the pictures def show that. It’s not my favorite aspect at all

  • chubbybadass

    I love this bag. I love it so much that I have two medium’s and am currently contemplating the pouch variety. It’s such a superb bag but my only issue is that I wish it would have a smidge of a longer strap so it would fit well crossbody. That said that still doesn’t bother me that much enough to not absolutely adore the two I have.

  • Lily

    Purseonals are back! However, I cannot stand the PS1, and do not understand the appeal. It just looks like a briefcase I carried in grade school.

    • Haha! Hoping the next bag I review you’ll like better!!

      • Lily

        Megs, have you already picked which bag you will be reviewing next?

    • Imgoingbroke

      I agree, it does look like my old catholic school bag, color and all. Not a fan of Proenza-Schouler anything.

  • Lisa

    Love your oufit! The bag, not so much. I’ve never been a fan of this particular style — IMHO, the Mulberry Alexa is–while also a riff on a classic book bag–
    better made and a little more pulled-together.

    • I don’t have an Alexa, but if I grab one I’ll def compare them!

      Outfit is truly something I wear. I’m always in jeans and this brand of jeans is super comfy and affordable!

      • Lisa

        I live in jeans, too. Found this pic of Alexa online — to me, the styling is just a little more refined.

  • Kate

    This bag (in the larger size) would have been perfect for lugging my books and iPad when I was in law school. I wouldn’t have been able to afford it back then, however. It doesn’t really look like a handbag to me, but to each his own! I love bag reviews, even when I don’t particularly love the bag in question.

    • Ya, the larger size is great and would def carry things – it’s much more of a school sac then a traditional bag in appearance

  • I just recently scored a $200 preloved Medium PS1 (about a month ago) and I have use it… A LOT! At 1st I thought hmmm let me buy it if I don’t like I can always give it to my sister but after using for travel it was AMAZING! That back zipper compartment is a game changer for me (its my only bag that has back pocket) it holds my passport, ticket, boarding pass, ID’s and cellphone.

  • Smithy

    I give 5 stars to your shoes. Go girl.

  • Cbl

    I love this bag! I also have the medium in purple rain, and I get compliments on the color all the time. I’ve noticed that the leather on mine from 2012 is much softer and unstructured than the ones available now. The color on my flap has faded quite a bit, but I think it makes it look well loved :) I also have a PS1 Tiny, but I still find the medium to be more useful. Love how I can shove so much stuff into it and still wear it cross body without it looking too bulky.

    • This one is prob from the same year as yours and the leather is great – I hate seeing leather quality change from designers

  • Miranda Bauer

    I recently bought ps1 in burgendy/oxblood. The this bag however noticed after my second use one of the studs joining the top handle has come off. Im hoping to return to retailer for repair. Little disappointing as in Australia this bag costs over $2500.00

    • You should definitely see if it can be replaced or fixed or returned. Sorry that happened to you!

  • ReneeO

    I LOVE the PS1. I have hundreds of bags and if could keep only one I think it would be a PS1. I have one medium, 3 tiny and 2 pouch. I never use the medium, I am small bag girl. This is the most functional bag and that’s why I love it. I like the tiny the best as it’s a tad bigger but mostly cuz I really use the top handle. I grab that whenever I’m picking up the bag. Mine all look like brand new still. I always travel with this bag; my husband is always impressed at how quickly I can get to my things, eg. that subway ticket, camera, etc. I have prettier bags for sure, but this one is the most pleasurable to use.

    • The only reason this one doesn’t look brand new is because it’s white – that makes any bag tricky! But this one still looks pretty good I think

  • Taki

    I love my PS1. It keeps all my items organize will all the pockets. The leather is like butter. The only thing I didn’t like is the shoulder strap, I wish it could be longer and I can use it as a crossbody since I prefer it in this size.

  • crescent

    My only concern with the medium is the short strap. For this reason, I like the Tiny better.
    More purseonals please!

  • Newyorking

    I bought this on sale and have regretted it. I rarely use it. While the pockets are nice and keep things organized, the straps are not good. You can’t really wear it up so the strap keeps falling off. I usually wear cross odors but the strap is not long enough and the end really sticks out. The bag seems very cheap, black would have been a better color. My purple seems so cheap. Never buying PS again. I wish more designer bags were so organized though. This bag has enough pockets and keeps things perfectly organized.

  • Dwightinha

    In my humble opinion this bag is overpriced for what you get.

  • Vicky

    I like mine, too, but I wish the strap to be a little longer so I can adjust it and wear it crossbody sometimes.

  • shiroi_momo

    I use this purse religiously. I am in the habit of carrying my whole life around with me, and this purse not only fits everything but is also fairly lightweight. I also use pretty much everything the bag features. I usually use the top handle, the longer strap when I need to free up my hands, and I use every pocket inside and out. I think this was one of the best purchases I have ever made.

  • shiroi_momo

    I use this purse religiously. I am in the habit of carrying my whole life around with me, and this purse not only fits everything but is also fairly lightweight. I also use pretty much everything the bag features. I usually use the top handle, the longer strap when I need to free up my hands, and I use every pocket inside and out. I think this was one of the best purchases I have ever made!

  • c.Miller

    Just ordered the PS1 in Military, can’t wait to get it! Glad to see this bag has staying power! It’s always felt cool and understated to me.

  • JoeJoe

    I have a PS1 extra large, it’s from the very very short-lived men’s collection. It’s such a great bag. I am so proud of it that i was so happy this article gave it 4 stars! I love that small pocket at the back, i always stuff my phone and other essentials inside for easy access. My strap is wide and made from canvas so it’s very comfortable, i’ve gotten so many compliments from friends who know nothing about designer bags – that’s when I know i made a good fashion buy lolll. I love my PS1 and will always swear by Proenza Schouler. They really used their brains to design that one – unlike my Mulberry Ted, which i hope to sell off ASAP.