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Rebecca Minkoff Velvet Julian Backpack Review

Happy Thanksgiving everybody! I'm thankful for being able to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family this week. I'm sad my husband isn't with me though. I miss him and the kitties so much. Thankful I got to see some of my friends back in NYC. Thankful I got to eat some more of my grandma's cooking. She's 95 years old and is still going.

Hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving and ready to do some Black Friday shopping. Ebates cash back is pretty insane right now. If you haven't signed up, now would be a really good time to do so. Some stores are offering 14% cash back.

Today I have for you this super cute velvet backpack that's the perfect size if you're petite. It doesn't look huge and actually looks like a normal sized backpack on me.

For reference I'm 4 feet 11 inches tall.

This Rebecca Minkoff bag is made out of crushed velvet. It's super soft to touch. What's nice about the crushed velvet is the textures and depth it gives to the color. The colors range from a light pink to a dusty dark rose. I think it's really pretty. The hardware is dark gunmetal gray. 

It has two exterior pockets on the sides to stash small items like keys, gum, or whatever you might want to have quick access to. The main compartment opens up to reveal and moderate size storage space big enough for a water bottle, sunglasses, and wallet. There's also a small pocket there to fit an ID or some cash. The zippers all work smoothly.

If you're worried about pick pocketing, you can flip the dog clip up to attach to the zipper to make it more difficult to gain access to the main compartment.

On the back of the backpack there's a large pocket. Sometimes I'll stick some cash there or receipts if you're looking to stash things quickly on the go. The straps are completely adjustable. I have no issues with making the straps as short as I want to go, which is something I always have a problem with. Most straps stop you at some point and it isn't always enough short enough for a petite person like me. 

The closure is a magnetic snap.

Overall I'm super happy with this purchase. I absolutely love it and give it 5 stars. It's great for on the go errands and looks good with casual outfits and even with my athletic outfits. Is pink not your colors? This backpack also comes in blue, burgundy and gray. The best part? They're all on sale! It's currently half off at Nordstrom in black cherry.

Shop the backpack:

Rebecca Minkoff - 25% off $100 or more use code Black25

Shopbop and here in gray