I cannot tell you how much I love this bag! I had to order from another retailer, unfortunately, since it was out of stock here when I wanted to finally place my order. But I had to share with fellow Overstock shoppers how much I love this bag, since I appreciated all the reviews that helped me decide I needed this one! I have a genuine LV Speedy 25 and this Large Boston bag blows that one out of the water in every way! 1) it's a little bigger, especially wider, so it's easier to get your wallet, planner, etc. in and out...and the zipper extends an inch or so down the sides, so it opens wide; 2) it has well thought-out and actually useable pockets that us busy women need to keep us organized and able to find those must-needed items on a moment's notice; 3) the hardware (especially the claw clips on the long shoulder strap and the round "R" emblem on the front) are beautiful "jewelry inspired" designs and are very substantial looking; 4) the side magnetic pockets REALLY are useable (maybe for keys or cell phone) and have a luxurious feeling with the light brown suede lining; 5) the long detachable shoulder strap is real leather and, when attached, has an approximate 20" drop....perfect for me wearing crossbody style (but note that I'm only 5'2", so those that are taller might not be able to as comfortably); and 6) I love having the studs on the bottom corners of the purse to protect it when setting it on the floor or counter. I purchased the matching Checkbook Wallet and love that too! What a great set!! I'm as happy as I've been in a long time with a handbag and wallet (and I have dozens and dozens :-) Order today if you're contemplating before it's gone again. It's the perfect every day, classy (but also casual) bag...in my opinion!