on May 3, 2013
The objective was a stylish, slim, multi-use portfolio that can carry documents, files folders and a mini-laptop. This totally filled the bill! Light and wieldy, my experiences at banks and government offices were elegantly carried out. Two pockets, front and back, handle a considerable number of documents and adequately cushion a laptop from damage. A center zippered compartment protects miscellaneous items. (Do not use for breast pump though. Security scanners can't decide if it's a lethal weapon!) Also outside compartments for ready-accessed materials. Can't beat this!
Update: June '13: Back from international trip, packed laptop, smartphone, speaker, mouse+pad, many connection wires, paperback, documents etc. Briefcase expanded nicely to accommodate all. Plus, slid handily under seat with room for feet. Airport inspections, just a snap. Really like this bargain briefcase.
Update: April '15: After a year of not much us, this item loses a star due to ugly fraying at the handle. For the price, not too bad still.
on May 9, 2013
i like it so much. but it is a little bit small for keeping some documents.
i have a suggestion, if this bag is 1" more long, and 0.5" more high, it should be great, and i will buy it again.
on May 4, 2013
Latch doesn't open, have tried for hours. Seems like it could be nice, but again, doesn't seem open. Have tried using the included key, but no dice. Would recommend a different one.