I'm a second time Caraa customer, having bought the Studio Medium in army last year. I've now added the Studio 2 XL to my collection for work.
It comfortably fits everything I need, including my 16 inch laptop, papers, ipad, touch up bag, umbrella and most importantly my lunch!
It's so well made, understated but chic and versatile. While I generally look after my bags really carefully, I know from my studio medium that I don't need to be super precious about it. It's easy to clean and keep clean, all while being understated and chic.
Not having the top handles makes the backpack lighter, and also looks a little less bulky, which is what I want in a backpack this size. Bonus, it doesn't look bulky for my 5'5 frame. Its a must have for women who enjoy practicality but also don't want to compromise on style. I'm also pleasantly surprised by how comfortable the side strap is, and on days when I have less in my bag, I'll actually wear it like a satchel/messenger. As for the padded backpack straps, well, I was already converted with my studio medium. So comfortable, even when the bag is crammed full of stuff!
I haven't used the luggage sleeve yet, but that was one of the reasons why I ended up getting this bag. Looking forward to when I can break it out for travel in the future.
I also wanted to give a shout out for the above and beyond customer service. I bought this bag during global lockdown (i live in Australia). When I reached out to the team to see if they could help…