By Shabna Cader
Purchasing an item from Barefoot is an investment in my mind. As nearly every cloth related item is handwoven, a great deal of time and attention has been spent in order to make that product come to life. The prices will reflect that, but as I said, I see it as an investment and one that is worth the buck as it is long-lasting, durable and also washable. I purchased their handwoven laptop bag sometime last year during a store sale and I have to admit, I absolutely love it. I got mine is a lime green and shades of green tones. This bag comfortably fits a 15” laptop with plenty of room to spare, allowing its user to stash other necessities without it looking too bulky. On the outside, one side has a zipped pocket, whereas the other side has two wider open pockets.
It is very much the same on the inside as well, allowing for plenty of space for a phone, charger, wallet, keys, sanitizer, notebook, reusable water bottle and even a few other knick knacks. The bag is ethically produced and uses traditional techniques known for being eco-friendly as well. I also love the fact that if it ever does get a bit dirty, I am able to wash it and continue to use it. Tears can be fixed with stitches (although that has not happened to mine – yet). The strap is quite thick and sits comfortably on my shoulder, distributing the weight of the bulk I carry at times. Would I recommend this purchase? Oh YES!