The Zip Top Tote has been a popular style for a while now.
This is my newer version and I'm super excited about it. I designed this tote as a multi-purpose that will take you from office to weekend. What I heard the most from my customers is the need for a zipper for security and a size that a computer will fit in. The difference here is that the size isn't huge. It's big enough for your computer and documents, but not so big that you run the risk of over-filling it.
The zipper opens up all the way, making it possible for you to also use the bag over the weekend when you go to a class, or the market. Interior laptop pocket leaves the bag for your other stuff. An additional pocket for phone and keys for quick access to the things that you need to get to fast, along with another snap pocket for more storage.
This is made in a grained black cowskin from a tannery out of New England. The skin will maintain its integrity for years.
For a polished look I've made the straps from waxed oil tan