Ok, the long pre-story: So last night I am leaving work at 630, just a hair later than Id go normally. Walking to the train to meet DH for the Hockey Game. As I walk out of my building I am walking towards the train right and what happens RIGHT in front of me? Two women get their purses snatched VIOLENTLY. I saw the two men that did it CLEAR AS DAY, and I like a MORON ran after them while calling 911. I didn't manage to get their plates but I did help. I called the cops, stayed while they came, and stayed to speak to detectives (who cared enough to drive me to the game!!!). The women are both not from here, one from Germany, and unfortunately both lost their plane tix and their passports, cells, everything. The one was freakin ignorantly mean, and yes I realize she was upset but she was seriously a raging *****. I almost left 2 times and one of the woman cops who came was clearly ready to punch her. I stayed anyway to give statements and all, even though at least 10 other folks ran like hell the other directions. I was almost late to the game and DH was freaked out but wow. I sent myself 10 texts to give a fair explanation just in case Im needed later. I really think I could ID at least one right out of the gate, as he resembled one of my brother's friends only shorter (by like a foot!) What freaks me out is that I got stopped in my building buy a cute little family lookin for the entrance to the restaurant in my building and stopped to help--3 seconds. 3 seconds that prevented ME from being robbed. Sorry for the graphic novel but it's helpful. SO ANYWAY.... I have been looking for a nice high-end new bag for a while now anyway and have had little luck really finding something I love enough to buy. So now that necessity (moreso than what I really actually WANT) is dictating something that is close to the body and perhaps CROSS BODY so I can wear it nicely under my coat/jacket, I want a good rec for something that will fit lots but not be massively huge or too long, even though I have a trench that stops at my knees, and the other is hiplength. My current bag is a great bag, I love it, and I guess Ill use it during the week and then carry my other one during the off time and as my traveling carryon or whatever. I thought perhaps a coaches like the below. CARLY LEATHER LARGE BAG COACH ERGO BELTED LEATHER MAGAZINE TOTE CHELSEA LEATHER LARGE HOBO "Rules": ~Prefer higher end ~Definitely be leather, prefer brown/camel/whiskey or burgundy or somethign to that effect colorwise, and roomy enough for a larger wallet, treo cell phone and "square" makeup bag and my keys without being bulky. ~If possible, minimal metal on the handles, clasps, body of bag. ~no more than about $450-$500 which is the extend I can weasel THANK YOU. Sorry for the long-a$$ post!