For those of you with a Madison Metallic Hippie...

joy75

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Feb 15, 2010
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I just received mine yesterday from JAX, and oh do I love it! It is so pretty and comfortable, too. My only concern is the crossbody strap. It is obviously not meant to be worn crossbody because the strap is so short and the chain would be pretty uncomfortable. But what do you do with it? Detach it? Let it hang in the front? In the back?

Also, are you having any issues with it (flaking, wearing, color transfer)?

Thanks for your input!
 

muranogrl

Meet Poppy the Pug
Sep 18, 2009
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I haven't had any problems with flaking. I leave my chain on and let it hang in front.
 
Mar 21, 2009
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that chain is so heavy! they should have just made the shoulder strap with chain, it doesn't work for me either because I tried it in the store.
 

christylou

O.G.
Dec 28, 2007
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Sunny Arizona
I'm so glad you asked this because I thought it was just me! I just took the strap off because for me it serves no purpose. It really is such a gorgeous bag!!
 

spacytracy

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Nov 26, 2006
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I love the chain strap but they really dropped the ball on the length of it....I'm 5'7" and it was way too short on my crossbody! Too bad cuz I would have bought the bag!
 

jackbnip

O.G.
Feb 11, 2008
850
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I love mine and I leave the chain strap hanging down in from cuz it's so pretty! One of my favorite bags!
 

amberrr64

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Mar 10, 2010
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Tracy CA
It looks so long in the crossbody pic on the coach website, but I tried it on in the store and it was hugging my boobs! LOL I love it though, I want it in silver, pink & walnut.
 

gahanka

somewhere..shopping!
O.G.
Aug 22, 2009
710
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NJ
Personally I LOVE the chain as it brings that something special to the bag IMO. It does however make the bag that much heavier. I leave it on because I do like to switch it and wear it as a shoulder bag with the long strap, just not crossbody as it is waaaay too short. And it looks cute hanging down when not in use:smile:
 

cverhoff

Member
Aug 7, 2006
3,373
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Arizona
Mine has been great so far. I took it to Vegas earlier this week and have been using it all week long. So far no signs of wear. Like I said, I took the long strap off just to make it lighter.
ditto! I took the strap off to make it lighter in weight. THe strap is HEAVY! I'm 5'10" so no chance of wearing it crossbody with that short strap! The leather is holding up great. I've worn mine everyday for 3 weeks now and no rubbing/wear/dirt of any kind. :smile:
 

Coach Dedicated

Always another bag..
Oct 10, 2009
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* bump * so I heard this bag is sold out. I heard the term metallic and silver. Are they the same or is there two different bag colors?