Do any of you have a Brooke? I've been wanting a black patent Kooba. For my birthday last month, the Kooba website put the Brookes on sale so hubby bought me one. I've carried it everyday to give it a chance to earn my love. Unfortunately, it's like a big, oblong tackle box. Yes, I love the pockets, but no matter how evenly you distribute the load, it wants to hang off center. The double handles are just long enough for shoulder carrying but they aren't comfortable. One would have been better than two. Getting inside is like getting into Ft. Knox. In addition to turnlock flap, there's a big zipper that doesn't always set just right - have to play with it. When you close it, the handles always want to get caught beneath the flap so you have to play with that. Anyway, it's had four days now. Yes the size is good, the pockets are great, but the rest loses. So, she's going to make a quick exit our of my collection. Now ... to find another black patent bag. I already have an ink Parker and I'm not that crazy about the Natsha, so I think I might go with one of those funky Arum bags. Anyone have thoughts on the Brooke? Here's a couple pictures on mine loaded down.