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Discussion in 'Accessories' started by SweetShannon, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. SweetShannon

    SweetShannon New to Mu-43

    2
    Jul 31, 2012
    Kenmore, WA
    Shannon Tucker

    I want to carry my GX1 with me everywhere with either the 50/1.4 or the 20 or maybe both in the bag. And I want my bag to function as a purse. What are your suggestions?
     
  2. wreckless

    wreckless Mu-43 Regular

    102
    Jan 15, 2011
    Michigan
    Mike
    How big of a purse do you carry? do you like a lot of compartments for your stuff, or do you manage with using "the black hole" organizational approach (also called "the great abyss" or "the portal to Narnia")? What color(s) would you carry?

    Yes, I'm a man. Yes, I'm also qualified to help you with this conundrum.
     
  3. Dalton

    Dalton Mu-43 Veteran

    329
    Jan 24, 2010
    Portland, Oregon USA
    Dan Ferrall
    Ona Bowery

    Check out the Ona "Bowery." Amazon.com: ONA The Bowery Camera Bag and Insert, Black: Camera & Photo
    I have the black version and it might just do the trick unless it is too small depending on how much you carry in your purse. There are also some nice bags on "Etsy" that are made for mirrorless but look like a purse.
    Dan
     
  4. db96

    db96 Mu-43 Regular

    145
    Jun 10, 2012
    Central Indiana
    www.porteengear.com

    Custom made leather camera bags. Compact, handbag and messenger types and a ton of design options.
     
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  5. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
    Southwest Virginia
    Steve
    Lots of bag inserts out there. If your usual bag is big enough, it's a good option. I've thought of getting one for my briefcase and backpack. Of course, my Domke FXA is often my purse. ;-)
     
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  6. Strick

    Strick Mu-43 Regular

    128
    Jan 8, 2013
    Columbia, MD
    Rob
    Another vote for the Ona Bowery bag. Has enough room for my EP3 with 17 1.8 and 45 plus three batteries.

    It is a very nice and stylish bag.
     
  7. twokatmew

    twokatmew Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 1, 2012
    Lansing, MI, US
    Margaret
    There's the Domke F-5XB, too.

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk 4 Beta
     
  8. Savas K

    Savas K Mu-43 Top Veteran

    784
    Jan 10, 2013
    A Billingham Hadley Small could be right up your alley. It's a bag that men often refer to as their murse. Beautiful build, materials, waterproof, timeless, non-camera bag looking.

    billingham hadley small| B&H Photo Video
     
  9. nstelemark

    nstelemark Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 28, 2013
    Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
    Larry
    I've bought the hadley small and I wouldn't want anything bigger. It easily holds the 50-200, om-d, 14-54 with hood on, 12-50, 14 2.5 and the battery grip + some cards and an iPad.
     
  10. gingergirl

    gingergirl Mu-43 Regular

    81
    Apr 15, 2014
    These are gorgeous. I couldn't resist ordering one! :)
     
  11. inkista

    inkista Mu-43 Veteran

    332
    Jan 13, 2012
    San Diego, CA
    B&H has a whole category of camera bags for women. Suggest you hit that, and see all the brands that are out there. :)
     
  12. speedandstyle

    speedandstyle Mu-43 Hall of Famer

  13. Jacquesass

    Jacquesass Mu-43 Regular

    55
    Feb 17, 2014
  14. RachelleK

    RachelleK Mu-43 Rookie

    15
    Apr 18, 2014
    MD
    Rachelle
    http://www.porteengear.com

    I agree. Think I'm going to order one too. Just now sure how large they are.

    R
     
  15. gingergirl

    gingergirl Mu-43 Regular

    81
    Apr 15, 2014
    Yes, I was concerned about the size as well. The measurements are on her Etsy site but here is a pic of the mirrorless bag being worn my a woman. I will post some pics of my bag when I get it but it'll be 2-3 weeks.

    icm_fullxfull.39228729_78jrtorp4ygwsgcw0gc4.
     
  16. joldfield

    joldfield New to Mu-43

    1
    Mar 10, 2014
    Rochester, NY
    Julie Oldfield
  17. Biro

    Biro Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 8, 2011
    Jersey Shore
    Steve
    The OP never responded. :frown:
     
  18. GFFPhoto

    GFFPhoto Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2013