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Thoughts on taking my dark purple longchamp to client site as my laptop bag? Dog chewed up my usual comp bag and not in the mood to buy another...

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Totally serious question, why would it matter if you use it? Its a purse that fits a laptop. Not sure what any issue would be?

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Yes, but leave the Porsche at home.

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My coworker walks around in Gucci shoes. Clients wear sneakers. Your purse is fine.

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Ah I feel you. It does feel as though they're practically gym bags at this point and have been on every single girl's shoulder since 2002, but I had a good friend from a major west coast city who just moved to NYC ask me what they were recently. They're over saturated in some circles but not all, and to the uninitiated they look nice and neutral. You're fine!

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Its a longchamp. I alternate between a Bottega and a Goyard - no one has ever said a thing.

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Not being snarky but what's controversial about a bag?

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As long as its not a Birkin, I think you're fine :)

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Okay rude ^ and I'm asking because I've been on several projects where the whole optics thing was way too over the top...so I'm a little more cautious with how I come off now. Thanks to others who were helpful!

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Ahh, I thought you were worried it was too fancy... i think you are more than fine with that or the LV. Truly, dont overthink it.

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And the fact that it's purple idk I don't want to be seen as a kid with my longchamp. I kinda see them as juvenile bags

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It's a nice and funny story to tell. Clients also like stories

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OP it really doesn't matter, don't worry about it, unless you feel that you're surrounded by stuffy people at your client site. From all my projects, I've never felt anyone really cared, especially not our clients. Plus, no one really sees you with your bag, other than coming in and leaving.

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OP I wouldn't worry too much. The client doesn't see your laptop bag too often.

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I get you OP. I thought it doesn't matter until 2 different client teams commented on my laptop bag (complimented my Tory York tote, nothing negative). That's when I realized that it matters..

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lol complimenting your bag what about your work.

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SA1 - no need to be a dick. A compliment on something other than work doesn't, in any way, preclude someone from thinking the OP is great at her job. You just come across as bitter, unable to use punctuation, and like an ass... my bet is her teams and clients would much rather be around her than you.

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Some people judge and I know ~optics~ are important with clients

I'm mainly worried it isn't nice enough lol

One of my directors brings her LV... I personally don't think it should be a bug deal.

Who gives a fuck? Most of the day you are speaking to your client and or have your laptop out of the bag. It's a pretty common bag.

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