My Gorgeous New JoTotes Bag

 

JoTotes Camera Bags

When I was given my DSLR for Christmas a couple of years ago, I knew nothing about photography.  I had a point and shoot digital that I’d used before then and it was clear from the pictures that it wasn’t a quality camera.

So when I got my DSLR, I was so excited to get started using it.  I’ve taken thousands of photos in the last couple of years and am slowly learning more about my camera and all of the cool lenses and products I want to use with it. I’ve done a lot of browsing online for camera bags too.  I found some a couple of years ago that I thought were cute, but now realize that they’re just too small. I can barely fit my camera in them with one extra lens. There’s no room for anything else.

So when I started looking for a new camera bag that will actually hold everything I need it to, I came across JoTotes.  Look at these gorgeous JoTotes bags:

 

So when I was given the chance to review one of the amazing JoTotes bags, I was thrilled!

I chose this beautiful little thing, the Rose bag in Teal:

 

 

I love it!  It’s just as pretty in person as it looks in the photos.  It’s a vintage style handbag that’s cute enough to carry everyday as a purse, but has extra padding and lots of adjustable sections so it’s perfect for my camera gear too.

 

 

And it even comes in a cute bag. I love great packaging. I think it says a lot about a company and how much they love their products. Check out the fun shipping box and decorative bag my JoTotes Bag came in:

 

Here’s a closer look at the details of my JoTotes Rose Bag:

The Rose Bag is made of a top quality faux leather and has so many pretty details in its design. From the rosette and pleats along the front panel to the smart look of black and white houndstooth in the interior lining, no details were overlooked in making this bag.

 

 

It’s the perfect all-in-one bag for women. Pretty and feminine, but still large enough to use as a day bag and camera bag.  There is 1/2″ foam sewn into the lining of all four sides and the bottom to protect your camera. And with all of the adjustable pads included, I can configure the Rose bag however I want.

 

 

Here I have my DSLR, 2 additional lenses, several cords and my battery charger.  There is still plenty of room left in case I need to add more equipment or if I want to add my wallet, keys and cell phone.

 

 

There are also several pockets for additional storage, including a large zippered pocket on the back and a smaller zippered pocket inside.  

The Rose bag comes with both shoulder straps and a removable and adjustable cross-body strap, which I totally love. I have been using the shoulder straps during the day when I’m out shopping or at an event, but once I start snapping pictures, I find it a lot easier to grab whatever I need out of the bag if I’m wearing the cross-strap.

Overall, I have to say I really love the Rose bag. It’s not an overwhelming size, but is roomy enough for everything I need and it is absolutely adorable! I’ll definitely be buying more JoTotes bags in the future.

For more information on these gorgeous bags, head over to JoTotes online.  You can also follow JoTotes on Twitter and Like JoTotes on Facebook for the latest news and events!  

 

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Comments

  1. I love their bags. The color of the one you reviewed is beautiful. 

  2. I need a camera bag so bad! This is too cute!

  3. I would so love to have a camera bag from JoTotes! Entered the giveaway with my fingers & toes crossed! :) Thanks for the giveaway & review!

  4. That is adorable AND practical–such a difficult combination to find!

  5. Donna George says:

    I adore these this tote. I thought it was a regular purse! I would SO use it as a purse!

  6. Janet W. says:

    Those are the cutest bags! I love the blue and how it stands out! Nice style for the summer!

  7. Jennifer Mae Hiles says:

    Wow, I have never seen a stylish camera bag. This is absolutely adorable!

  8. I entered. I’ve been eyeing these bags. It’s so fun to be fashionable and functional.

  9. Danielle Papsis says:

    Jotote bags are rich in color and style! I like the real metal zipper too.

  10. this would be great for my cameras, they are cute and girly

  11. Tami Valentine says:

    this bag is fantastic! It even has “slots” inside that are adjustable. So often I have my camera jostling around in the bag because it doesn’t fit snugly. This is perfect. I’d love to win this!

  12. I love the one you showed. It’s very nice,.:)

  13. Meghan Finley says:

    Lovely bag with lots of room to spare!

  14. Vesta Mason says:

    I’ve never seen a camera bag this attractive! No one would ever know what it’s purpose was!

  15. Jenny Sims says:

    Totally drooling over these bags, they are what brought me to enter the Around the House giveaway! I love that they look like really nice handbags but are set up to handle all my expensive camera gear.

  16. Jessica says:

    It is SO refreshing to see such a functional and stylish camera bag on the market. They are LOVELY!!!

  17. Seyma Shabbir says:

    The tote is so nice, why just use it for a camera. I would use this as my purse!! :)

  18. camera bags have really come a long way. 

  19. I absolutely love the rose bag in teal! it would be the perfect bag for me :-)

  20. Katie Wurn says:

    I absolutely adore that bag!! The color is great, and it’s a nice size.

  21. The Rose Bag took my breath away!! I.love.it.

  22. I love the Rose collection. Now to choose a color.

  23. Lisa B. says:

    Love the bags. Much nicer than the usual camera bags.

  24. MommaMary says:

    I love Jototes camera bags! They prove that a camera bag doesn’t have to be black canvas and are smart enough to used even when not carrying your camera with you. They are truly lovely!

  25. Gretchen Gerth says:

    What a great bag, for camera or other things.

  26. chelesa sims says:

    These bags are so nice .The love the color of the bag in your review. They look roomy and that is important especially with someone with camera parts , 

  27. melissa holske says:

    my hubby just got me a really nice cannon camera and this bag would be an awesome carryall for the camera

  28. Wendy Pence says:

    I love turquoise, so of course I love the color of this bag. And it’s so stylish! I gotta have one! :0)

  29. penelope merriweather says:

    would love this! Thanks for the giveaway!  Haven’t had a new purse is a year.  Is that bad?

  30. Jessica says:

    These are so pretty compared to the boring bag I have.  The colors are great!

  31. IRENE CYPHER says:

    What a beautiful bag!  I love how it’s functional and stylish at the same time.

  32. Erin L R says:

    such a cute and stylish way to carry your camera!

  33. Jenny Stanek says:

    The colors on those bags are truly stunning, the blue one with the flower is great!

  34. linda clements says:

    Gorgeous I could use this for sure

  35. Kat Riley says:

    Not sure I would use it as a camera bag – looks like it would work for a stylish knitting bag for me!

  36. This would be a great gift for my cousin. She is a professional photographer and never has a good bag.

  37. sara m ford says:

    I am a bag lady all kinds I really love the inside of this bag 

  38. Kasee Johnson says:

    I love that you have the option of using shoulder straps or a cross-body strap. I carry a messenger bag, and while I love wearing it across my body, it’s such a pain to adjust the strap on the go so that I can just sling it over my shoulder. I don’t have a big camera, but I carry my digital point-and-shoot AND my video camera AND all the tiny gear that 4 kids need – baby wipes, cleaning cloths, sunscreen, chap stick. Fun stuff. JoTotes look like there’s room for it all! Thanks for sharing.

  39. Joretta Foster says:

    love this bag. don’t really look like a camera bag

  40. Deborah Hogue says:

    These bags are cute and colorful. I like that you can match the bags to your wardrobe by buying different colors or styles

  41. natasha brodsky says:

    That looks like the perfect size for me with the kids.  I could get everything I needed in there and NOT need another bag.

  42. tammy dodson says:

    My daughter would love this to carry to school

  43. Alexandra Roach says:

    This would be a great gift for my friend who is a photographer

  44. Stephanie Gonzalez says:

    Those bags are beautiful, I would love one!

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