What’s in My Newlie Co. Louise Diaper Bag

What’s in My Newlie Co. Louise Diaper Bag

I’ve tried out a TON of diaper bags since having my daughter. I’m super picky, and if one little thing throws me off, I just discount the WHOLE bag! Weird, I know, but that’s just how I am. Every little thing has to be perfect!

I’ve been using a Vera Bradley bag that one of my best friends bought for me as a shower gift, and it’s been great. I’ve loved how huge it is, but I always wished it could turn into a backpack style bag so that both of my hands/shoulders could be free.

I found this Newlie Louise bag that I was lusting after, and Leslie (the creator!) agreed to send me one to review on the blog, and offered to host a giveaway (details at the end of the post!). I’m usually not good at picking out a bag from all the gorgeous photos online, but this one is a WINNER! It is such an amazing bag, and I love nearly every single thing about it!!

**I was provided this bag for free to review, but all opinions are 100% honest and my own**

To begin with, this bag KILLS IT with quality. It’s made of faux leather (you wouldn’t even know it’s fake. It feels and looks real!) and water resistant nylon (hello amazing wipe-the-junk-off capabilities!). The rubbed brass hardware is thick and heavy…this bag isn’t going to be breaking on you any time soon. And the zippers are buttery-smooth, so you’re not struggling trying to zip and close the bag.

The best part of the bag is that it can be carried three different ways:

Backpack style (my favorite)

Shoulder

Messenger

The Louise is also aesthetically pleasing to the eye. I chose the black and grey option, and it’s just so gorgeous…and it does NOT look like a diaper bag! I’ve been carrying this around as much regular purse, and still feel like I’m keeping it stylish with how classy this bag looks.

There are 3 exterior pockets, two on the side which zipper, and one large one on the front of the bag which easily fit a travel pack of tissues, along with both of my phones (yes, I have two phones. Work and Play. lol).

Now for the inside of the bag!Β This bag is best packed vertically, which to be honest I wasn’t used to. My fold up placemat for my daughter that I take everywhere had to fit standing up versus laying down the way I’m used to packing it. Turns out, I actually love this, because it opens up the bag for MUCH easier organization!

The interior has 6 pockets, one of them being an AMAZINGLY huge insulated zippered pocket for fresh snacks, or colder drinks. This bag has every bit of potential to be my work bag if I’m traveling and not using it as a toddler bag! There’s so much room, and I can keep my own snacks and work stuff in there too!

So…If you’re interested in seeing more about the bag and what all I cram into it, check out my video reviews below. One is my unpacking video, the other is my packing and review video, and the last one is a video on how to anchor a messenger strap to your diaper bag so that your backpack handles won’t slip!

Unboxing the Newlie Louise:

Packing the Newlie Louise:

Anchoring your Backpack Straps:

Enter the Giveaway!

Thank you SO much for Newlie for sponsoring this post and giveaway! It’s open to all residents of the US 18 and older. Follow the instructions below in Rafflecopter. It will be open until 12am CST on 6/13/17.
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What's in my diaper bag for a one year old, using the Newlie Co. Louise Diaper Bag!

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24 Comments

  1. June 6, 2017 / 10:29 AM

    I like that it doesn’t look like diaper bag. Wow I impressed how many compartments it has. I wonder if the bag is heavy when it is empty?

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 6, 2017 / 10:36 AM

      It’s SUCH a gorgeous bag!!!! I just took everything out and weighed it–it’s 2.2lbs when unpacked πŸ™‚

  2. June 6, 2017 / 12:27 PM

    Wow, you got A LOT in that bag! Love how much storage it offers!

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 6, 2017 / 3:32 PM

      It hold a ton!! πŸ˜€

  3. June 6, 2017 / 12:33 PM

    Girl! This bag is AMAZING! And of course I love the vegan leather πŸ™‚

    Great work on the videos too.. I was able to really see how the bag would work and what it holds! So important for us Mamas who bring a whole household around with us πŸ™‚

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 6, 2017 / 3:32 PM

      Aww thanks girl!!! I appreciate it! Yup, I’ve been bringing the whole house including the kitchen sink! LOL

  4. June 6, 2017 / 1:22 PM

    Holy mother of all diaper bags! So much storage and compartments! I love how you can wear it so many different ways too, I hate having them on the shoulder because I always bend for the kids and it swings down toward them!

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 6, 2017 / 3:31 PM

      hahaha yes!!! The storage is amazing!

  5. Rija
    June 6, 2017 / 1:36 PM

    Love to be organized and to have everything in my diaper bag, the more compartments the better !

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 6, 2017 / 3:31 PM

      Yes! My thoughts exactly!

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 6, 2017 / 3:30 PM

      The pockets are super amazing!

  6. June 6, 2017 / 3:28 PM

    This is such a beautiful Diaper Bag!! I don’t think I’ve ever said that before lol! I love the functionality too and being able to wear it 3 different ways!

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 6, 2017 / 3:30 PM

      It’s SO gorgeous in person too!!!

  7. Dagmar
    June 6, 2017 / 7:40 PM

    I love the louise backpack bag!

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 11, 2017 / 8:52 PM

      It’s fabulous!!!

  8. June 7, 2017 / 12:31 PM

    This diaper bag looks amazing! I wish I would have found out about this sooner though. It would have made my life so much easier!

    Belle | http://www.OneAwesomeMomma.com

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 11, 2017 / 8:52 PM

      It’s seriously a perfect bag!

  9. June 8, 2017 / 8:03 PM

    OMG i LOVE this bag! would be perfect for our newest addition. I totally just entered.. hope i win!!! <3

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 11, 2017 / 8:52 PM

      Thanks for entering!! It’s such an awesome bag!!

  10. June 10, 2017 / 4:37 PM

    That bag is amazing, so many pockets and so much can fit in there!!! Big plus that it is stylish!!!!

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 11, 2017 / 8:52 PM

      It’s sooooo gorgeous!!!!!

  11. Stacie Humphrey
    June 12, 2017 / 10:12 AM

    I absolutely love this bag! It’s gorgeous! ?

    • Meredith
      Author
      June 12, 2017 / 12:33 PM

      Isn’t it a beauty!?!?!

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