Before my visit to the Mulberry Frankfurt store I was so sure that the Roxette would fit the bill.
After seeing it in the flesh (or rather leather) and having a play with the Mini Cara, I changed my mind and thought I had found the perfect bag in that little rucksack-style.
Just a few days later and I was wondering whether the Mini Cara would actually be big enough. Cue me inundating various Facebook Mulberry groups with requests for model and "what's in my bag" shots of their Caras and Mini Caras.
Then this weekend, after a thrilling performance by Iggle Piggle, Makka Pakka & Co and a quick visit at Mulberry in the Trafford Centre (concession in Selfridges) I had a play with the Regular and Mini Lily in steel blue quilted nappa.
I noticed that the inside was lined in the weird microfibre fabric that other people had mentioned previously. Unfortunately the sales assistant was pretty useless and had no idea what I was even talking about, nevermind being able to tell me if the same would be the case for the oak Cara.
So now I am now pretty much here as far as the purchase of a oak regular Cara goes:
If you haven't lost the will to live yet, watch this space.