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Not a day goes by where I don't recite to myself "Phone, Wallet, Keys" before heading out the door. Once upon a time, that meant having to remember to grab my phone, wallet, and key fob. And, more times than I'd like to admit, I would inevitably forget something. Not anymore, though.
The Mara Phone Sling is a rectangular cross-body pouch that is made of neoprene. It's sold in five core colors with occasional seasonal shades (like the pretty peach from a past season, below).
Curious as to why a seemingly simple crossbody is renowned for being so convenient? The zippered pouch features a mesh pocket on the outside that easily fits an iPhone 12, as well as a D-ring to connect your keys. Inside, there are three card slots, an elastic loop for lip balm, and a large side pocket that extends almost the length of the bag.
Now, given the sling is merely 7.5" L x 1.5" W x 4.5" H, you might be wary of its ability to store anything more than your phone, wallet, and keys. But I assure you, its capacity is much more impressive than meets the eye.
As much as I love the Dagne Dover Mara Phone Sling and could speak endlessly about it — did I mention that it has an adjustable strap that can be extended anywhere from 14 to 28 inches? — I'll let a few reviewers help convince you of this bag's awesome utility too.
In other words, if you've been cringing over the number of times you forget your phone, wallet, or keys, or if you've simply been looking for a super-convenient bag to streamline getting out the door, running errands, walking your dog, or even going out-out, this. is. it. Get the Dagne Dover Mara Phone Sling for $70 (currently available in two colors).
The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.