Yes! the messenger strap is completely removable. It attaches to the sides of the bag using YKK snap hooks which you can remove at any time.
Removing the straps not only gives you a more streamlined look, but also helps in situations where you want to reduce the profile of the bag such as going through security checkpoints or stowing in an airplane overhead bin.
The messenger strap is completely removable. Carry-on can be easily transformed to be carried as a Suitcase or worn as a shoulder bag or back pack.
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