laminated fabric is so beautiful, it is strong but still soft and flexible. the fabric is cotton/canvas coated with a layer of plastic. this is the perfect bag for grabbing your essentials for the day & heading out the door. easy to carry with handles you can either put over your shoulder or carry by your side. lined with bright, colourful oilcloth this is a fun bag to have for work or use when shopping. great size for all your needs & it looks gorgeous! handy size for kids when they need a bag for swimming at school as it fits all their towel & swimmers in just nicely! measurements for shopper bag are 27cm(h) x 28cm(w) x 10cm(d).