Be the Hope: Meet the Survivors Behind Our Breast Cancer Awareness Month Campaign

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month is very near to our hearts at Vera Bradley. The loss of our dear friend and colleague Mary Sloan in 1993 was the inspiration for the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. Since its founding, we have donated more than…

Meet the Only Work Tote You’ll Ever Need

Let’s face it — going to work is much more than just a means of getting a paycheck. You spend more time at the office than at home, including plenty of time commuting. Between hauling your laptop and other work necessities to and from the…

Quiz: What Handbag Should I Carry for Fall?

We’re elevating work wear with our latest pattern Garden Dream that’s the perfect pop of color for the office.

5 Ways to Beat the Homesick Blues at College

  Your first month as a college student can be a whirlwind.  Between moving into a new home, making friends and preparing for those first exams around the corner, you’ve barely had a moment to sit down! While the world around you is moving at…

5 Things You’re Forgetting to Pack for College

For many, going to college is their first big move. From your laptop and comforter to socks and hair ties, the list of things you need to bring with you could go on forever. We all want to make the move to college in one…

The Ultimate Back-to-School Checklist

There’s no shopping quite like back-to-school shopping. Sharpened pencils, blank notebooks and a vibrant backpack make the new school year truly feel like a fresh start. We all want to show up prepared for that first day. No matter if you’re shopping for yourself or…

7 Must-Have Items You’ll Use All Summer Long

That big summer trip calls for a travel bag tailored to your excursion. Take our quiz to discover the bag that’s perfect for your upcoming adventure.

3 Ways to Throw the Best Bachelorette Party Ever

Bridal showers and engagement parties are nice, but everyone knows the bachelorette party is hands-down the most fun tradition of all! It’s her final hurrah with all of her best girlfriends before heading down the aisle. This weekend getaway should be easy, breezy and fun,…

10 Useful Gift Ideas New Graduates Will Love

Gift-giving can seem daunting. You want to get the graduate in your life something they’ll use as they enter this new phase of life. No matter if you’re getting a gift for a daughter or a friend there are simply some presents you can’t go…

Our Top Eight Gifts for Recent College Grads

Graduating from college is perhaps the biggest transition of all. It’s a bittersweet time, when you’re saying goodbye to exams (yay!) and three months long summer breaks (booo!) while also saying hello to the work world. The college grad in your life is moving into…