Post # 1
I decided I want one, because I love bright crazy prints, but I think some of them look kind of old ladyish. Do you have a favorite print and or style, or do you just hate them all? Just curious, *Amanda*
Post # 3
- Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!
I am not a fan. I stick to Louis.
Being in the sorority world that was oversaturated by Vera Bradley makes me a serious un-fan.
To each his/her own, though.
Post # 4
I don’t get them at all. I think they are way overpriced for something that makes you and itself look dated :-/
But, know some people love them! There was another thread about a week or two ago on this… lots of replies on there.
Post # 5
Okay, I think they aren’t the prettiest–and slightly gaudy. With that said, I’m not a purse person. However, I do have one of those ID and keychain clutches to store my campus ID, little cash and my keys so it’s all in one place. It’s very cumbersome to have a huge purse and have my normal backpack as a student.
Essentially, they are overpriced but I can’t find another keychain/ID clutch that’ll work best. I think it was a $10 well spent.
Post # 6
I am a fan of Vera Bradley for tote bags, duffel bags, id/ glasses /makeup cases, but not as a regular purse (if that makes sense). I love my large duffle and it is the only thing I will carry when I fly or take a weekend trip. Since it is soft-sided, it can fit in more cramped spaces than a lot of other carry-ons. It is also washable, which I love! I have it in the Java Blue. My favorite color used to be Peacock, but it was discontinued. I have been known to wear out the keychain/ ID cases too. I think I am on my 5th one!
Post # 7
@speechie: yeah my ID case zipper is coming apart. I really should buy a new one. I’m waiting for my fav. color to go on clearance. I’m that much of a cheapskate.
Post # 8
haha i’ve always thought they looked like “old lady bags” (to quote the OP)…some people can rock them – but I really think it depends on one’s personality…for me – yeah, not so much. 😛
Post # 9
I personally love them, but like a PP said I use them for LARGE bags like totes and what not or maybe a really small bag like a wristlet or wallet.
My current favorite print is – sittin in a tree but my mom bought me the poppy one and i like that too!
Post # 10
I am personally not a fan of them. I think they are overpriced and kind of loud when it comes to the print.
Post # 11
I don’t love how they look, although I think some of them are cute. I would never ever buy one though because they would be so incredibly easy to make. I mean come on…. you can buy quilted fabric in fun prints at joanne fabrics and purses are super easy to make. Why spend $50 when you can spend $15?
Post # 12
- Wedding: June 2010 - Tannery Pond at the Darrow School
I love my large duffel, it’s the best for travelling but that’s all I have…Vera Bradley also makes really really pretty stationary that I got at Barnes and Noble that I like… I think the prints are really pretty but agree that the bags are a bit pricey for what they are…
Post # 13
I’m not a fan, but I usually carry neutral colored bags. I’m a big Coach fan (the leather ones, not monogrammed.)
Post # 14
I had one in college to carry my books. It was the Green Apple print (I’m sure it’s discontinued now, that was 6 years ago). I think they’re cute, though that ship has kinda sailed for me. I do think they are an excellent choice for carry on bags however, as speechie mentioned, since they can be easily stuffed into smaller spaces.
Post # 15
I’m not a huge fan, most of the print are a little loud for me.
Post # 16
I like some of the prints, especially the purple and brown one (I cant remember the print name). My MIL and SIL are HUGE Vera Bradley fans, they have tons of bags in all different colors. I think my SIL said her mom already has Vera Bradley diaper bags for both of us once we have babies 🙂 I do have a dog leash thats Vera Bradley that I love and a couple other things that are small so its not super loud (a small ID wallet, tape measure, contact case, etc).