(Closed) Tote Bag for Bridesmaids Gifts

posted 6 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: Do you like this Vera Bradley Bag?
    Yes : (11 votes)
    32 %
    No - Way too old maid for me! : (21 votes)
    62 %
    Other: I'd like ___ instead : (2 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    2905 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @CityBearBride:  I’m not a big Vera Bradley fan, but you know your friends better than I do… So they might love them! (And Kate Spade wallet and makeup bag? Swoon! Can I be your bridesmaid too?!) 

    I’m making gift bags too – with a nice individualized piece of jewelry, a fancy candle in a brand and scent for each that I know they will like, a bottle of champagne and a scarf. I might throw in some other stuff along the way, like a little box of nice chocolate or a mini emergency kit, but we’ll see how they look! Im ordering the totes from Oriental Trading, though, since the whole bridal party is getting a tote bag with gifts, and $21 for a dozen sounds a lot better than $30 per bag! 🙂

    Post # 4
    1835 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012 - Oak Tree Manor

    @CityBearBride:  I LOVE your  gift ideas – I would totally swoon over a Kate Spade wallet and make-up bag! I’m not a big Vera Bradley fan either, the prints are a little busy and hard to match – I would prefer a L.L. Bean tote, I think that one is a great idea and very neutral. I’ve had one foreverrrr, they’re so well-made! But if your BMs all like Vera Bradley, then by all means go ahead and order the VB totes!

    Post # 6
    1935 posts
    Buzzing bee

    i prefer when the brides pays for something wedding-related – hair, jewlerry, makesup etc… rather than a gift or trinket.

    Post # 7
    350 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    i’d much rather have a gift than her pay for my hair (it’s more thoughtful) and I love the bag! I wouldn’t use it day to day but I’d love it for weekend trip ect.

    Post # 8
    882 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I’m not a Vera Bradley fan…I think you should get them the classic LL Bean totes with their monogram or name on them, or these monogrammed totes—they can reuse them as beach bags, for the gym, or even food shopping (and they’re only $15). I really think monograms makes things more special and shows you put a lot of thought into it. 



    Post # 9
    958 posts
    Busy bee

    OP- check out this site. http://www.simply-bags.com 

    Tons of cute totes, you can monogram them, or write names, and they even have special bridesmaid ones. And they’re mostly under $30. 

    Post # 10
    845 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I may be in the minority, but I would prefer a Vera bag.  However I’m not into carrying them as purses so I would like a larger shoulder bag which might get expensive.  just my opinion.

    Post # 12
    6221 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

    I am not a fan, but if you think they would like it, go for it

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