(Closed) Vera Bradley obsession?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
375 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I think they are hideous. Way too much going on. And they are too pricey for me. I don’t understand most things people buy, however. Like I don’t get how someone can spend $400 on a Coach purse when I got mine for $20 bucks and its lasted me over a year.

Post # 5
3765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

My name is littlemisst08, and I am a recovering vera bradley lover…

Seriously, they’re all the same after a while, and don’t hold up very well. I also had an awakening when I realized my 12 year old sister liked vera bradley, as well as the 50 year old ladies in my office. I decided to look like a young professional, instead, and invested in one fabulous Kate Spade bag.

Post # 6
2871 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I love vera! My diaperbag is a vera tote. 

I have to say, it all depends on the print, some are just awful.  

Post # 7
14656 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I normally always hated Vera Bradley, but then I ended up getting one of their huge totes for weekend trips.  I still hate most of them, but I love my one bag.  I dont ever plan on getting anythign else though.

Post # 8
85 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I think they are cute but outrageously over priced, especially since they are made out of cheap material and will most definitely not hold up as well as other bags. Lately I haven’t really liked any of the patterns though. They are all starting to look the same.

Post # 9
6221 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House

I think they’re mostly unfashionable and way overpriced, but some of the duffels are cute. 

Post # 10
2447 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

They’re hideous. It looks like someone took a comforter and made a bag out of it. The patterns are awful too. No excuse to have one when there are so many cute bag options out there.

Post # 12
99 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I have a wristlet, wallet and a laptop case but I wouldn’t carry a VB purse, lol too much going on.

Post # 13
540 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I have a purse that I LOVE for teaching, and I got it for $20 (thank you, coupon!). Seriously this bag has held up and taken such a beating these last two years, it is washable, and can hold anything I need to bring home at the end of the day.

That being said, this is not a purse I use otherwise, just to work. Some of the patterns are super cute, but lately they are just awful..

Post # 14
875 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

I have mixed feelings. I won’t carry a Vera Bradley purse as my everyday bag. My everyday bag currently is a plain black Tory Burch bag. However I fo like Vera Bradley for accessories. I have a cover for my Nook, an umbrella, a lunch bag and a few makeup bags that I use often! Also for those that do like Vera Bradley; get on their mailing list! My birthday is this month (tomorrow!) and I was sent a $20 coupon to use online with no minimum purchase required. I think $20 is pretty generous as far as birthday coupons go.

Post # 15
5797 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

I would never carry a Vera purse but I have a couple duffels that are good for short trips and some make-up bags. I’ve never bought anything full price.

Post # 16
2144 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I don’t care for them. Some of the patterns are fine, others are hideous. I think they’re way overpriced for what they are, and my mom loves them. Maybe I just don’t like them because she does.

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