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Monthly Archives: October 2010

And the Golden Pumpkin goes to …

Halloween is big at Vera Bradley. And by big, we mean there’s an actual, tangible award for the best-dressed department. Yes, the Golden Pumpkin is a coveted trophy passed each year to the group with the most creative, well-executed costume concept. Here is a sampling of some of the more popular competitors for 2010: The Administrative […]

A Colorful Day

October 6-7 we hosted A Colorful Day: The Ultimate Vera Bradley Experience, an event which included a shopping extravaganza, exclusive gifts and a special question and answer session with Co-founder Barbara Bradley Baekgaard. Guests stayed at the beautiful Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, Florida, a hotel inspired by and designed with an Italian city in mind. […]

Come on in … the water’s fine!

For a limited time, you can enter to win a Splash of Color! One grand prize winner will be awarded a $500 Vera Bradley gift card to spend online or in a Vera Bradley Store. Three other sweepstakes winners will be given a $100 Vera Bradley gift card. Jump in while you can. We will be accepting entries […]

One day; $150,000 for a cure

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Vera Bradley hosted its second-annual Foundation Day, October 9. This is a day where fans can contribute to finding a cure by doing what they already love to do … shopping! Along with a percentage of the day’s net proceeds, playful Foundation Shopper Totes in Twirly Birds Pink also added to […]

Visions, values and backstory

New members of the Vera Bradley team were invited to Visions and Values, a conversation with Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia R. Miller, our co-founders, and a small group of other new hires. Here were some of the best Q & A moments: With which historical figure do you most identify? Barbara: Sister Parish What is […]

Runway ready

On October 7, a smile was the best accessory for the more than 300 friends who showed up for our first-ever Vera Bradley Model Casting Call in sunny Orlando, Florida. After preliminary photos, 50 lucky participants made it to the final round, and earned the opportunity to walk the runway! Co-founder Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and InStyle […]