Monthly Archives: December 2010

We’ve been blogged!

In late December, the blog Style Me Pretty Bridal Inspirations featured breathtaking snapshots of a wedding ceremony held at The Inn by the Sea, a Seaside, Florida, oceanfront cottage designed by Vera Bradley Co-founder Barbara Bradley Baekgaard. See the complete wedding photo album from photographer Claire Ryser of Visionaire Studios. Congratulations to the happy couple!

Fukubukuro

Have you ever heard of Fukubukuro? No? Don’t worry; we at Inside Stitch hadn’t either until recently. Held each year on January 1, fukubukuro translates into lucky bag, and is rooted in the Japanese word fuku, meaning good fortune. To mark this Japanese occasion, merchants traditionally make grab bags filled with goods and sell them […]

A seasonal shift

They say you can never truly understand a person until you walk a mile in their shoes. Adventurously thinking this applies to professional positions as well, and in the spirit of the holiday madness that is the retail world, the Inside Stitch team decided to take on a few hours shadowing Customer Service, as well […]

Great last-minute gifts

‘Twas the Monday before Christmas … So, there are only five official shopping days left before the main event. No problem! Not only do these Vera Bradley pieces make memorable presents, they grant the opportunity to take gift giving to the next level. These are a few of our favorite things: 1. Tech Case Slide […]

Gifts of goodwill

Catherine Hill, Executive Director of the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer offers some last-minute gift suggestions that – though they might not come wrapped with a big silver bow  – generate goodwill and hope throughout the year. When I am giving a gift that gives back, I really prefer for all of the money to go […]

Wish List winners!

Congratulations are in order for the five lucky ladies who (out of more than 49,000 entries) won items off their Vera Bradley Wish List, up to $250! Rachel R. – Fairborn, OH Rebecca H. – Port Jefferson, NY Linda D. – Bogart, GA Mary T. – Lancaster, OH Anita B. – Charles City, VA Thank […]

Dear Santa, …

Recently, we invited Vera Bradley fans to get creative and submit a list of what they were hoping to find under their tree this Christmas via YouTube. And get creative you did, with everything from animation and special effects, to poetic written and musical compositions. The winner, Maricel R., from Ohio, won us over with […]