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Monthly Archives: March 2011

The week in review

It’s been an eventful week, capped off with the opening of two beautiful new stores. Thank you for being so welcoming, Annapolis, MD and Chicago, IL! Be sure to visit us on Facebook for all the behind-the-scenes photos. And we aren’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, if you come by Inside Stitch […]

Success in Seaside

Despite brief rain showers and less-than-ideal temperatures, the 9th annual Seaside School Half Marathon and 5K Run and after party were a tremendous success, thanks to the participants, sponsors and volunteers who came out in support of Seaside Neighborhood School. Proceeds from the event are used to pay for staff and equipment used for elective […]

Set sail with Seaport Stripe

Seaport Stripe arrives online and in stores today! You’ll turn heads with these nautical-inspired pieces fit for an outing beside the tide. Bright red cotton with woven pinstripes, brown pebbled leather trim, silver-finished hardware and striped cotton webbing lend a preppy, playful appeal, while the “Gone Fishing” lining completes the collection spawned by the sea. […]

Annapolis, Chicago, here we come!

It’s a big week for Vera Bradley Store openings, with two new locations welcoming customers this Friday, March 11. Vera Bradley at Westfield Annapolis Sometimes, a personal tie to an area results in a beautiful new Store. Vice President of Direct Sales David Thompson’s grandfather attended the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, before […]

The lifespan of a color

Today, we officially welcome Purple Punch, Sittin’ in a Tree and Poppy Fields to our list of colors that are featured in the Sale section. (As well as the styles Lisa B, Morgan, Reversible Tote and Maggie.)   Which begs the question: How do we decide which and when colors will move from the regular […]

A night at the Addys

Each year, the American Advertising Federation rounds up the best of the best in creative promotional materials, and bestows upon them coveted Addy Awards. This year’s festivities, held February 26, at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, celebrated under a prom theme, “Forever … For now.” Enjoying a round of cocktails before the ceremony Members of the Web […]

Dockside Canvas is coming!

Our favorite Fabric and Trend Coordinator, Liz, stops by Inside Stitch to introduce our sun–kissed canvas collection, available for your warm–weather enjoyment this Thursday. In the fashion world, every season brings about several colors that are very “trend right,” as they say. At Vera Bradley, we usually use these colors to heighten our patterns for the upcoming […]