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Monthly Archives: June 2011

Mocha Rouge

Trend Reporter Liz takes us, color by color, through Fall 2011. The line work in this print was deeply inspired by the hand-drawn style of graphics and illustrations proving to be so prevalent this season. We love incorporating trends from the art industry and adore the free-flowing feeling conveyed in this pattern. With the strong […]

Plum Petals

Trend Reporter Liz walks us, color by color, through Fall 2011. Who doesn’t love a simple spread of florals reminiscent of a pattern from the past? We extracted inspiration from 1940s dress patterns, enlarged them and added a tinge of the simplicity of a delicate Asian floral print. These petals were placed in a palette […]

Happy Snails

Trend Reporter Liz takes us color by color through Fall 2011. Are you ready for something really fabulous? Seriously, are you ready? Because the Fall 2011 line is a knockout and I am not just saying that because I work here. (Ok, maybe a little …) Let’s start with a little joy, shall we? This […]

The places in the pages

We traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, for our Fall 2011 catalog photo shoot, before wrapping up at some scenic hotspots in our hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Since we can only fit so many images in the pages of our mailings, we wanted to provide a little extra eye candy from these beautiful backdrops. Emory University […]

Vera goes bridal

We always love when you ladies share your bridal pictures with us, like these creative shots incorporating one of our most popular accessories. Kyle and Brenna Long were married in Grand Haven, Michigan, on June 11. The ceremony was held outside on the lawn at the Holiday Inn Hotel Spring Lake/Grand Haven, which overlooks Lake […]

Howdy, (west coast) partners!

Vera Bradley has so many amazing and unique retail partners that the opportunity to show them some love just doesn’t seem to arise often enough. So, on this first official day of summer, we would like to send a shout out to some of these great shops on the sunny west coast. Looking good!   […]

Shannon carries …

Retail Marketing Manager and mother of three Shannon Blue, is a hard person to pin down. Whether she’s jetsetting off for an in-store event, organizing and managing a street team to generate excitement about Vera Bradley, scouting out possible locations for future stores or tweeting from the most recent opening of one, there is always […]

The Co-founders’ quarters

We are often asked, “What do Pat and Barb’s offices look like?” With their keen business sense and seamless design taste, respectfully, visions of how their workspaces might appear abound, and we totally get it. So, with their permission, we invite you to go ahead, and take a look … Barbara Bradley Baekgaard’s Office Patricia […]

New arrivals

We have a fresh crop of amazing interns for the summer. Welcome to Vera Bradley, ladies and gentlemen! For more, follow the adventures of Human Resources intern, Stephanie, on her blog, Behind the Seams.