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Monthly Archives: November 2012

November in Instagrams

We began November delighting in the arrival of Dogwood, English Rose and shimmery new styles, and ended at the starting gate to the shopping season, Bright Friday. We opened the doors to new friends at The Fashion Mall at Keystone in Indianapolis and got comfortable in Customer Service. The Thanksgiving holiday called for new recipes […]

30th Anniversary Celebration

This year marks three decades of Vera Bradley colors, styles and traditions. It’s a milestone we want to celebrate with offers and events designed just for you, our amazing customers. Whether you’ve been a longtime fan or just recently discovered our brand, we want to thank you for your friendship, loyalty and support of Vera […]

Vera Bradley gives thanks

My family and friends! I am blessed with wonderful people in my life. – Anna Lisa D., Sales Consultant Working at such a great company, and for my family and friends. – Kyle K., SAP Intern The happy humming of my coworkers voices in the Customer Service call center! – Karen W., Customer Service Representative I […]

Be merry. Be bright. Be social.

For some, Bright Friday is about the tradition. For others, it’s the thrill of pursuing the prettiest price. Some will head out after their turkey settles Thanksgiving night, while others will rise at dawn and soldier out with the Friday sun. Whatever your plans, we hope the lines move swiftly, the crowd is kind and […]

Table Talk: Customer Service

With Bright Friday, Cyber Monday and all of the retail hustle and bustle of the season knocking at our door, we are tiptoeing toward the busiest time of the year. Unfortunate order hiccups and confusion – though we hope never happen – are much easier to bear with a kind, caring voice on the other […]

A dance star is born

On Thursday, November 8, members of the Vera Bradley team gathered to watch one of our own, Vice President of Direct Sales David Thompson, take to the dance floor to shuffle and shake for an amazing cause, The Carriage House. The crowd went wild for his playful, lively hustle, one of ten outstanding performances from […]

Talking Leather Trim

As we commemorate our 30th anniversary, Liz, our resident Trend Reporter, sat down with Executive Vice President of Design Kim Colby, Vice President of Design and Product Development Veronique Poudrier and Merchandising and Assortment Manager Emily McCabe for the details on Leather Trim. Liz: What made you choose this combination of material to celebrate Vera […]