Love this bag!!
Originally I went into the local Vera Bradley store on Jan 19th to purchase the Go Round Tote. I planned on using the bag for school, after seeing the bag I realized it was bigger than I wanted. I browsed the store and came across the Tote in Island Blooms, when I got home I wasn't sure I made the right choice. I tried it out once I got home by putting my ipad, folders, and countless other items in there and absolutely loved and knew I made the right choice. The bag is big enough to carry everything I need for school, and plenty of other things to make it through the day. The pockets along the back keep me from loosing my keys and phone, which I am notoriously known for.
January 21, 2012
Pretty everyday tote
This has become my favorite everyday go-to tote. It is simple, light weight, not-too-big, and cute--and it carries everything I need in an average day. The simple design shows off the fabric pattern and trim, without being interrupted by pockets and detail.
At first, I wasn't convinced that I would like the hanging pockets, but they work great. In the three pockets, I carry a wallet and iphone5, my sunglasses in a soft case and my (somewhat flat) glasses case, and a water bottle. (A fat Nalgene bottle probably wouldn't fit in a pocket). In the body of the bag, I carry a small zip bag filled with a few cosmetics, pills, and miscellany; a bag with cords and chargers; an iPad in a case; and a small camera. Sometimes, I throw in a small umbrella and a magazine. Other times, I put all my essentials in a small clutch and carry that in the bag, along with an umbrella and water bottle, so I can leave the tote behind while I run short errands. I hook my keys on the toggle strap so I don't lose them in the bottom of the bag. All these things pretty much fill the bag. (I tend to carry small sizes of items and only what I really use, so consider that when judging if this tote will work for you--for instance, I carry one pen, not a handful.) The cute toggle keeps things fairly secure for day to day use, but I prefer a zippered bag for plane trips and places where I must lay the bag down on its side. The straps are adequate, but I would love for VB to use quilted ones. Also, note that there is no outside pocket, but if you keep the contents simple, you can easily find things inside the bag.
The bag is clean and simple--perfect for me!
June 4, 2014
Great Tote for EVERYTHING
I recieved this tote bag as a birthday gift. I have found it very helpful for everything. For example; on the beach it fits my towel, lunch, book, ipod, and still has room for a little more. It is not big and bulky like some other bags. I love my tote bag!! :)
March 12, 2013