Perfect Travel Bag
I agonized over a bag for our recent trip to Washington, D.C., as it needed to carry all my regular travel needs (wallet, camera, phone, extra batteries), plus a "mom" things like band-aids, as well as emergency medication for seizures, epi-pens, and an inhaler. Knowing that the bag would be searched at many museums and sites, I wanted something smaller than my go-to Large Backpack. This bag fit the bill perfectly.
It holds a lot more than you think it would by looking like it.
It holds a lot without looking like a huge bag.
It stands alone.
Multiple access compartments (front flap with two big slots, big zipper section, small back zipper pocket) allow good organization and easy access.
Can be worn on the shoulder or cross-body; both are comfortable.
iPad fits in the large front-flap pocket.
Main section zips closed for security.
Seldom-used items can be tucked in the bottom, while wallets and phones will stay handy at the top.
I honestly can't think of any. I hadn't expected to like this bag, much less love it as much as I do.
December 1, 2013
I had never bought a crossbody bag before, but I decided I needed this one for vacation so I didn't have to worry about setting it down somewhere. I love the bag! It has plenty of room for everything, including my new pushlock wristlet and a glasses case.
My mom had a double mastectomy in June, and she had to go back into the hospital in September due to complications. I took the purse when I went to visit her, and she asked me about it because she won't be able to carry a shoulder purse anymore. She was disappointed when I told her how much it cost, but I am getting her one for Christmas. She deserves a pretty purse for all she's been through.
Thanks for making such awesome stuff.
December 1, 2013
love my vera
I always love my vera bags but this one is by far the best...I am getting my mom and daughter one also..Merry Christmas,, :)
November 22, 2013
perfect size and it's so light!
I just got this purse today, and I'm pleasantly surprised by how much I already love it! All of my things fit perfectly with room to spare! I even have room for my Kindle Fire! I have the Zip ID Case in Provencal, and when I saw this on a crazy good sale, I just had to get it, it was too good of a deal to pass up! I tend to use purses for a year or more, and I'm really excited about this one! Thanks, Vera Bradley!!!
November 20, 2013
Best crossbody bag EVER!
This bag (in Bittersweet) is my absolutely favorite crossbody bag ever! I purchased it just 3 weeks ago to coordinate with my new Laptop Carryall (also in Bittersweet, of course!) and I just love this purse! The larger of the two pockets under the front flap is big enough even for me to carry my iPad when I go to meetings and don't need to take my laptop et al in my carryall bag. It's just a great, great bag! Love it :)
November 15, 2013
Wonderful large purse
I love my mailbag in midnight blues. Most other VB bags I own are on the smaller size (except for my travel bags); as I normally don't carry a lot in my purse.
I bought this bag for when I am out for a while and want a full sized water bottle, snack, perhaps a book or my iPad mini, and even a change of clothes. This bag is so versatile and I love how you can wear it as a hipster or shorten the straps and wear it as a normal shoulder purse, without it looking awkward. I also love the number of pockets, it helps this large bag stay organized!
I have gotten so many compliments on this bag! If you want a bigger bag without all the bulk, this is for you!
November 14, 2013
THE BEST BAG I HAVE EVER OWNED
I bought this in Dogwood and in Midnight Blues and get compliments on it all the time. It has a compartment perfect for my I-Pad and another for my cell phone. It has zipper compartments that keeps me well organized and able to find anything I need in my purse. Since I use a cane and/or a walker, I love the crossbody style. It doesn't pull my shoulder down and it feels very secure. I just can't say all the things I love about this bag. It is the BEST!!! Thank you Vera Bradley.
November 13, 2013
Great for Moms
I am a nurse and a mother of two children. I bought the mail bag in the new pattern Canterbury Magenta and I love it. I can put all of the things I need for myself in there, as well as my Erin Condren Planner. I can also fit diapers, wipes and a pacifier. This bag is perfect and I love how I can use it as a cross body or make the strap small for a shoulder bag.
November 11, 2013
Perfect for Teenagers
I received this bag for my birthday last year, and I love it. I've had VB purses before, but none were like this one. I am an AVID reader, and I had a hard time finding a purse that would my books when I would go places. Well, when I found the mailbag, I was ecstatic. It holds two hardcover 500-700 page books, plus everything else I need. I have this bag in Heather, and the matching turnlock wallet. I have requested this same style for Christmas in the new Venetian Paisley pattern. For any mothers who can't find a gift for their daughters or nieces, you will be sure to please with this bag.
October 31, 2013
Pockets for everything
I got this bag in Dogwood and it is phenomenal! There are 2 pockets under the flap. The first pocket can hold keys, lipgloss, little notepad, pens, compact. The second pocket holds the full size Vera Bradley notepad and my IPad with room to spare. There is a huge zippered center compartment that has two interior pockets that can hold a cell phone and sunglasses. You can put your wallet and other valuables in that compartment. On the back there is a sixth pocket that is zippered.
The strap can go from shoulder to long enough to reach my knee, the strap is wide like the "on the go" bag. The magnet for the flap is strong, but does need to be put in place.
I absolutely Love, love, love this bag. Highly recommend and am going to buy some for Christmas presents!
October 29, 2013