Vera Bradley Hosts Model Casting Call

Vera Bradley Hosts Model Casting Call

InStyle Associate Accessories Editor to Judge

Orlando, Fla. (Sept 24, 2010) – Handbag, travel, stationery and eyewear designer Vera Bradley is looking for its next model!

Vera Bradley is looking for someone fun, friendly and colorful to model in the next Vera Bradley photo shoot.

For many years the company has taken pride in including friends and family members in magazine advertisements (including InStyle), catalogs, website photography and other marketing materials. Now, Vera Bradley wants to feature one of their customers in an upcoming photo shoot.

Vera Bradley Model Casting Call
Thursday, October 7 at 10 a.m.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
5601 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, Fla.

Twenty-five finalists will be selected to walk the runway for the panel of judges!

One lucky Vera Bradley fan will be selected to model in a future Vera Bradley photo shoot!

Judges include:
InStyle Associate Accessories Editor Sabrina Strelitz
Vera Bradley Co-founder, Barbara Bradley Baekgaard
Model Agent, Michael DeFosse

Follow the event at Vera Bradley's Facebook page and Twitter. Finalists will be announced throughout the day through Vera Bradley's Twitter account.

All Vera Bradley fans ages 8+ welcome. Those under 18 must have a guardian present.

About Vera Bradley: Friends Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia R. Miller founded Vera Bradley in 1982. Vera Bradley accessories, handbags, travel and paper & gift items have recently been spotted on: Desperate Housewives, Brothers and Sisters, Entourage, Modern Family and in more than 20 feature-length films, as well as in celebrity gift lounges surrounding the 2010 Tony Awards, 2009 Daytime Emmys and 2009 Primetime Emmys. Today, Vera Bradley is sold through 3300 specialty stores, as well as 31 Vera Bradley stores nationwide. Visit www.verabradley.com for a store near you or to learn more.

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