This bag has everything you would expect from Vera Bradley: it's lightweight, organized, detailed, comfortable and just plain beautiful! I generally prefer a more open, hobo-style bag, and am having a little difficulty arranging my stuff, but have so far put my large Vera Bradley wallet, small cosmetic case and zip id case in the center compartment. The outer two compartments hold flatter items like coupons, receipts and keys. Of course the outside zippered compartment fits my iPhone and lip balm! I am just really taken with the styling of this bag and would definitely recommend it to anyone who appreciates a functional, stylish shoulder bag.
April 12, 2014
Emily's Satchel for my friend Emily
My friend Emily was glad to have this bag for her school.
March 27, 2014
And I'm pretty darn critical in reviews. My kindle fits wonderfully . Love the colors citron and fanfare!!!
March 26, 2014
My favorite from Vera Bradley in YEARS!
This purse is perfect!!!! At first, the size was daunting. It was a bit larger than I was expecting. But, I fell in love with the silhouette. So, I decided to take a chance on it. Now, I can't live without it! I can bring everything in this bag! AND it's super easy to organize! I hope it never retires!!!! :)
March 21, 2014
Emily in Citron
Emily is my favorite shoulder bag from Vera. It is similar in size to the Glenna after looking at them together. The Emily I love because there are three separate areas for organization. The zippered middle holds my large wallet, mirror cosmetic from Vera and a few other small things. I use the outside magnetic pockets for a Kindle keyboard and my phone, and the other side for ear buds and stuff I use at the gym.
The size is the perfect shoulder bag size, it doesn't overwhelm, and it's not so small as to look awkward. It is light even with all of my things inside. The Citron is a great color. I wear a lot of grey, navy and black with denim, and against those colors the Citron just pops. It's not overwhelming with the yellow or neon color, it really does look pulled together.
March 21, 2014
Love the Organization
I ordered this in the Canterbury Magenta, It is a beautiful bag and I love the separate sections and pockets. It is easy to find everything. I would recommend it to anyone who likes the satchel look.
February 6, 2014
I love trhis bag. It has space for all my needs. BUT----- the center section where all the$$$$ is kept is too far down and difficult to get into. If the center section was raised to the same (or closer) to the other 2 sections, it would be absolutely perfect. Thanks for coming up with a roomy bag. Wish it was CROSS BODY TOO.
January 31, 2014
Love the compartments in this bag!
I love a purse that helps me stay organized and this one definitely does. Being a mid-sized bag, I was a little worried about how much it would hold, but I have been amazed. The center compartment holds a turnkey wallet, mirror cosmetic, a tech case and small brush, plus more odds and ends in the zipper pocket. The bottom of the center compartment is extremely roomy. The two side compartments hold my slimmer items - tablet on one side, moleskine notebook, keys, glasses on the other.
The shape of this bag is so interesting and feminine even when it's full to the brim. I am so happy with this bag.
January 26, 2014
Best. Vera. Purchase. Ever.
I have bought many, many Veras over the past few years and this is by far my favorite. It is perfect with the "elbow test" as it easily slips onto your shoulder without hitting the elbow. It is very organized and roomy, but not too big. I am so happy with this purchase, I am considering the same bag in another style. I bought the Olivia Pink, my new favorite, but may look into some other patterns. Great job!!!
January 24, 2014
Emily Satchel in Heather is Beautiful & Organized!
I love this new Emily Satchel, it is a really pretty design , with lots of room, without looking too large. It is the perfect mid size bag, with great organization, because of it's 3 full size compartments. The center one closes with a zipper , and the 2 outer ones close with strong magnets. I got it in the beautiful Heather print, that is my new favorite!
January 21, 2014