Medium Hanging Organizer
Too bulky when full
If space, when you're stuffing your luggage, isn't an issue, then this might be fine for you. Not us. We found that when it is full, the size of it is too 'puffy' and the zipper was too tight. We now use a Vera Neoprene organizer for small bottles (center pouch) and makeup/hair stuff in the other 3 side pouches instead. The inside pockets are roughly the size of a large sandwich baggie. If it is filled to capacity, you can't zip it shut. The larger hanging organizer is more flexible in that you aren't forced to strain a zipper to shut it. I think they can do better.
July 22, 2014
Thinner than I thought
I really like this organizer's many pockets that let me separate my lotions, makeup, and jewelry but still keep them in one space when traveling. I underestimated how thin it actually is. If you have larger bottles you may find it becomes too bulky or stretches the fabric. I guess if you stick to travel-size you should be ok.
July 14, 2014
Please make this in Flower Shower!!!
This is the best travel accessory ever! I own 2 and have bought more for gifts. Have you ever had to share a bathroom when you travel? It's a must have for toiletries when there is no room. Please make it in more prints. I would love one in Flower Shower. I bought a Hanging Organizer in Flower Shower, (only because I couldn't get the Med Or), and it is not as easy to pack as the Medium Hanging Organizer. There is a reason so many of us have given it 5 stars!
June 24, 2014
Hair Accessories Bag & More!
I bought one of these as a Christmas present to myself because I liked one of the sale colors. I already had the hanging organizer and wasn't sure how this differed too much. When I received it, right before a trip I realized I needed something to put my daughter's hair barettes/headbands and a few of her products in and grabbed it to try out. It's perfect!
My infant daughter has a LOT of hair and hence a LOT of hair clips and headbands.The top pocket is really flat and so there isn't a lot of room, especially for anything thick, but it's perfect for bobby pins, hair ties, and ribbons.
The second section is thicker and displays headbands and hair clips nicely, but also has three mesh pockets against the back I like to stick small things like nail clippers, medication bottles, etc.
The bottom pocket is definitely the larger thicker one and can hold pretty decent sized bottles of lotion (I think the one I carried with me was 8oz), nasal aspirator/NoseFrida, baby socks, small baby shoes, or other items.
I use this for her for travel now but it's permanently hers. It's the easiest place to keep all her hair accessories now and easy to grab and fill some more for travel.
I really like that, unlike the larger hanging organizer, it zips all the way around, so she can't get into it when it's zipped and if I forget to zip one of the other pockets I won't lose hair ties all over the place.
I'd definitely recommend this! Maybe not as your go to travel organizer unless you really don't have a ton of products or are doing a quick getaway (definitely do the hanging organizer otherwise!). I may get one for myself for the future!
June 17, 2014
Get this while you can!
I think since this was introduced I must have bought 10 of them as gifts, and each recipient was ecstatic-- not because it was VB because, frankly, my friends don't care, but because this is the most well thought out travel cosmetic bag ever. I quickly started using mine every day at home, because it holds all the essentials and more. The zip around closure is crucial, something lacking in other VB hanging organizers. And the clear plastic compartments hold everything you can think of. Other reviewers have described what they cram into this bag so I don't need to repeat that, but the important tidbit that is not obvious in the photos or description is that you can layer more items in the center section ON TOP OF the mesh compartments. Why VB is discontinuing this, and the Miller bag, is way beyond my comprehension. I already bought a back up one for myself for years from now when this one bites the dust.... Get yours now!
June 12, 2014
Great travel bag
I love this bag! I ended up buying another for myself and one for my mother! I am a medical student and I travel a lot for school. This bag is the perfect size for my travel needs. I fit the following in one of these:
-All my regular makeup, foundation, mascara, blush and eyeshadow pallets, lipsticks, powders, makeup brushes, concealer, bronzer, makeup remover, eyelash curler, eyebrow trimmers, tweezers, Chapstick, eyeliners, blotting pads, cotton balls, hair products, a small shaving cream and q-tips in the larger bottom zipper part.
-In the middle zipper part I keep my brush (full sized one on an angle) comb, hair ties, headbands, bobby pins, clips, razors, deodorant, and perfumes, and sanitary products if needed.
-in the smaller section at the top I keep some nail polish, nail files, nail clippers, and some other small miscellaneous things.
Even with all of these things it still closes (with a little effort). I have used it for over a year now and I love it.
With the second one I bought I put all of my electronic cords in it and have extra room for anything else I want to add!
The only thing it doesn't fit is my straightener or a full sized shampoo and conditioner. But when I talk small travel sizes or small bottles of shampoo they fit, too.
April 18, 2014
nope, sorry i bought it
I love Vera. But for the price this is a dud. I bought this to hold bathroom items for a cruise. I'm not a super diva, I dont need a ton of room. But even for me, this is too small. It's tiny. I looked at the dimensions before buying and thought it might be small, but I let the other reviews sway me. The other reviews claim it is roomy, big, and fit every thing they needed. No. First of all you won't fit a full size anything in here. Only travel size. No room for a brush. It's tiny. I'm very disappointed. I will probably get something else for my trip and give this away.
March 15, 2014
YOU NEED TO BUY THIS
The functionality of this organizer is incredible. I was looking for something to fit my skin care regime in and a little more. I'm able to fit 5 full sized bottles in here, some makeup (i hardly use any), panty liners, two combs, a small electronic razor, floss and probably more if i needed too. It is BETTER than the original hanging organizer yet it is so much smaller and takes up the space of a vb large cosmetic when zipped up. basically, it has the space of the large cosmetic but with hanging convenience. the clear compartments are genius but i do wish the small one on top wasn't clear. i love the mesh pockets inside the middle compartment because i can still see through to see what i have in there and it also provides great organization to fit a couple smaller items inside. there is nothing negative to say about this organizer. but the best part is that no matter what i have inside, the zipper always zips up and it hasn't fallen apart. its so great that even if i had to leave my house right now and go someplace i had to stay overnight, all i would have to do is zip it up and i'd have all my essentials in this cute organizer. if vera bradley made this same style but bigger, id buy that one too.
March 4, 2014
AMAZING Cosmetic Bag!
I absolutely LOVE this cosmetic bag. I received it for Christmas in Canterberry Magenta and instantly fell in love! I use my bag to hold all of my hair and makeup supplies for dance competitions. In my bag I have:
-Q-tips and tissues to remove makeup
-Fake eyelashes and glue
-Rhinestones and earrings
-A mini brush
-Bobby pins, hair-ties and clips
...And there is still more room! I LOVE it!!!
December 30, 2013
Great for all electronic accessories
I use this bag for ALL my computer , phone, iPad accessories. My husband and I travel all over the world and stateside. I can organize my chargers, cords, extensions, HD backup, and backup portable charger. It is fantastic. You don't have to unload everything to get to what you want. Unzip the bag, it folds out and with the see through 3 separate organizers you see at a glance what you need.
September 13, 2013