A kinder, more beautiful version of the Tote
This bag is fantastic! I tried so many times to like the regular tote, but always ended up returning or gifting it. It just looked too plain compared to all the style of other Vera bags.
Now, this day tote is not much different in shape or size, but the differences are what makes it for me! It has the same three slip pockets inside, and same basic cut, but the sleeker faux leather straps and bottom make it look like a whole new thing. And that print on the lining is such a pretty burst of color!
The straps stay on my shoulder and the look is much classier. It holds plenty without looking like luggage.
I was lucky enough to snag one in the elusive Shower Vines, which I am in love with, and I think I'm getting a few more, at least one in Moon Drops!
Overall, a great every day bag if you carry a bit more than the essentials.
August 19, 2014
I love the more subdued effect of the inside- out pattern of the day tote, along with the happy burst of color when I look inside. I was lucky enough to find shower vines when it was still available (flower shower on the inside). The thin faux leather straps feel and look very nice, but alas, they do hurt my shoulder a bit when the bag is full. I wish they were a little bit wider. However, I could overlook that minor flaw if there was on outside pocket on the bag. That would make it just about perfect.
August 3, 2014
A cute tote
I think this tote is very stylish. I bought it for a job interview because I felt it would match my outfit perfectly. It was very comfortable to carry with all of my papers and folders in. I also carried my all-in-one wallet, my keys and my cellphone. Overall, it is a great tote.
July 23, 2014
So I have been wanting a bag in petal paisley, and suddenly I see this new tote with the inverted pattern. The one thing that caught my eye was the strap. For some reason the regular strap used for the normal tote bag always falls off your shoulder. I read reviews and complaints about that all the time, so I guess Vera's solution was the leather-like straps. Much Much better! they stay on your shoulder and give the bag a sexy twist to the tote. Its just the right amount of space in the bag and the strap length is well thought out. I love the big bold colors in Vera's patterns, but this is nice for people that dont want to be so bold and just want a pretty bag without it being "bang" in your face with color.
June 20, 2014
Great medium size tote.
I love this new tote, especially in the vines pattern. I had quite a bit of difficulty finding it as it was sold out online and my local V.B. Store never received it. I am so glad I went to all the trouble of hunting one down. It is the perfect size when you do not need a large tote. It is quite lightweight to carry, but holds its shape well due to the leatherette bottom. I usually pass up any bag that does not have some kind of outside pocket, but I made an exception in this case. I did purchase a loop keychain to hang on one of the straps, giving me a handy spot to hang keys or a small coin purse etc. Though there is no top zipper, the magnetic catch is very strong.
The inside lining, in the flower shower pattern, is very attractive, and, of course, all my flower shower accessories look great. The three inside pockets are as deep and wide as my hand. I usually carry a zip zip wallet, a wristlet, a tech case, a double eye case, a pair of sunglasses, a checkbook, small calendar, small notebook, Kleenex pack and a small V.B. water bottle. Sometimes I add my iPad, with the V.B. sleeve. This all fits nicely with room left over. The bag never feels heavy and it keeps it's slim profile. Definitely one of my favorites of all my V.B. bags.
June 12, 2014
Prettiest bag I own!
This bag is incredible! I ordered in the Bayou Waves and I couldn't be happier. Fun, sassy, yet still professional enough for work. I have many, many Vera bags/accessories and this is a standout. There is plenty of room and pockets for my needs and the quality is as you would expect from VB.
June 8, 2014
Wrong color thread for personalization
I love the bag- but not the personalization.
I was so looking forward to this bag and bought it with my 40% birthday discount- I had it personalized as well! When the bag arrived the embroidery was barley noticeable! The black thread was lost. Yellow would be a much better choice, but not available.
May 27, 2014
Love This Tote
Purchased this tote in Shower Vines and one week later in Fanfare Fans. Not too large and as with all VB bags - lots of inside pockets. Love the inside out pattern. Very classy!!
May 23, 2014
I bought this tote because I loved the design of it! Its slim, has slim straps and also has a lot of pockets inside. Not forgetting about the beautiful inside out pattern. I have mine is shower vines and it isn't a large tote but it can fit a lot of stuff and can even make a lovely bag that you use everyday as a purse! The leather trim gives it a stylish edge I think and I couldn't be happier with this purchase.
May 20, 2014