Triple Zip Hipster
I love this bag!! I was never into the Hipster as I felt you were limited to only putting flat things in it so it wouldn't jut out awkwardly. This bag has an almost gusset like panel on the sides that allows it to stretch to accommodate your stuff without looking bulky. The middle pocket is great because it puts things midway up the bag so it's not super bulky on the bottom. I was very impressed with how much I could fit in it. All the little pockets are great. I especially love the small slip pocket on the back where my keys go or you could fit a cell phone, but I used it recently when travelling and slipped my hotel key card in there for easy access.
I'm thinking about putting up a video review because there's nothing really out there about this bag and I always find those really helpful. If you're on the fence and need an essentials bag this is great, plus the price is on point. It can also fit an ipad. I got it in African Violet which reads a little deeper in color in person, and I really think it's beautiful. Even though I'm normally not an animal print fan the leopard print isn't really obvious on the exterior print, it just reads the deep blue with the accent colors.
I'm super impressed!
August 13, 2014
My heart goes pitter-patter!
VB has done it again! I ordered this purse in Petal Paisley.
I don't like bulky purses, and I was afraid to try a new style bag, especially since the regular hipster always looked so bulky on people. Oh boy, am I glad that I took the chance on this one! I am a plus size woman, and it still fits close to my body, but the big deal is all the room and pockets, and ORGANIZATION. There is a back pocket to fit my huge Galaxy Note 3 phone. The two zip pockets in the front give easy access to my car keys and sunglasses so that I don't have to dig. I have two kids, so it makes it a lot easier when I am walking out of a store and trying to keep up with them. Also I keep my lip balm, small mirror, cough drops, etc in the other front pocket. There is still so much room to spare on the inside as well. I also have a huge VB wallet that I put in there, and it doesn't feel heavy at all. In fact, I have the same amount of items in this purse as I did my other VB purses. Ironically, this particular purse feels lighter! Soooooo much lighter.
If you are looking for something in the middle as far as size goes, this is the perfect bag. If you like organization in a purse, go for this one. This style is my new favorite and I will order this one again.
Keep it up, VB!!!
September 5, 2014
New favorite hipster!
I love any kind of crossbody so as soon as I saw this new hipster in a preview ad, I knew I had to have it. When the new fall patterns came out, I went to my local Vera Bradley retailer and bought this hipster along with a matching euro wallet in the new ziggy zinnia. It is slightly larger than the regular hipster which I found to be too small for me. In the largest zipper compartment I keep my euro wallet, glasses case, a smaller planner, and my checkbook. In the middle zipper compartment I keep cosmetic items such as a compact, lip glosses, VB manicure set, an extra fingernail file, and medicine such as Tylenol. In the bottom compartment I keep my sunglasses, VB pocket papers and then, and my keys. There is a little slip pocket on that back of the bag that I use to keep my phone in. This purse is great and I would recommend it to anyone!
July 20, 2014