40 Years of Vera Bradley

2022 marks our big birthday and the best reason to celebrate with you ALL year!
Our founders were traveling together in 1982 when the idea for cheerful, colorful travel bags began. Pastel Blue 1996
They began the business on a basement ping-pong table with cotton fabrics and function-focused designs.  One of the First Vera Bradley Designs: The Duffel Bag! A community of dreamers and do-ers quickly followed! ★★★★★ "My go-to travel bag for decades." —
Here’s to 40 years      of female-led ingenuity!     of innovative design!     of inspired community!     of making the world a brighter place!
Vera Bradley Recycled Cotton Duffel bags in varied patterns

Recycled Cotton

Get to know the fibers we've always favored! We launched innovative Recycled Cotton in May 2021 for an eco-friendly update to our go-to material. 

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Vera Bradley Glenna Satchel in varied patterns

The Glenna Satchel

See the shoulder bag named after one of our very first sales consultants (and lifelong best friend!), Glenna Reno.

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Performance Twill duffel bags shown

Performance Twill

Discover one of the dynamic fabrications making our most-loved styles even better: durable, water-repellent Performance Twill!

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Vera Bradley Large Duffel bags in recycled cotton Pastel plaid and Plum Pansies patterns, as well as solid lavendar petal and navy.

The Large Travel Duffel Bag

Meet the style that started it all: soft, perfectly roomy and so quick to pack up and go.

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Added a shoulder strap Tried & true zipper pulls Perfected pockets

Forever Original

These iconic styles have stood the test of time — and are only ever updated with helpful feedback from Y-O-U.

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