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It’s Back to School with Vera Bradley!

The number one back to school essential is the backpack!  And Vera Bradley backpacks have great organization inside with a stylish fun pattern on the outside. What backpack is right for you?

Let’s look at some of the top selling backpacks!

vera backpack 17 2Campus Tech Backpack – this backpack has some great  updates including a new laptop compartment to store your electronics, a trolley sleeve for easier carrying over rolling luggage and even more pockets than before! There are pockets throughout this backpack for every essential that you want to organize inside.

vera backpack 17 3Lighten Up Grande Backpack – this backpack also features a padded laptop compartment and trolley sleeve. It has the added benefit of a chest strap to help even out the weight of the backpack. The material of this backpack is lightweight and water-resistant. Perfect for carrying your heavy loads back and forth to school!

vera backpack 17 1Drawstring Backpack – this backpack is laptop friendly enabling you to slide your electronic device right inside the bag. It has a ton of pockets with a drawstring at the top that gives you more room when you need it and allows you to cinch it on days when your load is lighter. The Drawstring Backpack is available in both the quilted material and the lighten-up material that is water resistant. It would be a great backpack to take back and forth to the gym!

vera agenda 2017 lilacWe also have all your back-to-school essentials to keep you organized and on track this school year. The Vera Bradley agenda is always popular and available in two formats – an agenda and student agenda. The 17-month agenda features monthly and weekly spreads, laminated tabs, stickers and room for notes. You’ll also find inspiring pops of color throughout.

vera lunch bunch nomadic floralAdd color when you have to “brown bag” it with your lunch. Vera Bradley lunch totes fit most frozen meals and have a plastic liner for easy clean-up.  The ID window helps set your bag apart from the rest. You’ll never go back to a boring lunch bag again!

We can check off many of the items on your back-to-school list with Vera Bradley binders, file folders, gel pens, pencil cases, ID holders and lanyards! Stop by and let us help you get ready for school… in color!

Backpack 101 – Your Guide to Vera Bradley Backpacks!

It’s back to school time! And one essential for the school days ahead is a backpack. We’re walking through all the Vera backpacks so you can choose the right one for you!

But first, our models! Lilly is starting kindergarten, Megan is entering 5th grade, Hannah will be starting high school and Brianna is in her second year of college. Not only are they going to model the backpacks but you can find out which one they’re taking back to school.

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The Ultimate Backpack is great for the younger crowd (or it could be used as a handbag).  The main compartment is large enough to fit folders and it has a handy zippered back compartment. There’s even a spot to slide a tablet behind the front pocket. The Ultimate backpack measures in at 11 1/2″ x 14 3/4″ x 5 1/2″.


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The Tech Backpack is a great choice for those taking a computer back and forth to campus. It has an easy access padded laptop compartment and features two front zippered compartments, one perfect for a tablet. The Tech backpack measures in at 11 3/4″ x 16″ x 6 1/2″.


backpack campus finalThe Campus Backpack is ideal for the student toting a lot of books. It has an extra-large interior with plenty of room. There’s a headphone grommet, plenty of inside organization and an ID window. Padded straps and back provide extra comfort.  The Campus Backpack measures in at 12″ x 16″ x 16 1/2″.

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And finally, the Lighten Up Backpack is perfect for those carrying an extra heavy load.  This backpack is constructed of durable, lightweight, water-resistant polyester. This lighter material equals less weight. It has two roomy compartments and a front zip-down pocket with organization and an ID window. It also features padded straps and back. The Lighten Up Backpack measures in at 12 3/4″ x 17″ x 7 1/2″.


So, what did our models pick for their back to school essentials?


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Lilly is starting kindergarten and the Ultimate Backpack was the perfect fit. Large enough to hold her folders but not too bulky for her little body. Lilly choose her backpack in Flutterby as she loves butterflies. She was also wild for the leopard print Lighten Up Lunch Mate. The perfect “brown bag” for her lunch.




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Megan is entering the fifth grade and she chose the Campus Backpack as her back-to-school bag! Her backpack is in Blue Bayou. She wanted a lunch tote and choose the Lighten Up Lunch Mate in African Violet.  It coordinates perfectly with all the blues in her Blue Bayou Campus Backpack.




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Hannah is starting high school this year. Freshmen year is full of new experiences and she’ll be ready with her Campus Backpack.  She says she’s not a “girly girl” and is drawn to Canterberry Cobalt. She wants to stay organized so she would add the Student Agenda in Ziggy Zinnia to her back-to-school essentials list.




Brianna is starting her sebackpack bri choice finalcond year at the community college and you may also recognize her as one of the friendly sales associates at our Cottleville store. She has worked for us since she was in high school.  She wants to keep her load as light as possible so she chose the Lighten Up Backpack in African Violet. And Brianna is always organized so she paired it with a Student Agenda also in African Violet.


What’s the right backpack for your student? Come in and let us help you find the perfect fit. And the good news is from July 31 through August 3, all of our Vera Bradley backpacks our 25% off.

Happy shopping!