Vera Bradley Duffel Bags are Ideal for Travelling

The colors are absolutely brilliant! There is plenty of room for weekend get-a-way packing and room for extras. I received it as a gift and will purchase another one as a gift. LOVE IT! - Carole G.


As you check in at the airport, you'll see these bright, colorful, patterned duffle bags that are hard to ignore. These bags are Vera Bradley bags and once you've seen one, you can recognize another immediately because of its colorful patterns.

Established in 1982, the company was founded by Patricia Polito Miller and Barbara Bradley. While waiting to board a plane to Atlanta, they noticed the "definite lack of feminine-looking luggage". Sensing an opportunity, they took $500 and a business plan to open Vera Bradley Designs, Inc. which was named after Barbara's mother. Women loved these colorful, quilted bags for its quality workmanship, practicality, functionality and attractive styling. You could stuff a lot in the bags and they were washable; the colors were still vivid and the material didn't shrink. Within 3 years, sales reached $3 million. The company established a factory in Fort Wayne, Indiana and a chain of retail stores and now manufactures 800 products including handbags, tote bags, wallets, and stationery. It's an American success story.

The large duffel bag is the most popular bag among Vera Bradley's lines. They measure 11" x 22" x 11" with a 15" strap drop and has a zippered top and a slip pocket on one end. The duffle bag holds a lot but you can still carry the bag on board.

"I have overstuffed Vera Bradley bags for years and they hold up better than any other bag. The large duffel is incredibly versatile. It's well worth the price. " - Wendy W.

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vydyulashashi 6 years ago from Hyderabad,India

how many of them check which one is comfortable while traveling? well many of them just use bags to load the stuff...its nice to know about the comfortable and useful bags..


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Flightkeeper 6 years ago from The East Coast Author

Thanks vydyulashashi for reading my hub.

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