A Guide to Vera Bradley Backpacks
Vera Bradley, founded in Indiana in 1982, is renowned for the colorful, quilted prints used to create its backpacks. The company also makes leather, synthetics, and denim backpacks in a variety of sizes, styles, and colors. eBay sells everything from a gently used Vera Bradley backpack to retired and new patterns.What patterns do Vera Bradley backpacks come in?
Vera Bradley fans appreciate the designer's backpacks for their light weight, durability, and organization while others follow and collect the company's patterns, including retired designs. Vera Bradley's signature patterns, which come out about four times a year, usually include products in different styles as well. About twice a year, they retire some patterns, and they retire styles a little less often, making retired bookbags harder to find and more desirable to collectors. In 2018 and 2019, these Vera Bradley patterns and others were retired:
- Fireworks Paisley
- Shore Thing
- Bramble Vines
- Stitched Flowers
- Stitched Garden
One advantage of shopping on eBay for a Vera Bradley bookbag is the availability of both new and vintage bags in a variety of sizes and colors. From unisex campus bags that hold books and a laptop to small pastel florals, the selection runs the gamut. There are cheap Vera Bradley backpacks as well as stylish bookbags in the designer's trademark patterns and styles.Patterns and fabrics of Vera Bradley backpacks
Patterns range from a Vera Bradley bookbag in solid blue leather to solid-colored synthetics and whimsical cotton. Some, like the Magenta Canterberry, Plum Petals, Little Mandy, and Rhythm and Blues, are collectible because they have been retired. Others, like Tropical Paradise, Little Hipster Resort, and Classic Navy, are new and come with tags still attached.What sizes do Vera Bradley backpacks come in?
The Vera Bradley backpacks on eBay offers bags in four sizes: XL, L, M, and S. Lightweight and roomy, the XL comes multiple pockets, a sleeve for carrying on a suitcase, headphone grommets, pen slots, ID holder, padded sleeve for 15-inch laptop, and chest strap. L and M sizes are scaled-down versions of the XL but still carry a 15-inch laptop. The small size has room for a wallet, keys, phone, snacks, and a book. There is also a sling, a clear backpack, a denim fabric option, and a variety of other choices in design. See the manufacturer site for details.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by Vera Bradley.