Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2013 Third Quarter Results

Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2013 Third Quarter
Results

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Nov. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vera Bradley, Inc.
(Nasdaq:VRA) announced today that it plans to report its fiscal year 2013
third quarter results on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, after the market closes.
The Company also plans to hold a conference call to discuss its financial
results the same day at 4:30 p.m. ET.

A live webcast of the conference call will be available in the investor
relations section of the Company's website, www.verabradley.com. 

In addition, a replay of the call will be available shortly after the
conclusion of the call and remain available through December 19, 2012. To
access the telephone replay, listeners should dial (877) 870-5176. The access
code for the replay is 5662640. A replay of the webcast will also be available
within two hours of the conclusion of the call and will remain on the website
for 90 days.

About Vera Bradley

Vera Bradley infuses color into all aspects of women's lives with vibrant
handbags, accessories, luggage, eyewear, travel items and gifts. Founded in
1982 by Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia R. Miller, the brand inspires
women to "be colorful" with designs that reflect their personal style. You'll
find Vera Bradley accessories in 60 retail stores across the United States, 10
outlet stores, 3,300 specialty retailers and online at verabradley.com. Vera
Bradley employs 2,300 and the company's fiscal 2012 sales were $461 million.
The company's commitment to breast cancer research continues to expand through
the Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer. For more information about Vera
Bradley (Nasdaq:VRA), visit www.verabradley.com/mediaroom.

CONTACT: Vera Bradley Public Relations:
         Mediacontact@verabradley.com
         877-708 VERA (8372)
        
         Investor Relations:
         Paul G. Blair
         260-207-5183
         Pblair@verabradley.com
        
         Joseph Teklits/Jean Fontana
         ICR, Inc.
         203-682-8200
         Jean.fontana@icrinc.com