Vera Bradley Announces Participation in the 15th Annual ICR XChange Conference

Vera Bradley Announces Participation in the 15th Annual ICR XChange Conference

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Jan. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vera Bradley, Inc.
(Nasdaq:VRA) announced today that the company will be presenting at the 15^th
Annual ICR XChange Conference held at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach,
Florida on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 8:50 am Eastern Standard Time.
Michael Ray, Chief Executive Officer and Jeffrey Blade, Chief Financial and
Administrative Officer will host the presentation.

The audio portion of the presentation will be webcast live at
www.verabradley.com under the Investor Relations section. An archived replay
will be available two hours after the conclusion of the live event.

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. As of
October 27, 2012, Vera Bradley accessories can be found in 64 retail stores in
the U.S., 11 outlet stores, approximately 3,300 specialty retailers and online
at verabradley.com. Vera Bradley employs approximately 2,000 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