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

Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2013 Fourth Quarter

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vera Bradley, Inc.
(Nasdaq:VRA) announced today that it plans to report its fiscal year 2013
fourth quarter and full-year results on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 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,

In addition, a replay of the call will be available shortly after the
conclusion of the call and remain available through March 27, 2013. To access
the telephone replay, listeners should dial (877) 870-5176. The access code
for the replay is 3941497. 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.As of
February 2, 2013, Vera Bradley accessories can be found in 65 retail stores in
the U.S., 11 outlet stores, approximately 3,300 specialty retailers and online
at 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

CONTACT: Vera Bradley Public Relations:
         877-708 VERA (8372)
         Investor Relations:
         Paul G. Blair
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