Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2014 Second Quarter Results

Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2014 Second Quarter

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Aug. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vera Bradley, Inc.
(Nasdaq:VRA) announced today that it plans to report its fiscal year 2014
second quarter results on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, after the market
closes. Please note the change from the previously mentioned date of September
5, 2013. This change is being made in consideration of Rosh Hashanah.

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 September 25, 2013. To
access the telephone replay, listeners should dial (877) 870-5176. The access
code for the replay is 1575606. 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 is a leading designer of women's handbags and accessories,
luggage and travel items, eyewear, stationery and gifts. Founded in 1982 by
friends Barbara Bradley Baekgaard and Patricia R. Miller, the brand's iconic
designs and versatile styles offer women of all ages a colorful way to
accessorize every look. Vera Bradley offers a unique, multi-channel sales
model as well as a focus on service and a high level of fan engagement. Fiscal
2013 net revenues were $541 million. The company's commitment to breast cancer
research continues to increase its reach 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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