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Vera Bradley Lighten Up Reviews Summary and Buyer's Guide

Last updated July 4, 2019

based on 921 reviews

We have checked hundreds of reviews and found 8 reasons to buy the Lighten Up - and 2 reasons NOT to buy it.

Check all the pros and cons here.

84% of the reviewers give the Vera Bradley Lighten Up a good or excellent rating!

Excellent (76%)
Good (8%)
Average (6%)
Poor (4%)
Bad (4%)


Reviews Summary

Here's what the reviewers think about the Vera Bradley Lighten Up:

Reviewers like these things about the Vera Bradley Lighten Up

  • Durable, water resistant, lots of pockets, cleans easy and light weight are cited as the main reasons for purchasing this bag.
  • Some users find it perfect for business travel on short trips.
  • Others thought it's bright and colorful and very well made.
  • Some users were surprised to see that it's bigger than expected and just perfect for school.
  • Many users love the presence of exterior and slip pockets for multiple storage options.
  • Separated padded compartment for laptop is a favorite feature among users.
  • Others find it the perfect carry on bag.
  • A lot of users chose the bag for its style and functionality.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Others find the zipper pulls very small.
  • Some users complained about weak stitching.


Crowdsourced specs across all Vera Bradley Lighten Up models and sizes:

Weight iconWeight0.75-0.9 oz (0.3-0.4 kg)
Length iconLength6 in (15 cm)
Width13 in (33 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

The bag is recommended for these activities:



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The Vera Bradley Lighten Up ranks #11 compared with the other Vera Bradley bags.

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The Vera Bradley Lighten Up ranks #758 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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Last updated on July 04, 2019