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Memorial Day Weekend Fun!

Posted on May 28, 2010 in More Fun by | Comment

Janie is back to share her plans for Memorial Day Weekend….busy, busy- we’ll be sure to ask her for pics to share next week!

FRIENDS!!

I am on the train. Right now. Blogging to you. I aaaadore my job but the thought of a long weekend has me c-o-m-p-l-e-t-e-l-y giddy right now.

I have the events, the outfits, the cookouts, the gardening…the make-the-most-of-every-second weekend planned.

Tonight? Lobster night at our golf club. So excited. Going with my very good friend Wendy who makes me laugh until I can’t breathe – love her! The problem with lobster…stinky. Clothes need to be wash and wear! I am planning on the long petula with a wedge. Having cocktails on the grass requires a wedge, I love our new Lilly wedge because it is…you guessed it…the highest one we make :)

Lilly Wedge

Tomorrow? Tennis clinic at 7:30am. Will I make it? Not promising anything BUT it is a new cardio clinic where they blast Beyonce as the girls and I run around in our whites. Sounds pretty fun right!?!

Tomorrow night – cookout. Bathing suit and cover-up. New skinny mckims. I am brining this new delish orzo salad I learned how to make at a cooking class called ‘cooking with herbs’. Lots of basil and parsley – v v v good for you. No mayo. Semi-healthy I promise.

Sunday..you won’t believe it. Another lobster night (different place) followed by some crazy band! Yay! Kick the shoes off!!! I am thinking the Blossom dress?

Blossom Dress Printed

Monday…the Devon Horse Show. What a treat! My girleees love the spinning strawberry carni ride and I like the cute horse show shopping. Oh – there are horses too. I know, v important to watch :) promise I will pause from the shopping, pink lemonade and yummy naughty food to watch the horses :) I think I’ll wear my carson patch shift. Kinda have to right? When in Rome!

Worth Shift Grandstand Patch

Isn’t it just HEAVEN that Tuesday seems so delightffully far away! Hurry train. I need to get home and get this weekend started!!! Have fun everyone – summer is Lilly time and summer starts NOW NOW NOW!!!!!!! xx, Janie

Wrapping Up With In The Pink…

Posted on May 20, 2010 in More Fun by | Comment

Wrapping up an amazing week of Lilly loving in Massachusetts our journey is coming to an end…

FINALLY – we would have been exhausted at this point if it hadn’t been so much fun! – the next morning, we arrived in Mashpee!  The in the pinkstore in Mashpee is located in Mashpee Commons, where it seems to me you can get just about anything, including your Lilly of course!  And thankfully, in case you are wondering, this is THE Cape location that is open year-round to get your Lilly fix!

  

Now, the only in the pink store that we missed on this trip was in Hingham…but this is  a store that YOU won’t want to miss!  Located in the Derby St. Shoppes, you can pop in this store any time of the year & get a GREAT selection of Lilly items – be sure to check it out for yourself!  Even pop in on your way to the ferry if you need to stock up on some Lilly essentials…like a murfee scarf perhaps?

   

Thank you all for sharing in my fun trip as I toured the amazing and truly unique in the pink locations. If you are looking for a very Lilly-fied escape, I think you can see what my recommendation is J Our perpetual muse Jackie would definitely approve!  So don your best Shift Dress and hit (ALL) the fabulous in the pink stores this summer!

Stay tuned tomorrow for a quick recap of the trip from our Visual Director Jose!

 Happy Summer!

Jen

Travelling With In The Pink Continued…

Posted on May 19, 2010 in More Fun by | 1 comment

Hi everyone it’s Jen back again to share more on my amazing trip in In the Pink Lilly Land! …

Bright and early the morning after we toured the Newbury Street store, we were off to Nantucket, which of course necessitated a ferry ride! (How fun!!) Now, I did make us work a bit on the ferry (groan!), but the good news is that we were planning some really fun events for this coming summer (so you will be glad that we worked, even when the view from the ferry was so spectacular)!  Discovering Nantucket and the in the pink store there has been one of the best parts of my job – I think every Lilly store should be so bright & sunny (and of course just steps away from a beautiful harbor!).  Alicia, the Store Manager is a year-round Nantucket Islander & has really showed me the ropes!  The best part is that she makes me think of what Lilly herself must have been like when she was Alicia’s age – need I say more to make you want to meet her?!

   

The next morning we were on one of those super tiny Cape Airflights – and I’ve learned that you have to pray for NO FOG, or you’re stuck (but at least your “stuck” somewhere so beautiful)!  But thankfully we had a glorious day for weather, and we were the only 4 people on the plane – so we kind of convinced ourselves that it was a private arrangement LOL!  Rebecca from in the pink is a bit of dare devil so she sat by the pilot (wow!), while Jose, Jess & I held hands in the back because we were a bit scared!  But within 20 minutes we were stepping out on wonderful Martha’s Vineyard! 

 The in the pink store there is also located about a stone’s throw away from what is probably one of the best waterfront views EVER – kind of made me forget that I was working! Like Nantucket, it gets a little sleepy around Edgartown in the winter, but the good news is that the in the pink team has been hard at work unloading a mountain of boxes of fresh Lilly product!!

 Thankfully the 4 of us were on hand to help!  You have to love that feeling of all of the best summer Lilly prints spilling out of the boxes – just the sight of it makes your heart skip a beat because you KNOW that summer is finally here!  Dresses hung, mannequins styled, doors open – the in the pink store in Martha’s Vineyard is READY for YOU!

Now the ferry ride back to Hyannis was a little bit choppy (blah!) – but this was worth it because we were heading toward one of my favorite spots in the whole country – the Cape!  A good insider secret is that, when in the pink was looking to open a store in Chatham, they just happened to stumble upon… a PINK HOUSE!  It obviously was meant to be, and the only way to describe this store is CHARMING!  It’s the kind of thing that you have to see in person to love as much as we do – I actually have caught a lot of people taking pictures of the store because they think it’s so adorable!

  

More fun to come tomorrow!

Cheers!

Jen

Store Of The Week: In The Pink

Posted on May 13, 2010 in More Fun by | 1 comment

Hey Lilly Land! Another amazing feature on a fabulous store! This week we are inviting Lilly Lover and Pink Palace native Jen Raines to take over the blog and share with us all about her travels! Look forward to more posts by Jen this week! Enjoy…

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Store Of The Week: Leapin’ Lizards!

Posted on May 5, 2010 in More Fun by | 2 comments

If you haven’t stopped by Leapin Lizards in Ridgewood, NJ lately, you don’t know what you’ve been missing!  Last summer, this store was taken over by Jackie Rick-Nellis, a Ridgewood local and long-time  Lilly Lover!  When it was looking as though Ridgewood might lose its only source of Lilly Pulitzer, Jackie stepped in and decided to make the store her own – we could NOT be happier that she did!  Jackie’s contagious energy & many community connections make her a fabulous person to own a Lilly Pulitzer Via Shop!  Every time we turn around she’s made another great improvement to the store or added another personal touch!

And if you haven’t seen her busy in the store, you very likely might have seen Jackie out and about in Ridgewood, supporting many local schools & other organizations that are close to her and her family.  This charitable flair is oh-so-Lilly and we are very proud to be associated with Jackie’s community efforts!  As the highlight of Jackie’s very full Spring event calendar, she is supporting a wonderful event hosted by the Oasis Foundation in Ridgewood on May 13th.  This event will be held at Wyndberies Restaurant.  For full details, please call Leapin Lizards!

Send them an email! shopleapinlizards@gmail.com

Find them on Facebook!

Leapin’ Lizards

250 E. Ridgewood Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

(201) 444-1300