Bloomin’ in Charlotte!

Posted on May 10, 2012 in Party by | 1 comment

The queen city has been treating us like royalty lately!   Last weekend, Lilly Pulitzer was a sponsor (along with Wells Fargo and our friends at Belk) for the Mint Museum of Charlotte’s Annual Fundraiser Gala. Over 200 of Charlotte’s finest turned out for a colorful evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing. (Hot Sauce was playing, we couldn’t NOT dance!) The entire venue was completely Lillified including a pink carpet, an army of mannequins dressed in vintage Lilly as well current product, original floral paintings by Lilly print designers, as well as vignette’s scattered throughout the different rooms.

The evening started outside on the lawn with Lilly signature cocktails and guests arrived delighted to see and pose by the Jeep , Cruiser, and step-and-repeat Flower Wall. Attendees donned everything from vintage pieces, favorites of seasons past and present. Guests moved inside to explore the “Evening Under the Palms” themed décor and watch Holly Guertin paint, bringing an original Lilly print to life. Next, everyone found their seats to enjoy a lovely dinner, concluded by an expansive (seriously- you should have SEEN all the treats!) dessert bar and remarks from Mint Museum President and CEO, Dr. Kathleen Jameson. From there, the Lilly-clad crowd truly got the party started and danced the night away.

We had a fantastic time & were thrilled to see so many [fun!] Lilly Lovers come together to support a great organization!  Thanks again for your hospitality, Charlotte!

Photography provided by PPT Photography in Charlotte

Barbara Garman

Posted on May 11th, 2012 at 11:53am

Very fun event! Great seeing all that Lilly together!