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Love You Too Much – Happy Mother’s Day!!

Posted on May 1, 2012 in More Fun by | 1 comment

It is so nice to work for a company that values…first and foremost…family. We spend so much time talking about parties and happy times – which are spent with family and friends. (and of course, these special occasions are cause for fabulous outfits)

When I was asked to write a blog on Mother’s Day, I immediately thought of how many emails and facebook pics we get of you, our amazing customers, in your Lilly’s WITH your Moms. Or Moms with pics of their Minnies (starting them out right!). It makes me so incredibly happy and I completely relate. I thought this was the perfect time to remind ourselves how lucky we really are.

I am a Mom, which is the greatest gift AND I have an amazing Mom. I am SO EXCITED for her to read this because even though I think I tell her all the time how much I love her, I want to be positive she knows. And if you asked her, her greatest gift is that I am a good Mom (and a happy person with an amazing career and LIFE). And let’s be honest, we know she’s responsible for making me the person I am today.

My Mom is the kind of woman that will do ANYTHING for those she loves. She is incredibly straight forward and absolutely HYSTERICAL. She tells it like it is. I grew-up in Augusta, GA and my Mom would walk my brother and me to school every day. Without fail, she was there to meet us at 3:05 and walk us home. We would have a snack outside and play and then head in where we would sit in the breakfast room and watch her make dinner for us. She was just…always there – always around to take us on the next step of our journey. She was so reliable, comforting and supportive – not spoiling us with presents or things, but spoiling us with time and affection. I learned how to be a good Mom from her.

Now I have two AMAZING daughters and even though I work and can’t meet them after school, the second I get home my time is all about them. We spend HOURS cuddling. On the weekends, the three of us are stuck like glue. I know that they have a great sense of home, love and security because of the closeness we share.

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Summer 2012 is Bloomin’ By the Sea!

Posted on April 30, 2012 in More Fun by | Comment

Summer, Summer, Summer… of course it’s our FAVORITE season! (please don’t tell Fall, Resort or Spring) When else do you get to wear your Lilly shorts by day and your Lilly dresses by night?!  As we continue our Lilly in Bloom year, we kick off Summer with a “Summer By The Sea” theme. You’ll find prints inspired by everything from the sweet peas that grow by the ocean, to Magical Underwater Gardens (we secretly all aspire to be Ariel, don’t we?!)  Our Summer collection is blooming with sunshine, style and an extra does of happy so we can all celebrate the longest days of the year in Lilly!

Sisterhood Spotlight – Alpha Delta Pi at University of Miami

Posted on April 29, 2012 in Party by | 2 comments

When the Alpha Delta Pis from University of Miami sent their Sisterhood Spotlight board in, we couldn’t help but rethink our own choice of college campuses.  College at the beach?!?  Ummm… shell yeah! Looks like the girls make the most of the sun and fun of Florida!

1. School, Sorority & Chapter Name
University of Miami, Alpha Delta Pi, Gamma Delta chapter

2. Size of your Chapter and date/year your Chapter was founded
150 members and we were originally founded in 1947 and we recolonized in 2004.

3. Quotables
Our chapter loves the cheer, Let me hear that Pi Spirit! We chant it at every Greek event. This is how it goes:
Let me hear that Pi Spirit
What’s that you say?
Let me hear that Pi Spirit
What’s that you say?
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Delta Pi
Woo ADPi

4. The 3 Lilly items from the Spring Collection you’ll surely find in our closets are?
a. The Original Tote in the Alpha Delta Pi print to always show that Pi-spirit around campus.
b. The State of Mind patch Callahans to colorfully beat the heat
c. The Felicity dress would be perfect as a great graduation dress.

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Summer 2012 Catalog – Behind the Scenes

Posted on April 27, 2012 in Inspiration by | 2 comments

Sun, sand and LILLY PULITZER. It just rolls off the tongue…which is why our Summer catalog shoot took us beach side. (you know what they say…when duty calls!) As soon as we got one glimpse of the Summer collection against the blue sky, we could not WAIT to share it with you! Now that it’s finally here, we are thrilled!

Along with the beach side pictures, you will notice a few festive back drops. From the nautical navy stripe, to the wall of beautiful shells…oh this season is just too much fun. Our models were absolutely gorgeous as they showcased the season’s hottest shades. And speaking of shades, we are looooving the glow of neon featured on our front cover!! Yes, brighter is better. (but our Lilly girl already knows that!)

So, grab your beach chair or at least your shades (May is almost upon us) and soak in what we hope will be one of your favorite beach reads! And don’t forget to check out our behind the scenes video for a sneak peek at the Lilly Pulitzer crew on set. HAPPY SUMMER!  xx

We all need a little Vitamin (D)resses!

Posted on April 23, 2012 in Style by | Comment

Felicity / Rosemary / Delia / Marlisa

It’s definitely the time of year for some Vitamin D.  And no need to rely on Mother Nature to bring the sunshine, these dresses bring the rays all on their own! Shine in Lilly this season!

Sisterhood Spotlight – Kappa Delta at the University of West Georgia

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This week’s Sisterhood Spotlight is a few days late for GOOD reason.  The KD girls of UWG were in the midst of finals last week and opted for studying and maintaining their rep for having the highest grades of all the Greek Organizations on their campus for 5 years running – their parents would be proud. (A Lilly graduation dress maybe, dad?)  And with grades like that, there’ll be more green & white in their future ;)

1. School, Sorority & Chapter Name:
University of West Georgia, Kappa Delta, Delta Psi

2. Size of your Chapter and date/year your Chapter was founded:
87 Active Members, Founded April 3, 1971

3. The 3 Lilly items from the Spring Collection you’ll surely find in our closets are:
a. The Murfette Scarf is perfect year round, and we LOVED adding the KD one to our collections!
b. Scallop AND print? We can’t get enough of the Buttercup shorts!
c. The Aleesa dress is the perfect dress for all of the graduations, weddings, and get-togethers this spring!

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Behind the Scenes Style – The Cat Eye

Posted on April 19, 2012 in Style by | 85 comments

Last month’s “Behind the Scenes Style” giveaway got our readers (ESPECIALLY the 2 winners!) very excited! Well we loooove that so duh- we’re going to do it again this month!!  This time around we’re talking all about creating the chic and polished cat eye — hellloooo kitten!  Once again, Shannon brings us tips on getting this throwback look AND brings us another giveaway.   This month’s prize package includes:

Josie Maran Argan Magic Marker Liquid Eyeliner – $22.00 value
Make Up For Ever Aqua Black Creme Waterproof Eye Shadow – $23.00 value
Make Up For Ever Eyeliner Brush 0S- $24.00 value
Make Up For Ever Eye Prime eyelid primer – $35.00 value
Approximate retail value of entire prize pack- $104.00

Enter to win by leaving a comment about which of these beauty products you’d most like to try. (or if you’re already a fan of these products, which ones you can’t live without!) 1 random winner will be chosen next Thursday at 3:00pm ET from the comments below & notified via e-mail.

Get the look – win the tools!

Fresh Petals and Prints- Daisy

Posted on April 18, 2012 in Inspiration by | 1 comment

Lilly Pulitzer Signature Springtacular!

Posted on April 15, 2012 in More Fun by | 2 comments

Sisterhood Spotlight – Alpha Delta Pi at George Washington University

Posted on April 13, 2012 in Party by | 1 comment

So these girls had us at hello – or more precisely “come look at these amazing pictures we shot on campus in our Lilly on our Pinterest board.”Admittedly we were taken aback by how adorable these girls are wearing their Lilly but then… we read on!  They’re also SMART. Oh yeah, Lilly girls are multidimensional.

1.School, Sorority & Chapter Name
The George Washington University, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Pi

2.Size of your Chapter and date/year your Chapter was founded
164 sisters and February 24, 1922

3.Quotables
“Boom, Boom, I want to the wear the white and blue,
Boom, Boom, and wear that diamond too.
Boom, Boom, I want to go ADPi, don’t you?”

4.The 3 Lilly items from the Spring Collection you’ll surely find in our closets are:
a.We love the Maybell Dress in Shorely Blue Pinwheel Embroidery!
b.The Original Tote in the Alpha Delta Pi Print because it’s perfect for toting our books and laptops around campus.
c.The Parker Dress in white would perfectly match our “We Live For Each Other,” blue stain ribbons for the Adelphean Processional at Grand Convention.

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