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Sisterhood Spotlight – Pi Beta Phi at DePauw University

Posted on February 3, 2012 in Party by | Comment

This week’s Sisterhood Spotlight comes straight from the Pink Palace! Sally Tabler, on our Wholesale Account Team, is a recent graduate of DePauw University and a proud Pi Beta Phi, so when we asked if we could feature her chapter, she jumped at the chance! (seriously- she’s reeallly perky & fun)  So here’s a little more about the girls from Indiana! (be sure to check out their tab on Facebook too!)

1. School Name and Location
DePauw University, Greencastle Indiana

2. Sorority & Chapter Name
Pi Beta Phi , Indiana Epsilon Chapter

3. Size of your Chapter and date/year your Chapter was founded
96 women and it was founded in 1942

4. The 3 Lilly items from the Spring Collection you’ll surely find in our closets are:
a. The Bree Dress—the perfect white dress for a house full of angels!
b. The Marlisa Dress—great for class and adorable too!
c. The Callahan Shorts—we love bright and bold shorts

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Silhouettes in Bloom

Posted on February 2, 2012 in More Fun, Style by | Comment

 This Spring, some of our long-adored dresses have bloomed into new silhouettes.  All your fave dresses + all our fave trends = everyone’s new must-haves for Spring!  The Lottie, Blossom’s little sister, has the same structure with a bit more simplicity- it’s the perfect body style to let the print do the talking! Our darling Clare has transformed into Cherrie with some added shirring detail at the empire waist for shaping but minus the ruffles at the neckline.

And the HOT, HOT, HOT love affair with our cool, cotton slub jersey just got hotter with the introduction of the Somerset in Spring! Same body style with an added ruffle for femininity & whimsy! And Whinnie is the love child of the sassy, one-shouldered Whitaker and the ruffled, flirty Wynn top – win-win-whinnie!

Don’t worry, your fab-fun-favorites will still be around to help you come alive with color in the coming months!

Stock up for Spring!

Posted on January 31, 2012 in More Fun by | 1 comment

1. Kapri Top in Resort White Flowers and the Trees 2. Lana Top in Starfruit Yellow Valley Girl 3. Lana Top in Hotty Pink Besitos Dot 4. Kapri Top in Hotty Pink A Thing Called Love 5. Kapri Top in Bright Navy The Flowers and the Trees 6. Lana Top in Resort White Valley Girl

We know a thing or two about brightening up the dull days of Winter. For starters, we usher Spring in at the end of January so we can *think* Spring before it actually is Spring. (Perhaps it’s a coincidence that today will get up to 60 degrees here at the Pink Palace but we do believe in the power of positive thinking!) We are loving all the printed tops from our first Spring delivery- bright and bold and BINGO! they work under sweaters if all that positive thinking didn’t quite get through to Mother Nature.  So pile on the prints, bring on the brights and THINK SPRING with our printed tops!

Fresh Petals and Prints – The Cherry Blossom

Posted on January 30, 2012 in Inspiration by | Comment

As we celebrate our theme for Spring, Full Bloom, we thought we’d share a little bit more about the petals that inspired us to create our Spring prints.  We’re kicking off our first installment of “Fresh Petals and Prints” with the Cherry Blossom!  Would we worship the Cherry Blossom if it weren’t pink? (some are white, you know)  Well sure we would, but honestly, its pink blooms help make it a favorite around the Pink Palace.  Here are some quick facts about this historical flower that beautifies Washington DC in the Spring and graces a number of prints in our first Spring delivery!

Prints:

1. Bright Navy Cherry Mine 2. Hotty Pink A Thing Called Love 3. Bright Navy Cherry Picker 4. Bright Navy Cherry Wine  5. Resort White Flowers and the Trees

Petals:

• There is a National Cherry Blossom Festival that’s held in early spring, every year in DC, to commemorate the 3,000 cherry trees donated by Tokyo in 1912 (the first 2,000 trees actually had to be burned when they arrived after being shipped from Japan because they were infested with insects & disease)   There are now about 3,750 cherry trees in the tidal basin in Washington, DC.

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Spring 2012 – Lilly’s in Full Bloom!

Posted on January 28, 2012 in More Fun by | Comment

Woo hoo- we made it!!!  It is Spring and we are in FULL  BLOOM here at Lilly Pulitzer! Spring’s arrival brings fresh prints, new styles, bright colors and best of all – SMILES – all in the anticipation of warmer weather so we can wear our new Lilly!

Without further ado… we bring you SPRING!!!!!

Sisterhood Spotlight – Kappa Kappa Gamma at Rollins College

Posted on January 27, 2012 in Party by | Comment

We are VERY excited to introduce a new feature to our blog and on Facebook – Sisterhood Spotlight!  All year, we will be sharing the spotlight with some of our favorite Greeks and letting them tell you a little bit more about themselves.  We thought we’d kick-off our feature with the lovely ladies of Kappa Kappa Gamma from Rollins since they were kind enough to host us this week for our sorority print reveal!  I’ll let them take it from here!…

1. School Name and Location
Rollins College, Winter Park, FL

2. Sorority & Chapter Name
Kappa Kappa Gamma, Delta Epsilon

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Sorority Prints – What Happens Next?

Posted on January 25, 2012 in More Fun by | 27 comments

So the most exciting part of our sorority print contest is over but the best is yet to come! We know, as you come down off yesterday’s high, you’re all landing in the same place – what’s next?!? So here’s a quick rundown of what’s in store for our print class of 2012.

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Interns Rule. Welcome Jessica!

Posted on January 20, 2012 in More Fun by | 1 comment

We are very excited to introduce you all to Jessica Lane, our newest Marketing Intern here at the Pink Palace.  For the most part, Jessica’s going to be behind-the-scenes, but from time to time we’ll make ask  her to share her perspective as the newest member of our Lilly family!  And here she is!…

Hi Lilly Lovers! I’m working as an intern right now in the Marketing Department at Lilly Pulitzer and I wanted to share a little bit about myself! I’m from a small town in CT called Simsbury and have lived there for most of my life. Growing up in New England, Lilly Pulitzer has been in my closet forever, but I have to say- I never imagined I would be able to be a part of such a wonderful company!

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Touchy Feely Prints

Posted on January 19, 2012 in Inspiration by | Comment

Who would think that such a funny looking creature could look so darn cute in print?! Lilly does tend to have that effect on critters. Well we absolutely LOVE the the 8 legged friends that made their debut in our latest Resort collection.  Did you know that octupuses (yes, octopuses, not octopi, BTW!) are one of the most intelligent of all invertebrates? And won’t you look smart in our Touchy Feely prints?!  The Taytay Dress in Resort White Hands Off is a fan fave shift this season.

And we added a little fun to our Main Line jeans with some embroidered cephalopods (thank you, Wikipedia!)  And there was no way we’d leave these suction-cupped cuties out of our swimwear line! So be sure to check out our mini-Touchy Feely print in our string bikini, bandeau bikini, tankini, 1 piece and men’s trunks!

And don’t miss our Sloane Maxi Dress and Westerly Dress. More than 8 ways to wear our touchy feely friends!

The Lilly Love Bug

Posted on January 16, 2012 in More Fun by | Comment

Kisses and hugs from the Lilly Love Bug. This is one print you can’t help but fall in love with! Share the love with a…

Murfee ScarfLittle Lilly ShiftZippity-Do Make-up Bag