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January 4, 2018

Last Call For After Party Sale + My Favorite Lilly Memories!

     Good Morning! Today is the second day of the January Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale, so if you haven't shopped yet, now is the chance to do it!! I wanted to share a few last minute finds that are still in stock in today's post. I also thought it would be fun to share a couple of my favorite memories about the Lilly Pulitzer brand and why I love Lilly so much!




Outfit from this blog post, photography by Melissa Lynn Studios 


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     FYI- three of my favorite Lilly purchases from this summer are still available! This cute tankthis shift dress, and this casual day dress.


     If you're not as familiar with Lilly Pulitzer, you might be wondering what all the hype is with the After Party Sale, or with Lilly in general! I thought it would be fun to close out my After Party Sale posts for this winter by sharing a few of my favorite Lilly memories. I first discovered the Lilly Pulitzer brand during my freshman year of college, shortly after I first moved to North Carolina. I fell in love with the colorful patterns of the dresses and accessories, and I thought that the brand embodied everything that I loved about life in the South. I remember being delighted to discover that there was actually a Lilly signature store in Maine, and I purchased my very first dress when I was home during Christmas break of that year!


     I have so many more wonderful Lilly memories from past years. From making my first purchase at Charlotte's Lilly Pulitzer store,  a dress for when I went through sorority recruitment, to buying a brand new Lilly agenda for each year of college, to finding my first Lilly scarf on a huge clearance find at a department store with my best friend, to finding the perfect Lilly college graduation dress, and one of my most special memories- taking my radio headshots for my job applications last year in one of my favorite Elsa tops. It's not just about wearing Lilly, half the fun are the shopping memories! I have many fun After Party Sale memories from the past few years too- anxiously texting friends at 8 am when it opened to see if they had a good queue number, and later on to see what they purchased! I am definitely a Lilly Pulitzer girl through and through, and I look forward to many more years of Lilly fun.



    Enjoy the last few hours of the sale today, and don't forget to enter my giveaway with Pink Colony in yesterday's post!! It runs through Sunday.




      God Bless,



      xoxo Annaliese
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12 comments

  1. Lilly is so fun! The prints always remind me of summer and make me want to book a trip to the beach ASAP!

    Tori
    www.mooretori.com

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  2. Great picks! Lilly Pulitzer isn't my cup of tea, style-wise, I always love your photos when you wear a Lilly dress! :]

    xo Deborah
    Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes

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  3. I bought the dress you featured in your photo during the August sale. I told myself I was going to be an adult and skip the sale to save money for our wedding and house... but I cheated and did purchase a flawless pair of luxletic leggings.

    XOXO
    mQs
    www.shorelifeofm.blogspot.com

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  4. legit want one of everythinggg! Never can get enough lilly! This sale is SO good!

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  5. I just browsed the sale yesterday and everything is so cute! I'm going to Florida for spring break this year so I really want to snag a cute cover-up or romper for going to dinner after the pool or beach! Thanks for sharing your picks :)

    Hannah | the swirl

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  6. They're not my thing usually but I love the dress you're wearing in the first photo!

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  7. I always love the prints and patterns of Lilly Pulitzer products and the planners are always so cute!!

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  8. Cute picks! Lilly Pulitzer always has cute styles

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  9. I love Lilly Pulitzer and I missed out on the after party sale! I love the pieces you picked in this post, especially the maxi dress :)

    Kristen | www.sophisticatedgal.com

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  10. I still can't believe I've never owned anything by Lilly. I love how colorful all of their clothes are. Everything is so cute!

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  11. That is a lovely outfit! I don't even know Lily but it will be nice to check out their collection!

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  12. I absolutely loved Lilly when I was still in school and in my sorority, but now that I've graduated (and no longer live in South Florida) it's so hard to justify getting Lilly items because they're so expensive and I have nowhere to wear them :/ One day though I'll be able to justify another Lilly dress! I just need to fit back into the ones I already own haha

    Logan | signedlogan.com

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