Southern Belle in Training

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March 15, 2018

Lilly Pulitzer Spring Styles with Pink Colony.

     Today's post is the second part of my spring fashion collaboration with Pink Colony, Vermont's largest Lilly Pulitzer specialty boutique! Last week's post focused on Lilly outfits that are perfect to wear to a casual workplace. Today's blog post will showcase some classic Lilly Pulitzer styles that everyone knows and loves- spring dresses! I know that y'all are loving Lilly's Luxletic line just as much as I am, so I'm also sharing a few new Luxletic pieces as well. 😊

Spring 2018 Lilly Pulitzer Styles

  Today's post is in collaboration with Pink Colony. This post also contains affiliate links.  Thank you for supporting Southern Belle in Training!

Photography by Amanda Rose Photography

     *Look #1: Bright Lula Dress

     I fell in love with this gorgeous dress! This is about as Annaliese of a Lilly print as you can get. The Catch the Wave print reminds me a lot of my all-time favorite Lilly print, Let's Cha Cha. This is the cutest little spring dress that could be dressed up or down for all types of occasions. I loved the way that I styled it here and thought this could have made a darling Easter look. There was another dress I ended up taking home that I fell in love with just a little more than this one- but the Lula dress and Catch the Wave print definitely have a bit of my heart! 

      *Look #2: Wrap Dress

     I fell in love with this dress after seeing it on the Pink Colony Instagram account, and I couldn't wait to see it in person. I thought this would for sure be coming home with me- I mean just look at the vibrant floral print on it! I think this dress though is a great example of why trying on Lilly items in a store is so important (rather than waiting until it goes Final Sale during an After Party Sale). I still think it's a gorgeous dress- but I actually didn't love the way that it fit my body specifically! It was a bit lower cut than I felt comfortable with for the type of dress that it is. (Jessica, who owns Pink Colony, and I were joking that this dress is about a "sexy" as Lilly gets - haha!) I think this dress would be gorgeous and a little bit more modest on a different body type (you can kind of see that on the way the model wears it on the Lilly website), but it wasn't my personal favorite. Again it goes back to why it's great to try on Lilly before purchasing if you can!! I still love this gorgeous print though.

     *Look #3: Zipper Shift Dress

     I thought this dress was gorgeous!! Wouldn't this be perfect to wear to spring weddings or semi-formal events?! The front has a zipper, and at first I wasn't sure I'd feel about that, but I actually loved it! I think the zipper and gold detailing added such a unique twist. Jessica told me that this dress made her think of my style, and since it's such a gorgeous dress I was so flattered by that! I ended up taking home these KEP Designs Large Pom Earrings in gold, as I think they'll match so many things in my closet. I loved them with the Jane Shift Dress! 

     *Look #4: Spring Luxletic 

      And finally, a spring Luxletic look from Lilly! Last year I purchased my first pair of Luxletic leggings and kind of fell in love with them! Not only do they feature gorgeous Lilly prints, but they're also insanely comfortable, and perfect for everything from working out to casual weekend outfits. Pink Colony always has a full assortment of the latest Luxletic pieces, as well as cute accessories like water bottles to match! 

      In a few weeks I'll share with y'all the gorgeous new dress that I took home from my spring visit to Pink Colony!! Please make sure to stay tuned on my Instagram TODAY for a fun giveaway with Pink Colony. 

     In other news- I'll be taking a mini blogging break through next Wednesday in honor of my move and starting my new job, but I'll still be posting on Instagram in the mean time!! I can't believe moving weekend is finally here.

     God Bless,

     xoxo Annaliese 



  1. Love the Luxletic line! I'm a sucker for cute workout clothes.

  2. These outfits look SO cute on you, Annaliese! I have a Jane shift from last spring and it's one of my favs!


  3. Good luck with your move and your new job! I can't wait to read all about it. Now I'm obsessed with the zipper shift dress; I definitely want a dress like that for the weddings I have to go to this summer! And those leggings! Ah! I'm a sucker for leggings.

  4. AHH I love Lilly! The a-line shift dresses are literally made for you!!! so cute! Good luck with the move and mini-blog break!!

  5. Their workout wear is so fun! I really want a Lilly dress for all the summer weddings we have! What an amazing collab for you!

  6. That Lula dress with the ruffled sleeves, though! That is GORGEOUS! I hope you took it home!

  7. You hair and makeup in these photos are really beautiful! My favorite look is definitely the shift dress, it looks so nice on you! Also loving the athletic wear; I had no idea Lily make workout clothes.

  8. Love love love how their pieces evolve with the trends but also stay so classic! You are too cute!

  9. I love that Lula Dress! Such a cute style on you!

  10. That wrap dress is so cute! I the athletic wear, too :)

    -xo, Azanique |

  11. I'm obsessed with spring finds by Lilly! So cute, the patterns are the best!

  12. That Jane shift is SO cute! I love the zipper neckline because you can choose how sexy or modest you want to be, depending on the occasion!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern and Style

  13. I love love love the blue dress!

  14. Great finds! I love the vibrant colors, prints and design. They are so gorgeous for spring and they look so refreshing!

  15. Aww, all of these look gorgeous on you! Lilly Pulitzer is a bit too colorful for my personal style but I love how it looks on others!

    xo Deborah
    Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes


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