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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Lilly Pulitzer Spring 2012

So a few weeks ago I got the 'frequent Lilly shopper' catalog - in newspaper format -and I am sure several of you all did as well. I got mine probably on about the 16th of Feb as it was just before I left for President's Day long weekend in Baltimore. I often get things about three days later than most people... since I live in the boonies!

"Lilly in Bloom" contained a colorful kaleidoscope of patterns and colors - and I loved the patterns. However, as I commented on some recent blog posters about the Spring 2012 LP collection, I just cannot wear dresses so SHORT to work! Unbelievably short shifts this year!

Patterns I love:
-resort white lavish lillys placed
-turquoise wrapping stripe
-resort white mini spring fever toile
-prep green pink twinkle
-starfruit yellow day lilly

Styles I love:

Blossom dress, style no. 27946:
[in resort white lavish lillys placed for $198]


[in turquoise wrapping stripe for $288]


Buttercup short, style no. 28588:
[in resort white mini spring fever for $68]


Amberly dress, style no. 26873:
[in prep green pink twinkle for $228]


Hayes skirt, style no. 31718:
[shown in resort white spring fever toile, but I like it more in starfruit yellow day lilly for $128]


This dress was not in the catalog - but I like it a lot!

Cherry dress, style no. 26316:
[in prep green pink twinkle for $268]

The only thing is - if I don't get any of these Lilly's due to length, what am I going to wear for Easter, Virginia Gold Cup, Foxfield, Carolina Cup, Preakness, Middleburg Spring Races, Strawberry Hill, Grand National Steeplechase [just to name a "few"]? I will have to go with Shoshanna, Tibi, Trina Turk, Kate Spade or Milly I guess. I will keep you guys posted on what I discover! I need to see these dresses in person and see if the hem can be lowered on any. I hope they have an extra 2-3" to spare!

[photos courtesy of C.Orrico of Palm Beach, a wonderful store with fantastic customer service that M and I both enjoy ordering from!]

12 comments:

  1. I adore all the patterns, but I can't believe that they'd make such short dresses! That's crazy. I hope you discover good news. :)

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  2. Aren't the patterns just gorgeous? I love them!

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  3. So cute! I always have to cut my dresses short. Lesley Evers has adorable dresses and they are always super long on me. May work for you
    xoxo
    SC

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  4. Love the Lilly spring line this year but completely agree about the length and I am on the short side of 5'5 and they are too short for me!

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  5. Beth - you cut them shorter! Wow! I can never do that, lucky you :)

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  6. MTL - wow, if you are petite and they are that short on you I cannot imagine how short they will be on me. I'd probably get cited with public indecency. HA!

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  7. Love the patterns!! Very cute :) Reminds me of the summer!

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  8. Jax - the patterns are DEFINITELY summery! Very fun and light-hearted, a Lilly P trademark!

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  9. i am so loving the colors. and really wouldn't mind having that blue dress in my closet!

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  10. Amy - you should check it out in stores or online - that blue dress would look lovely on you and often the sales come sooner than one would expect!

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  11. Hooray for Lilly Spring! A gorgeous line.
    Just wanted to let you know I always put a "photos via" link below when the photos are not mine, so you can follow the link for the source. :)

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