Monday, June 13, 2011

The Dress You "Need" by Lilly Pulitzer


Happy Monday, Shopaholics!

Even though I'm technically not supposed to be shopping right now (trying to lose weight and all), I officially broke my resolve. 

Meet the new Lilly Pulitzer Worth Shift Dress in Dark N Stormy ($178 retail). If you only buy one new Lilly dress from the Summer collection, this needs to be it. Seriously. I tried really hard to resist the pull of this one, and was successful for about a week.

The fit is amazing! The material is vintage slub cotton - part of the "Originals" line - and has a slight bit of give. There are pockets on the sides and the lace details make it really special.

Rumor has it they are producing a men's tie in the same print. If that comes to pass, I'll purchase it too as I think that would make a wonderful ensemble for a beach picture. The DH and I like to take one and have it later in the season as an option for our annual holiday card!

Dark 'N Stormy is already a huge hit - several of the stores have sold through an entire size run and have more on order. Don't delay if you want this one!

Have a Marvelous Monday and a great week!

6 comments:

  1. It's such a great looking dress and I am so happy to hear your glowing review! Does it fit true to size, or did you size up? (I usually size up in the strapless dresses.) Hope you had a WONDERFUL weekend! We need to make plans to get together sweetie!! xoxo

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  2. I love this dress!! I got it when it came out and I cannot wait to wear it!! Great choice!

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  3. OOOO~me likey and me want!

    Love,
    Mrs. Kindergarten

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  4. Hi! I don't know if I have ever commented before, but the other day I ordered the skirt you suggested from the lily store and got the free pink hat!!! I got them Saturday and love them both! Already wore the hat out on the boat:)! And TODAY I GOT A CALL that I won the Lilly Cooler!! So thank you so much!! I might have to stop reading your blog and delete you on FB though because I am shopping too much~!
    Bev

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  5. love love love. this gorgeous number is hanging in my closet! i also splurged on the shorts.

    i hope they make a men's tie, i think the boyfriend needs it BADLY!! :)

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  6. I love this print (and the drink) too! It's the background on my iPhone. I love the beach picture idea with matching tie.

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