A Lilly Pulitzer print is unmistakable, having achieved a similar status to its equally colorful Italian cousin, Pucci. But unlike the ever-evolving house Emilio built, the one that the Palm Beach socialite created in 1959 is content to keep on doing what it does best: offer lively, colorful, ocean-life-themed prints in all things resort.

 

Offerings ranged from classics, such as the shift dress in a short version and a longer length with side slits, to a Seventies-inspired hostess dress with a deep V-neck, gathered waistline and kimonolike sleeves in one of the collection’s more subtle prints, a pale green and soft pink. There were a few departures from the classic mold, including a strapless pale-gold lamé jumpsuit for a “beach to dinner” look and a one-of-a-kind homage to the motif Lilly loved — a heavy Italian lace shift dress in a custom print depicting sea life.

By  on June 12, 2015

A Lilly Pulitzer print is unmistakable, having achieved a similar status to its equally colorful Italian cousin, Pucci. But unlike the ever-evolving house Emilio built, the one that the Palm Beach socialite created in 1959 is content to keep on doing what it does best: offer lively, colorful, ocean-life-themed prints in all things resort.

 

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