If you love the colorful Lilly Pulitzer Print, here is a great guide on how to wear Lilly Pulitzer.
How to Wear Lilly Pulitzer
I have been a fan of her prints for as long as I can remember and even wore a Lilly Pulitzer maxi dress to my rehearsal dinner. To me, nothing say the good life like a Lilly Print!
Boots & Vests
Since we are in the midst of the winter season, we have to show you how to wear these spring and summer prints in the cold. Even though, I am not a huge fan of cold weather, it sometimes happens and Lilly fans need to be ready!
The best way to look great in Lilly is to invest in neutral boots and vests. Lilly has some puffer vests, but I already picked a navy print one up from Land’s End earlier this year. Also, tan look awesome with these prints. My sister recently asked me “what does that color (tan) match?” The answer is prints, and specifically it looks fabulous with Lilly Prints.
Marlowe Boatneck T-Shirt Dress // Similar Shearling Vest // Similar Boots
Lilly Pulitzer Pants // Faux Fur Vest from Forever 21 // Karen Walker Sunglasses // similar Kate Spade Bag //
The most classic way to wear a Lilly Pulitzer top is with white jeans. White jeans are the perfect Palm Beach choice especially when paired with a classic Lilly print. These jeans are from Paige Denim from Nordstrom Rack.
I’m soooo spoiled with both a Nordstrom and Nordstrom extreme close to me in Boca Raton. You can go all Lilly by picking up a pair of white jeans from her as well.
Sarasota Pintuck Tunic // Paige Jeans // Sandals // Similar Sunglasses
Photo by: Kevin Erhard
Lilly Palazzo pants signal extreme comfort and confidence. Most women usually fear bold prints at the bottom, but these pants are made of such amazing material that you don’t need to fret! I am currently wearing a size 12 and felt like a million buck in this pant!
I chose a navy boat neck from Ann Taylor to balance the extreme print. Lilly shows it with a thin strap lavender tank that would look lovely under a navy blazer, but on its own it is just too skimpy for me. If you can go braless or feel comfortable and confident in a strapless, go for it girl!
Photo by: Kevin Erhard
As a mom, leggings on my friend as they allow me to get down on the floor with daughter in comfort. I embraced the comfort with metallic sandals and a cross body. This Lilly top says I am a fashionable Mommy hear Me roar!
Sarasota Tunic // Similar Stretch Pants // Tory Burch Sunglasses // Sandals
Photo by: Brooke Strange Photography // Location: Boca Children’s Museum
Match your Daughter
It might be a little bit cheesy, but it makes me so happy so I could give a crap! I love matching my daughter and will continue to do it until she makes me stop (hopefully never!).
Lilly makes baby, toddler, and girl clothing that makes me smile and wish I had an endless supply of money to buy every piece and a matching one for myself! I held back and only chose to match my top to her pants. Here are more Lilly Pulitzer Mommy and Me Outfits to check out!
Location: Boca Children’s Museum
Photo from Delray Fashion Week by Matt Sturgess
Fishing for Compliments Halter // Fishing for Compliments Morgan Dress // Girls Mini Popover
Here’s an awesome secret for matching obsessed mommies! Buy a maxi dress and have hemmed to the proper length. Ask you seamstress to save the extra fabric to create a bow or bow tie. If he or she is crafty, they might do it for you.
Lilly Printed Dress
Lilly dresses are beyond comfortable and look fabulous with metallic accessories. If you aren’t a heel gal, you can rock this with gold flat sandals or these easy to wear wedges. You cannot go wrong wearing Lilly with Pearls and a cute clutch that cork one.
On my last trip to Lilly Pulitzer, I had to restrain myself from buying this v-neck dress. If you want to add more definition to your waist, grab this one size fits all straw stretch belt. Seriously, I’ve worn it from a size 2 to 12. Here I am wear the belt at a size 2!
Old Hollywood Sunglasses
If the prints are not for you, you can grab a pair of old Hollywood sunglasses. I have these in white and black. They make me feel like I am on vacation every time that I wear them.
Photo by: Sahily Perez // Location: Mizner Park, Boca Raton
Photo by: Kevin Erhard // Location: Hillsboro Shores
Pick up a cute bamboo bangle that is both classic and iconically Lilly Pulitzer at the same time. The quality is amazing. I’ve worn mine consistently for the past 5 years.
This gold cuff makes this outfit awesome! I would wear it all the time! It really makes a statement, but would go with my entire gold jewelry collection.
If you don’t want to spend time matching top and bottom, you can pick up an awesome maxi skirt.
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25 thoughts on “How to Wear Lilly Pulitzer”
I like the coral and white tunic with the gold belt – It creates such a flattering hour-glass figure!
I love your style! The mother daughter looks are my favorite. I often match my daughter too 🙂
Love this post :)) Couldn’t get enough of you daughter’s palazzo pants!!!
I have always loved her prints but then again I have a great love of bold and bright colors. You look amazing in that maxi dress.
I am a big fan of the Lilly Pulitzer fashion line and remember her ready to wear line from the early ’80’s and was ecstatic to see the brand name revived in the 90’s and still going in the present. Loved each of your fashion photos and the Mother-Daughter picture is beyond adorable! A future fashionista in the making!
I love the colors and prints in her line. You look really nice in the photos wearing them and I also like your hair in the updo.
I love this post, the colors are amazing.
Love the dresses. I also like where Mommy top matches the daughters pants, so cute! I would not be brave enough to wear the flower pants.
Great Pictures, all the dresses and outfits are Awesome, Love them all! Enjoyed your post! Cute kid! Thanks!
I love this look. The dress is so nice, awesome colors. Thanks for sharing
I love the way you use color and prints to wear these bright fashion statements. I have trouble with prints and now have a better understanding of how to pull it off. Thanks for opening my eyes to new fashion looks (from a basic black girl).
I love the Sloan printed Maxi, and the printed top. I see how wonderful the top looks with the white slacks, love it! Thanks for the ideas!
Lilly P. is always very summer-y to me so I especially like it paired with white jeans!
I love the bright colors that Lilly P. offers!
I love all of these prints and they add a bit of excitement to wardrobe.
really like the outfits, thanks for the pictures and shares..love seeing them on someone before I try
I’m usually not a fan of prints for myself, but love the ones you show for kids! Your little one’s bottoms are adorable!
All of these outfits are really cute! I love Lilly!
Hi. Just wondering if you can tell me the size the woman is wearing in the catwalk shift. Just trying to get an idea on sizing for this dress. Thanks!
Could you wear white sneakers with a Lilly dress?