Lilly Pulitzer Does Mardi Gras. Yes. That’s What I Said.


Today I am at Lilly Lovers. Telling another story in the Lilly series. I’d call it silly Lilly, but Muffy came up with a much better title. “Lilly…with a twist.” Imagine pink shifts and feather masks. Mardi Gras! I love New Orleans and its haunted self. I wish the city nothing but the best. Some day I’ll get there for Fat Tuesday. For now, let’s make do with stories.

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  • 02/03/10
    10:21 am

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    The Daily Connoisseur said...

    Ha! Two things that I would not generally put together but some now I can see it working!

  • 02/03/10
    11:18 am

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    Terry Castle said...

    i just found you through Island Roar. I am delighted that I have another blog to follow. And especially love that, at 52 and living in No. Calif., I am not the only one doing this. Life of privilege is something I can comment about. looking forward to reading more.

  • 02/03/10
    11:44 am

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    LPC said...

    Daily Connoisseur – thank you! And Terry, yes, I saw in the Technorati state of the blogosphere that we are in the minority. The lucky few, I suppose.

  • 02/03/10
    11:50 am

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    Suburban Princess said...

    I would love to go to NOLA! One of these days I will get there too – and hopefully I will still be young enough to enjoy it!

  • 02/03/10
    1:11 pm

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    DocP said...

    My last post seems to have vanished into thin air. ai first went to NOLA for a meeting in 1996. I expected to hate the place and instead fell in love. I have been there several times but not since Katrina. I need toplan a trip soon.

  • 02/03/10
    1:20 pm

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    Tish Jett said...

    Like your take on morphing that belt into a hipster accessory.

    I grew up surrounded by Lilly Pulitzer which makes me think I would probably much prefer it today with a mask. What about a Lilly with jeweled Papagallo flats — and a mask? I like the idea of a kinky LP.

  • 02/03/10
    1:55 pm

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    LPC said...

    Papagallo. I SO remember those:)

  • 02/03/10
    2:12 pm

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    EntertainingMom said...

    I so miss my papagallo flats… there was a Papagallo store in the Chestnut Hill (MA) mall and I took the Am/Ex that mother gave me and had fun. The flats lasted a lot longer than the Am/Ex did!!! Off to see what I know will be a fabulous post!

    I have a pearl story on my blog… thought of you when I wrote it… involves La Jolie Grandmere.

  • 02/03/10
    2:41 pm

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    Maureen@IslandRoar said...

    Wow, yes, 2 things I wouldn't necessarily put together. I've never been to New Orleans. It's always been on the list. My son went with the school band years ago and had quite an experience. I'm hoping they take the Super Bowl. But Lily will not be involved with that.

  • 02/03/10
    3:25 pm

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    Beth Dunn said...

    That sounds like my kind of Mardi Gras. I'll meet you there one day.
    xoxo

    SC

  • 02/03/10
    6:13 pm

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    QueenBeeSwain said...

    love love love every bit of this piece that you wrote and you are so right about dropping half a decade a certain parties :)

    PS, also flattered that you'd think I was a drop like Ann Margaret in that movie :)

    kHm

  • 02/04/10
    6:10 am

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    The Mrs. said...

    Love this idea!!

  • 02/04/10
    6:48 am

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    Duchesse said...

    When Lilly opened a boutique in my home town, we were all mad for it- but there was too much preppy whimsy for me to claim it. Was was adorable on the right girls.

  • 02/04/10
    11:29 am

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    mrs shortcake said...

    What an awesome mix!

  • 02/04/10
    12:48 pm

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    ELS said...

    Come back, it's rubbish without you.

  • 02/04/10
    2:39 pm

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    LPC said...

    Oh god ELS. Where do you find those words? In some long corridor of the soul.

  • 02/04/10
    10:15 pm

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    Lipstick said...

    Ah…NOLA. Haven't been since '96 but would gladly go back. Very nice post, LPC!

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