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Friday, August 12, 2016

Preppy in a Navy Shift Dress

Lilly Pulitzer Emery Shift Dress

lilly pulitzer shift dress


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lilly pulitzer shift dress and jack rogers sandals

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One of my favorite styles of clothing, worn often by Jackie O, is the timeless shift dress. I have so many in my closet and it's usually the cut of dress that I gravitate towards when looking for a new wardrobe staple. 

Lilly Pulitzer is definitely a brand who makes the absolute most perfect shift dresses. Most women's brands make this popular cut of a dress, but there are few who do it superbly. When you think of Lilly, you think of bright, fun, summery prints, right? Of course! But, I think what some people don't realize is how many non-print options they offer. Since I live in a city, not on a beach or in a resort town, I sometimes feel a bit 'much' all dolled up in a print, but something like a classic navy shift is perfect for work or a dinner date. So if you find yourself straying from Lilly because you are not a fan of prints, I totally urge you to try out their neutral shifts because the fit is everything!

For sizing info, I pretty much stick with a 2 in dresses. They're cut true to size, but I find that you should err on the smaller side rather than the larger (if you are between sizes) just because the smaller looks much less frumpy and is more slimming/figure flattering.
I've rounded up some more of my Lilly favorites in the widget above. I've said this before but I just love their newest print, Get Trunky (and how cute is this caftan that shares my name?!)!  

Other Lilly Looks from This Summer:

4 comments:

Sophie Stewart said...

Really pretty outfit! Sophie x

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Kelsey Quackenbush said...

I love the Lilly shift dress, this shift is so classy in the navy!
xoxo Kelsey
nyposh.blogspot.com

Lauren said...

Love!

Lauren,
http://www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com

Kathryn Byers said...

Love Lilly and ESPECIALLY love this dress. It's stunning on you!

xx Kathryn
www.chicandshimmer.ocm