After Party Sale purchases & thoughts

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This post is a bit late as the APS started almost a week ago now, but I figured that I should share what I purchased, as well as some of my thoughts about the sale this year.

I wasn’t really looking for anything specific this year, and I felt like I didn’t really have any big ideas about what was going to be in the sale. I also forgot to set my alarm for 8am last Monday, so after I woke up, it took me awhile to remember the sale had went live.

What I bought:

MARLOWE BOATNECK T-SHIRT DRESS in Cosmic Coral Cracked Up

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I have a very similar style dress in a different print from Lilly, and I wear it to work, to family events, as well as more casual dinners. I love the versatility, and this lobster print was too cute to pass up for $49!

JESSE ROMPER inย Raz Berry Catty Shack

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I was hoping that the Jesse Romper in Stuffed Shells would be in the sale, but I didn’t see it anywhere. I decided on getting the same romper in this print, which I thought was fun, and didn’t really remember seeing before. I felt this was a bit of a splurge at $69, although I love the little white detailing on the top and the skirt!

JULIETTE CARDIGAN in True Navy

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Every year I debate investing in a Lilly cardigan, as they always pair so well with other Lilly products. I wasn’t really interested in any other pieces in the sale, and I wasn’t trying to spend TOO much, so I decided to get this cardigan for $59.

UPF 50+ SKIPPER POPOVER in Light Blue

I ended up going back to Martha’s Vineyard during the sale, which I didn’t anticipate before. I had been eyeing the popovers, which are another Lilly item I have always wanted, but never purchased! I decided to get this style popover in the lighter blue, it’s super comfy, although definitely a splurge at $49 for a sweatshirt.

Overall, I’m happy with my purchases, however I wish that the sale was earlier than September.ย  I also felt like there was a lot of items from last year as opposed to this year, and I found myself uninterested in many of the items offered in the After Party Sale.

I did like that they didn’t keep adding items throughout the 3 days, as I would always find myself going on and spending more money on things I probably didn’t need.

I would love to hear other thoughts on the Lilly After Party Sale this year, so comment below if you agree or disagree with me or if you have other thoughts entirely!

Lilly Pulitzer: After Party Sale Purchases!

While Lilly lovers will buy items all year round for full price, every Lilly Pulitzer fan flocks to the bi-annual After Party Sale. With many Lilly Pulitzer items at up to 60% off, it is well worth the wait in the virtual line. I was never much of a fan of online shopping, until I heard about all the great deals offered during the After Party Sale.

The End of Summer Sale is usually where I go crazy and buy numerous pieces in gorgeous prints. Personally, the Winter Sale to me has always been an after thought, just because in Rhode Island in January it’s frigid and windy… not the ideal climate for a shorts plus tank-top combo. Recently, I feel as if Lilly has started to add more summery items to the Winter Sale and just making their items more summery with winter colors. Perfect for a winter trip to an exotic place!

Again, since the End of Summer Sale is usually where I spend my money, I try to limit myself to a few things at the Winter Sale. During the Summer Sale this year and last year, I got a pair of Palazzo Pants. I decided I needed tops to go with these pants, as well as other Lilly shorts/skirts I own. With tops as my goal today, I got 3 items that I absolutely love for under $125:

Nya Tank Top in Resort White

I love the elegant, beachy feel to this tank. I feel like I could wear it casually with a pair of shorts, or dress it up with pants and Jack Rogers for dinner! I went with a size S, and then I read the reviews that said it runs big. I might call to see if I can size down!

Lua Sweater in Resort White

This tank I saw in stores this summer and thought it would be a great item to buy in the sale! I also was pleasantly surprised to see it in white. This sweater tank is perfect for a winter night in Florida or a summer night on the Vineyard. I ordered a size S.

Luxletic Cropped Legging in Resort Navy Lobstah Roll

After much debate, I decided to buy a pair of the leggings. I am a big lululemon fan, and I have never tried on any of the Lilly Luxletic products. I read the reviews and decided to get a size XS. Hopefully they fit because these are so cute! Unfortunately, they are sold out now.

The sale continues until tomorrow at 11:59pm EST, and they still have so much great stuff in various sizes! Go check it out on the Lilly Pulitzer website.