Lilly Pulitzer recently announced that they’re hosting the first ever “Lilly Pulitzer Dressed for Summer” sale, beginning Monday June 29th at 8am EST, ending on June 30th at 11:59pm. This sale is online only, meaning corporate stores are not participating in it, and not much other information was given.
Generally, Lilly Pulitzer only has sales twice a year, both called the After Party Sale (or the APS), one in January, and the other one at the end of August or beginning of September. With the exception of those two sales and a few clearance items in some signature and corporate stores throughout the year, Lilly Pulitzer clothing never goes on sale, so the Lilly Pulitzer Dressed for Summer Sale is a massive departure from how Lilly generally does business, and not much is known about this particular sale, since they’ve never done this before.
Want to learn more about the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale to get a better idea about what to expect during the new Lilly Pulitzer Dressed for Summer Sale? Read my guide to the APS, here.
All sales are final during this event, which means whatever you order cannot be returned. However, I have heard that savings will be up to 80% off, which is very similar to Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale, so you should be able to score some incredible deals.
If the Lilly Pulitzer Dressed for Summer Sale is indeed the replacement for the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale, then expect to find accessories for just a few dollars, clothing for 40-80% off of retail, and prints from the last 3-4 seasons. Sometimes, Lilly Pulitzer also includes sample items, which are items they never mass produced and have never been seen by the public before, as well as recuts, which are items in prints that were produced, but cut into new styles, like scalloped skirts or new dress designs. If these items are included, it could be a fantastic way to score a one of a kind Lilly Pulitzerr gem.
This sale will have you in a virtual queue, just like the APS, meaning that you should get to the website ASAP (I’ll post an announcement in my Lilly Pulitzer Dressed to Impress Facebook group when it’s time to “line up”), and should NOT refresh your page, or you will lose your place in line. I know people who quite literally call in sick to work on the day of the After Party Sale, so if you’re a big time Lilly fan like me, it could be worthwhile to do the same. If nothing else, set your alarms for 8am EST, and get ready to shop!
With the other two Lilly sales, shipping can take up to 5 or 6 weeks, so be prepared to wait a bit longer for your packages. This sale is such an exciting event, that I can hardly sleep the night before. I love stocking up on fun prints in unique clothing styles during this sale, that I can wear for a lifetime of fun adventures and events.
While it’s not guaranteed that other retailers that carry Lilly will be participating in the Lilly Pulitzer Dressed for Summer Sale, it’s definitely worth checking out the following retailers to see if you can score any good deals. In years past during the APS, these retailers drop their sale items at either midnight or 3am EST.
If you ask me, the Lilly Pulitzer Dressed for Summer Sale isn’t going to replace the APS, but rather it may be another opportunity for Lilly to dress in bright colors, head to toe. What do you think? Will this replace the APS, or do you think this will be their third sale of the year?
Begin Time & Date: June 29th 8am EST
Where: Online Only
Items Restocked Throughout Sale: Yes
New Items Added to Sale: Yes
Are Items Returnable: No
Discount: Unknown (likely 40-80% off)
Which Prints Will Be Included: Unknown (likely items from the last several seasons)
Shipping Time Frame: 1-6 weeks
Can Discounts Be Used?: No
End Date & Time: June 30th, 11:59 pm EST
Have you heard anything else about this new sale? If so, comment below and let us know! Best of luck shopping tomorrow!
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