April 7, 2013
Sad news: fashion designer, Lilly Pulitzer Rousseau, died today in Palm Beach, Florida, surrounded by family, according to an announcement on her company's official Facebook page. She was 81.
The designer, best known for her love of bright and quirky prints, will be truly missed by the fashion community. "Lilly has been a true inspiration to us," the statement said. "In the days and weeks ahead we will celebrate all that Lilly meant to us. Lilly was a true original who has brought together generations through her bright and happy mark on the world." What was your first Lilly Pulitzer memory? As a University of Virginia grad, I'll never forget how much I loved spotting those iconic prints at Foxfield races!
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