Blogfest Recap: Lilly Pulitzer Preview and Barbara Barry

Possibly my favorite event of Blogfest was the Lilly Pulitzer for Lee Jofa preview. A preppy girl at heart, I melted walking into the showroom. There were so many patterns and colors  – the tassle-trim wallpaper border around the room with the chevron rug and all of the florals — and yet they played off each other so well. The showroom even featured a giant turtle that had a Lilly-patchwork motif modge-podged onto the shell!

Following the preview of the collection we had a very Lilly-inspired lunch in the showroom, complete with pink lemonade — a nod to Ms. Pulitzers juice-days. Given my penchant for spilling, I was quite nervous to be eating around all those gorgeous fabrics and show furniture! 

I finished the day listening to esteemed designer Barbara Barry present her new collection for Kravet called Indochine. She came off incredibly intelligent and passionate, and I loved hearing about where she draws her creative inspirations from.  I was sad to have to duck out early before the rest of the festivities but am incredibly grateful for such an amazing two days meeting great designers, creatives, and bloggers.

4 responses to “Blogfest Recap: Lilly Pulitzer Preview and Barbara Barry

  1. Cat {brideblu} May 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm

    This Lilly-fest was a feast for my eyes…swoon! xx Cat

  2. Janel May 22, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Thanks for the comment!
    I do have to say I love your site too!
    Also the couch and the green chair in the post are to die for!

    Janel

  3. Liz {a happy haven} May 23, 2011 at 10:06 am

    Oh my gosh that couch and the pillows and that lucite table. Amazing!!!

  4. traci zeller designs May 23, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    Isn’t the Lilly space such a happy one to be in? And I loved that they served pink lemonade!! I hate that you had to leave early, but fingers crossed you can stay the entire time next year!!! xo!

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