A Tale of Two Women: Lilly Pulitzer and Margaret Thatcher

A beautiful woman in a Lilly dress. Image: ralph and jenny via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).

The strange thing about death is how it inspires many of the living to speak in hyperbole. Last week, we lost an "icon" who "brought together generations" and "reinvented" how things were done.And if that's how fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer is spoken of, you can imagine what's being said about Margaret Thatcher.Ms. Pulitzer died on Sunday in her home in Palm Beach.┬áHer signature preppy and slightly nautical aesthetic, a uniform for the country club set, was pretty and easily wearable. … [Read more...]


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