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#FashionFlashback: Late Lilly

As I watch the trees die, the temperatures drop, and my immune system collapse as we welcome the pre-winter fall, I can’t help but reminisce on the beginning of this season, where I could still get away with Lilly dresses and leaving my house without a jacket. The best thing about forgetting to shave your legs during that awkward transition between summer and fall where weather is unpredictable, beautiful and annoying is being able to throw on a Lilly Pulitzer maxi dress. Not only can you hide the small carpets growing on your body, but you find the rare socially acceptable occasion to wear Lilly after the After Party Sale. But let’s be real; it’s Lilly. Who cares when it’s socially acceptable.

Dress: Lilly Pulitzer
Bag: Macbeth Collection
Shoes: Rainbow
Choker: Forever 21

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And looking back, I don’t know why I had such little faith because in so many situations you see the same theme.
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Rejection & disappointment — whether from friends, baes, colleges, or employers can destroy us in every sense of the word, but they can also be some of the best opportunities we’ll ever have.
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