The Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale starts TOMORROW MORNING, y’all! To help you navigate the sale without any major disasters, I’m answering all your FAQs in today’s post!
One quick note before getting into the nitty gritty– if you’re on the fence about hopping in the queue line, remember that the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale only happens twice a year– once at the beginning of the year (sometime in January) and once in the middle of the year (normally August). You may’ve noticed that Lilly Pulitzer is no longer sold at mass retailers like Nordstrom and Bloomingdales. That’s because Lilly only allows their items to be discounted during these two very short sale periods. So, Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale prices are hard to pass up, since hundreds of popular styles are up to 75% off. During past sales, I’ve picked up this top, these palazzo pants, this shirtdress, and this halter top!
Finally, on to the FAQs!
When is the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale?
The Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale January 2019 will begin around 8AM ET on Monday, January 7, 2019 and end on January 8, 2019 at 11:59PM ET. Lilly Pulitzer retail stores are also participating in the After Party Sale, but keep in mind that not all items will be available in stores.
Is there a benefit to shopping in stores?
This time, yes! Lilly Pulitzer retail stores actually hosted Early Access Shopping Events this past weekend. Now that those events have unfortunately passed, you can still shop the sale in stores. It’s always nice to be able to try on a product before you buy it, especially since sale items can’t be returned. However, from experience, inventory is very limited. The full sale inventory will be available online tomorrow, so it’s definitely worth checking out even if you shop in stores, too.
What’s on sale?
SO MUCH! And these are honestly some of the best Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale prices I’ve seen yet. Here are a few of my favorite finds– click any outfit to shop!
Will Lilly Pulitzer be restocking items or adding any new releases during the sale?
Yes, yes, yes! Everyone was super bummed when Lilly Pulitzer admitted they wouldn’t be restocking or adding any new items throughout the duration of the August 2018 After Party Sale. I guess they heard our cries loud and clear, so we can expect to see new releases go live on Tuesday at 9AM EST!
How can I prepare for the sale?
Get ready before the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale by preemptively creating an account on the Lilly Pulitzer website. If you already have an account, log in and make sure your shipping address, billing address, and credit card information are up to date.
What if the website crashes… again?
Girls like you and me go crazy for the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale– so much so that they have to implement a virtual queue line. The goal is to avoid a giant website crash, although it still manages to happen just about every time. My advice is to just be patient and remember that thousands of other Lilly lovers are experiencing the same frustration. Here are some tips to help make sure the process moves along swimmingly:
- Set an alarm for 8am EST tomorrow morning. Odds are that you won’t be able to shop the sale right away, so hop in the virtual queue line while you get ready for work/school.
- Once you’re in the virtual queue line, DO NOT REFRESH THE PAGE. This will reset your place in the queue. It’s happened to me, and it’s heartbreaking. So don’t.
- If you don’t have one already, create an account on the Lilly Pulitzer website. If you do have an account, make sure all your information (shipping address, billing address, and credit card information) is correct. This makes checkout a breeze.
Anything else I should know?
I add the same caveat every sale– remember that sale items cannot be returned or exchanged. I get it, the Lilly Pulitzer After Party Sale January 2019 is super exciting. However, once an order is placed, it’s placed. No changing sizes, patterns, or styles. So, remember to set a budget beforehand and review your order carefully before you place it. Otherwise, you may need to brush up on your Poshmark skills.
Happy shopping, y’all!
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