Introducing Lilly Pulitzer(R) Home Exclusively for Garnet Hill

A Celebration of Bold Colors, Splashy Prints and Delightful Details for the Bed and Bath

Jan 12, 2010, 12:37 ET from Garnet Hill

FRANCONIA, N.H. , Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ --

New for Spring, a Brilliant Collaboration

Sharing a passion for vibrant colors, lively prints and exquisite detailing, Lilly Pulitzer and Garnet Hill have teamed up to launch a new home collection that brings Lilly's distinctive Palm Beach style and joie de vivre to the bed and bath. Vibrant, sassy, timeless and fun, this refreshing collection dives into the fashion elements, signature motifs and thoughtful embellishments that make each and every piece of Lilly's clothing special -- iconic casual wear for the home. "We are thrilled to expand our offerings to the bath and bedding category," said James Bradbeer, Jr., president of Lilly Pulitzer. "We are always seeking new ways to delight Lilly lovers with fresh, innovative products… Garnet Hill is a natural fit for us, given their demonstrated experience and commitment to quality customer service."

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"Garnet Hill is very excited about this new alliance… The opportunity to exclusively bring Lilly Pulitzer Home to life allows our customers to experience this American brand in a new way," stated Russ Gaitskill, president of Garnet Hill. "It also opens the doorway for thousands of Lilly Pulitzer customers to find bed and bath collections suited to their lifestyle, and in doing so, discover Garnet Hill's impeccable quality and standards."

Highlights from the Spring 2010 Collection

To achieve this special collection, Garnet Hill designers collaborated with the Lilly Pulitzer creative team to explore key periods in Lilly Pulitzer's past, present and future to create distinctive looks within the collection that personify the Lilly style and lifestyle.

Bright Horizons, Welcome to Lilly Pulitzer Home

"In response to overwhelming demand from our customers, we've forged a great partnership with Garnet Hill," said Janie Schoenborn, design director for Lilly Pulitzer. "We know that Lilly customers love to decorate their homes, and they'll love to do it in Lilly…" Like your wardrobe, the home collection will build a lively linen closet. Mix and match the pieces to freshen a room, and future collections will provide new, fresh-squeezed items that will work with the flagship coordinates found in the spring launch -- the possibilities are endless. "Together, with the best textiles and a lighthearted attitude, we have created pieces that appeal to all generations," says Amy Leighton, vice president of Garnet Hill's Home division. "From the finishing touches to a master bedroom to an off-to-college gift for sorority row or a first apartment, this collection will make you smile."

About Lilly Pulitzer

Lilly Pulitzer provides apparel for men, women, and children, accessories including eyewear, shoes, and handbags; fragrance, stationery and two entertaining books, all inspired by the authentic Palm Beach lifestyle.  It all began when a young, enterprising, New Yorker named Lilly Pulitzer opened a simple juice stand in Palm Beach in the 1950's.  The citrus stains that splashed upon her clothing inspired her to create the brightly colored designs which became the unofficial uniform of the resort lifestyle. Lilly's signature prints and colors lifted spirits and revolutionized resort dressing.  Now after 50 years of success, Lilly is ready to bring the same zest for life to the home.

About Garnet Hill

Renowned for superior quality, fine fibers and original design, Garnet Hill has provided distinctive merchandise and services of the highest caliber for more than 30 years. The company began as an importer of English flannel sheets and has grown into a distinguished brand and multichannel marketer, offering unique home furnishings, women's apparel and children's clothing online and in its catalogs.

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