Thursday, May 22, 2008

Meet Sophie!

We are excited to introduce the long-awaited mid-sized messenger, SOPHIE. The convertible strap can be shortened to a shoulder bag while the interior is equipped with several organizational features to store your cell phone, PDA, MP3 Player and more. The center zipper divider pouch also provides added security and organization.

Now meet the special lady who the bag was named after, Sophie K.!

A woman who is as sassy, fun and organized as the SOPHIE Bag itself. Grand-Mom-In-Law to our Web Store Manager, Amy F.

Sophie (on left) photographed with Amy (on right) while at the Chicago store on Mother's Day to create their very own SOPHIE Bags!

Get to know the real Sophie by learning of her favorite things:

Favorite LILL style – KIMBERLY
A funny or unique thing you carry in your bag – “God knows! Paint brushes for my pottery.”
Children – 4
Pets – 3 cats, 1 dog.
Ever met anyone famous? “Charlton Heston when I worked for American Airlines
Last great book you read – The Red River
Favorite Restaurant – Olive Garden
Hobbies and activities important to you – “Ceramics, currently working on a gnome for my garden. Also love spending time with my grand-kids and great-grandkids!

It was great getting to know you, Sophie.
We hope you all enjoy the SOPHIE bag as much as we here at LILL already do!

-Lilly S.

Monday, May 19, 2008

Celebrating a Special Day with LILL

At LILL we are fortunate to meet so many brides who choose to celebrate their upcoming wedding day with us. Whether they host a party for their bridesmaids to design their own LILL Bag as a gift or present their ‘maids with custom LILL Bags designed by them, LILL Brides always seem to manage to add a special touch to their day.

We continue to be amazed and inspired by the creations we see from LILL brides. More importantly, we love their stories.

Lindsey G. from Dublin, OH sent us a photo of her and her bridesmaids from her wedding day and was excited to share her story with us.

Photo taken by Dolce Studios

"I saw an article a couple of years ago in Fitness magazine about designing your own personal gym bag. I thought the concept was so fun that I book marked the website on 'my favorites'. Last year while I was brainstorming for that perfect 'unique' bridesmaids gift I came across the LILL website again and found exactly what I was looking for. After researching more info I learned how there was a LILL rep in the Columbus area for handbag parties. I contacted her immediately and decided to have a party for all my bridesmaids. They all designed their own purses and I was able to give them their own unique creations at the rehearsal dinner. We had such a great time and now everyone has a special memento from my wedding!"
Lindsey G.

Get to know Lindsey a little more:

Favoritestyle? ANDI
Wedding Date: June 30, 2007
Most memorable part of your wedding day:
It was so much fun to see all of the ideas, hard work, and planning come together. Our main goal was for everyone to have a great time….we knew our goal had been met when the DJ announced that it was time for the last song and everyone booed! Having everyone that we love and care about all together in one place to help us celebrate was the best!

Thanks so much for sharing your story, Lindsey!

If you are a bride looking for a special way to celebrate or a maid-of-honor looking for a unique outing, you can book a party with LILL!
-Lilly S.