The fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer founded the retail brand of the same name after she and her husband left New York City and moved to Palm Beach, Florida, shortly after they married. Lilly opened a stand to sell juice made from the produce in the orange groves her husband o... Read Morewned. To hide the clothing stains she got while squeezing the citrus, she sewed a shift dress made of bright, colorful cotton. Customers loved the dress, so she designed more to sell alongside the juice at her stand. When she started selling more dresses than juice, she decided to focus on designing and selling clothes. The shift dress in particular took off after Life magazine published a photo of Jackie Kennedy, a former classmate of Lilly's, wearing a version of the dress. Lilly Pulitzer became known as the "Queen on Prep," and her products to this day have a signature crisp, preppy style. Today, Lilly Pulitzer sells a complete line of clothing for men, women, and children, as well as maternity clothes, accessories, bedding, stationery, and other products. The company also launched a bridal collection in 2010 that reflects Lilly Pulitzer's cheerful, feminine look.