Monogrammed Styles for Every Age, Stage & Size | Meet Marleylilly!

Empty Nest Blessed by Suzy Mighell
woman wearing Marley Lilly monogrammed boyfriend cardigan

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If you’ve been hanging around here at Empty Nest Blessed for very long, you know a couple of things for sure:

  1. I love brands that have styles for every age, stage, and size. I mean, as an empty nester, when my daughter or daughter-in-law compliments (or better yet, covets!) my look, it’s just the best!
  2. I love things that look way more expensive than they are. Looking like a million bucks without breaking the bank is a sure-fire win in my book.
  3. I love a good monogram! Monograms always look classy, and they pull a look together effortlessly.
  4. I love giving personalized gifts! They make the gift recipient feel extra-special and make the gift-giver look extra-thoughtful.
  5. I love Marleylilly! It fits the bill in every one of those categories.
  6. Oh, and I may have forgotten to mention…I love a good sale. And Marleylilly always has a sale of some sort going on!
woman wearing Marley Lilly monogrammed boyfriend cardigan
woman wearing Marley Lilly monogrammed boyfriend cardigan
How cute is this awesome boyfriend cardi? Fits TTS.

Boyfriend Cardigan

How it All Started

One summer in 2010, the founder of Marleylilly had over a dozen weddings to attend!  But as a recent college graduate on a limited budget, she found the gift prices from the registries were out of her price range. So, armed with a very basic monogram machine that she bought on eBay, she took her lifelong love of crafting and went about making one-of-a-kind monogrammed gifts for friends, family, and loved ones right from her home.

It wasn’t long before she realized that there was a huge demand for affordable monogrammed gifts, clothing, and everyday essentials. She started the company, and orders flooded in. Several moves ensued, with the business growing along the way, and now, Marleylilly’s current “home” is a 154,000 square foot custom South Carolina-based facility. The company is known for fast order fulfillment, fantastic customer service, and high-quality products with timeless designs.

How They Do It

Still a fairly young company, Marleylilly has modified their fulfillment processes over the years, upgrading and investing in programs and features that allowed them to grow and improve. Recently, they incorporated Locus Robotics into their fulfillment processes, which upped their ability to fulfill orders more quickly and efficiently. You might be surprised to learn that the processing time for custom monogrammed items is between three and five days, depending on the time of year! ????

Monogrammed Quilted Popover

Designs For Every Age, Stage & Size

In-house design and product development departments work on every Marleylilly product, and their staff extensively tests each item. What does this mean for you? Consistent quality, comfort, and fit! I’ve always been thrilled with the quality, price, and classic styles that appeal to women in every age and stage of life. Their clothes fit true to size, but I think the shoes run a little small. I would order a ½-a full size larger than your normal.

In the fall of 2018, Marleylilly launched the popular Marleylilly Kids line. It is the cutest line you’ve ever seen, and the Mommy & Me looks are to die for! Seriously, so much adorableness!

In the fall of 2019, Marleylilly launched their Collegiate line, featuring officially licensed NCAA apparel, bags, and even shoes! (Click HERE to see if they’ve got designs for your alma mater!) I’m still waiting for them to add Baylor University, where I went to college. Hopefully, they’ll add it soon! (Hey Marleylilly peeps, I will be a one-woman walking billboard when that happens, I promise!) ????????????

Monogrammed Bathrobe

Most Marley Lilly designs are size-inclusive! Many items, like this gorgeous color block poncho, this monogrammed poncho wrap, and the bathrobe I’m wearing in the photo above, come in one-size-fits-all sizing. Other styles fit true to size, and many are available in sizes from XXS to 2XL.

Great for Gifting!

I’ve gifted items from Marley Lilly for high school and college graduations, as holiday gifts for 50-to-80-year-olds, and gifted myself once or twice as well! ????

Monogrammed Apron

With gifts ranging in price from $2.99 on up, there’s something for everyone! Every item can be ordered with or without a monogram. (Although, I cannot for the life of me figure out why ANYONE would want ANYTHING without a monogram!) ????

More Than Just Clothes

Monogrammed Charlotte Handbag

Marleylilly has always been a one-stop-shop for me! There is just so much goodness! From personalized clothing and handbags to shoes and jewelry, they’ve got it all!

Monogrammed Booties

Every year, the Empty Nest Blessed Holiday Gift Guide is full of Marleylilly gift ideas, and they’re always best-sellers. This year was no different! My Instagram and Facebook feeds are also full of Marleylilly looks! You all know that I only recommend products and brands that I truly love and use myself, and Marleylilly fits the bill on both of those accounts.

Woman dressed in black turtleneck and black jeans carrying Marley Lilly Monogrammed Charlotte Handbag and wearing marley lilly monogrammed bootiesMarley Lilly Monogrammed Charlotte Handbag
I love wearing black and brown together, and this versatile bag incorporates both colors!

Monogrammed Charlotte Handbag | Monogrammed Booties

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    1. Susan,
      They are very true to size! Except for shoes. I found those ran a little small. I would order a 1/2 or full size up on those.
      xoxo Suzy

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