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Kylee sketches her fashion design

Kylee chooses fabric for her design.

“ A wish experience, like Kylee’s, gives a child hope to take control of a medical condition ”

A color, a new fabric and a classic pattern, Kylee has a lot to choose from while in charge of her fashion design. Diagnosed with leukemia, Kylee deals with boring hospital gowns, but today she's surrounded by vibrant colors and sketches.

Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia and Susquehanna Valley partner with the staff at Lilly Pulitzer®- clothing and accessory fashion line - to welcome Kylee into the fashion world. Kylee already has the first part down: show up to work in style – in a limousine.

The Lilly staff excited to share the power of a wish® show her around the distribution center, merchandising, design and product development departments. Kylee watches as designers create the Lilly shift.

Now it’s her turn to put her creativity to work in the print design studio. Designers Stacey, Paige and Abraham make Kylee part of the team as she’s given a sketch book to let her imagination take flight. Her mind swirls with creativity – a world away from worrying about her medical condition.

And she couldn’t spend a whole day learning and thinking about fashion without actually checking out some clothes. Her new friends at Lilly hand her skirts, dresses and swimsuits to try on, with an added surprise: she gets to take them home – along with a matching dress for mom.

A wish experience, like Kylee’s, gives a child hope to take control of a medical condition – just like Kylee did with her sketchbook.

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This is so special that this child is livivng out her dreams on that one special day. Im glad that Kylee had fun and enjoyed that day

July 27, 2011 - 10:32 AM


that story is so beautiful that's want i want to be when i grow up a fashion designer my whole life

October 11, 2011 - 2:23 PM


bless your heart .i have been reading some of these stories but for her to be so young breaks my heart i know i cant do much since im only 10 but i will pray and god will get you where youy need to be.

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June 25, 2012 - 11:25 AM

Kabir H

Beautiful site! i gain some experience about fashion design from this site. Thanks

February 20, 2014 - 8:58 AM

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