Debi Lilly Chicago Event Planner

Debi Lilly

CHIEF EVENTEUR

Celebrity party planner and author, Debi Lilly believes in elegant and easy design ideas for all. 

She is on a one woman mission to inspire, educate, and share her twenty years of party planning and stylist tips, tricks and DIY designs to elevate celebrations for any occasion, everywhere, coast to coast. These and more of her stylist secrets are shared in her magazine and book “A Perfect Event”.

Working for more than ten years with The Oprah Winfrey Show as Oprah’s “Favorite Pro”, she planned Oprah’s on air live birthday party celebration and designed florals, décor, styling and gifts for countless shows including the legendary “Oprah’s Favorite Things”, “World’s Largest Baby Shower”, “Million Dollar Wedding” to name but a few. Featured frequently in O The Oprah Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, InStyle Magazine, Real Simple, and more, she trains each summer at Le Cordon Bleu Paris. Debi is an entertaining contributor for ABC, CBS, Fox News, WGN, Style me Pretty, and many more.

With Debi Lilly Design for Safeway Albertsons, the premiere grocery chain in North America with 2,500 retail stores, Debi launched an exclusive European inspired floral/décor line with more than 500 high style, affordable, accessible, home, candle and gift products, all located in the convenience of the grocery aisle.

Additional brand partners include Bloomingdales, Room and Board, Martha Stewart, William Sonoma, Sur La Table, Pier One and more.

A remarkable talent, Lilly is committed to the personalization of every for clients including Miss Winfrey, Dom Perignon, Moet Hennessy, Bentley, Lamborghini, Harry Winston, Cartier, Bulgari, Leo Burnett and more.  Lilly prides herself on being involved in all aspects of her events, from her own custom stationery, invitations and floral design to tabletops and gifting.

In addition, she deftly balances a demanding career, her retail concept store A Perfect Event and event space DL Loft, and a young, community focused family.