Lili Butler started her design business in 1984. She has remained an independent designer catering to exclusive boutiques and private customers. All her designs are made in California. In 2012 the business expanded to include retail and style consulting. 2014 will mark the 30th year in business dressing and styling women. She has an international client base. The company currently holds trademarks for five labels: Lili Butler Signature Designer tm; Day Lili tm; Tiger Lili tm; Water Lili tm and be.Lili by group Lili tm. All labels as well as the consulting business are the property of Group Lili Designs Inc. Her background is diverse.

Born in San Francisco, she attended schools in the Bay Area, Mexico and Spain. She received her Bachelors degree from the University of California at Berkeley and went on to receive her Masters of Fine Arts at Mills College in Oakland, California, where she received a Trefethen Fellowship award. After graduation, she opened her business in August of 1984 with one account. In 1993 with over one hundred accounts and many private customers, the business incorporated.

Group Lili has private shows in Sonoma, California during the year by invitation only.  She also caters to the East Coast, Los Angeles and International customer base in New York and LA several times a year.  She is available for private consultation, professional boutique advice, wedding and red-carpet gowns, textile/clothing design and event style consultation.  Private customers who wish to contact Lili or would like to be added to the mail list may do so by filling out the information in the "Contact us" in the menu bar.