9 Modern Ways to Channel Your Inner Prep
Everybody please welcome the new class of prep
We’re the queens of preppy. But sometimes even our favorite staples--khakis, button-downs and polo shirts--need a refresh. Just in time for spring, please welcome the new class of preppy. Here are nine looks that make an oldie but a goodie totally new again.
Obviously, monograms are a preppy staple, but choose to personalize something less obvious than your tote, like a cool denim jacket you can throw on over anything.
Get the look: Madewell ($118)
Let us count the ways we love white sneaks: They go with everything, they’re comfortable and they pair well with shorter hemlines.
Get the look: Superga ($65)
A Mini Bag
Structured, ladylike and in a perfectly preppy pink.
Get the look: Zara ($70)
A Pleated Skirt
The flattering, on-trend silhouette can be dressed up (with low heels) or down (with your new monogrammed denim jacket and white sneaks).
Get the look: Antipodium ($540)
Channel your inner Jackie O.
Get the look: 3.1 Phillip Lim ($268)
Updated in a square (instead of circular) pattern, this eyelet is juuust the right amount of sexy.
Get the look: Milly ($595)
Pairing your understated button-down with some in-your-face earrings is an easy way to have old school meet new school.
Get the look: Lele Sadoughi ($175)