A few days ago I was at school wearing a sweater over a plaid button down, skinny jeans, boots and pearl studs, I liked my look and was feeling preppy.
Someone complimented me on my outfit (GIVE ME ALL THE FEELS!) so I thought why not put together a little preppy essentials post.
The products pictured are a little pricey, but the ones I linked are cheaper and I think a good buy!
I personally love blazers and think I should own more. They add a classy and elegant vibe to any outfit. Plus wear a blazer with torn jeans and a grungy shirt for a style juxtaposition! These blazers are super cute.
I have a Ralph Lauren rugby shirt with the big logo and the wide stripes and the pink lining that I got yeeeeeears ago and I refuse to give it away/to charity. I have been known to squeeze into it once in a while ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. Here are some other awesome apparel.
Well anything nautical is preppy for me. I mean anchors? Navy? White? PREPPY. Check out these stripped items.
So my church/middle, elementary and primary school is Scottish therefore I practically grew up with plaid items. Anything plaid could be considered a ‘prep’ item like these items below.
One misconception about dressing preppy is that labels are your best friend. I don’t agree, especially when it comes to bags. I linked some cheaper versions of some simple (but freakin’ expensive!) handbags.
Ahhh, pearls. I think they go with everything and always make an outfit feel 10x classier! Here are some stunning pieces.
I actually don’t absolutely love monograms (cue thousands of gasps). But another preppy essential is monograms. Check these out:
I’ve seriously been sporting riding boots for years and I want more. I’m currently coveting these:
When I was still in high school and I wore an argyle sweater, I got called a secretary, interview ready and an old fart. I don’t care, I thought the sweater was freakin’ adorable! Maybe I just wasn’t wearing it right…
What’re your preppy essentials?