The New Era of Preppy

The New Era of Preppy

The New Era of Preppy

The preppy style has been around for decades, and it’s still going strong. However, there has been a recent shift in the preppy style, with a new wave of preppy fashion emerging. This new style of is modern and fresh, while still maintaining the classic elements of the preppy look. In this blog post, we’ll explore the new style of preppy and provide some tips on how to dress modern and classic.

What is the New Era of Preppy?

The new era of preppy is all about mixing classic pieces with more modern and trendy items. It’s about taking the traditional preppy look and adding a contemporary twist. This means incorporating unexpected colors, prints, and fabrics into your wardrobe. For example, while sticking to the classic navy and white color scheme, you might opt to add a bright pop of color like pink or green. You can also experiment with bold prints like florals or geometric patterns. In terms of fabrics, you might mix in some more casual materials like denim or linen with your classic pieces. We are adding pops of linen and color to our rotation with our new women’s arrivals.

Woman in Preppy Fall Coral Dress

How to Dress Preppy

If you’re looking to incorporate classic style with modern elements into your wardrobe, here are some tips to get you started:

1. Invest in Classic Pieces

While the new style of preppy is all about mixing classic and modern elements, it’s still important to have a foundation of classic preppy pieces in your wardrobe. This includes items like a blazer, oxford shirt, chinos, and loafers. For the fall we opt for our classic women’s sweaters to wear over the shoulders and with a more subtle top. These pieces are versatile and timeless, and they’ll provide a great layer for building your preppy outfits.

2. Experiment with Colors and Prints

As mentioned earlier, the new style of preppy is all about incorporating unexpected colors and prints into your preppy looks. Don’t be afraid to mix and match colors and prints to create a unique and modern preppy outfit. Our colorful women’s dresses are a great start. These colorful pieces are easy to grab and will guarantee compliments.

3. Mix Casual and Dressy Pieces

Another key element of the new preppy style is mixing casual and dressy pieces. This means pairing a blazer with jeans, or a button-up shirt with a casual skirt. Take your favorite pair of jeans and pair them with a bright sweater. The juxtaposition of casual and dressy pieces adds an interesting dimension to your outfit.

Woman in Preppy Activewear for Fall

4. Accessorize Wisely

Accessories can make or break a preppy outfit, so choose wisely. Stick to classic accessories like a leather belt, a watch, or a pearl necklace. Avoid anything too trendy or flashy, as it can take away from the classic aesthetic. Timeless, gold pieces are always a great investment. In conclusion, the new style of preppy is a fresh and modern take on a classic look.


By mixing traditional preppy pieces with unexpected colors, prints, and fabrics, you can create a unique and stylish outfit. Just remember to invest in classic pieces, experiment with colors and prints, mix casual and dressy pieces, and accessorize wisely.

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