Needlepoint Monograms are a Classic

Needlepoint is a beautiful art that dates back to Egyptian times. It is a form of counted thread hand embroidery that is stitched onto an open canvas. The amount of detail displayed in custom needlework is entirely dependent upon the thread count of the canvas. Common uses for this beautiful art are for women's shoes, throw pillows and Christmas stockings. 

Women Love Their Footwear

Custom personalized slip on slippers is a fun way to express one's preppy style on any given day. Monogrammed needlepoint shoes are a classic accent for any sophisticated lady. It so much fun to design your own pair with any two yarn colors of your choosing as well as leather color for the interior and trim. Available in four sole types including mules (slipper style), traditional loafers for women, sandals or slides, and men's custom loafers. Whatever your favorite colors and combinations, these personalized ladies shoes are so fun to wear. Every preppy girl loves to sport her initials and this great custom footwear is the perfect option to display them in style.

Classy Girls Adore Needlepoint

Just about any preppy girl loves the art of custom handiwork involving yarn and canvas. Traditional homes come decorated with throw pillows in popular equestrian designs and floral patterns. Rugs are ever popular in houses bearing many antiques. Accent any boring room with a fabulous needlepoint pillow to take the blah out of space. Horse lovers will swoon over the designs featuring an English saddle, snaffle bit design, a silver trophy along with a first place blue ribbon and halter, as well as fox hunter designs. Bring any tack room or show horse trailer to life with these great equestrian accents. Look no further for holiday gifts for the horse enthusiast and rider on your list.

Decorate your Holiday Mantle

Adorn your fireplace mantle this holiday season with gorgeous personalized needlepoint Christmas stockings that come embroidered with a name at the top, customized just for you. Choose any font to embroider a first name of a child, family member or beloved pet. Select yours from so many great designs such as favorite dog breeds, Labradors and Westies are best sellers! Kelly Rightsell patterns are a favorite for children. Choose from frog soldiers, puppy dogs and a monkey riding a giraffe! What a fun way to celebrate the holiday season.
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Monogram Fashion Tips for Preppy Girls

The Ultimate Preppy Girl

Want to present a classic, polished and preppy look for your style? All you have to do is pull together a simple look with just a few personalized accessories to bring your perfect wardrobe together. However there is more to being preppy than just wearing a pastel polo and loafers.  It is more about showing off the demeanor of the privileged lifestyle that created the look to begin with. Presenting yourself in the right way is the trick to appearing as preppy as you choose.

Keep Your Look Simple.

Preppy style is the representation of luxurious textiles, fitted and modest cuts as well as color schemes that reflect nautical scenes and pleasing bright colors. If an article of clothing looks particularly flashy or revealing, it isn't preppy. Long associated with style and grace and adorned on the likes of Kate Middleton and Grace Kelly, it exudes a lifestyle of beauty and class. Tailored apparel such as fitted sweaters and gingham button downs are the basis of the preppy girl's closet.

Build a classic wardrobe.

When you're adding pieces to your closet, focus on choosing items that are well-made, will last for ages and are timeless pieces. A true preppy girl can keep pieces in her closet for 10 and 15 years because they don't go out of style. Figure out what colors look best on you. Every piece of clothing you own should compliment your skin tone. A deciding factor is to establish whether pure white or more ivory tones looks better against your skin. If pure white is clearly your best option, choose colors in "cool" shades.  If off-white is your look, go for "warm" shades. A true preppy girl will have a closet overflowing with navy and pinks but will likely include colors such as such as yellow, lime green and turquoise. Patterns such as plaid, nautical stripes, gingham, argyle, lively florals (such as Lily Pulitzer) and tartan are classic staples in any preppy wardrobe

Preppy Girls Wear Monogrammed Shoes

The most common way to spice up a preppy outfit is to make it personal. Add a pair of monogrammed shoes to any outfit and you have an instant classic. There are many options when selecting personalized footwear such as custom clogs which are so much fun to design in your own colors and font style. Monogrammed clogs are the ultimate choice for those cooler days of fall when sporting jeans and corduroys. Wear them everywhere from the ball field to the backyard, they are high in comfort and durability.

Needlepoint Shoes

Custom needlepoint shoes are another ultra preppy option. Design your pair of mules, loafers or even sandals in your choice of leather color and yarn color and accent with your monogram for a fabulous personal touch. Nothing says classic preppy quite as much as needlepoint.

Embroidered Driving Moccasins

Leather moccasins with monogrammed ribbons are great for finishing any fun outfit. Initials are embroidered onto grosgrain ribbons that adorn the front of the shoe. Available in pink, black, navy or brown and ribbon colors that represent every color of the rainbow, any modern preppy girl is sure to find a welcome home in her closet for these great personalized shoes.

Custom Leather Flip Flops

Custom leather sandals with a whipstitch edge and monogrammed leather center are simply yummy. Fully customizable in any two colors which makes them the perfect option for those outfits that can't seem to find a footwear match. Look no further! Available in flat and high heels and are the personalized flip flop choice of preppy girls everywhere. The best part is that these great shoes are shipped for free to your door and in just 2 weeks for plenty of summer wear.

Monogrammed Rain Boots

Rainy days will have preppy girls jumping for joy when you get to sport these incredible personalized rain boots. If you're heading out to the grocery store, the barn or a play date you can walk in style with our classic boots for women. Custom monogrammed rain boots bring in an old school equestrian style. In addition to keeping your feet warm and dry and of course keeping you looking stylish so that you can design a look that's uniquely yours. Classic boots were designed just for preppy girls and children with a modern twist.

Don't Forget the Jewelry

A quick and fun way to add a personal touch and to truly show your preppy side is to add some fun monogrammed jewelry to your outfit.  Choose from numerous materials such as acrylic, gold, sterling silver, pewter, wood, nickel and more. The great part about sporting personalized jewelry is that it can be done on a budget with affordable options which also makes for great gifting. Choose a pair of cut out filigree initial earrings in gold or silver for a great accent with denim or chambray. An engraved silver necklace is always in style. Pair your bangle bracelets with a floating monogram in acrylic or beautifully crafted out of sterling silver for a wonderful keepsake that is sure to be a conversation piece. A monogrammed silver ring can be the perfect compliment to any getup.

A new trend and quickly becoming an instant classic are monogrammed watches in gold, stainless silver, and plastic. Sporting initials on a timepiece is the ultimate preppy display! Pair our chunky gold watch with a charm bracelet and epoxy enamel bangles for a fun an chic look all your own.

Whatever your version of prep, always remember to make it your own so that your look is as unique as you are!

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Monogrammed Shoes for Adults and Children

Preppy and personalized goods are big right now! Add your initials to your shoes for a truly personal touch. At The Pink Giraffe, we offer a large assortment of monogrammed shoes for adults and for children alike. Choose from our assortment of leather loafer moccasins with initials stitched onto a preppy grosgrain ribbon. Choose your colors for a truly unique look. These shoes are available for both adults and children in several cute colors. 

Monogrammed Loafers are a Preppy Classic

Nothing says classic preppy quite like these classic monogrammed needlepoint loafers. Choose any two colors along with monogram font and leather color for a truly custom designed shoe! Available as sandals, mules or shoes. Any preppy girl will love to see her initials appear on her feet! 

Great Custom Embroidered Clogs

Custom monogrammed clogs make fall weather so much more inviting. Throw on a pair of favorite jeans and design your custom clogs with any uppers and heels you desire. An array of leathers and suede options are available to create a pair of clogs as unique as you are. Once the upper is chosen, then choose an embroidery font and thread color to design your shoe just for you. Choose the flex type heel for the ultimate in comfort and you will never want to take these shoes off.  Don't say we didn't warn you.

Perfectly Preppy Leather Sandals

Custom monogrammed leather sandals are perfect for spring and summer days. These shoes are handmade with your choice of leather color for the upper style and a coordinating whipstitch to accent with your initials. Worn by the likes of Jackie Kennedy in Palm Beach, these sandals are timeless and so very classic. They are a classic staple of any preppy girl's wardrobe. Choose them in gold or platinum for a great look to accompany any glam outfit, or tone it down with pinks and greens to match a Lily Pulitzer outfit. Either way, you can't go wrong.

The Ultimate Classic Rain Boot

Rainy days would be so very drab without our fabulous monogrammed rain boots. Embroidered directly onto the side of the boot with your choice of thread color and monogram style. Design your own pair for a truly amazing look that can brighten any rainy day. Add a great personalized raincoat and you are all set for cloud cover and downpours. Children love these wonderfully clever styled boots. Just wait until the first rainy day after receiving your package. Kids will run for their boots to be able to splash in the rain.You won't be singing for the rain to go away with such cute wet weather attire.

The Pink Giraffe strives to bring you the very best in unique personalized footwear. Whether you are in need of sandals, loafers, mules, clogs or rain boots, we bring your shoes directly to your door with our seamless checkout process.

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