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. Everything 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.
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 in style so that you can design a look that's uniquely yours. Classic boots 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!