HOW Lengthy Have you BEEN DRESSING PREPPY
HOW Lengthy Have you ever BEEN DRESSING PREPPY
Lord have mercy, I have been dressing within the preppy model for an extended, very long time! Here is a photo of me in the late 70’s…totally prepped up!
“This is What I Wore”…That skirt was one of my favorites–a pink and inexperienced wrap-around skirt I bought on the Casual Hut, the place to buy back within the day in Augusta, Georgia. The white blouse is a “Nation Membership Blouse” with a Peter Pan collar. The collar was monogrammed in pink and had a pink piping trim! I want that blouse again, proper now…it was too cute! The pink cable cardigan sweater was from Trimmingham’s in Bermuda–now closed, but one in every of my all-time favourite stores! My footwear…pink espadrilles and monogrammed in white…yes ma’am! I am carrying a cute pink Bermuda Bag also monogrammed…in white. My ponytail is adorned with a pink grosgrain ribbon. I can see I am wearing my Rolex Chameleon watch with the pink (interchangeable) grosgrain ribbon, which I’ve not worn for years!!! I need to begin carrying that watch once more–it has its own wardrobe, totally different coloured bands, enabling it to be worn with totally Salvatore_Ferraro different outfits! The necklace I am carrying was extremely popular back then…gold memory beads–liked ’em! I’m also sporting gold disk monogrammed earrings and the matching monogrammed ring…nonetheless have these also.
Now, here’s one other picture…from means again to my days at Richmond Academy in Augusta, Georgia. Here’s the cheerleading squad in our uniforms–monogrammed vests, nation membership blouses, and the cute plaid skirts. We had been additionally wearing Spaldings…de rigueur back then! I’m the final one the fitting on the top row, with the flippity-do!) Preppy cheerleaders at the oldest highschool within the South…sure ma’am!
Fast forward, to the current…So, right here I was a few months in the past, posing in front of the Lazy Daisy, in Vero Seashore, Florida–still dressing preppy! Lilly pink gingham skort, a pink zapatos ferragamo monterrey Lilly tee shirt, and pink Lilly mules. I wore my pearl necklace, matching pearl stud earrings, together with my Cartier roll ring wedding band and my Oyster Perpetual Rolex. I’m nonetheless sporting the ponytail and a white grosgrain ribbon bow…one other preppy staple–Chanel sunglasses!
So, what are my preppy style staples Here’s a couple of…
~Pearl necklace and pearl stud earrings
~Something real madras
~A Burberry umbrella
~Lilly Pulitzer shifts
~Tory Burch Revas
~Ferragamo Vara pumps
~Grosgrain ribbon bows for my ponytail
~Headbands (preferably by Ferragamo)
~Monogrammed baseball caps
~Bermuda luggage (monogrammed, if appropriate)
~Chanel 2.55 pocketbook
~Nantucket Lightship pocketbook
~Louis Vuitton pocketbook
~Scarves…Hermes, Cartier, Christian Dior, and Lilly
~Pullover sweaters, either monogrammed or with the Lilly palm/Polo pony
~Jack Rogers sandals
~Chanel ballet flats
What are some of your preppy staples ‘Cuz if I don’t have it, I want it!