Preppy Summer Staples

Whether cooling at the country club or chilling on the beach, here are a few preppy essentials to get you through this summer heat.

Franklin+Gower Coastal Cool

Franklin+Gower Coastal Cool

For Guys:

  1. Nantucket Reds – Critter shorts, pants, polos and more
  2. Retro School T’s – Preferably of the Ivy League
  3. Lacoste – Great for those hot weather tennis matches and golf games
  4. Shorts – F+G makes the coolest customizable bermudas
  5. Seersucker – Why don’t more men wear seersucker suits?
  6. Vineyard Vines tie – A staple at preppy summer weddings
  7. Madras – It goes with everything
  8. Grosgrain, needle point, & club belts – Can’t leave home with out one.
  9. Boat Shoes – Ahoy!
Lilly Skirt and J. Crew Grosgrain Ribbon Flip Flops

Lilly Skirt and J. Crew Grosgrain Ribbon Flip Flops

For Gals:

  1. Lilly – Skirts, dresses, bathing suits, you name it, Lilly makes it pretty.
  2. A little white dress
  3. Madras patchwork skirt – A summer essential that never goes out of style
  4. Navy Blue anything
  5. Plenty of polos
  6. A classic tote bag ala L.L. Bean – Perfect for storing your snacks, books, and beach blanket.
  7. J. Crew flip-flops – Simply the best
  8. A floppy straw hat- A must have for the beach
  9. Jackie O. Sunglasses – The bigger the better
  10. Sailor Stripes: H&M, J. Crew, Old Navy, everyone is making them this year, it’s a perfect time to stock up!

    Stripes Galore at H&M

    Stripes Galore at H&M

For more preppy fashion check out Preppy Style 101: Dressing the Part and Preppy Essentials.

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