Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style

Do we ever tire of the preppy look?  Or books about it?  Emphatically NO and apparently we are not alone.  J. McLaughlin is hosting book signing with  Fern Mallis, Jay and Kevin McLaughlin & Steve Siegler,  on Thursday, October 27 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at its quintessentially prep-chic boutique at 1311 Madison.  You are invited to meet  Jeffrey Banks and Doria de La Chapelle the authors of this vibrant volume, replete with photographs and vintage ads illustrating the iconic elements of prep: from Oxford shirts, khakis, and Shetland sweaters to Peter Pan collars, madras pants, and Lilly Pulitzer tropical blooms.  We love how J. McLaughlin refreshes this genre every season, with updated fabrics, shapes and patterns while retaining the essence of its fresh classic style.

Prepped for Work!


Left to Right: Whitney Silk Twill Blouse ($215), Jenna Wool Cashmere Skirt ($195), Lam Cropped Boucle Jacket ($235), Leather Melinda Tote ($298)

Preppy offers the first definitive and in-depth volume on preppy fashion, exploring its evolution from its pragmatic origins and presence on elite Eastern campuses in America to its profound influence internationally and metamorphosis on the runway. For the first time, the preppy story is told completely and beautifully with iconic and never-before-published archival and editorial photographs and personal snapshots from the original Ivy elites.”

Great gift for your Prepette

Silk Tie Headband $28

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