Style Secret: Classic FurnishingsPreppy furnishings hew to traditional profiles and time-honored materials. Think club chairs, Chesterfield sofas (especially in leather) and bamboo étagères. Authentic Oriental rugs and kilims dress the floors — when they're not left bare to showcase beautiful hardwoods. Updated twist: Freshen old-school furniture with a few newer pieces that retain a hint of the preppy look. The coffee table above wouldn't be out of a place in an industrial setting, yet its mellow patina feels right at home in a room full of gently worn counterparts.