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are more preppy than others. Those rendered in a medium green and cream, and paired with a gorgeous scalloped cream valance trimmed in green are extra preppy. This room looks like it came right off preppy design muse Dorothy Draper's drawing board.
Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
Preppy homes celebrate their hand-me-downs and family heirlooms in an artful way. Old steamer trunks, vintage suitcases and more whisper of a worldly, well-traveled lifestyle. Items that hint at the sporting life, such as old tennis racquets or riding gear, feel pitch perfect as well.
PatternsThe preppy look is collected and curated, and a genteel mix of patterns lends itself to the aesthetic. Plaid is the iconic preppy print, but you also can't go wrong with stripes, houndstooth, gingham checks or herringbone, topped off with a tasteful needlepoint pillow or two. The key to mixing patterns
Linda Rosen Interiors
classic preppy lifestyle, so maritime touches are de rigueur. You can't go wrong with nautical stripes, maps or prints — just avoid overdoing it and ending up with a gaudy space. Preppy is never kitschy.Updated twist: Keep these accents simple and graphic. For example, a display of framed nautical flags
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Tobi Fairley Interior Design
penchant for preppy plaid. I think this is exactly how he would have styled it.
always be preppy. Here designer Tobi Fairley has added a playful plaid (and a monogram; more on that later) to this very tailored bedscape.
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ially Preppy, it is madras," says The Preppy Handbook. True madras is vegetable dyed and comes from Madras, India. It's most often seen paired with khakis and loafers, but it also works with Ugly Dolls and Angry Birds.
Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc.
West Coast Hampton
"sophisticated preppy chic" like blue and neutrals, like saddle leather brown. It's no surprise that the preppy powerhouse, J. Crew nails the combo. So does Garrison Hullinger. It's no doubt that this sunny room would have been lovely without it, but the tufted leather chair adds dimension and a sense of history
Monograms. "Preppies have known it for years: Who needs LV or YSL when you can lay claim to a discreet EBW III?" states The Preppy Handbook.Monograms aren't really a pattern, but they're a quintessential preppy stamp that goes on everything from canvas boat totes to leather wastebaskets. See more monograms
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Coastal Crib Bedding Collection by Carousel Designs
Cute preppy nautical nursery