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Polka dot. Some polka dots 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.
Coastal Crib Bedding Collection by Carousel Designs
preppy boy room
Preppy Madras and oars
Cute preppy nautical nursery
Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc.
West Coast Hampton
Blue and brown. So, clearly I love how blue combines with other colors, but nothing says "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
Linda Rosen Interiors
Secret: Nautical AccentsBoating goes hand in hand with the 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
2011 Showcase - Hillside Retreat
Madras. "If there is one fabric that is quintessentially 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.
Tobi Fairley Interior Design
Rachel's former assistant, Brad Goreski, may be gone, but if he had any influence at all, he may have left Rachel with a penchant for preppy plaid. I think this is exactly how he would have styled it.
Plaid. Whether it's from a prep school uniform, a Scottish clan or the Burberry store, plaids will always be preppy. Here designer Tobi Fairley has added a playful plaid (and a monogram; more on that later) to this very tailored bedscape.
Glenn Layton Homes
Taupe and lupine blue with white trim. A preppy take on the classic beach-inspired pairing of sand and blue, this crisp shade of cornflower feels more New England nautical than Caribbean. Accessorize
preppy take on beach inspired house-- painting front door and not side panels of front door
Taupe and lupine blue. A preppy take on the classic beach-inspired pairing of sand and blue, this crisp shade of cornflower feels more New England nautical than Caribbean. Accessorize with classic white rockers or Adirondacks and Cape Cod–style lanterns.
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
totes to leather wastebaskets. See more monograms around the homeMore:So Your Style Is: PreppyOld-School Prep and Modern Prep