Update Your Wardrobe With New Preppy Staples

"Prepdom", as it's been labeled by author Lisa Birnbach in The Official Preppy Handbook, isn’t just a closet full of ribbon belts, ballet flats, polos, and docksiders, it’s an entire subculture of etiquette, mannerisms, and class—and it clearly has staying power as evinced from recent runway trends. However, when you sport the country club look outside the country club, you run the danger of looking like a wiener, so we’ve updated five classic preppy pieces to keep you down to earth while looking out of this world!