9 Preppy Pieces To Make You Look Even Cooler (No Joke!)

We know what you probably think of when you hear "preppy" in this town—Georgetown fellas sporting trousers embroidered with lobsters, accompanied by dates swathed in seersucker (okay, seersucker can be chic!). But it doesn't to be that way, we swear! Prep-tastic style is having a major moment, and stores are brimming with elbow-patch blazers, horn-rimmed specs, and enough tweeds, cable knits, and corduroy to outfit an entire AP class. The good news? You can adopt these timeless preppy style treasures and make them your own with a little wardrobe wizardry — no matter if you're a badass rocker babe or an Audrey-influenced girly girl.