Quaint bed-and-breakfasts, charming beach towns, really good bagels — there are so many reasons to travel to the Northeast
, but when our creative director, Piera Gelardi, embarked on a road trip to Maine, she only had one mission: good ol' Americana-infused vintage shopping.
The result? A prepster's dream collection
of Pendleton jackets, pleated skirts, classic button-downs, and plaid...everything. And while there is such things as too
preppy, we think you'll find these pieces as versatile as they are fetching — no croquet matches, headbands, or summering
Click through to find Piera's four favorite outfits
, complete with her styling tips to keep you looking chic and not, well, dorky.
Photographed by Jonathan Nesteruk