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UPDATE: Waterfront happy hours and picnics in the park make us want to channel our inner prepster — but that doesn't mean personal style has to suffer. Here's how to do preppy, your way! This story was originally published on April 1, 2013.
Preppy style is a sartorial hallmark of Washington, where it's no big shock to see Lilly Pulitzer and Lanvin occupying the same sidewalk. And while "preppy" usually denotes a look that's a tad too traditional for some, we've set out to prove that clean and classic doesn't always have to mean bland and boring. Ahead you'll find nine oh-so-easy tricks for revamping old-school staples — from oxford shirts to pleated skirts — and making them feel 100% 2013.
The tiny house/apartment movement is picking up speed fast. Sometimes, we look at photos of these spaces and think, No way, no how. The idea that one person — let alone a whole family plus a pet — could live in harmony in less than 200 square feet can seem ludicrous. And yet, the genius use of space and practical read
We may claim we could never live without our favorite black
bag or patent-leather work pumps, but in reality, it’s our glasses that win the Most Crucial Accessory award. Think about it — these are what the nearsighted and farsighted among us wear from the minute we get up to the minute we go to bed. If you're read