Our fave way to get a little New England into our ensembles — without resorting to a popped collar? Ralph Lauren's perfectly polished — but never stuffy — shoes. From surprisingly edgy ankle boots to straight-up editorial, seafoam bamboo pumps (helloooo, Chanel Summer '12!), these covetable kicks are more at home at the club, than at the country club, so don't worry — you can rock 'em with your cool cred totally intact.
Click on for our favorite preppy pumps and boots that are anything but buttoned-up!