Remember when being called a "prep" was a bad thing? Your high school mileage may have varied, but we did anything we could to avoid association with the popped-collar set. Yet, somehow, in this post-Jenna Lyons world, those old symbols of upper-crust chic seem fun and cheeky — not stuffy. (Tennis skirts? Adorable. Polo shirts? Bring 'em on!)
That's just one of the reasons why Kate Spade is dear to our hearts. She makes old-school preppy feel fresh again — as these 10 bags will attest. Dainty wicker purses, ladylike frame bags, and more mint green and candy pink than you can shake a polo stick at: These are winsome, retro purses for those of us who've made peace with our inner prep.