In 1980. the Official Preppy Handbook hit bookstore shelves creating a greater awareness of that polo-driven, khaki-sporting, loafer-stepping scene. The book was a tongue-in-cheek view of prep school attire worn by the so called “rich” of the northeast and those who aspired to be like them.
The colors pink and green will never be the same.
Today, not only is a sequel to the book in the works focusing on a more modern day version of the original bestseller, but these classic styles for Spring have taken a new twist. In many cases a relaxed, bohemian beat has been added to soften and complement the subculture styles of yesterday.