Modernizing Classic Preppy

The Tig Archives 03 / 04 / 2015

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Cable-knit sweaters, velvet slippers, plaid on everything: These are just a few key components to preppy style. However, one master of the American heritage look is redefining the staid staples. Spotted out in London last night with actress Meghan Markle (in a Max Mara coat, Aritzia sweater, Piazza Sempione pants, and Jimmy Choo flats), fashionable girl-about-town Olivia Palermo slipped into Tommy Hilfiger’s wine, white, and black striped topper. The coat itself marries schoolgirl style with a sleek and sophisticated look, and the rest of her ensemble brings it into cool, modern territory. Palermo’s one-note underpinnings keep things streamlined, letting her coat truly shine. With spring thaw just a few weeks away (finally!), the time to live and look like the other half is now.

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