Picks and Pans Review: Preppy 2.0
updated 09/20/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 09/20/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT
WHAT'S CHANGED FOR PREPS?
Well, rehab is the new prep school. We have a black preppy President and First Lady. But the biggest change would be polar fleece.
IS PREPPINESS DEFINED DIFFERENTLY?
A lot's remained timeless. A prep is charming, comfortable without being trendy, someone who believes animals belong as embroidery on clothing ...
I WANT TO BE A PREP. WHAT DO I NEED?
A blue blazer: It's the perfect topper to almost any outfit. Natural athleticism, so you can fill in on the tennis court for doubles. A memorable personality. If you can't come up with one of your own, copy one-an uncle you admire, Matt Lauer. And old friends who remember when you were young and blonde or young and not blonde. Reminiscing is such a preppy pleasure.