The term "preppy" has been twisted in recent times. Preps have gotten a bad reputation through TV shows, movies, and books. For generations "preppy" has been a term that describes a certain lifestyle. Most recently, "preppy" has come to signify a group of people in high school who wear clothes from Hollister, American Eagle, and Abercrombie and tend to had a snotty and mean streak.
In reality, preps are usually WASPS from old money. They consider themselves to be the epitome of classy. They wear classy and timeless clothes from stores like Vineyard Vines, J. Crew, Lacoste, Ralph Lauren, and Brooks Brothers. They seldom take risks with their clothing choices or jewelry and they tend to ignore current fashion trends.
Northern Virginia, Connecticut Massachusetts, Vermont, North Carolina, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire tend to be the "preppier" states. Their homes are well sized, but far from ostentatious. Preps make a huge effort to avoid showing off their money: they are instead secure with what they have.
Preppy sports tend to be the more expensive sports. Lacross, field hockey, swimming, rugby, tennis, golf, and horseback riding are all considered to be "preppy sports."Great definition.
well that's kinda easy if you like a preppy guy they would like a preppy girl.....but i warn you if the guy is preppy and your not DONT CHANGE YOURSELF to fit his needs.....and if you put together a preppy guy and a preppy girl man do you have alot of ego in that relationship
Preppy Hippies - 2007 Sketch Camp Preppy Hippies 1-0 was released on: USA: 2007
The Official Preppy Handbook was created in 1980.
You can buy alot of preppy cloths at your local mall.
DC clothing is primarily worn by skaters and rockers... Although a few preppy kids take a liking to it here and there. DC mocks preppy clothes for the use of the towny skater kids that want to look preppy but not entirely homosexual.
Dressing preppy is buying clothes from places like Hollister and Abercrombie and other expensive places. If you wear those clothes its considered as preppy. :)
Honestly, a true preppy girl is supposed to be nice, and not talk about others, and flash money around. To a true preppy girl, like myself, that is rude, gaudy fake, and wrong. A true preppy girl is nice everyone. So who ever answered this question first you are not a true preppy girl. Preppy girls are usually rude to girls unlike them they arnt nice and itd be a surprise to see a preppy girl who wasnt a bitch they are all usually self centerd and self absorbed
it depends. if its pink, preppy. blak and grey, skater. it all in in the colors.
the term is the "preppy" killer . anyway the preppy killer is Robert chambers and his G.F .
Classic, preppy, but with a bit of an edge. Cooler than your average "preppy".
Abercrombie, Hollister and American Eagle are preppy, and really cute! (:
Being preppy is not bad. It depends on your point of view. If your school/University tends to not like the preppy idea, then maybe being preppy might not make a lot of friends. On the other hand, if you are a prep, and people don't like the idea, then you are merely expressing yourself. Its not bad to express yourself.
Preppy is a subculture because, it does not oppose the norms or values of the dominant culture.
I think so
Some are Christian, Jewish, Chatholic, Muslim, it really depends on the person and I guess you could say what you classify as preppy.
Another word or Synonym for preppy are conservative, yuppie, classic, traditional, tailored, well-groomed, neat and smart.
Preppy Hippies - 2007 was released on: USA: 25 April 2008 (internet)
i know some emo guys who date preppy girls,they say that if they are seen with people like that they might reconsider thinking emos are depressed and lonely and sometimes preppy and emos have enough in comeing to go out ?