Shop Modern Preppy Looks

We'll never get sick of a good prep school-inspired plaid skirt. Courtney Weinblatt, MC's senior market editor, put together her favorite preppy picks, with a modern twist.

We'll never get sick of a good prep school-inspired plaid skirt or an elegantly patterned cardigan, and it's even better when these designer duds are on sale. Courtney Weinblatt, MC's senior market editor, put together her favorite preppy picks, with a modern twist.
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Sequin-Embellished Clutch
Spice up any LBD with this Theyskens' Theory sequined clutch. Was: $365 Now only: $258 Buy it here.
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Printed Wool Skirt
This Rochas skirt is more than 70 percent off! Was: $1,150 Now only: $345 Buy it here.
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Printed Wool-Blend Mini Skirt
This Moschino skirt is your classic schoolgirl skirt, with a twist! Was: $1,410 Now only: $564 Buy it here.
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Snake-Effect Leather Pumps
Contrary to what you may think, snakeskin is actually quite preppy — these Giuseppe Zanotti pumps are right on-trend. Was: $595 Now only: $298 Buy it here.
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Metallic Paillette-Embellished Clutch
Perfect for the holiday season, we love this Dolce & Gabbana sequined clutch. Was: $1,825 Now only: $639 Buy it here.
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Jade Stingray, Leather & Suede Wristlet Clutch
Of course this is Alexander Wang — it's equal parts understated and modern, yet elegant. Was: $795 Now only: $358 Buy it here.
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Printed Silk & Cashmere-Blend Cardigan
The preppiest of essentials: a brightly colored cardigan with a light pattern. Thanks, Jonathan Saunders! Was: $1,205 Now only: $420 Buy it here.
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Two-Tone Metallic Leather Pumps
These Giambattista Valli pumps are incredibly versatile — as are most preppy essentials. Was: $660 Now only: $264 Buy it here.
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Cropped Stretch-Jersey Tank
Mmm, designer tanks. We could wear this T by Alexander Wang cropped tank everyday. Was: $85 Now only: $38 Buy it here.
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Printed Silk-Satin Skirt
This red floral Erdem skirt is a pretty classic, especially for fall. Was: $695 Now only: $278 Buy it here.
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Striped Silk-Taffeta Skirt
Sixty. Percent. Off. Easton Pearson. That's all. Was: $965 Now only: $386 Buy it here.
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Fine-Knit Cashmere Cardigan
A black cashmere cardigan is the preppiest of preppy staples, and we Crumpet number for our closets. Was: $435 Now only: $218 Buy it here.
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Stripe & Spot-Print Velvet Skirt
Another Easton Pearson skirt! This one, 70 percent off. Was: $725 Now only: $218 Buy it here.
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Jacquard Skirt
Was: $1,390 Now only: $555 Buy it here.
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24-Karat Gold-Plated Cabochon Necklace
Beautiful detailing and color from Oscar de la Renta — but would we expect anything less from him? Was: $365 Now only: $182 Buy it here.
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Fine-Knit Cashmere Top
Wear this sleeveless cashmere Marni top all year round. Was: $820 Now only: $164 Buy it here.
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Preppy with a Modern Twist
Here, Courtney discusses the essential preppy pieces, made easy.
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