9 essential preppy finds for fall
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By Alexis Jonnson
With classic tweeds, bold tartans, and velvet blazers, this fall is a study in preppy chic. Get the look of the Ivy League set with these nine essential finds.
Great Scots2 of 10
A straight-leg cut and cropped fit ensure these tartan-print pants will flatter most figures.
SHOP NOW: Theory pants, $295
Soft Sell3 of 10
Plush velvet and a shrunken fit give the schoolboy blazer a feminine feel.
SHOP NOW: J.Crew blazer, $178
Knit Wit4 of 10
A classic cardigan is a must for mastering fall's layered look.
SHOP NOW: Steven Alan cardigan, $248
Mad for Plaid5 of 10
For an updated take on basic plaid, try an oversize pattern in vibrant colors.
SHOP NOW: J.Crew skirt, $250
Carry On6 of 10
Spruce up your look—and add a pop of fall's hottest hue—with a trim, lady-like shoulder bag.
SHOP NOW: J.Crew purse, $238
Foxy Lady7 of 10
Velvet loafers are the season's most coveted shoes. Have a little fun with this playful fox-motif pair.
SHOP NOW: Tory Burch loafer, $250
Hop to It8 of 10
Put a little prep in your step with argyle-print socks.
SHOP NOW: Gap socks, $8
Buckle Up9 of 10
Tired of your boring booties? Opt for a two-tone belted pair that will go with everything from boyfriend jeans to flirty fall skirts.
SHOP NOW: Ivanka Trump bootie, $225
Shell Shock10 of 10
Chunky rhinestones add sparkle to this set of timeless tortoiseshell bangles.
SHOP NOW: Malene Birger bangle set, $125