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Men's Layering Fashion

The Stylish Man's Guide to Layering Fashion This Fall & Winter

Want to look stylish but also keep warm as the temperatures drop throughout Fall and Winter? Here's a simple guide to men's layering fashion.
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Ask Digby: Summer Shoes In Fall?

Ask Digby: Summer Shoes In Fall?

I'm trying to learn the preppy ropes but feel all tied up in knots when it comes to shoes. Am I supposed to follow some rule about no white (including shoes) after Labor Day, or do preps have a different set of rules?
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Dubarry of Ireland: The Irish Underdog's History & Origin

Dubarry of Ireland: The Irish Underdog's History & Origin

In 1937, a company now dedicated to making high performance boating shoes and luxuriously comfortable clothing opened its doors under the unassuming name “Dubarry of Ireland.”
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The History of Sperry Boat Shoes: The Story of a Dog, A Guy, and a Vision

The History of Sperry Boat Shoes: The Story of a Dog, A Guy, and a Vision

It all began on a snowy winter day in Connecticut back in 1935. A man by the name of Paul Sperry (yes, the same Sperry you’re thinking of) was playing with his Cocker Spaniel in the snow, and, according to Connecticut historians, became infatuated with his dog’s ability to run and play on ice without slipping.
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Seersucker: Where Did it Come From? The History of Seersucker

Seersucker: Where Did it Come From? The History of Seersucker

It is a warm, Spring or Summer day and you are off to a garden party or other outdoor event where it is just too hot and humid to wear a traditional suit or dress. So, what do you wear?
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An Expert Guide: What's the Best Performance Polo?

An Expert Guide: What's the Best Performance Polo?

Enjoy a thoroughly entertaining explanation of why we wear performance polos, what makes them great, and who makes the best performance polo shirts of the bunch!
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An Expert Guide: How to Dress for the Kentucky Derby & Horse Race Season

An Expert Guide: How to Dress for the Kentucky Derby & Horse Race Season

Just as the jockeys must battle in their best silks when they tread upon Churchill Downs, so must the patrons don their very best ensembles as they mingle in the grandstand or the infield. That goes for Kentucky Derby parties, as well! Don't show up to the neighborhood soiree in jeans and expect to have your pick of the mint juleps.
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The first leg of the triple crown

The Triple Crown of Prep: The Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes & Belmont Stakes

In preparation for the 2020 Triple Crown chase, here's a quick rundown of the festivities and culture behind all three races that make them so unique.
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A Celebrity Guide to Jack Rogers Navajo Sandals

A Celebrity Guide to Jack Rogers Navajo Sandals

So what are these stylish celebs wearing when they aren't feigning happiness for the other nominees in their award categories? Turns out, they're wearing Jack Rogers!
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The Top Ten Preppiest Dogs

The Top Ten Preppiest Dogs

Since dogs are man’s best friends, it is no surprise that preppies have their preferred breeds to have by their sides. And in the preppy world, bigger dogs take the cake. 
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What to wear on a camping trip

What to Wear Camping⁠ - And Look Absolutely Darling Doing It!

Who says you have to sacrifice fashion for camping? Now you can do both. See the best style tips that will help you decide what you wear camping.
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How to Dress Like Your Favorite Preppy Villains

How to Dress Like Your Favorite Preppy Villains

If you’ve been following our blog for a while, you know how we feel about preppy villains. We’ve said time and time again that prep is frequently misunderstood in American films.
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Interviewing Entrepreneurs: Bryan Horn of Over Under

Interviewing Entrepreneurs: Bryan Horn of Over Under

Bryan Horn, founder of Over Under, grew up in the outdoors. He's a native of Sandy Springs, Georgia and studied marketing at UGA.  Read his story at Fox Tales.
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The Official Expert Guide to Sperry Duck Boots

The Official Expert Guide to Sperry Duck Boots

Without diminishing L.L.Bean's contributions to the world of foul-weather footwear, there's always room to improve on a classic, and Sperry decided to do just that. As the premier name in nautical and wet-weather footwear, it made perfect sense for Sperry to develop its own spiritual descendant to the Bean boot.
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Preppy 4th of July Clothing Guide For Men

Preppy 4th of July Clothing Guide For Men

Are you a preppy man that loves America? Use this patriotic clothing guide to help you celebrate Independence Day in style.
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Introducing the Country Club Prep Book Club

Introducing the Country Club Prep Book Club

For all of you preppy literary types, welcome the Country Club Prep Book Club. One preppy book will be recommended a month. The first book of the series is Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style (2011) by Jeffrey Banks and Doria De La Chapelle.
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The Foxhole: Preppy News For The Month Of July

The Foxhole: Preppy News For The Month Of July

Party in the USA! This month's preppy news is all about independence. The Fox Hole covers the latest news regarding the preppy lifestyle.
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St. Patrick's Day in Savannah Georgia

The Foxhole: Preppy News for the Week of March 1, 2020

Green jackets, shamrocks, and dollar bills. This week's preppy news is all green at The Fox Hole, your weekly preppy news edit.
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Southern Tide Opens Store in Hilton Head

The Fox Hole: Preppy News for the Week of February 23, 2020

What's happening this week in preppy lifestyle? Changes in leadership at Sperry, new stores for Southern Tide, LL Bean on the runway & more!
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Prince Harry Meghan Markle Style

The Royal Closet: Harry, Meghan, and Baby Archie

The newly-made parents, Harry and Meghan, have become trail-blazers in style and lifestyle for the Royals. Let's investigate their closet!
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