Preppy is all about making sport fashionable. The trend is inspired by the 80s American which has been brought back into the trends we seen it on Justin Bieber and X factor Finalist, Cher.
So Fred Perry, Lacoste and Ralph Lauren are the Designers that should be doing well during the Spring Summer Season. This trend can be worn be anyone just a hint in your outfit is enough, if you don't want to go for the full whack.
The Key Items
Make sure that you get a tailored jacket. This will work with any outfit. Prices do vary depending on where you shop .
Orange Chiffon Slouchy Blazer,£24.99 ,New Look
Chino are a great staple item that can be dressed up or down and be worn once the trend has faded. The Chino should hit your ankles so make sure you find the right pair for you.
Beige Chinos ,£28,Next
The Baseball Jacket
The Baseball jacket tends to be the trend that all the schoolgirls are picking up due to Justin Bieber. But ,if you've past the school days and still like the jacket. Then, pair it up with a pair of skinny jeans and killer heels for a more grown up look.
Baseball Jacket, £17,Primark
Model Miranda Kerr wasn't the only fashionable face at the 2011 Balenciaga Fall show, which also counted Orlando Bloom and Anna Wintour among the front-row attendees. For Fall, creative director Nicolas Ghesquière took color-blocking and futuristic textures to a whole new level. Strong silhouettes were created with roped-leather vests and jackets, as well as fishnet tops paired with floral skirts in exotic prints. Watch our video for more from the runway!
Called the Midomo, this limited edition piece, celebrates the launch of a revolutionary water purifier for developing countries. Reflecting Alex?s intricate, feminine style, each Midomo bracelet fully funds the production of a Midomo water unit, a device capable of purifying (whilst transporting) 50 litres of water ? enough for an African family to live on for a day, whilst reducing the risk of water related disease such as Malaria.
Clean water is a pre-requisite for reducing the spread of water-borne diseases and it is well noticed that the prevalence of water-borne diseases can be greatly reduced by the provision of clean drinking water.
A fashionable, ethical buy for yourself, the Midomo bracelet is set to become the must-have item for 2011!