Prep School

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Despite my best efforts, everything I put together these days tends to bend towards prep-school. Last week, when the weather hit the 90’s, I tried to put together something with a cute full skirt, but gave up when everything I came up with screamed  “little school girl”. At my age, when you have to ask your significant other if your outfit is, “school girl in a good way, or a bad way”… something’s up. This is me giving into the urge and letting that inner 12 year old prep-school boy out to play…and damn, does it feel good.

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My favorite part of this outfit…this vintage boy’s bowtie! Wearing an untied bowtie draped around a shirt collar can look so casually cool, I’m really looking forward to playing with many more looks with this piece (and maybe even learn to tie it properly).

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Outfit detailsJ.Crew Crewcuts blazer :: Banana Republic shirt :: Vintage boy’s bowtie :: 7 For All Mankind jeans :: Manolo Blahnik shoes :: Chanel handbag :: Banana Republic belt :: Kate Spade watch :: pearl bracelets :: Daisy Knights ring :: Vintage ring :: Lace & linen pocketsquare (gift from parent’s trip to Burano, Italy – famous for their lace)

Altered – Pearl bracelets have been shortened :: J.Crew Crewcuts blazer is awaiting slimming

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