"...first definitive and in-depth volume on preppy fashion, exploring its evolution from its pragmatic origins and presence on elite Eastern campuses in America to its profound influence internationally and metamorphosis on the runway..." ~Habitually Chic
About the Author
is a Coty Award-winning designer of men’s and women’s apparel. Doria de La Chapelle
is a freelance writer who is coauthor of Tartan: Romancing the Plaid
. She has written on fashion, beauty, and style for Mademoiselle
magazine and other publications. Fifty years ago, Lilly Pulitzer
created a perennial preppy icon with a simple bright-colored cotton shift. Her company has blossomed into menswear, children’s wear, and accessories for the home.