As you can tell…J.Crew is one of my favorite brands for affordable preppy clothes! I’m obsessed with finding gems of affordable preppy clothes, from the thrift store to the mall, and it’s so easy to find affordable preppy clothes to create tons of outfits with – from spring to winter!
From J.Crew to Lilly Pulitzer to Lauren James…I’m a little more than obsessed with preppy clothes.
So what are affordable preppy clothes?
Basically, “preppy” to me is a combination of classic Americana/Ivy League/vintage New England fashion – I wrote this post on how I live the preppy life on a budget where I break down aspects of the preppy aesthetic and how I shop on a budget.
Here’s the only guide you need to finding the best preppy clothes, broken down by all the essentials you need, all under $50: