TREND #3: PREPPY/COLLEGIATE INSPIRATION
Chalk it up to too much time at home — working from home, going to school from home, missing one’s classmates/workmates and extracurricular activities — but we’re more excited than usual to return to school and/or the office. The theme of this trend is versatility, functionality and convenience.
Here comes the classic prints: houndstooth, stripes and checks along with the logoed varsity sweatshirts and graphic T-shirts. The grandpa vibe can also be strong with this trend: knitted vests, cardigan sweaters, and blazers with patch pockets.
You can’t go wrong with white shirts, too, so refresh those button-downs, T-shirts and tank tops as you’ll need them for this trend. To funk up the grandpa vibe, a cool leather jacket or trench coat may be in order; one can never go wrong layering those trusty staples into a look.
The shoes are no different — multi-purpose, sophisticated sneakers, equestrian-inspired boots, and chic loafers in fun colors and animal prints (like snakeskin and croc).
Where to find loads of classic, preppy prints?
Try Melly at Galleria.
Where to find an abundance of knit styles, from T-shirts to sweaters and sweatshirts?
Try Equation at 50th and France.