Even if you don't always go for the striped shirt with the button-up collar, there's an undeniable appeal to maintaining a preppy style. For one, your outfit is always perfectly pulled together — whether that means layering a formfitting sweater over a crisply tailored top or coordinating your pastel shoes to match your midi skirt. Plus, it's super easy to achieve a look that's equal parts playful and sophisticated when there are plenty of quirky prints to fall in love with.
Lucky for you, we rounded up 14 fashion bloggers who are preppy and polished, providing foolproof outfit inspiration every time we refresh our Instagram feeds. Read on to get to know them all, then check out our list of California girls if you're feeling free-spirited.