The result is a spectacular mash-up of aspirationally misguided 1990s preppy style.
Now comes the news that the school has inked a 10-year licensing deal to launch its very own “preppy” fashion line, Harvard Yard.
She wants to tend to her mother but, as it happens, the Presidential is staffed with preppy, good-looking boys.
In general, Mrs. Romney tends towards pullover sweaters and pushed-up sleeves, preppy skirts, easy blazers and tousled hair.
The designer and socialite, who died Sunday at 81, built an empire out of her preppy, sunny style.
Writing ambitions (though not necessarily jobs) are preppy, too, as are event-planning positions.
Her style, much like her diminutive nickname, is best described as “Hamptons twee”—preppy and peppy.
Elsewhere, there are preppy neon slippers, floral kitten heels, and S&M-y patent leather wedges.
Typical of the manners, attitudes, folkways, etc, of preppies: The handshake is firm and preppy
(also prepster) A student or graduate of a preparatory school: Wouldja please watch your profanity, Preppie?/ five soft-spoken indie prepsters who happen to rule nice-kid noise pop (1970s+)
[preppy, ''silly, immature,'' is found by 1900]