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Old 04-07-2013, 11:14 PM
 
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The correct answer is the Northeast, particularly New York, Connecticut, and Boston, in addition to any place within close proximity to an Ivy League school.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Glen Allen, VA
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Long Island is preppy, Old Brookville & Upstate New York is rich & preppy. Scarsdale, Edgemont etc...

The houses there are 5,000+ SqF but they're mostly filled by the Businessmen & Real Estate moguls, so i guess in some aspects, they're not "Preppy" as not many kids live there in their own house.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Glen Allen, VA
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Virginia is Preppy, VA has Short Pump(West End) & Stony Point Fashion Park(Chesterfield - I think?). But, they have the "West End" I know, because i live in Glen Allen & am a Junior @ Deep Run, all the kids here have money, their parents tend to be lawyers and businessmen. Deep Run High School is wealthy, that's the "Rich Kid school" along with Godwin but Deep Run is more wealthy.

[url=http://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/Glen-Allen-VA/31751_rid/37.806665,-77.410183,37.594784,-77.659092_rect/11_zm/1_fr/]Glen Allen Real Estate & Glen Allen VA Homes for Sale - Zillow[/url] -- Some of the housing that's in Glen Allen.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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@DinsdalePirahna
Long Island is preppy, Old Brookville & Upstate New York is rich & preppy. Scarsdale, Edgemont etc...

The houses there are 5,000+ SqF but they're mostly filled by the Businessmen & Real Estate moguls, so i guess in some aspects, they're not "Preppy" as not many kids live there in their own house.
I think my last post was 2 years ago.

Yes, Long Island has plenty of pockets of preppies. Mostly North Shore up to St. James and the East End).
But on the whole I would not consider Long Island Preppy.
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Old 07-17-2013, 04:43 PM
 
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That's a suburb of Richmond. And everyone definitely does not drive those cars you mentioned.

Does Richmond even have a Ralph Lauren store?
No, we do not have a Ralph Lauren store. You can find the outlet stores in Williamsburg and wherever else we have outlets. We do, on the other hand, have a Vineyard Vines Store, a Brooks Brothers Store, a Southern Proper store, Peter Blair, and Francos (a store that sells various brands like Southern Tide, Vineyard Vines, and Barbour). During the winter, most of the time, you see high school and college kids wearing Bean Boots, khaki pants, Barbour jackets, Patagonia jackets, etc. That's "southern prep". Southern Tide and Vineyard Vines seem to be the most popular in Richmond right now, especially since we just got the VV store at Stony Point. Ralph Lauren and BB still seem to be pretty prominent though.
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:43 AM
 
Location: New York City
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Like a previous poster, I also grew up on the Upper East Side and have spent more than enough time in a few of the "preppy areas" in the country. Traditional preppy to me is a composition of dress, manners and tradition. In my opinion, we need to distinguish preppy from waspy. A lot of waspy people I know would be considered preppy but a good majority of the preppy people I know would not be considered waspy. As already mentioned, both are different from yuppies.

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Old 07-22-2013, 04:11 PM
 
Location: New York
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New England and Boston especially.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:45 PM
 
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According to the goth kids on South Park, it's Scottsdale.

Scottsdale - Video Clips - South Park Studios
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Old 09-02-2013, 01:49 PM
 
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The central part of Baltimore (Homeland and Roland Park) all the way to the far northern suburbs (horse country) is very preppy. There is a plethora of old money and private schools. A lot of the kids play lacrosse (one of the mecca's for the sport), field hockey, golf, squash, tennis, etc.

Annapolis has a preppy feel also because of the strong boating culture.

In the DC area, definitely Georgetown and also big swaths of Montgomery County, especially Potomac.

A certain level of socio-economic status is usually associated with preppiness, but for me it's more about classiness, sophistication (but not haughtiness), and if you are wealthy, a strong sense of noblese oblige.
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Old 09-02-2013, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Anywhere in the NE, particularly New England, in those whitebread states.
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