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Old 01-16-2009, 01:03 PM
 
Location: East Millcreek
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What in the world do you mean?
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Old 01-16-2009, 01:56 PM
 
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Maybe you have a different definition of preppy.
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Old 01-16-2009, 02:07 PM
 
Location: Teaneck, NJ
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Old 01-16-2009, 02:17 PM
 
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You people havent seen preppy unless youve been to Greenwich and Darien
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Old 01-16-2009, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Road Warrior
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http://www.bataviastad.nl/media_items/brand/124/campaign/BS%20_%20Polo%20Ralph%20Lauren%201.JPG?1210911732 (broken link)

If you mean like this, the young yet upscale, play polo, sip English tea attire ...

I'd say predominately yes the industrial Northeast (Boston, CT, NY) and out west, CA (San Diego, L.A., Santa Barbara, Orange County) & Seattle.

Though you'll find a good few in Phoenix, SLC and South Carolina, D.C., Florida and any affluent city/college town as well.
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Old 01-16-2009, 02:21 PM
 
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If you mean like this, the young yet upscale, play polo, sip English tea attire ...

I'd say predominately yes the industrial Northeast (Boston, CT, NY) and out west, CA (San Diego, L.A., Santa Barbara, Orange County) & Seattle.

Though you'll find a good few in Phoenix, SLC and South Carolina, D.C., Florida as well.
Out west? Really? People out there tend to dress trendy. Or they're skater & surfer types
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Old 01-16-2009, 02:24 PM
 
Location: Road Warrior
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Out west? Really? People out there tend to dress trendy. Or they're skater & surfer types
Both I mean hollywood IS out west and generally the trendstarter, if you've been to for example Montecito you'll see quite a few wearing the latest fashion, driving sports cars, etc. (there is a polo course near there) and just 5 minutes away in Santa Barbara you can go to the beach and see kids in baggy pants, cap backwards, etc. though I am still contemplating on the term "preppy", if it's about heavy, expensive clothing (coats, suits, etc), places such as CA, FL don't really have a need for such and it doesn't become "trendy", thus I might have to narrow it down to the NorthEast, D.C. and Seattle in that case.
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Old 01-16-2009, 03:05 PM
 
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Both I mean hollywood IS out west and generally the trendstarter, if you've been to for example Montecito you'll see quite a few wearing the latest fashion, driving sports cars, etc. (there is a polo course near there) and just 5 minutes away in Santa Barbara you can go to the beach and see kids in baggy pants, cap backwards, etc. though I am still contemplating on the term "preppy", if it's about heavy, expensive clothing (coats, suits, etc), places such as CA, FL don't really have a need for such and it doesn't become "trendy", thus I might have to narrow it down to the NorthEast, D.C. and Seattle in that case.
Not necessarily coats. Maybe a Ralpha Lauren, Lacoste or Vineyard Vines Polo, some Khaki pants or shorts, and some Loafers or Sperrys. I just think of that style as more East Coast and down South.
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Old 01-16-2009, 03:29 PM
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Location: Oakland
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As far as San francisco being "preppy" sure, I guess it is to a certain extent, as is any other city.

The most preppy area in SF would have to be the Marina district, land of yuppies, frat boys, and the infamous "marina girls" (think trust fund Paris Hilton Types).

One thing I've noticed about SF is that it tends to be transplants who are the most preppy/yuppified. They love neighborhoods such as the aforementioned Marina, as a well as a few other affluent ones. As far as actual SF natives go, the preppy thing isn't really followed, at least not to the extent that it would label SF a "preppy city"...in fact a very large chunk of kids who grow up in this city seem to go the urban/hip-hop route. It's not uncommon to even see the rich kids adopting a wannabe gangsta life of crime and slinging drugs, only to get bailed out by their rich mommies when they get arrested.

Yet another notch to SF's "two-city" thing going on. It's a city of extreme opposites, once you look beneath the layers and get past the media-fueled image of this place being some extremely rich/yuppified/boutique city.
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Old 01-16-2009, 06:37 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Explain Denver. Jeans are appropriate anywhere. The opera, the ballet, a funeral in a church. Ditto athletic shoes.
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