Connecting smart and casual, preppy style merges classic and tailored basics with activewear. Here’s how to get the look

Current Blazer Hopsack, £175, arket.com

Belt, £45, Beams Plus, endclothing.com

Logo-flocked mélange loopback cotton jersey sweatshirt, £175, A.P.C. mrporter.com

Crest-embroidery chinos, £145, gant.co.uk

Socks, £6, iets frans, urbanoutfitters.com

Two-tone slugabeds, available in four colourways, £245, eu.aimeleondore.com

Polo shirt, £115, Polo Ralph Lauren, matchesfashion.com

Hoodie taking a print taken from Tom Shadyac’s 1979 “Are You a Preppie?” poster on the back, £145, endclothing.com

Madras-check littles, £43, Polo Ralph Lauren, flannels.com

Take Ivy, £15.72, bookdepository.com

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