I know this post is a bit late, compared to all my preppy blogger counterparts posting the day after, but I was busy because I have some family from California coming over this week. My Memorial Day Weekend was one of the best in my memory, I have to say. Saturday was mostly a prep-day (prep for preparation, that is, not to be confused with our main type of prep); I finished few put-off and lingering errands from the week, and gathered all my supplies needed for a great Memorial Day Weekend! (including watermelon, what would be Memorial Day without watermelon?) Then Sunday, we, being my family, dog, and I, went to the Devon Horse Show & Country Fair, the "mane event" you might say (haha). We were there pretty much the whole day, as there is so much to see! Tons of prep everywhere you look. Plaid, pink, green, brand logos flashed about like gang signs everywhere you went. Lilly Pulitzer, Ralph Lauren, Vineyard Vines, Brooks Brothers, Sperry (oh, so much Sperry!), Kate Spade, Tory Burch, you name it! I tried snapping some pictures of the pieces I liked best without seeming too creepy, but that proved harder than you would think. Anyway, here's my Memorial Day Weekend in photos:
Most of the booths at the Devon Horse Show are preppy small businesses, like this super cute tote from Crabberrie.
Also love this cross-body bag from Sloane Ranger.
via @PlaidIsMyFavouriteColour Instagram Note the Sperry's.
...And this would be your perfect fall closet. Quilted jacket ✓, Elbow patches ✓, but where is the plaid?
I loved this pillow print and the whip-mugs. The mugs are big, so they are perfect for warm hot coco in the winter.
We got these soaps too, as an equestrian, I love how the font used for the words on each soap represents each gait; walk is slow and even, trot is bouncy and curly, and the canter is smooth.
Pearls and horseshoes - perfect prep. via @PlaidIsMyFavouriteColour Instagram
One of my favorite stands had to be Dubarry of Ireland, with the guy casually just standing in a box of water, in his beautiful boots...
There were friendly dogs everywhere, so Oakley made lots of friends. via @PlaidIsMyFavouriteColour Instagram .
After a fun, yet tiring, Saturday, I spent my Sunday relaxing and enjoying the fact that I don't have to wake up early on Monday.
Thick-cut. via @PlaidIsMyFavouriteColour Instagram
Oakley getting a bit too comfortable in my Sperry's. via @PlaidIsMyFavouriteColour Instagram
Homemade pizza with fresh basil from my windowsill garden. Yum. via @PlaidIsMyFavouriteColour Instagram
Our hanging baskets are thriving with all the sun and they set a lovely backdrop for Memorial Day Weekend, and for the rest of the summer. via @PlaidIsMyFavouriteColour Instagram
How did you spend your long weekend?