VSCO Preppy is an aesthetic that is a combination of Preppy and VSCO but more focused on the color pink, red, and blue. The style is known for the cheetah/leopard pattern, summer theme and colors, and cowgirl hats. It is popular among American teenage girls. It is commonly confused with Softies.
The VSCO Preppy visual aesthetic is influenced by the VSCO and Boho aesthetics but it is seen as more wealthy due the addition of luxury bags and sneakers, hence the Preppy part of the name. VSCO Preppies tend to associate The Evil Eye with their outfits as well; but do not usually know the true religious meaning behind it.
- pastel and bright colors
- animal print (cheetah, leopard, giraffe)
- brand logos and patterns such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Prada
- Roller Rabbit Pink Monkey pattern
- pink cowgirl hat
- lightning bolts
- smiley faces
- Evil Eye symbol
- Volkswagon Bus
- skulls (less common)
Selfies are edited using the Coogee Filter (from the app Colortone) and englaring the sharpness in the photos.
Woman generally wear:
DRESSES AND SKIRTS: Beachy/boho dresses/skirts with tassels, aswell as floral or animal prints. Other skirts they wear are pleated skirts
SHIRTS/TOPS: They use cami tops, crop tops, bishop sleeved shirts, lettuce edge shirts, baggy T-Shirts (which they pair with shorts) etc.
PANTS: They use light wash jeans sometimes plain jeans, or maybe patterned jeans (with hearts, stars, lightning bolts, butterflies etc. printed on to the jeans), or patched jeans (with preppy designs on the patches), shorts, or even ripped jeans. They usually pair the jeans with a baggy shirt which they tuck into the jeans. They also wear sweatpants.
HOODIES/SWEATERS: They use hoodies with smiley faces, lightning bolts etc. The colors of the hoodie tend to be white, hot pink, cyan/teal and sometimes a sandy color. Sometimes they wear argyle knit sweaters in pastel colors and also any small sweaters which they sometimes pair with cami tops.
SHOES/HEELS: They almost always use Nike Air Forces, sandals and Golden Goose Shoes; but there are some occasions where they don't wear them, they also can wear the Prada Flame Heels (which would be paired with dresses/skirts).
BAGS: They almost always use Louis Vuitton Bags, the most common ones used are the Louis Vuitton Speedy Bag, Louis Vuitton Noé Bag, Louis Vuitton Alma Bag, Louis Vuitton Neverfull Bag and the Louis Vuitton Lockit Bag. They use the original pattern or the white base and rainbow symbol pattern on the bags. They also use Chanel Bags, but that is more rare.
JEWELRY: They use Gold necklaces with lightning bolts and hearts, bracelets such as charm bracelets with the Evil Eye on them and they also wear anklets.
GLASSES: They sometimes use plastic heart shaped glasses mostly in the shade of pink or hot pink. They also use sunglasses frequently
PAJAMAS: Roller Rabbit Pink Monkey pajamas
VSCO Preppy is not to be confused with Softies. There is no section for the Male Counterpart because they are not as popular and are rare to find, so not much is known about them.
Food tends to be junk food that can be purchased a drive in restaurant. Popular restaurants include Starbucks, In and Out Burger, and local ice cream shops.
- colorful drinks from Starbucks
- ice coffee
- ice cream with lots of sprinkles in a cone
- La Croix
- pasta with lots of marinara sauce
- Pressed Juicery
They love to hang out with their best friends at the beach, lake, pool, etc. They also go shopping with their friends and love to go to luxury stores. The summer is the best time for them as their favorite activities are during this season. Taking selfies is also a "hobby."
They also like playing sports and staying active by doing things like dance/gymnastics, tennis, and swimming.
Preppies like to meet new people and make new friends, and enjoy traveling to beachy places such as San Francisco, Boston, NYC, Hawaii, etc,, and going to festivals/other big events.
They tend to go on social media often as well as watch a lot of Netflix. Shows and movies that are well-liked among preppies include Miraculous Ladybug & Cat Noir, The Baby-Sitters Club, Pitch Perfect, Mamma Mia, Legally Blonde and The Parent Trap.
The animals used in this aesthetic are:
- Louis Vuitton
- Roller Rabbit
- Vineyard Vines
- Aviator Nation
- Coco Chanel
- Golden Goose
- Urban Outfitters
- Brandy Melville
VSCO Preppies act "Swaggy, cool, energetic, silly, kind, etc."
They brighten up your day!
They also like to try new and cool things and aren't afraid to take risks. They are very social, loyal, active on social media, and make new friends easily.
Preps tend to say the following:
"What goes around comes around!"
"You are golden!"
"An' iced coffee keeps the bad vibes away!"
"Ding-Dong Your Opinion is wrong!"
"The way you speak to yourself matters."
"did i imagine it?"
"i hadn't thought of it like that..."
"summer time, HERE I COME!"