Why the name Great Lakes Prep? Well, in reality, the meaning can be taken two ways. The obvious is that this blog deals with and espouses preppy fashion. But the name also means so much more. This blog is meant to also be a guide for exploring the Great Lakes region, to properly prepare you for your journeys and adventures in the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Prep is a lifestyle guide for those of us living in the Midwest, or really anywhere, that prescribe to a preppy style. Great Lakes Prep showcases clothing from some of the most respected brands that exemplify the style. Whether you’re new to this style or you already follow this way of life, Great Lakes Prep will help you add a little preppy flavor to your life and introduce you to some new brands you may have never heard of before. The site also discusses certain other aspects of our area that make the Midwest great, including cuisine, events and destinations, among other things. Use it as a source for when you visit other areas of the country or want to check out something in your own hometown that you had never tried before.
I was born and raised in Northern Indiana before moving to Indianapolis to attend college at Butler University. When I was younger I always thought I would move away, preferably to the coast. But a funny thing happened. As I got older, I came to love where I’m from and couldn’t imagine leaving. Sure, it’s nice to get away every once in awhile but our lakes, our fields, our houses are always calling us back home.
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