Ruthless and refined discourse in order to protect his own status at the expense of others.
The total look always reflects two contradicting equals: the effect of an ensemble and supreme disinterest in tidiness.
He inhabits a house of mirrors where he sees only fragments of himself and mistakes them for significant others.
To remain in the group he must harden his heart.
The most surprising component of the preppie’s “disciplined whimsy” is repressed hostility percolating just under the surface.
The long-standing members of gay and preppie elites jealously guard entryways to their inner circles.
The crucial distinction, however, is that gays, unlike preppies, do not inherit their style ready-made, but rather create it for themselves.
IF YOU’RE GAY OR A PREPPIE OR BOTH, PLEASE TURN TO PAGE 17.