Back to school time is just around the corner, and department stores are beginning to display what will be hot in the hallways of schools across America. With tweens and teens, clothing should be age appropriate, yet stylish. Fortunately, many of the back to school trends are pieces that can be mixed and matched to get extra mileage out of a wardrobe, and out of a wallet! Get a leg up on back to school shopping with this list of items that are hot for fall.
leggings that are made to look like jeans are all the rage this year. They are extremely versatile and can be worn with long tanks, tees, asymmetrical vests, and much more. Juicy Couture has a very popular pair that can be found at Nordstrom.com.
Tees with nautical stripes are summer staples, but can be worn to kick the school year off with style.
Flowing Layering Pieces
Free flowing cardigans, wraps, and vests are a quick way to extend summer fashions into the fall. They can be worn over favorite summer tanks and tees, and create an easy, unfussy look when paired with jeggins.
Long, flowing dresses will sweep from summer into fall for back to school time. They can be paired with flowing layering pieces and boots when the temperature begins to drop.
Plaid Button Down Tops
Plaid button down tops have been a back to school staple for a few years, and have yet to lose their appeal. They can be worn buttoned up or open with a tee shirt underneath. Some styles are longer and can be worn belted over plain leggings or jeggins.
Denim Mini Skirts
Denim mini skirts are a wardrobe basic and stylish girls will wear them with favorite tops and tunics. They can make their way well into fall with leggings worn underneath.
Fair Isle Knit
The pretty Fair Isle knit keeps things girly for back to school. Found on sweaters, cardigans, dresses and socks, it is a soft and snuggly knit to welcome fall in style.
The Gap made the jean jacket iconic years ago, but it still makes current back to school lists due to its versatility. It can be worn as a jacket, or with other wardrobe pieces to create a ‘look’.
Embellished flats can add a little glamour to leggings and dresses. There are many styles of embellished flats from dainty with bows, to edgier types with studs and various textures. They can be found in a variety of shoe stores with varying price points.
Accessories add spice to any outfits. Girls with pierced ears can be on trend with studs, dangling earrings, and the new styles made with feathers. Stacks of bracelets are being worn, especially Silly Bands. Silly bands are bracelets that bend back to their original shape when taken off, and come in the form of different animals and shapes.
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