Summer is nearing its end and school is just around the corner. Time for the annual back to school shopping trip!
Even when you’re on a budget, your teen still wants to be in style and look great, of course! Today’s young ladies are true fashionistas, and won’t settle for just any old outfit.
Here are a few back to school fashion trends to think about as you head out to buy some new outfits for the new school year.
Suits are a cool new trend for girls, and they have become pretty popular. You can find suits for your young lady in many different styles and colors, and buy them in anything from leopard print to something floral.
It looks like red is going to be big this year. If your daughter has any red clothing items left over from the spring and summer, keep it going by simply adding a few more layers to it. If she doesn’t own any yet, you can buy it in a variety of items.
Pick up a pair of red jeans, or a sweater in a deep tone to make your teen’s outfit pop. Mix and match this bold color with anything from animal prints, to black, to brown fall tones. Don’t forget the hair accessories- headbands, ponytail holders, barrettes, scrunchies…they all come in red!
Apparently this is a new thing and I have to say, I’m loving it! Stain-repellent jeans are made to let any unwanted food or other substance be wiped easily from the fabric instead of being absorbed by the material. Can you say LESS LAUNRY? Oh yeah!
Of course we can’t forget about shoes! They can make or break any outfit, and if your daughter is anything like my three, she will want a few new pairs.
This fall, the sky is the limit when it comes to footwear. And the cool thing is that nothing is off-limits. Kids these days mix and match shoes and outfits in combinations that we never would have thought of. But you know what? It works!
Most kids want a new pair of tennis shoes of some sort, whether it’s high tops, running or walking shoes, or even skate shoes. There really are tons of choices. Choose them in a bright, bold, funky, solid color, or a variety of patterns.
She’ll want a pair that can be worn with both casual and dressy outfits. My two youngest girls always get a pair of flats, usually in black or grey (a color that will go with everything). Shiny is in, and there are many styles to choose from that are both fashionable and comfortable. Silver or Gold shoes are funky and make any outfit more interesting.
And remember to get boots! My girls live in their boots once the weather gets colder. Last year they each got a pair of Bearpaw boots and absolutely loved them, they’re so comfortable! This year my 12 year old really wants a pair of stylish boots she can wear anytime, so that’s on our shopping list.
Make this year’s shopping trip a little easier by utilizing these Back to School Fashion Trends for Teens. Shopping is a great way to spend quality time and connect with your daughter! Be sure to grab some lunch or a smoothie and just sit and chat awhile.
Have any back to school tips for us? Would love to hear about them in the comments!
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