Style

Back To School Style Guide

Summer’s coming to an end and kids are thinking about what to wear on the impression-making first day. With fall’s hottest trends—iridescent, denim and color—they’ll be excited to start the new year with these A+ looks.

 

Iridescent

Light up back to school season with fall’s iridescent trend, featuring shimmery, holographic fabrics and futuristic shine. From accessories and footwear to key pieces like a statement jacket, pint-size style just got a whole lot cooler.

Zara’s adjustable padded Iridescent Multi Stickers backpack is a playful take on the trend—and it’s super easy to clean.

 

With Velcro fastening and a pumped-up sole, Stella McCartney’s monogram print Eclypse Metallic sneakers makes a bold statement.

 

H&M’s pink and silver sequin mesh Bomber Jacket gleams with a ribbed stand-up collar, zip front and ribbing at cuffs and hem.

Made from metallic suede, UGG’s Rennon II Shimmer chestnut and fuchsia hi-top sneaker has faux leather panels and a little fluff for a cozy fall.

 

 

Denim

Whether stonewashed, distressed, or oversized, this season’s denim is super easy-to-wear. Pair these fall favorites with vintage-style tees, bodysuits and yes, even more denim, for instant cool looks.

 

 

Diesel’s slim-fit Thommer jeans are stonewashed for softness and finished with handmade whiskers and 3D effects for an already-worn-in feel.

 

Constructed with performance denim, he’ll live in these lightweight GUESS Eco Elevate Slim Tapered jeans made with less water using state-of-the-art technology.

 

 

 

H&M’s eighties-inspired Denim Skirt with Belt and distressed Super Skinny High Jeans are key looks for fall in and out of the classroom.

 

 

Rock Stella McCartney’s oversize Denim Jacket from the All Together Now collection with The Beatles—complete with Yellow Submarine threadwork.

 

 

Color

Fall may be around the corner but you can bring summer vibes into the autumnal months via bold pops of color. With primary hues, bright neons and rich jewel tones all trending, leave the neutrals behind on this semester.

 

 

Zara’s cute-and-classic nylon Colorblock backpack has a main pocket with zipper and an additional front pocket with clip closure.

 

 

They’ll win in best in class with Dolce&Gabbana’s fluorescent and metallic leather and suede high-top sneaker.

 

Kate Spade’s clear resin Foil Spade iPhone case features a flurry of colorful spades with gold foil accents.

 

 

 

First day jitters? Lacoste’s Color-Block Thermoregulating Piqué polo absorbs perspiration and regulates temperature for all-day comfort.

 

 

PBTeen’s water-resistant Gear-Up Ombre backpack has plenty of compartments, a port for headphones, an ID holder and front bungee cord.

 

 

You don’t have to store your sandals this fall. Wear UGG’s violet Fuzz Yeah sheepskin slides with socks during cooler days.

 

 

 

The North Face’s modern 28-liter Borealis backpack has a padded, fleece-lined laptop sleeve, large compartment for books and stretch-mesh water bottle pockets.

 

 

 

Find vibrant kicks that effortlessly go from gym class to the school hallways from adidas, Vans, Converse, Dr. Martens and more at Journeys.