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Back-To-School Finds From Kindergarten To College

It’s almost time for our kids, tweens, teens, and college students to go back-to-school in style. We’ve curated fall’s A+ essentials — including fashion, accessories, footwear, school supplies and dorm room finds — all available at South Coast Plaza.

 

LITTLE KIDS

Discover on-trend fashion and footwear for the first day of school and beyond.

 

Miki House’s Red Varsity Jacket from Kids Atelier hits on the vintage-inspired letterman jackets seen in designers’ fall collections. 

 

 

Abercrombie Kids’ Pattern Icon Button Up puts a painterly spin on the popular printed short sleeve shirt, while the Girls Sweat Set embraces the still-relevant tie dye trend. 

 

 

Available in four different colors, UGG’s cozy and lightweight Neumel II Boot is a playful take on the chukka boot — a fall favorite. 
  
 

Dolce & Gabbana’s Algebra Jacket and Pants has a colorful scribble print featuring real math problems.

 

 

Golden Goose’s Old School sneakers have a glitter star and yellow heel tab along with velcro fastening so they don’t have to bother with laces. 

 

After a year-plus of living in loungewear, kiddos will look polished in Jacadi Paris’ poplin Girl Dress with Apple Pattern and organic cotton Boy Hello Demain shirt.
 

 

Stella McCartney’s organic cotton Embroidered Flowers Cotton Gilet is made from eco-friendly materials — perfect for little ones who care about the planet.

 
 

Pair Zara’s Bleach Wash Denim Jacket and Comfy Balloon Fit Jeans for a pint-size take on the denim-on-denim trend.

 

 

BIG KIDS

They’ll hit the hallways (and classrooms) in style with these fall must-haves.
 

 

Gucci’s GG Embossed Backpack is designed in statement-making yellow leather — one of fall’s hottest hues.

 

 

Golden Goose’s nylon and suede Running Sole sneakers are eye-catching thanks to a red laminated leather star and hand-sprayed spurts of color on the sole.   
  

 

The POP – Beauty Zone Set and Give Me Some Shine Lip Set from Sephora’s Sephora Favorites line feature top-trending products of the moment.
 

 

Rendered in camel and neon, the side split Animal Pattern Skirt from Stella McCartney is a sustainable spin on the elasticized skirt trend seen across fall collections.

 

 

Lacoste’s tough canvas Neocroc Crocodile Pattern Backpack has an exterior zip pocket, two interior flat pockets and a computer compartment to hold all their gear. 

 

 

Balenciaga’s mesh and nylon Runner Sneaker is a unique twist on the chunky shoe trend with a worn out effect and logo embroidered on the tongue.

 

 

Burberry’s Mythical Alphabet Print Tote — a collaboration with British designers Peter Saville and Jo Ratcliffe — is roomy enough for a laptop and several books.

 

 

Teens will step into the Hi Honey curvy-fit bootcut jeans from Joe’s Jeans, in medium-light shade or dark wash, for a flawless look.

 

 

 

COLLEGE MUST-HAVES

Send them to school with the season’s latest looks and dorm room essentials.

 

Pottery Barn Teen’s Acrylic Iridescent Desk Set — composed of a magazine holder, file holder and pencil cup-slash-phone holder — will keep them organized all year long.

 

The pretty pastel Smeg Drip Coffeemaker with a 1950s-era aesthetic or the Breville espresso machine from Crate and Barrel Home Store will brew much needed coffee for late night study sessions.

 

 

Crafted in durable nylon with a water-resistant suede base, Moncler’s Argens backpack has school-approved features like a mesh lumbar pad and media pocket.

 

 

The wool Hybrid Denim Jacket from Alexander McQueen, finished with tobacco topstitch detailing, is a youthful take on the tailored blazer. 

 

 

The Bring Your Sunshine Deskpad and Eliza Planner from Anthropologie helps students stay calm and on track with a soothing watercolor design.

 

 

Robin’s Jean’s Marilyn Skinny in tie dye pink for her and the biker jean in black for him will get them noticed on campus.

 

 

The lined sheet Tie-Dye Journal and colorful Tie-Dye Pen Set from Paper Source brings pattern play to the classroom.  

 

 

CB2’s next-level Marshall Uxbridge Black Speaker produces clean and precise audio while Amazon Alexa offers hands-free multitasking. 

 

The red Dash mini heart waffle maker and the aqua Dash Mighty mini blender from Williams Sonoma are just the right size for a dorm room.

 

 

Carry Fendi’s brown leather Sunshine shopper by its tortoiseshell plexigless handles or wear the shoulder strap that attaches to two inner hooks.

   

 

Luxury fabric and a modern hybrid style come together in Ermenegildo Zegna’s Blue Trofeo™ Cashmere Jacket with a versatile, detachable waistcoat. 

 

 

The Candy Stripe Mechanical Pencil Set from Kate Spade New York makes school work way more fun with a vibrant rainbow of colors.  

 

 

In white, blush, red or navy, West Elm’s Task Light with storage and Lazy Susan for additional storage, adds a modern touch to any desk space.