I think we can all agree that the first day of school is like prom day on its own. There’s an unspoken competition to see who looks the best, who has the latest outfit, who is trendy and who is up to date with the latest styles. No one may say it outright, but everyone has a keen eye out, observing everyone around them. And even without the competition, it’s the first day of school! Who doesn’t want to look good?
The Biggest 5 Fashion Trends of Back to School Outfits
For your first day back it’s important to look amazing not just for yourself but also to leave a good and lasting impression on the people you meet. Afterall, a person’s first judgement of you forms the foundation of their future relationship with you. Wouldn’t want to mess that up now, would you?
That’s why we are here to help you pick out something for yourself that you feel right with, are comfortable wearing but also something that fits in with the latest fashion norms and style trends. It should be something that makes you stand out but at the same time helps you fit in. Don’t worry, it’s not as complicated as it sounds. It’s actually quite simple, plus it’s a one-time effort and so totally worth it, just follow these simple guidelines for some unique back to school outfit ideas.
Anything retro casual:
These days retro clothes, i.e. a bit of vintage mixed with modern clothes, are all the hype. They’re extremely comfortable, make you look like a total boss and are perfect for the first day back vibe. They communicate that chill, laid back but completely in control of oneself aura that so many thrive for. Can’t miss out!
The question here isn’t if denim is in style now but rather when is denim not in style. It’s one of those pieces of clothing that has such an attraction and cool vibe to them that you can’t help but just want them. Denim jeans, jackets, pants, skirts, dresses, overalls, and other denim accessories like bags should all be in your checklist. Mom jeans and loose pants also fall under this category and we all know what a comeback they’re making.
Slip dresses are probably one of the most versatile items of clothing out there. You can wear them alone or throw on a cute jacket on top with some long boots, quite a popular look. If you’re more on the chill, casual side you could wear a plain black or white shirt underneath your dress, put on some sneakers or boots and you’re ready. You could also wear tights with your dress if it’s short or if that’s what you prefer.
Slip dresses come in all materials like silk, satin, or plain cotton and in all colors so you can choose whatever you want. They also come in various prints.
Mini, girly dresses:
For the summer/ spring girl vibe, a short dress with floral patterns or in soft, feminine colors like pink, baby blue, red, yellow, orange etc. would be ideal. You can have them with puff sleeves, short butterfly sleeves or have an off-shoulder dress. Rompers can also be categorized in this group and they look oh so cute.
Blouse tops with high-waist jeans:
Now this is a trend that was introduced fairly recently but has gained quite the popularity in a very short time. Why wouldn’t it? It’s simple to put together, there are thousands of options available and even more ways you can match and accessorize the different clothing items together. Moreover, it gives you a very modern, high-end and smart look.
Top 5 Trending Outfits for 2020 You Should Know
If you’re looking for something more specific, we’ve made a list of our favorite trending outfits for school. You can get them as you see them, or you can use them to get some idea about cute outfits for the first day of school, modify them to your liking. Either way, they are sure to help you out.
1. Romantic casual pouf dress
This choice can be a little glamorous and extra, but for those that are not about to compromise on their first day, this is perfect! It has a simple thin strap blouse with a cute, sheer, knee-length skirt.
2. Casual off-shoulder dress
This is a personal favorite since it gives a happy summer vibe, much needed during these times, plus it is also very casual and classy and can completely transform your look and the ambience around you. It comes in floral patterns or plain color prints and you can even trade it for a short romper dress or a more girlish mini dress.
3. Cheetah print slip dress
Cheetah prints first started becoming famous in the 90’s and they’ve stayed in style since then. These days if you don’t already have something with a cheetah print in your closet, are you even living in this time? Slip dress plus cheetah print is a combo you don’t want to miss out on.
4. Delicate Floral sundress
If you’re looking for something loose-fitted, slouchy and comfy; something that gives you a sense of peace, warm happiness and magnifies the summer mood; a sundress is just for you. And with floral patterns on top? Icing on the cake.
5. Fashionable blouses and skinny jeans
Last but not the least, for our bolder and more modern readers, wear high-waist jeans with a short blouse or a cute top. The top can be of any material from cotton to chiffon. And you can get sleeves of your choice, although we’d recommend puff or tissue sleeves.
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M. Guillermina Bagilet