Posted: August 16, 2018
Back to School Shopping List for Teens
Guest Blogger - April Clark, Fashion Aficionado, Beauty, Lifestyle Blogger
Your high school student is growing more and more independent and shopping on their own may be their choice; whether they use their summer job money or on they're on a shopping budget, the best time help you teen understand smart shopping is during back-to-school season. Here’s a basic back to school list help your teen shop smart!
- 3-5 pairs of jeans
Shop for different types of jeans. Purchase a fun pair of jeans something with rivets, distressing, or color. Another in a dark wash or black for dressier occasions and a classic blue for every day.
- 4-5 short-sleeved tops
Mix and match short sleeve tops for layering when it’s cooler. Look for solid colors that will go well under flannel button ups. Graphic t-shirts are a great way to showcase your personality too!
- 2-4 long-sleeved tops
Long sleeve tops are a necessity during the warmer months only purchase a couple of long sleeve tops for rainy days and classrooms that are cooler than usual.
- 3-5 hoodies
Mix between zip and pull-over hoodies. Look for solid colors and limit prints to one or two.
- 2-4 sweaters or sweatshirts
For the beginning of the school year 2 sweaters or sweatshirts are enough. If you purchase a hoodie purchase one sweater or sweatshirt.
- 2-4 pairs of slacks and/or skirts
Think about dressier occasions like concert performances, homecoming and job interviews and purchase accordingly.
- 5-7 pairs of socks and/or leggings/tights
Don’t forget the essentials. Back to school shopping is a great time to get new socks for new shoes!
Think about a practical pair of sneakers that will pair well with multiple outfits. If you’re only getting one pair, get a pair in a solid color in black or white.
- Casual/Dress shoes
Dressing up will be essential at least one time during the school year. Make sure you choose a shoe that is comfortable and a pair that can be worn for multiple activities.
Your personality can be showcased in your backpack, put be sure to choose a backpack that can hold your books as well as look good. Consider messenger bags, one shoulder strap backpacks and even fashion totes!
- Windbreaker, denim jacket or rain coat
The weather will change quickly don’t be without a warm jacket!
Shop these retailers at Crabtree:
- Altar’d State
- American Eagle
- Champs Sports
- Foot Locker
- Forever 21
- Francesca’s Collections
- H & M
- Pac Sun
For back to school personal shopping services contact Crabtree Valley Mall!