SCHOOL UNIFORM STYLE TIPS

Guest Blogger - April Clark, Fashion Aficionado, Beauty, Lifestyle Blogger​

Standing out in a sea of uniforms this school year is easier than you think! While many schools give top and bottom options to change your uniform daily, it can still lack luster.  Show your personal style and make your uniform stand out without breaking the rules or the bank! Be sure to look over the school’s dress code policy and adapt your personal style where you can.  Here are a few style tips to make your uniform stylish this school year!

CHOOSE FUN SHOES!

Shoes are the best way to show your personal style.  While some schools may require a certain color shoe, you can add your personal touch with the style of shoe you choose.  If you like fancy details, consider changing the shoe laces.  Another way to add your personal style to your shoe uniform is to look for unique finishes like metallic, or tone on tone patterns. Also think about getting various shoes for different uniform looks.  One day have a dressy pair, another day a casual pair to switch things up a bit.

Shop: Rack Room Shoes, Journeys Kidz, Kids Foot Locker, & Skechers for a great selection!

WEAR UNIQUE JEWELRY.

Accessories are the perfect way to show personal style.  Choose different styles and colors to mix and match on different days. Consider mixing earrings from a different set with a coordinating necklace to make your collection go further.  Remember that headbands are great colorful accents; try adding a new ribbon daily to make your hair accessories fun and versatile. Also, stacking your bracelets for fun eye-catching “arm candy” is on trend in accessories.  Charms are fun too and show your personality.  CHARM IT accessories, the ultimate charm jewelry experience for girls, has a great selection at Tic Tac Toys.

Shop: Claire’s, Tic Tac Toys, Forever 21, & H & M for a great selection of trendy jewelry!

TOP IT OFF WITH A HAT.

Although hats aren’t permitted in the building, wearing a hat to school to show your favorite team or showcase your personal style is a uniform enhancer.  Hats can be worn when outside for a field trip or for recess so consider picking hats for various occasion throughout the year.  Build a unique hat collection with knit hats, baseball hats, wide brim hats and more! Wearing a different hat with a different uniform style is a great way to change your style and be unique.

Shop: Alumni Hall, Champs Sports, GAP Kids, LIDS, & Sportsmania

WEAR UNIQUE SOCKS OR STOCKINGS

Depending on your school’s dress code, socks and stocking may be left up to the student.  If you remember the TV show, “Gossip Girl”, those girls always showcased colorful stocking with their uniform skirts.  Consider adding color and pattern to your uniform with tights, and stockings.  Guys can add unique style with the type of socks chosen too.  Look for your favorite sports teams or fun sayings and patterns to express yourself. 

TIP: IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR UNIFORM OPTIONS, CHECK OUT OLD NAVY! OLD NAVY has a great selection of polos and coordinating bottoms for your uniform needs at great prices!

SHOP THESE RETAILERS FOR UNIFORM NEEDS:

  • OLD NAVY
  • GAP
  • GAP KIDS
  • AMERICAN EAGLE
  • JUSTICE
  • BELK
  • MACYS
  • FOOT LOCKER
  • FOOT LOCKER KIDS
  • JOURNEYS
  • JOURNEYS KIDZ