Back to school outfits are of major importance to kiddos and teens. Remember when you’d agonize over what to wear your first day? We have 5 perfect outfit ideas to help your kids feel confident and ready for a great new school year. We can’t guarantee they won’t stress over hitting the books, but at least they’ll be happy with their new looks!


Backpacks, lunch boxes, binders, pencils, pens, highlighters, textbooks… back to school shopping lists seem to go on and on. That’s why we’re here to make your life a little simpler, your errands a little saner. Our top 5 must-have back to school outfits are sure to please students from all elementary, middle, and high schools. Whether it’s a polished and trendy uniform for private school or a cute new style for public school, these items will make going back to school feel like an exciting and fresh start.

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Elementary Back to School Outfits

1) Gap Kids Uniforms

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Some kids may complain that uniforms limit individuality, but this definitely needn’t be the case! With Gap Kids uniforms, your child will find the most popular, original, and fashionable uniform styles to express their own unique styles. The best part? They come at an affordable price!

2) My Michelle Belted Chevron -Print Shirtdress

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This adorable, colorful, and sweet dress is a favorite among elementary school girls. Comfortable enough for long days at a desk and running around the playground, the My Michelle Belted Chevron-Print Shirtdress (available at Macy’s) will have your daughter actually excited to get ready for school in those early morning hours!

3) Sports Team Graphic Hoodie

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Wait! So, New York Giants aren’t your favorite team? Before you scroll past this comfy and sporty classic boy’s hoodie, note that The Children’s Place has a selection for just about any sports team you love! Chicago Bears, Pittsburg Steelers, New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers, you name it! Help your boy walk into his elementary school with pride, supporting his very favorite team.

Middle and High School Back to School Outfits

4) Lush Cross Back Layered Tank

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Sweet, flirty, and sophisticated, the Lush Cross Back Layered Tank (available at Nordstrom) is the ideal choice for middle school and elementary school young women. Easily paired with a variety of seasonal looks, this multi-purpose tank looks perfect tucked under a cozy sweater in the fall and winter months or worn with shorts and flowy skirts in the spring!

5) RVCA ‘Hipe Stripe’ Short Sleeve Henley

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Sporty, handsome, and sleek, the RVCA ‘Hipe Stripe’ Short Sleeve Henley (find it at Nordstrom) fits the middle or high school young man with any interest and taste, from skateboarder, surfer, and snowboarder to football player, track runner, and academic.

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 Get Your Back to School Outfits at a Discount!

Back to school shopping costs can really add up. Save serious cash on these outfits by checking out  the discounts and deals on our Giving Assistant website. You’ll find coupons for Macy’s, Nordstrom, The Children’s Place, and Gap! We hope your kids enjoy their back to school outfits and have a very happy school year!