10 Back-to-School Outfit Ideas for the Fashion-Forward Teen

Start the new school year in style!

back to school outfits best 2018

We all know the best part about back-to-school shopping is the supplies. But the second-best? New clothes! Check out these on-trend outfit ideas before heading back this fall.

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Universal Thread
Universal Thread Short-Sleeve Tie-Front Shirt

The summer-favorite tie-front shirt is worth taking back to school with you! This one is a steal at under $20, and it also comes in olive and blue.

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American Rag
American Rag Cotton Embellished Utility Jacket

The utility jacket is even better when embellished! This versatile layer is a must-have for transitional weather. 

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American Eagle
American Eagle High-Waisted Crop Flare Jeans

Give your denim collection new life with this on-trend, cropped flare silhouette. The button-front adds a fun, vintage feel.

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H&M Flounced Wrap-front Skirt

Ruffles and midi lengths are having a moment right now. Rock both with this floral wrap skirt that can be a dressed up or down back-to-school outfit.

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American Eagle
American Eagle Soft & Sexy Rolling Stones Graphic Crew

This graphic long-sleeve tee will keep you cozy when the classroom's A/C is turned up too high. (AKA always)

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Hollister Button-Front High-Low Maxi Dress

A maxi dress isn't just for special occasions. Just add sneakers and a denim jacket to make this a classroom-ready outfit.

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Free People
Free People Magic Dance Kimono

Just slip on this vibrant kimono to turn basic outfits into a statement look. It can double as a swimsuit coverup, too!

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Universal Thread
Universal Thread Tie-Back Wide Leg Overalls

Make the classic jean-and-tee combo feel brand new with this grown-up version of overalls. 

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Socialite T-Shirt Dress

Overslept? This T-shirt dress is an easy, stylish outfit that'll help you get out the door quick. 

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adidas Originals Adicolor 3 Stripes Cropped Hoodie

Athleisure is here to stay, and this cropped hoodie will keep you comfy through a full day of classes. Try styling it with a denim skirt, too.