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This or That: Back to School Style

by Chloe Wilshere, Content Creator

Back to school clothes for teens

The best part about heading back to school? A fresh new uniform, shiny shoes and new-season bag of course 💁‍♀️.

And, although the school holidays have only just begun, it’s never too early to start thinking about back-to-school essentials. After all, you want to start the new term prepared.

But back-to-school style does come with some tricky decisions… will you opt for trousers or a skirt? Shiny new loafers or brogues? Are you more of a backpack or tote girl? Make your decision below 👇.

Girl wearing a grey school cardigan, white shirt and black skirt    Girl wearing a grey school jumper, white shirt and black trousers

Jumper vs Cardigan

When it comes to back-to-school layers, you’ve got two options… a jumper or a cardigan. Will you choose to layer up with a cute, stylish cardigan or opt for ease with a throw on-and-go knitted jumper?

Girl wearing a white shirt, black school skirt and black shoes    Girl wearing a blue shirt, black school trousers and black shoes

Trousers vs Skirt

Trousers and skirts are essentials in any back-to-school wardrobe. But making that decision every morning is always a tough one. Though it’s mostly weather dependent, there’s no denying how cute a school skirt, tights and boots look 💁‍♀️. Which side are you on?

Girl wearing black school loafers with checked trousers    Girl wearing black school brogues with checked trousers

Loafers vs Brogues

Thanks to the Gossip girl re-boot, the preppy school trend is here to stay. Meaning loafers and brogues are the back-to-school footwear trends you need to step back into class in. Are you team chunky loafer or classic brogue? Xoxo the decision is yours…

Girl carrying a daisy leather look school backpack wearing a white shirt and black jeans  Girl carrying a black school tote bag, white coat, blue jeans and trainers

Backpack vs Tote Bag

One way to show off your personal style while still sticking to uniform rules is your back-to-school bag choice. Will you opt for a cute black daisy backpack to store all your essentials in style or make a sporty slogan tote bag your go-to everyday accessory ?

Girl wearing a a black school puffer jacket, white shirt, trousers and shoes    Girl wearing a black school mac

Puffer vs Mac

Heading back to school does mean a change in season is around the corner, so you’ll need to get prepared with a new coat to battle the elements in style. Will you choose to stay warm (and stylish) in a black puffer jacket or layer up in a black mac that you can always rely on?