Back to school must haves

Back to school must haves

Summer’s over.  Bummer right?  Soon you won’t have beaches, road trips, or free summer movies in the park to entertain you.   It’s time to pull your textbook out and get back to school.

 

You can make your own fun, you just need the right gear. We at FashionEdits pulled together a state-of-the-art arsenal of fashions, tools, and toys that will make the next nine months a breeze. That means a computer, sure, but the modern fashionista student’s life wouldn’t be complete without a camera, a wedge, or a leather backpack, right?

 

Quirky Prints

The quirkier the better!  Prints that take the Monday Blues away, or to celebrate the start of the weekend!

 

asos lips print skater back to school dora landa star print button front shirt-back to school must haves

 

Snap Shot

Instagram is so 2012!   Nostalgic snaps in an instant; Fujifilm’s Instax Mini 8 camera takes high quality, credit card-sized photos and its pocket-friendly bubble design makes it super easy to handle.  Collect and make a scrapbook of the semester’s memories!

 

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Faux Leather

Leather has been a major focus on the runways like never before. But real leather can require you to have major bucks on hand it isn’t very practical for a student when having to pay for cafeteria food and books.  Faux leather is even more affordable and can add edge to any outfit.

tbags- faux leather dress back to school The Kooples faux Leather Moto Pant back to school

 

Wedges

Designers presented creative and masculine inspired options, matched with shimmery textures, and metallic elements.   Dress to impress for class presentations!

ATTILIO GIUSTI LEOMBRUNI classic-cap-toe-wedge Kate Spade New York Saja Wedge Booties

 

Plaid

The timeless fall print is gets an update with pastels, high-low lengths in skirts, and sheer button up body styles.

 

Equipment Signature Silk Sheer-Sleeved Plaid Shirt

 

 

Distressed Denim

A beautiful mish-mash of acid-wash, studs, tie-dye and ripped knees in everything from jeans, denim shorts, shirts and jackets.  You might ask yourself, “What is so great about Distressed Denim?”  Well, it is its versatility.   Pair it with a silk shirt, a rocker tee, or a muted blazer.

 

G-Star Denim Jacket JAYE E Stud Accented Denim Vest

 

Masculine shoes

Going flat doesn’t mean compromising on style this Fall. Classic menswear styles like combat boots, oxfords, Chelsea boots and brogues made appearances in the fall 2014 runway, embracing your inner tomboy is one lesson we are sure to get an A+ on.

ANALEE BOOTS Dolce Vita FLEETWOOD MONK SHOES Topshop

 

Backpacks

From Chanel featuring their now popular Graffiti Backpack Bag in their Spring 2014 collection, to Mulberry releasing their own backpack line with British model Cara Delevingne. The backpack has made a triumphant comeback that is certainly not child’s play for the fall 2014 season.  The backpack has graduated to leather, metal details, and quilting.

 

Ash Domino Chain Leather Backpack still shot  Moto Distressed Backpack old trend still shot

 

Overalls

The Spring 14 trend makes another round this season, perfect to pair with a tissue weight turtleneck and distressed leather backpack.

Ondria CheckMate Jumpsuit pixie market-1Lazy Sunday Denim Overalls pixie market-2

 

Coatigans

Global warming is not going away, a coatigan (a cardigan + coat) is the essential outwear piece from going between classes or when the AC in the computer lab is too cold.

O'2nd Patched Loose Jacket Right Angles Hooded Sweater Jacket

 

Sneakers

One of Fashionedits favorite fall trends is to dress up sneakers with a faux leather skirt or distressed denim jeans.

 

new balance 574 Nike Dunk Sky Hi Mesh White Converse All Star Chuck ‘70 Sneaker - Sunflower

 

 

Roku 3

Textbooks, plus room and board doesn’t leave much for a cable bill.  With more than 1,000 channels including Netflix, HBO Go and Hulu Plus, you can catch up on Scandal and Orange Is The New Black on the weekends with ease with Roku.  Another plus? Roku’s remote has a built-in headphone jack that lets you listen without disturbing your roommates.

Roku 3

 

Whether it’s adding fun oxfords to your uniform, finding the perfect pair of distressed jeans, or gathering memories of your school year, the team at Fashionedits.com wishes you a successful school year filled with style, selfies and plenty of caffeine!

 

 

By. Kosi Harris

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