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August is all fun and games until back-to-school shopping hits. That’s why we did the work for you and pulled together 30 stylish outfits—so the first month back in the classroom is a breeze (relatively speaking).

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Annie the Brave

Space-Theme Dress + Bright Shoes

Fuel her scientific dreams in style.

Annie the Brave dress ($35); Native shoes ($40)

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Bright Blue Hoodie + Vibrant Green Shorts + A Pair of Fun Socks

His buddies definitely won't lose track of him in the hallways.

J.Crew hoodie ($33); T-shirt ($); shorts ($37); socks ($12 for set of three); Vans sneakers ($45)


Plain Tee + Printed Coveralls + Sneakers

An adorable look they can wear year-round (just add a sweater or wool tights).

Oshkosh top ($7); overalls ($19); sneakers ($19); T-shirt ($8); coveralls ($18); sneakers ($18)

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Crewneck Sweater + Skirt + High-Tops

For a uniform vibe infused with kid personality.

Primary sweater ($24); skirt ($20); Supra Kids sneakers (starting at $26)

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Printed Hoodie + Colorful Tee + Black Jeans

Perfect for the kid who’s (temporarily) over slogan tees.

Carter’s hoodie ($13); T-shirt ($6); Osh Kosh B’Gosh jeans ($16)

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Pat Pat

Striped Tee + Loose Jumpsuit + Sneakers

Do you think she'll mind if mom wears the same French-inspired look, too?

PatPat T-shirt and jumpsuit set ($25); Keds sneakers ($35)

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Hawaiian Shirt + Layered Tee + Jeans

Carry that summer favorite all the way through September.

J.Crew T-shirt ($25); shirt ($33); jeans ($50); New Balance sneakers ($70)

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Printed Hoodie + Black Overalls Dress + Black Shoes

A little bit tough, a little bit sweet, 100 percent ready to take on the school day.

H&M hoodie ($20); dress ($30); Dr. Martens shoes (starting at $54)

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Patterned Tee + Mismatched Pants + Glitter Sandals

It's never too early to start practicing those crucial print-mixing skills. (P.S. If the temperatures are really dropping, just add a denim jacket and she'll be good to go.)

J.Crew T-shirt ($30); pants ($50) sandals ($50)

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Jojo Maman Bebe

Puff-Sleeve Top + Animal Print Jumper

So she can show off all her dinosaur knowledge. (But actually, how does she know the names of every dinosaur in the Jurassic era?)

Jojo Maman Bebe top ($22); dress ($15)

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Puffer Vest + Hooded Shirt + Jeans + High-Tops

Admit it: You wish your husband looked this cool.

H&M vest ($25); Gap shirt ($18); Alex and Alexa pants ($34); Cat & Jack sneakers ($25)

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Rockets of Awesome

Star Tee + Matching Leggings + Contrasting Sweatshirt

So she can ace gym class, like the star she is.

Rockets of Awesome T-shirt ($23); sweatshirt ($30); leggings ($27); Vans sneakers ($65)

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Hanna Andersson

Sweatshirt + Tulle Skirt + Leggings

It's not Halloween just yet, but that doesn't mean she can't rock a little fairy princess right this very second.

Hanna Andersson sweatshirt ($33); skirt ($44); leggings ($22)

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Camo Pants + Slogan Tee + Hoodie

Everything is cuter in French.

Abercrombie Kids pants ($40); tee ($20); Joe Fresh hoodie ($19)

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Sasha and Lucca

White Tee + Black Coveralls + Red Shoes

A no-fuss look for your busy kid.

Sasha + Lucca T-shirt ($25); overalls ($40); Keds sneakers ($30)

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Rainbow Sweater + Blue Jeans + Slip-Ons

Hello, Instagram-worthy.

Boden sweater ($52); Gap jeans ($28); slip-ons ($25)

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Vest + Striped Shirt + Floral Skirt

We’re in it for the floral lining. (Not kidding.)

Boden vest ($45); shirt ($24); skirt ($42)

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Tea Collection

Dress + High Socks + Boots

A dress + bright socks + tough booties = she’s owning this school year.

Tea Collection dress ($36); Bombas socks ($23 for set of four); Max + Jake boots ($30)

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Hanna Andersson

Gingham + Neutrals + White Sneakers

Three words: School picture day.

Ralph Lauren shirt ($13); pants ($45); sweater ($54); dress ($39); Keds sneakers ($35)

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Garnet Hill

Denim Jacket + Patterned Skirt + Rain Boots

Just add an umbrella and she's ready to go.

Garnet Hill turtleneck ($34); jacket ($54); skirt ($28); Hunter boots ($45)

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Rockets of Awesome

Printed T-Shirt + Joggers + Crazy Kicks

For the budding sneakerhead in the family.

Rockets of Awesome T-shirt ($20); joggers ($20); Vans sneakers ($60)

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Hanna Andersson

Tunic + Printed Leggings + Sneakers

She may be back in school, but stylish comfort is still key.

Hanna Andersson tunic ($24); leggings ($26); Keds sneakers ($30)

doen yearling

Bandana + Blouse + Jeans

The dress code-approved way to tame all those flyaway hairs.

Dôen top ($48); scarf ($28); Old Navy jeans ($35)

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Graphic Tee + Khakis/Jeans + White Kicks

There's nothing wrong with sticking to a classic, easy combo. Especially if it involves a cool tie-dye tee.

Finger in the Nose T-shirt ($36); pants ($51); jeans ($95); Vans sneakers ($35)

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Hanna Andersson

Cardigan + Overalls Dress + BALLET SLIPPERS

Preppy fashion, FTW.

Hanna Andersson sweater ($50); top ($24); dress ($48); Janie and Jack shoes ($59)

zara kids skort

Skort + Sweater + Booties

All hail the early morning ease of a one-color outfit.

Zara Kids skort ($30); Primary sweater ($24); Gap booties ($39)

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Tea Collection

Hoodie + T-shirt + Chinos

We're loving these patterned layers.

Tea Collection hoodie ($30); T-shirt ($23); pants ($36)

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Rockets of Awesome

Printed Anorak + Graphic Tee + Joggers

His go-to is always some kind of tracksuit? Well, it's time to upgrade his favorite style.

Rockets of Awesome jacket ($40); T-shirt ($20); joggers ($30); Vans sneakers ($60)

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Puff Sleeve Top + Overalls + Booties

Serious hipster cred here.

Oshkosh top ($9); Stem overalls ($32); Sam Edelman booties ($56)


Cardigan + Dress + Lace-Up Boots

Those boots were made for walking. And leading the charge during outdoor field trips.

Boden sweater ($48); dress ($66); boots ($90)

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