As a parent, it’s shocking how fast the first day of school is approaching. I mean, where in the world did the summer vacation go? Nevertheless, let the school shopping begin. Just because you’re not a kid anymore doesn’t mean you can’t update your wardrobe for the next school year or semester, right?
With that being said, whether you are student or someone who likes to update your wardrobe just for fun, don’t be left unprepared for the new school season. Santana Row in San Jose is your one stop shop destination for all things fashionable for Back To School necessities.
At Splendid, make sure to pick up pieces that will not only update your wardrobe, but pieces that are versitle with just about anything you want to wear. For women’s, the Bridger Quilted Moto Vest is perfect to wear with a short sleeve shirt, long sleeve tee or even a hoodie. For men’s, the Medium Wash Woven Shirt is casual yet has the look which could be taken up a notch with slacks.
Shopping at H&M can be your very best friend because it has almost everything you need to update your basic wear, and at prices you won’t feel too guilty about. This back to school season, add a little color to your bottoms. These Slacks for her will jump start the fall season with the dark pink hue. Perfect with chunky sweaters, booties and even that black peacoat hiding in your closet. The Twill Pants for him is a great alternate to your daily denim pants. The Leather Messenger Bag for him is classic and sleek and will fit your daily school necessities. The Perforated Makeup bag is perfect to keep in her backpack or large purse for on the go beauty essentials.
Accessories are a must for this school season, so why not prep yourself for the latest and greatest? Stop in at Urban Outfitters and pick up the Panama Hat (for her – top left photo) when you’re not in the mood to really style up your hair, along with an over-sized pair of sunglasses. For him, pick up the Braided Leather Belt which gives texture to your look along with stepping outside the normal black belt. Lastly, if you’re on the go and still want to look sleek, stylish and casual, the Rosin Faux-Leather 7 Panel Hat will have you covered.
SCOTCH & SODA
Updating your outerwear and layers are key for this new school year. Head to Scotch & Soda to pick up these two classic wardrobe pieces. For her, the Denim Trucker Jacket is perfect with any look (skinny pants, long maxi skirts or dresses to flowy palazzo pants). For him, the Tailored Wool Vest will upgrade the normal casual look with its dark color and wool texture.
If you want to find unique and not your normal, day-to-day school/office supplies and stationary, Maido is definitely the place shop. You’ll find note books, stylish pens, greeting cards, pencil cases, along with some miscellaneous playful tchotckes.