Back to School Clothing Guide 2015

Back to school shopping wouldn’t be complete without filling your children’s closets with some new outfits to start off the year. Are you sick of walking the malls and department stores only to be disappointed in the endless racks that you have to sort through to find what you want? Peruse our clothing guide and shop online for vibrant, unique clothing to kick off this school year. The best part? You don’t need to leave the comfort of your couch.


Girls Apparel By Biscotti and Kate Mack

Brand

Biscotti and Kate Mack are two girl’s designer clothing lines that blend together in one place to create some of the most whimsical, girly, and romantic outfits on the market today. Since 1986, Biscotti and Kate Mack have been creating styles that appeal both to the everyday girl and to A-list celebrities. With a wide range of formal outfits to more casual, but still chic pieces, for both itty bitty babies to tweens and young teens, Biscotti and Kate Mack provides the world’s girls with closets full of beautiful apparel.

Product

This two piece outfit from Kate Mack is perfect for the first day of school, especially for preschoolers and kindergarteners who can get away with rocking a tutu all day long! This deceivingly comfortable outfit is just dressy enough for the first day of school, but still allows your daughter to run (and twirl!) on the playground with ease. With delicate details that are super feminine and a playful design that is vintage classic, this outfit is gorgeous and graceful, two traits that Kate Mack is known for. Coming soon in August 2015!

Features You Will LOVE

  • Bird cage motif on top with rhinestones, a sweet bow, and silky soft cutout flowers
  • Full ruching down each sleeve
  • Attached tulle tutu skirt for one-piece ease and comfort
  • Coordinating leggings with matching cutout flowers on each ankle
Perfect For

Any piece of apparel from Biscotti and Kate Mack is perfect for the girl who loves being able to wear twirly tutus out in public, and for the little lady who cherishes soft, unique styles that bring out her ultra feminine side. If she wants to bring a bit of fashionable fun to the classroom this year, then outfitting her in a Biscotti and Kate Mack outfit will certainly have her standing out among her peers, in the best way possible!

SHOP

Outfit Shown – Coming Soon!

EXPLORE AND CONNECT

Biscotti and Kate Mack | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Vimeo


Boys Apparel By Andy & Evan

Brand

Andy and Evan are a couple of guys who ditched corporate America a few years ago and came up with the brainchild of creating a fresh, high-quality, and innovative children’s apparel company. And they succeeded in making Andy & Evan a brand that brings their customers just what they desired, unique and functional, yet trendy clothing, all made with a dash of heart and soul. With a wide variety of clothing and accessory options for newborn baby wardrobes to elementary school aged kids, both boys and girls will love the quirky, bright-colored pieces, while moms and dads love the durable wearability of every outfit.

Product

If you choose one outfit for your son’s back to school fall/winter wardrobe this season, it must be an Andy & Evan’s V Formation graphic tee, pair of CORDial pants, and a Sir Puffington convertible jacket (that converts to a vest for warmer days). There’s no doubt he will be the most stylish kid in class, and the warmest too, with the softest, most plush fabrics against his skin. Coming soon in August 2015!

Features You Will LOVE

The V Formation

  • Coordinating elbow patches.
  • Super soft cotton fabric.
  • Embroidered airplane motifs.

The CORDials

  • Soft corduroy fabric.
  • Classic design and style.
  • Fabric accents at the hem that are shown when pant leg is cuffed.

Sir Puffington

  • Convertible 2-in-1 design. Wear as a jacket, or unzip the removable sleeves to wear as a vest.
  • Detachable hood.
  • Velvet elbow patches and shoulder accents.
  • Comfortable and warm down filling.
Perfect For

Andy & Evan’s apparel is not only perfect for boys up to size 7Y heading back to class, but for girls too. Dress both your preschooler and your 2nd grader in stylish, classic, and great quality outfits that will last long past the last bell.

SHOP

The V Formation – Coming Soon! | The CORDials – Coming Soon! | Sir Puffington – Coming Soon!

EXPLORE AND CONNECT

Andy & Evan | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram


Varsity Threads by Chasing Fireflies

Brand

Chasing Fireflies was created to celebrate childhood, as well as parenthood. Do you remember the first time you ever rode a bike, or had ice cream for dinner? Sure, it was fun when you did it, but, as parents, it’s way more fun to experience your child’s “firsts” with them. They’ve taken great care in selecting magical children’s products that are sure to charm, surprise and delight your child, (and you!)

Product

Kids Personalized Hooded Varsity JacketYour junior varsity squad player can get a head start on achieving varsity status this year with this must have kid-sized Varsity Jacket. This classic letterman jacket features all the timeless details you might remember on your own jacket with your child’s name on it.

Kids Personalized  Short-Sleeve Varsity Tee: Your little sports fan needs a cool tee for this season’s big game or their birthday. Our line-up includes lots of color choices and comes complete with your kid’s favorite number (or age) and name (maximum 10 characters).

Features You Will LOVE

Kids Personalized Hooded Varsity Jacket:

  • Rugged body
  • Quilted lining
  • Ribbed trim and angled pockets
  • An attached hood
  • Personalization up to 10 characters and initial on the front
  • Available in Black, Blue, Red and Pink

Kids Personalized  Short-Sleeve Varsity Tee:

  • Customizing is easy! Simply choose your size, color and add your child’s age, birthday or favorite number.
  • 100% cotton
  • Available in Black, Red, White, Heather Grey, Pink and Navy
Perfect For

These two personalized varsity options are perfect for the parent who loves to live vicariously through their child. Whether you’re reliving “the good ol’ days,” or just enjoy the look of those vintage varsity threads, your kid will look adorable!


 “All Boy” Tee by Enjoy Essential

Brand

Enjoy Essential came to life in 2013 when owner Cady began selling iron-on onesies as a hobby. As her Etsy shop began to grow, as well as the popularity of Enjoy Essential, Cady knew it was time to expand the brand. Within one month of switching to screen-printing and launching an official website, she was able to quit her day job and design and create for Enjoy Essential full-time! Every design is her own, every order is packaged by her and she manages all of her social media herself. Enjoy Essential’s line now includes graphic tees, tanks and onesies for women, children and babies. And Enjoy Essential donates one meal to someone in need for every shirt sold!

Product

Printed on soft, breathable cotton tees, Enjoy Essential’s “All Boy” tee comes in navy blue or black.

“Dirt, Trucks, Sports, Superheroes, All Boy” 

This is the perfect shirt for the little man in your life.

Features You Will LOVE

  • Made from super soft cotton
  • Original designs and quality screen printing
  • Sizes 6 month to Large 14-16
  • A meal is donated for every shirt sold
Perfect For

Enjoy Essential’s “All Boy” tee is perfect for any little man who loves all things boy. Be sure to check out all of Enjoy Essential’s designs for boys and girls!


FabKids Clothing and Accessories

Brand

FabKids was started by a team of parents seeking unique looks that their children could personalize to their own preferences, and an affordable clothing option that is easily accessible to parents. The company features “fresh style in one click” and is sure to bring a fun and funky vibe to your child’s school wardrobe.

Product

With a variety of cute and trendy pieces for little ones of all ages, FabKids offers affordable fashions that will leave your children feeling stylish and comfortable this coming school year. FabKids clothing pieces will become staple items in your child’s wardrobe, and they will love mixing and matching the colors, patterns and accessories!

Features You Will LOVE

  • Style quizzes to customize styles just for your child
  • Comfortable, breathable fabrics
  • Unique clothing and accessories
  • Mix-and-match essentials for your child to make their own looks
  • VIP Membership with exclusive discounts and reward points
Perfect For

Fab Kids is perfect for parents looking for affordable children’s clothing that are pre-personalized to their preferences! It makes shopping simple and it’s easy to earn extra discounts and rewards. 


Boys Clothing By Appaman

Brand

Appaman, one of our favorite brands here at Daily Mom, was launched in the summer of 2003. They strive to only produce high-quality clothing for children and to always deliver top notch customer service. The founder of the company, Harald Husum drew his inspiration from his childhood companion, the corduroy ape named Appaman. The company is an ode to the whimsical spirit of the times in his youth. Childhood is both ever-changing and vibrant and Appaman strives to translate that into their collections of clothing. 

Product

Every season Appaman releases a new collection and updates their tried and true favorites. This fall we are certainly lusting over everything in their boys collection. It has an edgy feel that is perfect for helping your little ones stand out in style from the rest of the crowd. This collection will certainly help their street cred!

The lightweight feel of the Heavy Metal Line Tee makes it the perfect transitional piece for back to school. For warmer days kids will still be comfortable and once the chill creeps in they can layer it with the Uptown Black Denim Jacket. This jacket has a rugged look that just screams “back to school cool”. 

The Parker Sweats are the ultimate pants for boys on the move. They are as comfortable as they are cool. Top it off with a stylish fedora and they will be ready for their moment!

Features You Will LOVE

Heavy Metal Line Tee

  • Ultralight cotton
  • Soft to the touch
  • Easy to wear

Uptown Black Denim Jacket

  • Faux layered look
  • Comfortable and fashion forward
  • Sweatshirt feel makes it easy to move around in 

Parker Sweats

  • Three Zipper Pockets
  • Edgy, slouchy look
  • Comfortable and fashion forward
Perfect For

Boys who are a little bit edgy and parents who are looking for high quality vibrant clothing that is built to last!


Rain Gear By Hatley 

Brand

If you have small children there is no way you think of rain gear without thinking of Hatley. You can find their designs sold throughout the world. They have created an extensive children’s line that is both inspired by nature and ecologically responsible. The company still rests on the principles on which the company was founded, which are: family, good design, quality and of course, loads of laughter. They are also a company that focuses on giving back. They support the Open Door Mercy Home Orphanage by helping in providing funding for the many needs of children.  

Product

Hatley’s products are built to last! As a company they believe that the key factor in helping the environment is to produce products that are crafted to last through many children. They strive to ensure that everything they produce is made from natural fibers, in a way that is environmentally sensitive. 

When the rain strikes make sure your kids are equipped with the best gear. At Daily Mom one of our FAVORITE things about Hatley is that their boots and jackets are 100% PVC Free!

Features You Will LOVE

Rain Coats

  • Waterproof
  • PVC Free
  • Comfortable terry lining
  • Exciting whimsical prints

Kid’s Rain Boots

  • Handles make for easy on and easy off
  • Lined in soft jersey for comfort
  • Grip bottom for maximum traction
  • Matching jackets complete the look
  • PVC Free
Perfect For

You never know when you are going to wake up to a rainy day. Hatley’s Rain Gear is perfect for children of all ages for those surprise days! It is also great for little kids who love puddle jumping (and what kid doesn’t?). Keep them away from traditional boots and jackets which are often made with PVC and choose Hatley. 

SHOP

Rain Boots | Rain Coat 

EXPLORE AND CONNECT

Hatley | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest 


Mud Pie

Brand

Founded in 1988 by current CEO Marcia Miller, Mud Pie is an award-winning manufacturer of innovatively designed and affordably priced gifts. Based in Stone Mountain, Georgia, the company is composed of 3 divisions–Mud Pie Baby, Mud Pie Living and Mud Pie Fashion. Mud Pie is a favorite brand of style-conscious consumers.

Product

The Squirrel Tunic and Legging Set in the latest Fall 2015 collection is an adorable addition for any girly-girl that also loves whimsical woodland creatures. The coordinating applique and patterned leggings are thick, and perfect to send your daughter off to preschool in.

The Mud Pie Monogrammed Airplane Tee has classic boyish raglan sleeves that are the perfect hue of baby blue, which compliments the bright red airplane applique that he is sure to love wearing every day. Available now, if you order directly through the Mud Pie site, it even has a monogrammed option for personalization.

Features You Will LOVE

Squirrel Tunic and Legging Set:

  • 2-piece set
  • Cotton interlock tunic
  • Squirrel appliqué with dimensional ruffle tail
  • Chambray ruffle neckline
  • Keyhole back
  • Comes with printed cotton spandex leggings with ruffle and pom-pom trim at hem

Personalized Airplane Tee:

  • Red airplane applique
  • Turquoise raglan sleeves
  • Coordinating red collar
  • Personalization now available through Mud Pie
Perfect For

Mud Pie clothing is perfect for the fashion-savvy child and the budget conscious parent. Their sets and shirts are amazing quality, all at an affordable price point.


Boys Apparel By MyHabit

Brand

Everyone shops on Amazon for a great deal and a plethora of products, so due to the popularity and customer demand of being able to continue to shop smart, MyHabit was created by the greats behind Amazon.com. This ‘daily event’ online store, which is similar to the concept of Zulily, features clothing for men, women, and children, as well as home items and other products, all with deep discounts, up to 60% off list prices. You’ll be able to find unique, brand name items at almost next to nothing, but be sure to stop by daily, as events only last 72 hours, and these unheard of deals will be gone before you know it.

Product

Back to school season calls for stylish apparel that looks good on little boys and is also comfortable and versatile enough to wear more than once. The Kartoons Kid’s Long Sleeve Polo features a classic polo front with a slew of bright unique colors and styling to make this top the most fun one in your boy’s closet. The Little Traveler Long Sleeve Slub Polo tones it down a bit, but still keeps it classy, making this shirt easy for everyday wear, and neutral enough to go with just about any bottom. Every dude needs a stand-out top and a blend-in top, and MyHabit provides all of that, with everything in between!

Dress your son in a pair of U.S. Polo Assn. 5-Pocket Jeans for an all-American denim look that beats no other. Jeans are a staple for back to school shopping, and you can be assured that the well-known quality and classic design of these jeans will be the perfect fit for your son. If you want to funk it up a bit this season and toss a hipster piece into your son’s wardrobe, then The Little Traveler Resin-Scuffed Cargo Pants are just for you. These pants are full of unique details and accents that will surely set your little guy apart from the rest, in the best way possible!

Features You Will LOVE

Kartoons Kid’s Long Sleeve Polo

  • Soft and lightweight
  • Spread collar, button closure
  • Patch pocket, contrasting twofer sleeves

The Little Traveler Long Sleeve Slub Polo

  • Soft and lightweight
  • Pique knit polo
  • Spread collar, button closure

U.S. Polo Assn. 5-Pocket Jeans

  • Mid-weight, slightly faded denim
  • Straight leg
  • 5 pocket styling

The Little Traveler Resin-Scuffed Cargo Pants

  • Mid-weight
  • Coated twill material with cargo pockets
  • Pull on style, no buttons or zippers!
Perfect For

If you’re set on making this year’s back to school shopping spree budget-friendly, but still full of name brand and high quality unique items, then logging on daily to MyHabit needs to be written on your calendar. Perfect for thrifty, smart moms who like saving a buck, and for trendy kids who love sporting the latest and greatest looks, MyHabit is made for you.


JUNIORBEADS BY CHEWBEADS

 

Brand

CHEWBEADS is a family oriented business that combines fashion and function, with a high priority on safety. Their line of non-toxic, soft silicone teething jewelry offers mothers chic and colorful fashion accessories with ease of mind as each item contains no BPA , PHTHALATES, CADMUM, or LEAD, and provides babies and children a safe place to touch, tug, chew, and play.

Products

Chewbeads children’s line Juniorbeads offers a colorful selection of various styles of necklaces and bracelets that are sure to add flair to your child’s attire as they head back to school in style. Not only do they offer the perfect touch of chic, but they also serve as a great sensory tool to soothe your child’s back to school nerves as an alternative to chewing on nails or playing with clothing. Added bonus, accessories are dishwasher safe and necklaces easily snap on and off with a built-in breakaway clasp.

Juniorbeads by Chewbeads Products Include:

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Perfect For

Chewbeads has products that suit the needs of moms, infants, and children alike. For young girls who want to dress like their moms with matching jewelry, or boys who want to rock dog tags just like their father (or mother!), Juniorbeads is the perfect — safe, non-toxic– accessory for all of our back to school fashions. 

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Ready to check out more Back to School Guides? We have everything from a great Lunch Gear Guide to the best breakfast recipes for easier mornings!

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Jessica

Jessica is a holistic health counselor and work from home mom living in the middle of nowhere USA with her sweet little boy! She suffers from a serious case of compulsive globe-trotting and is always counting the days until her next move or adventure. You can often find her trying to get in her exercise in by lunging through the park while chasing after her very energetic little boy! She is constantly fueled and energized by her love for healthy eating and occasionally copious amounts of caffeine.

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