Back-to-School Fashion Serves Up American Pie With Slices of Preppy, Sporty, 80s Youthquake & 70s Folklore Fashion Article Posted August 31, 2007
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Trend Preview and Must-Have Picks
School just got out or so it feels but
those yellow buses will be back in action soon. For parents and kids,
back-to-school shopping presents that moment in time to ask what's
needed, what fits and what's on everyone's must-have lists.
Talbots Kids is
addressing these questions with a collection of clothes reflecting a
combination of influences
The theme this year has an
all-American vibe that's grounded by great basics that are functional
and mix with ease,
According to Talbots Kids, the key trends for back-to-school include:
For girls: corduroy city shorts in bright pink, navy, green or caramel embroidered with horses; argyle and cable cardigans, crisp white shirts and quilted jackets
For boys: classic polos worn alone, layered together or over a tee; return of the navy crewneck; argyle sweater vests worn over tattersal plaid shirts or crisp oxfords, corduroy pants, timeless khakis and twill shorts.
For girls: faux layered hoodies, tees and henleys; velour or French-terry jackets with matching pants.
For boys: layered look polos and tees: rugby stripe sweaters, and varsity themed tees and sweatshirts.
80s YOUTHQUAKE (inspired by St. Elmo's Fire, Flashdance, Fame)
menswear vests, leggings, dancer skirts, shrunken hoodies and rock n
70s REVIVAL (reminiscent of Ali McGraw in Love Story)
For girls: patchwork corduroy skirts; long belted sweaters; ribbed turtlenecks; graphic florals; lots of corduroy and other East Coast college classics.
MUST-HAVE UPDATES FOR GIRLS
MUST-HAVES FOR BOYS
About Talbots Kids
Talbots Kids offers
classic, well-made clothing for boys, girls, infants and toddlers.
Marked by child-friendly colors, feel good-easy care fabrics and
distinctive styling details, the private-label assortment includes
clothes for class, play and dressier occasions. Girls