Prepping for Back to School: All the Top Trends

posted: 08/16/17
by: Katie Morton
Two sisters are going to the school pass throught the local park.

What are the top back-to-school trends this year? Here's our guide to the latest fashion, accessories, and tech trends lighting up social media. These are the hot items your kids will be clamoring for this fall!

On Campus/Teen Fall Fashion Trends

If you have a high schooler or college student, then look no further than our list for awesome 2017 trends.

Gold Accents

Gold will be back in full force and it's not just for jewelry anymore. You'll find 24-karat gold accents on everything from backpacks to t-shirts to shoes. Check out these cute (and surprisingly affordable) Steve Madden booties with gold stacked heels.

Statement Jackets

Layer a bold jacket over a cute dress for a runway-worthy outfit. Statement jackets make even the most basic outfit look like a high-fashion find. This Kimono bohemian duster from Free People is sure to turn heads.

Suede Skirts

Suede will be everywhere this fall. Suede in a deep neutral is surprisingly easy to wear. BlankNYC's suede mini in spice will take your daughter's on-campus style up a notch.


One of the must-have, cool accessories for your smartphone this season is a PopSocket. PopSockets double as a stylish and customizable handgrip as well as a phone kickstand. This fun tech accessory will be a favorite with both gamers and social media mavens.

Elementary/Middle School Fall Trends

Keep your little one looking fresh this school year with our trending picks for Fall 2017.

Curated Clothing on Demand

Mail subscription services are hot these days--from meal delivery to even kid's fashion. Delight your little fashionistas with curated clothing built around their favorite looks. Kidbox ships up to seven brand-new clothing items from popular designers such as DKNY, Adidas, and Diesel. Prices start at $98.

Too Cool for School Kicks

LED athletic shoes are the wave of the future. Enter HoverKicks--LED kicks that, when lit up, make it seem as though your kid is hovering above the ground. Shop various colors and styles at HoverKicks.com.

Sparkling School Accessories

Fashion Angels Magic Sequin Collection feature reversible sequins that change color from rainbow to silver at the swipe of your hand. Magic Sequin backpacks make toting books fun! The matching Magic Sequin lunch boxes will be the talk of the cafeteria. Check out the full rainbow of Magic Sequin back-to-school products at FashionAngels.com.

Shark Bite Pencil Pouch

This hand-made, friendly shark will make homework fun again. This beast of the deep can hold an ocean's worth of writing utensils, craft supplies, or art project necessities with adorable panache.

Wearable Decorative Tech

If your kid has a FitBit or Apple Watch wristband, these cute iPops charms will help jazz them up. You can choose from favorite sports to cute characters at myipops.com. Prices start at $6.99 per charm.

Make back-to-school shopping easy by selecting one of these top trends. Your kid will be sure to look and feel confident sporting any of these cool picks!