Let us help you streamline your style with these six back-to-school essentials. Amp up your look with these classroom-ready trends from area boutiques.
photography by Martin G Meyers
model: April HooperMUAH: Meka Bennett Reliford
#1 ESSENTIAL TANK
This hi lo tie dye tank from Salt & Pepper Accessory Boutique in West Monroe is a must-have for back-to-school. With frayed raw edges and an extreme hi lo style, this top is head of the class. Pair it with a skinny jean, wedge booties, fringed and beaded bracelets and a stylish backpack.
#2 GO PLAID
This super-soft plaid button-down shirt is a fan favorite. It features a semi-relaxed fit and rolled sleeves – perfect for summer to fall transition. Throw on these deconstructed jeans, Chan Luu necklace and super chic gold sandals and hit campus in style. This handmade duffel is the perfect stowaway for dorm room neccessities. Find it all at Hemline Monroe.
#3 BOHO CHIC
This boho top from Erin’s Attic in Ruston features crotcheted insets in a breezy, lightweight fabric. Complete the look with a high-waisted, bell-bottom jean, stackable bracelets and a statement necklace. This outfits combines throwback style with a cool vintage vibe.
#4 THE JEAN
These super-soft drapey tencel flares are the perfect jean for school days. They feature a classic zip fly with button closure. We love the white boho top with tassels combined with the printed soft bralette with lace trims and v-neck. This outfit is completed with a tassel necklace with elephant charm, layered bracelets, Free People clogs and a quilted, convertible backpack. Find this and more at HerringStone’s Boutique in Monroe.
#5 WORKOUT GEAR
Hit the gym between classes in style with this great yoga gear from If the Crown Fits in West Monroe. These form-fitting capris are designed to stretch and move with your body. The chic and stylish bra top features a multi criss-cross design with simple scoop neckline in the front. Add a Pink pewter headband for a cute accessory.
#6 THE BOOTIE
Fall’s cult-favorite bootie reaches new heights with clean lines and natural materials. These western-inspired booties from The Fashion of Ruston are crafted from premium leather and finished with zipper detailing. This classic button up gets a modern update with a hand-dyed print for an artisanal ombré effect. Pair it with a a simple black legging, Kendra Scott statement necklace and earrings and the perfect grey tote.