Perfect fashion for the first day of school

by SheKnows
Jul 15, 2012 at 10:14 p.m. ET
The polo shirt gets a feminine upgrade in the form of this cute IZOD polo dress. This navy dress features a babydoll style and pleated skirt. It is suitable for most school dress codes and available for $12 at

1 /9: Graphic hoodie & cuffed cargo shorts

1/9 :Graphic hoodie & cuffed cargo shorts

At Old Navy, you can find great school outfits for boys and girls. If shorts are suitable at your child's school, partner simple cargo shorts with a fun graphic tank or tee and a cool hoodie. The hoodie is on sale for $20 at Old Navy.

2 /9: Smocked dress & shrug set

2/9 :Smocked dress & shrug set

This summer dress gets a fall upgrade by topping it with the matching short-sleeved shrug. Available in sizes for little and big girls, this set is a fantastic buy for back to school. On sale for $15 at

3 /9: Skirted top & leggings

3/9 :Skirted top & leggings

She'll be all set for her first day of school in this totally trendy outfit. This set features an embellished top with skirted hemline and an attached shrug, along with simple leggings and a faux patent-leather belt. On sale for $20 at

4 /9: Peasant skirt set

4/9 :Peasant skirt set

Your little girl will love this adorable set for her first day of preschool or kindergarten. This set features an adorable top with a ruffled faux-tie shrug and tiered skirt. The retro peace necklace finishes off the look in style. On sale for $12 at

5 /9: Three-piece boys set

5/9 :Three-piece boys set

For your preppy little boy, you can't beat this three-piece set. It features a classic button-down shirt, a V-neck knitted vest and clean-cut pants. Available in sizes 5 through 8 for under $20 at Magic Kids USA.

6 /9: Polka-dot dress & shrug set

6/9 :Polka-dot dress & shrug set

Dress her up in style for the first day of school in this polka-dot dress and matching shrug. This cute set is quite a bargain. Available for $3 in sizes 7 to 16 at

7 /9: Polo pant set

7/9 :Polo pant set

For your preschooler, you can't beat this sharp pant set from Carter's. This set features a striped polo shirt and khaki pants. Available for $14 at

8 /9: Plaid shirt

8/9 : Plaid shirt

This plaid woven shirt can be dressed up or down. It's the perfect addition to your little boy's school wardrobe. Partner this shirt with khakis or jeans for his first day of school. Available for $7 at

9 /9: Polo shirt & skinny jeans

9/9 :Polo shirt & skinny jeans

A classic polo shirt gets an upgrade with fun stripes. Team up this polo with dark-wash skinny jeans. The polo is on sale for $12, while the jeans are under $20 at Old Navy.