Thursday, March 22, 2012

Trend Spotting: Boarding School

As we treasure hunt through countless street style blogs for cool looks, we often come across tons of girls with amazing style. And recently, we've spotted a trend that is resurfacing its way back onto the fashion scene: the boarding school look. While images of a young, scantily-clothed Britney Spears and her infamous "Baby One More Time" video may be popping up in your head, we're thankful that these gals are taking the more stylish route.
This look is very reminiscent of gal pals Cher, Dionne, and Tai from the 90s chick flick, "Clueless." We especially love the vintage elements--the classic beret hat, knee high socks, and penny loafers--because of how they are perfectly paired with modern pieces. The structured blazer and multi-chained necklace have been fashion favorites season after season, and upgrade this look to being up-to-date with current trends. And of course, the flirty plaid skirt is our ultimate fave that really brings it all together. Amazing? Totally.
For the ultimate modern take on the prep school look, we thought this outfit was perfect! The plaid skinnies have a cool, London punk feel, yet are toned down a bit with the striped chunky knit sweater that is worn over a denim shirt. The edgy leather studded handbag and round-toe ankle booties add just a hint of edge to this otherwise comfy-chic look.
This rendition of the boarding school trend is spot on! We love the semi-sheer plaid blouse paired with a feminine high-low hem skirt. For a feminine look, the boxy handbag, opaque tights, and platform heels are definitely a plus. But the leather jacket with studded lapels (our favorite item in this look) is beyond awesome! From head to toe, this tough cookie ensemble is the perfect way to rock this trend.

We love all of these trendy looks, but which one is your fave that you're willing to try?

Posted by: Kameron S.


1 comment:

KT said...

Love her spikes leather jacket!