Friday, September 3, 2010

Wear It Twice: Teacher’s Pet

Everyone loves a long weekend, but is Labor Day break the most dreadful long weekend of the year? When it’s over, it’s time for students to go back to school and begin the day-in day-out routine all over again. Sure, there are lots of parents, and eager students, ready for the new semester to begin; but the start of the school year also marks the end of summer.

In anticipation of the year’s first homeroom period, this month’s Wear It Twice collection is inspired by some traditional school themes. I started with a pretty apple pendant - a great piece for the first day of school, whether you’re a student or a teacher.

The first outfit I created began with a plaid skirt - another school essential. I paired it with a pleated white blouse to complete the uniform look, then finished it with some sassy red Mary Janes and a pretty black floral headband.

The second ensemble is a lot more modern. The printed knit top features a unique torn yarn pattern, and looks great with red skinny jeans. To create a touch of school-girl charm, I added a pair of plaid platform boots and a black and white striped clutch.

Can you hear the bell already? Go the handmade route and get these looks, or something like them, on Etsy!

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  1. Love the apple pendant! And I might even go back to school myself if I could wear those clothes. For my high school senior, whose school opened its doors last monday, this is the first of the vacations. Gives the thing a more positive spin, doesn't it?

  2. I love that t-shirt, and those plaid boots are fab!


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