Back to School Styles

Never ones to shy from an opportunity to add to our wardrobes, the start of a new school year is the perfect excuse to shop locally. To help you outfit yourselves and your littles – whether you’re a mom or a teacher – we’ve scouted our favorite styles and accessories from around West Texas.


No bow, no go. We’re stocking up one cute hair accessories starting with this Hallie Hair Bow from Fox Den

We love a onesie, and this Navy John John from Fox Den fits the bill.  

Add a pop to your little one’s school accessories. These Varsity Stickers from The Shimmy Shack are adorable! 

Embroidered accents add a whimsey touch to this darling Bea Dress from Fox Den.

Ann + Reeves also offers the adorable “Color Me” design for boys. Peep their Color Me Corey Shorts. Or, prep your little one for their college days courtesy of Ann + ReevesCollegiate Collection

A classic white polo, like this Peter Millar Solid White Polo from Fox Den, is always a win for school days. Bonus points for bleach-ability! Pair with these cute shorts

Your little one’s back-to-school wardrobe isn’t complete without a backpack, and nothing beats these options from Sgt. Pepper’s!

Color Me Margaret Dress from Ann + Reeves. Looking for something custom? Explore their collection of hand-smocked custom items. Please note that items take 8 to 12 weeks to be delivered, which could be perfect timing for picture day! 

These overalls from Kirby’s Kloset are adorable – and comfy! 

Kicks complete any outfit and let your little play unencumbered. We love these elevated options from Kirby’s Kloset


Layers are key and this investment blazer from Nines Apparel is an adorable option with darling details.

To add [professional] touch of personality, opt for a headband from The Shimmy Shack.

For a handsfree carryall for the essentials, this silicone pouch from The Shimmy Shack is a must! 

This Shimmy Shack breezy blouse that’s comfy and season-less will make the perfect addition to your school wardrobe. 

Your students have backpacks, you have a chic carryall from Kirby’s Kloset!

Looking for a little extra help? Tap Tiqvah by Diana Barker for styling services!

You’ll be on the move a lot. To help you keep up with little ones in style, opt for Kirby Kloset’s Star Sneakers, which are a fab dupe of a favorite brand. 

This houndstooth pant from Kirby’s Kloset is another option that will take yout through each season of the school year!


This short sleeve top from Nines Apparel offers a little more style than a typical tee, taking you to a PTA meeting without the hassle. 

If you’re using the time your littles are in school to focus on wellness, you’ll need a new pair of sneakers. Stop in to shop our favorites at Midland Athletic Company

Treat yourself to a new carryall, you’ll be carrying all your little’s stuff come afterschool activity season! We’re eying this Emerald Tote from Nines Apparel caught our eye! 

Margarita Mercantile’s Pilar Deshilado Dress in Blue Floral is a perfect option that will take you from drop off to pick-up. Bonus points for its lightweight cotton material that will help you beat the long-lingering West Texas heat! 

Looking for a shorter hem and more arm coverage? This adorable puff sleeve dress from Nine’s Apparel is a great option.

A cropped jean is perfect come cooler weather, and this option from Nines Apparel fits the bill.

Whether you’re hitting the gym or the court, Midland Athletic Company has the perfect lineup of workout wear! 

To help keep your aforementioned carryall organized, opt for these Mommy + Baby pouches from The Shimmy Shack

Keep up with your kiddos (and their various extracurricular activities) in these chic sneakers from Nine’s Apparel.

Did we miss your go-to spot for back to school styles? Let us know by nominating your locally-owned or small-business favorite via email.