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Back-to-school fashion: Looks the entire family will love

Aug. 13, 2014 at 12:22 PM ET

Listen up, parents! Your back-to-school clothes shopping just got a little easier. As the summer comes to an end, Gilt.com's lifestyle editor Chassie Post stopped by TODAY to share chic looks for the upcoming fall season. From denim jackets to plaid button-downs, check out the styles your kids will be only too happy to wear: 

Video: With the help of some trendy children, Gilt.com’s Chassie Post shows TODAY the hottest trends for school clothes this season.

Look 1: Sporty

Many kids love to rock their favorite sports jerseys every chance they get, and school is no exception. Make it classroom-appropriate by dressing it up with a plaid shirt, or adding a puffer vest for the cooler weather. 

What kids love:

  • Brazil soccer shirt by Puma Kids, $14
  • Sweat pants by JCrew.com, $40.50
  • High-top sneakers, HM.com, $19.95

How to make it work for school:

Look 2: Prints

Fun prints are always a great choice for a stylish outfit, and it helps that kids love them too! Make your daughter's bold-print dress school-ready with a denim jacket — this wardrobe staple goes with mostly anything, and is the perfect way to complete your kid's look! 

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Look 3: Animals

Animal-inspired clothes are all the rage on the playground, and these fashionable pieces work nicely in your child's back-to-school wardrobe. By adding a faux fur vest and an animal-decorated backpack, your child can get the full, wild look — and be the most stylish kid at school, too. 

What kids love:

  • Deer tee & bird skirt by Mini Boden at BodenUsa.com, $25.50 & $45.90
  • Striped knee-socks by Gap.com, $9.95
  • Leopard booties by H&M, $19.95

How to make it work for school

  • Faux fur vest by H&M, $34.95
  • Owl backpack by Target.com, $15.29

Look 4: "Mini-me" look

For a timeless appearance that will make your kids seem years ahead of their peers, opt for a look inspired by your own closet! Classic items like leather jackets and bow-ties pair well with some of your children's traditional favorites, like a plaid shirt or jeans, creating a fashion-forward look everyone is sure to love. 

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