The Best Looks for Back-to-School!

One of my favorite things about the back-to-school season is finding all of the best deals on new trends for the fall. This year is the first year that I haven’t procrastinated on my shopping, and I was definitely rewarded for it – I was able to find everything on my list at JCPenney and I found a few cute pieces that I didn’t even know I wanted! When it comes to navigating the mall, I’m still desperately clinging onto my youth and shopping in the juniors department (and let’s be honest, I don’t see an end to that in the foreseeable future.) I was beyond impressed by JCPenney’s selection, and I’m so excited about the pieces I picked up and I wanted to share with you some of my favorite looks and trends!

Girly & Sporty.

My style is always quite girly – but I love mixing it up with pieces from other trends! This bodycon top and skater skirt are instantly made more casual paired with Converse! When you go into your local JCPenney you’ll notice a ton of awesome displays showing off looks that ‘bend the trend,’ or combine two very different trends in a way that works. I’m crazy about the idea!

Tough & Girly.

This is probably my favorite way to bend the trend. My usual style is soft and feminine – characterized by flowy materials, light colors, and a lot of lace. I toughened the top up a bit with these awesome heeled booties and skinny jeans! Black leather and white lace contrast each other in so many ways – but when you bring them together it looks fab!


Let’s be honest – we can’t all get dolled up every day – but that doesn’t mean we can’t still look cute! JCPenney has a huge line of athletic wear (including my new favorite joggers!) and their pieces are cute enough to wear out and about without feeling sloppy!

Beachy & Tough.


Second to girly – my other favorite style is beachy. I love loose fitting tops in fun colors. The crochet trim on this one is amazing! I paired this with the same boots and jeans as the last look, and I just love how they play off of each other!

National #ShoutOutDay

Not only is JCPenney the go-to place for back-to-school – but they are also heading a pretty incredible movement! August 12th is now officially National Shout Out Day! Joining in is easy – jump into the conversation on social media by giving one of your friends a shoutout (aka a compliment) and use the hashtag #ShoutOutDay. Hopefully this complimentary behavior will create a snowball effect in the future and keep the good karma going!

Check out JCPenney on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to follow along!

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