Teen/Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl’s

It’s hard to believe, but it’s mid-August and kids all over the country are gearing up to go back to school! This year I have a child starting middle school, one in high school, and one going off to college for the first time. Ironically, while they’re in 3 different schools, they all start classes on the same day. I’ve had several requests for more tween/teen fashion posts, so I was excited when my 7th grader agreed to model some tween Back to School outfits for us this year.

Tween Back-to-School Outfits with Kohl's: Mudd® scoopneck tee, DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans in Serena, SONOMA ankle boots, JanSport backpack

We’re actually partnering with Kohl’s to share about their Back to School promotion, including popular active-wear brands like Nike & Under Armour that rarely go on sale.

Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: Nike DriFIT hoodie with Under Armour leggings and Nike Revolution 4 women's running shoes in Smoke Ocean Bliss

I’ve always had good luck shopping at Kohl’s for my kids. From the children’s department to juniors to young adults, they have a wide selection of on-trend styles at great prices.

Even though it will be warm here for a while yet, Becca’s wardrobe needs some replenishing for school, so she and I headed out to Kohl’s last week to see what we could find.

She’s really getting to be fun to shop with. She used to detest shopping for clothes, but lately she’s become a little fashionista with a definite sense of her own style, and it was a lot of fun to put together these school outfits with her. It helps that Kohl’s has a great selection of jeans, tops, footwear, and Back to School essentials like backpacks.

Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: JanSport Backpacks

She’s really picky about her denim (she gets it from her momma, I guess!) so we were both happy to discover the DENIZEN from Levi’s brand. Neither of my girls have ever tried these before, but Becca found them very comfortable, and she likes the styling too.

She’s a jegging jeans girl through and through, so she ended up picking out two pairs of these low rise jegging jeans as well as a pair of the SO low rise twill jeggings in Berry.

Middle School Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: DENIZEN from Levi's

This varsity stripe hoodie is super lightweight so it works with shorts now, and she can wear it with jeans later this fall. And we both thought these burgundy slip-on sneakers with the decorative flocking were really cute for her. Apparently they’re very comfortable too.

Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: varsity stripe hoodie, DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans, and madden NYC slip-on sneakers

Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: madden NYC slip-on sneakers

Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans and madden NYC slip-on sneakers

Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: varsity stripe hoodie with DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans

varsity stripe hoodie // DENIZEN by Levi’s jegging jeans in Crush // madden NYC slip-on sneakers

This mauve tee pairs perfectly with her grey jegging jeans, and the taupe ankle boots will go with so many of her outfits this fall.

Tween School Outfit: Mudd® scoopneck tee, DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans in Serena, SONOMA ankle boots, JanSport backpack

Tween School Outfit: Mudd® scoopneck tee, DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans in Serena, SONOMA ankle boots, JanSport backpack

Mudd® scoopneck tee // DENIZEN from Levi’s jegging jeans in Serena // SONOMA ankle boots // JanSport backpack

She also picked up this boyfriend cardigan for layering. It’s got a nice, loose weave so she can start wearing it now over tanks and tees, and then she can wear it over a long-sleeve t-shirt when it gets colder.

Tween Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: SO® lattice boyfriend cardigan, SO® crocheted pocket tee, DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans in Crush, SONOMA Goods for Life™ Tupelo ankle boots

Middle School Back to School Outfits with Kohl's: SO® lattice boyfriend cardigan, SO® crocheted pocket tee, DENIZEN from Levi's jegging jeans in Crush, SONOMA Goods for Life™ Tupelo ankle boots

SO® lattice boyfriend cardigan // SO® crocheted pocket tee // DENIZEN from Levi’s jegging jeans in Crush // SONOMA Goods for Life™ Tupelo ankle boots

Finally, she picked out a lightweight sweatshirt and capri leggings for gym days… and for playing pool with her dad after school.

Nike DriFIT hoodie with Under Armour leggings and Nike Revolution 4 women's running shoes in Smoke Ocean Bliss from Kohl's

Nike Revolution 4 women's running shoes in Smoke Ocean Bliss from Kohl's

Nike DriFIT hoodie with Under Armour leggings from Kohl's

similar Nike DriFIT hoodie // Under Armour leggings // Nike Revolution 4 women’s running shoes

The best thing about shopping at Kohl’s for Back to School is it’s a one-stop shop for clothes, shoes, activewear, socks and underwear, jewelry, backpacks, and even beauty products. Plus with their Kohl’s Cash offers and frequent promotions, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better value anywhere else.

Now that we’re all set with some great tween Back to School outfits, Becca’s starting to get excited about a new school year. She’s already started band camp, and later this week she gets to visit the middle school and find her locker and walk through her class schedule, so it’s about to get real!

The next hurdle will be getting my son off to college… #holdme

I know the next few years are going to fly, so I’m going to do my best to soak it all in and make every moment count.

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