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Scholarly Style

Our latest drop is too cool for school, quite literally. We’ve taken inspo from stereotypical uniform pieces and pepped them up to create looks that are more catwalk than classroom.

Aug 29 · 6 min read

With the back-to-school season in full swing, it’s the ideal time to take style notes from the ubiquitous school uniform. Once the antithesis of personal style, the latest take on uniform inspired dressing is all about rebellion. Think cropped shirts, micro skirts and spliced designs. The best part? You won’t get detention this time around.

model wears blue striped shirt, mini skirt and loafers

Blue Pinstripe Crop Shirt £11, Grey Pinstripe Pleat Micro Skirt £11

School Style Inspo

Let’s face it, the majority of our current must-watch tv series are set in high schools so it’s only natural we’re inspired by the trends we see playing out on our screens. Rooted in timeless pieces and heritage prints, preppy style is truly back on the fashion agenda.

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White Shirt £11, Grey Argyle Knit Vest £12, Grey Mini Skirt £11

model wears grey jumper and skirt

Our latest collection is packed full of statement pieces so you can pick your favourites and mix them into your wardrobe or go head to toe preppy. Containing pleated skirts and skorts, boxy blazers, sweater vests and classic loafers, there are plenty of ways to tap into the trend.

model wears blue shirt and plaid mini skirt

Blue Crop Shirt £11, Grey Argyle Jumper £16, Green Tartan Pleat Mini Skirt £12

Preppy Prints

A blazer is the hallmark of the preppy aesthetic, especially when it features classic check prints and boucle or tweed fabrics. While the promise that you’d ‘grow into it’ may have meant you sported an oversized blazer back in your school days, the loose, boxy fit will earn you A-grade style points now.

Model wears spliced blazer and skirt coord

Brown Check Spliced Blazer £25, Brown Check Shorts £11, Brown Knit Waistcoat £10

Model wears spliced blazer and skirt coord

The autumn winter season sees the renaissance of argyle prints too. A diamond pattern derived from the 17th century, the chic print is making a comeback. Forget grandpas golf jumper though, our argyle printed knits are insta-worthy. A fail-safe way to wear is to sport your argyle sweater vest over the top of a button-down shirt, but dare to wear yours solo teamed with jeans for a modern take on the trend.

Model wears ecru jeans, patterned jumper and cap

Argyle Jumper £16, Ecru Cargo Jeans £20, Motif Cap £3.50, Backless Chunky Loafers £12

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