necklace frameAugust 2010 
12 Essentials Kids Need for Back-to-School
 

1)     Blue jeans: 4 - 5 pairs (styling can be basic, carpenter, various color washes, skinny, fashion)

2)     Twill pants: 4-5 pairs (khaki, stone, olive, grey - basic, cargo styling, fashion)

3)     Tops for girls: 10 -12 assorted styles (knits and woven, camisoles for layering, patterns, graphics, sweaters)

4)     Tops for boys: 10 - 12 assorted styles (knits and woven - polos, rugby, henleys, t-shirts)

5)     Athletic clothing: nylon, fleece or cotton pull-on pants, shirt, hoodie jacket for phys ed.

6)     Dress clothes: dress, skirt/blouse/jumper for little girls, khaki pants and button up shirts for boys

7)     New underwear

8)     Socks: 20 pairs include white for gym, navy, tan, black for boys and colorful designs for girls.

9)     Shoes: 1 - 2 pairs of athletic shoes, 1 dressy/casual shoe

10) Jackets: one lightweight jacket for fall/spring, one winter coat (including hat, scarf, gloves)

11) Backpack/lunch bag

12) Fresh haircut prior to first day of school and every six weeks.

  

1st day 1st grade
 
Fashion Dilemma
 
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Dear Fashion Fix,

What kind of jewelry should I wear when my top has decoration on it?
 
 
Linda D., Balto., MD
 
Dear Linda,
 
If your blouse or sweater is adorned with beads, stones, pearls or studs, this embellishment serves as your necklace.  No other necklace is needed as it will detract from the focal point of your top.  Select a pair of earrings that complements the trim such as pearl earrings if the decoration is pearls.  To be tastefully dressed, remember that less is more.   
 
Paula Molino
Fashion Consultant
 
 
Simple hoop earrings mimic the rings in the sweater.
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