Trendy Outfit Ideas for the First Day of School 2022

After a long summer break, it’s time to head back to school in head-to-toe style with a new first-day-of-school outfit. If you’ve been keeping up with the latest athleisure trends, then you know that the style for 2022 is going to be full of versatile athleisure wear with plenty of prints and bright colors.

It’s always a good idea to play to your strengths when picking out an outfit. You can do this by infusing a little bit of your personality into the clothing that you pick out for the day. Whether the vibe you’re going for is comfortable and casual or an upscale effortless look, JD Sports has a series of trendy outfits that will help you make the perfect impression for your first day.

Teen Back-to-school Outfits for Her

If you’re looking for some back-to-school outfit inspiration, we’ve created a series of back-to-school looks for teen girls that are sure to be a hit on the first day of school.

Nostalgic preppy back-to-school outfits

Opt for a classic preppy look that is reminiscent of 90s style with a Nike crop top and a pair of fleece shorts. Add on a pair of Air Max Pre-Days, and then finish the look off with this trending animal-print mini backpack that is cute and functional.

Sleek-city styles for the first day of school

To capture this look, start with the sleek and classic adidas Originals Snake T-Shirt and pair it with the matching snake tights. Add the sneakers, adidas Ozweegos (duh), and you can finish the look with a micro backpack that will hold your essentials while you travel the halls. This classic look can be mixed and matched throughout the year.

Forever Summer Vibes

Summer will never end in this breezy classic look featuring a selection of Nike staples. The centerpiece of this trendy back-to-school outfit is this ribbed dress by Nike. Its classic silhouette has a retro 90s vibe and a summery look that is perfect for showing off the new tan you may have gotten on your last trip to the beach. Pair the dress with your favorite sneakers, like the Nike Blazer Mid ’77 Jumbos, for a perfect match.

Teen Back-to-school Outfits for Him

Want a look that will make an eye-catching impression with your friends? We’ve created several back-to-school styles for teens that are sure to be first-day-of-school winners.

Colorful tie-dye outfits for school

Keep the summer vibes going with clean and classic white fabrics with pastel dye accents. Sonneti London’s tie-dye shirt and fleece shorts are the base for this outfit, paired with Air Force 1 Mids. And don’t forget to grab a sneaker care kit to take care of your new kicks! Finally, carry all of your back-to-school supplies in a Nike backpack or bookbag.

Clean and classic first day of school styles

You can’t go wrong with a classic black and white ensemble. If you want to make a clean and classic impression on your first day of school, start with a tee that pays tribute to the beautiful and ever-remembered Aaliyah. Add a pair of tapered jogger shorts and some Air Max 90s.

Coastal and comfy styles for school

You’ll be sure to impress on your first day of high school with a cozy coastal look. This look is all about versatile basics with the Nike Swoosh Repeat T-shirt and the matching shorts. They’re paired with this animal print backpack and Air Force 1s for an easy and comfortable outfit that is sure to impress. For an added statement, add an ultra-soft, adjustable hat for a little bit of shade and a whole lot of attitude.

Back-to-school Outfits for Kids

Even younger kids want to show off their style on the first day. So we’ve put together some back-to-school outfit inspiration for middle and elementary schoolers as well, with most outfits priced under $100. Your child will be excited about returning to school, and you will save some money to boot.

Classic-skater first day of school styles for girls

It doesn’t get more classic than some Vans. This easy and versatile kids’ look starts with a cool and comfortable Vans shirt and a pair of girls’ Vans shorts. Pair those staples with a cute and comfortable reversible jacket and Puma Mayze sneakers for a practical layer and some stunning footwear. Set them up for success on their first day with a mini backpack to carry all their back-to-school essentials.

Add shades of pink to your back-to-school outfits

A classic, understated pink ensemble can make the perfect back-to-school first impression. To get this look, start with a fun, allover print tee. Pair the new top with a pair of Nike terry shorts and a matching fleece zip hoodie. Slip on a pair of kids’ sneakers and she’ll be ready to stride into the school year in style. Don’t forget to pack all the essentials in a durable and easy-on-the-spine backpack.

Black, white & red school outfits for boys

It never hurts to start off the year with a classic color palette. Get this look with a Jordan Jumpman tee and pair it with woven shorts for a dash of color. For some stylish footwear, add a pair of Vapormax Flyknit running shoes. You can then add a backpack that fits your child’s needs.

Vibrant and cozy school styles for boys

A colorful outfit is a perfect transition from summer to back-to-school style. Start this outfit out with a Nike Boxy t-shirt and pair it with some tech fleece shorts. Pair these vibrant centerpieces with a matching hoodie for some warmth, and then a pair of white shoes, such as the Air Force 1 Lows. Finally, give them a sturdy backpack from adidasJordan or The North Face to carry all of their books and school essentials.

Ready to Shop a First-day-of-school Look?

Think you’ve found the perfect back-to-school outfit for you? Make a good impression in a back-to-school style from JD Sports. Whether you prefer to shop online, in-store, or do an in-store pickup, JD Sports has everything you need for back-to-school 2022.



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