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Back-to-School Shopping Tips and Trends

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Kidgits Event

Kidgits Back To School event with Radio Disney is this weekend!

Date: Saturday, August 18th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon
Location: Macy’s Court

There will be coloring, crafts, face painting, and prizes! For more info, visit Westminster Mall’s Facebook page: FB.com/events/KidgitsEvent

Back-To-School Shopping Tips

  • Back to school shopping is starting early this year. Be sure to come soon to take advantage of sales.
  • Arrive at the property early to avoid crowds and find a prime parking spot.
  • Make lists of specific things for each child before you get there to streamline the process.
  • Visit the property on a week day in the afternoon, that’s when you’ll find the smallest crowd.
  • If you’re buying a backpack for your child, use that to help carry items you’ve just purchased.
  • Save heavy purchases for last so you don’t have to carry them around.

Back-to-School shopping trends

trends at children's place

  • Fancy Footwear
  • Headpieces (headbands, caps, glittery pins)
  • Boots (textured, colorful, very high over the knee and very low ankle height)
  • Feminine silhouettes and details
  • Sleepwear for day
  • Chunky knits
  • Lots of accessories – bright, chunky, piled on
  • Prints of all kinds
  • Skinny jeans
  • Tribal looks
  • Bright, bold colors

Originally published on August 15, 2012. Last Updated on August 9, 2017 by Pattie Cordova

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