While I am sad to see summer flying by, I am quite happy to announce that we are giving away a $1,000 Boden shopping spree. We love Mini Boden for Back to School and one lucky reader is going to get to shop for fall clothes for their family. That makes fall seem a little more exciting right? There are many reasons I love Mini Boden clothes for the kids: quality, comfortable, adorable, animal prints they go crazy for, etc. For today’s post I’m focusing on the reason I particularly love the line for Back to School: you can mix and match the line easily.
Easy Mix and Match Styles for Back to School
Mix and match for Back to School is great for 2 reasons. For one, you can buy less clothes and still have plenty of cute options for the school year. You can get just a handful of Mini Boden items and come up with so many different outfits. The other reason is you can let the kids pick out their own clothes each morning and if everything is “mix and match” they’re being independent while still heading off to school in an outfit that matches. It’s actually fun to see what they put together! The Mini Boden line is also easy to mix and match to make an outfit dressy enough for school pictures or comfy enough for gym class.
We have some fun mix and match style boards throughout the post. If you’re curious about more specifically how to buy fewer Back to School clothes and end up with more outfits…. here are a few tips:
It’s Tommy’s first year of nursery school! For him I chose: 1 sweater, 1 sweatshirt, 1 “twin pack” of tee-shirts, 1 pair of sweatpants and 2 pairs of pants (all linked here). There are TONS of ways to mix and match between those 6 items. Then I ordered a box of Mini Boden socks and a pair of brown shoes that match all the outfits.
If you pick a dress, skirt, 2 tees, a sweater and pants, you’ll be set for plenty of outfits options. Then grab some tights and shoes and head to school! We have some great style boards for both girls and boys at the bottom of the post. They are perfect for pinning to Pinterest!
One Mini Boden “must have” for school is their backpack. I know, not the typical “go to spot” for backpacks but by far the best. It’s big, super durable and has pickets inside and out for organizing. Here’s the best part though… you can wipe it clean. I’ve gotten Maggie a Mini Boden backpack the past few years and it always looks brand new at the end of the year. All you need to clean it is a wet paper towel or even a baby wipe! Parents always ask me where her bag is from because it looks “so easy to clean”! Now for the big giveaway: We’ve teamed up with 6 other bloggers to give away a $1,000 Boden shopping spree! Enter using the Rafflecopter below. Also, be sure to visit their posts for more Back to School styles, tips and fun ideas. Here’s where to visit: The Chirping Moms, Jordan & Co, Hello Erin, Seven Graces, Sweet Southern Prep, Girl in the Red Shoes and Being Brickner. You’ll love the outfits and fun photos they’ve all come up with!