Back to School Fashion: 20 Pairs of Skinny Jeans & What to Wear with Them

Back to school time is either already here for you or it’s so close around the corner you can touch it! Let’s say you are on the hunt for the perfect pair of skinny jeans or you already purchased them and have no clue what to wear them with. modOration is here to help!

Michelle Trachtenberg in Henry & Belle’s skinny jeans

We have a list of 20 pairs of awesome skinny jeans for girls and they are perfect for Back to School fashion for girls. We’ve also put together four different cute outfit ideas to go along with different pairs of skinny jeans. Our goal is for you not to have a fashion emergency your first or second day of school – or ever really! Enjoy browsing the different pair of skinny jeans below!

P.S. Pay close attention because some of these skinny jeans are on sale!

20 Pairs of Skinny Jeans for Girls – Print, Floral, Brights and Basics

1. Volcom Juniors Sound Check High Waisted Pant

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Exclusive: Teen Vogue Chats Back to School Trends with modOration (Video)

Back to School Fashion. It’s one of my favorite topics to talk about because it’s a new school year and we can all start fresh with our look. If you’ve been wanting to change up your look and try something new, now is your chance!

I had the opportunity to speak with Teen Vogue‘s beauty and health director Eva Chen about Back to School trends for fashion, beauty and school supplies. This Saturday is Teen Vogue’s first ever ‘Back to School Saturday’, where you can save on some of your favorite brands.

Enjoy our interview and we hope this gives you some great ideas for your Back to School wardrobe!

Here are a few of the things Eva said that I wanted to point out:

  • Skinny jeans are a staple for your wardrobe (side note: if you can’t do or don’t like skinny jeans, there are SO many other jeans styles to try!)
  • Try skinny jeans in floral prints and patterns
  • The varsity look is a trend right now (ask mom and dad if they still have their jacket from back in the day!)
  • Stores such as Aeropostale will have special deals and discounts this Saturday (did she say FREE sunglasses?!)
  • Don’t forget about taking care of your skin! Check out Clearasil products and start a good skin regimen now.

Happy Shopping! A special Thank you to Teen Vogue and Eva Chen for taking the time to chat with modOration!

New Jeans Alert – Rolled Harlan Crimson Dot Jean from The Earnest Sewn Co.

There’s a new jean in town for fall and we knew you guys would want to be among the first to know about them! They are called the Rolled Harlan Crimson Dot jean and they’re by The Earnest Sewn Co.

What do you think of the pattern? They are definitely a show stopper and the crimson dot print adds a unique touch to jeans, making them one of a kind. As we’ve mentioned before, printed and floral jeans are a big trend for Back to School.

Benjamin Talley Smith, Creative Director of The Earnest Sewn Co. used a unique technique in creating the wash. “The jean is an indigo that is over dyed red and the actual dot was lasered off to create the effect,” he said.

The jean is available now for $198.00 in all Earnest Sewn stores and online at  www.earnestsewn.com.

Bongo Unveils Their Fall 2012 Campaign with the Help of Lucy Hale and Ashley Benson

Pretty Little Liars stars Lucy Hale and Ashley Benson are the new spokespeople for the Bongo Fall 2012 back to school campaign.

The campaign is titled ‘On Set’ where Lucy and Ashley give fans a behind the scenes look into their dressing rooms and trailers. We have some amazing Bongo 2012 ad images featuring the girls, as well as behind the scenes looks and some videos. Enjoy!

Starting in August and September you’ll see Ashley and Lucy’s Bongo campaign showing up in magazines as well as outdoor, online at Bongo.com, and in Sears and Kmart marketing and in-store. Bongo is available exclusively at Sears and Kmart.

Bongo 2012 Ads Featuring Lucy Hale and Ashley Benson

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Accessorize Your Back to School Look with These Trendy Jewelry Pieces {Back to School}

Have you seen the school supplies in all the stores?Me too! Not only does that mean it’s Back to School time and you need to start purchasing pens, paper, folders and a backpack, it also means Back to School clothes shopping time! When you are shopping for your Back to School fashions, don’t forget the accessories.

We have a very cute and trendy selection of jewelry to show you today from Isabelle Grace. Known for its personalized necklaces seen on many celebrity stars – including Camilla Alves, Katherine Heigl, Tori Spelling, Alison Sweeney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Victoria Justice, to name just a few – Isabelle Grace Jewelry (www.isabellegracejewelry.com) makes simple, beautiful, and elegant pieces inspired by the most important things in life.

For your graduate and college student, pieces to proudly show their milestones and school pride… Pictured from Left to Right/Top to Bottom:Graduation Year Charm ($75) – show an important year in your life with this great accent piece, handmade of fine (.999) silver with 22kt gold accents; Dream Initials ($165) – an edgy way to show your pride, handmade of fine (.999) silver and hammered for a distressed effect; and School Pride ($350) – where your school initials proudly with these charms handmade of fine (.999) silver with a matte finish and featuring a cubic zirconia.

For your blossoming elementary school student, simple but trendy pieces to help others know who they are… Pictured from Left to Right/Top to Bottom:Initial Tag Bracelet ($50) – simple elegance with a textured sterling silver link bracelet with a fine (.999) round initial tag, finished with a freshwater pearl; Girl’s ID Bracelet ($76) – the little princess will be the cool, hip kid on the block with this bracelet featuring her name made out of fine (.999) silver and accented with a pink Swarovski crystal butterfly or freshwater pearl; Boys ID Bracelet ($89) – the little man will be the cool, hip kid on the block with this bracelet featuring his name made out of fine (.999) silver; and Kids Dog Tag Necklace ($65) – be the hippest kid in class with these dog tags handmade out of fine (.999) silver and stamped with your personalized message and hung on a sterling silver ball chain.

From grade school to college, classy pieces for your charming student… Pictured from Left to Right/Top to Bottom:Gold Star Charm ($80) – a sweet little accent piece handmade out of fine (.999) silver and 22kt gold finished with a hammered look, and personalized with up to three letters or numbers on the back; Lucky Star Charm ($45) – a trendy little accent piece available in 18kt vermeil or sterling silver; Outline Star Charm ($45) – available in 18kt vermeil or sterling silver, this is a classy and cute accent piece; and Wish Charm ($70) – encourage your little girl to make a wish and achieve it with this sweet charm, made of sterling silver and accented with 22kt gold.

For your high school or college student or grad, simple but elegant pieces personalized just for them… Pictured from Left to Right/Top to Bottom: Signature Initial Dog Tags($195) – these dog tags can be personalized with initials or numbers and can be backstamped with a date or short message in 22kt gold lettering, and come on a textured chain with the sterling silver Outline Star charm;Signature Mini Tags ($125) – a sweet fine silver initial tag accented with a sparkling cubic zurconia and a good heart tag; Signature Initial Necklace ($125) – a great piece for everyday wear, a fine (.999) silver disc with a stamped initial accented in 22kt gold; Name Bar Necklace ($165) – features a fine (.999) silver bar inscribed with your name choice or special word/saying, accented with a 22kt gold heart and hammered edges for a distressed look; Petites ($30) – great for layering these feature a cubic Zirconia for added sparkle and are made of fine (.999) silver; and Hammered Initials ($36) – an edgy way to show off the ones you love, these are made of fine (.999) silver and feature a distressed hammered effect.

For your grad who is opening a new chapter in their life, encourage them to soar for their dreams and let them know you’ll always believe in them… Pictured from Left to Right/Top to Bottom:Soar Tag Necklace ($85) – inspire your student to live out their dreams with this piece made out of fine (.999) silver and 22kt gold; and Believe In You Bar Necklace ($85) – inspire your student to be their very best with this piece made out of fine (.999) silver and 22kt gold.

Make It Shine Initial Tag Necklace ($300) – inspire her to shine with these dog tags made out of fine (.999) silver with a personalized 22kt gold initial.

Zodiac Necklaces ($145) – wear your Zodiac sign close to your heart, in a subtle, stylish way, available in Sterling Silver or Vermeil with cubic zircon accents. Personalize it by adding additional stones or charms. All 12 signs available.

Fortunes To Live By – Sending good luck to your new college student:

In light of any new step in life, whether it be a high school graduation, a college commencement, people always feel a little nervous about what the future may bring. Fortunes to Live by pendants are the perfect gifts to give these individuals good luck and reassurance that they have the potential to succeed in life. Some motivating fortunes in this category are “Go where there is no path and leave a trail,” “Explore. Dream. Discover,” and “Put your future in good hands – yours.” The giver can also customize the fortune with an inspirational quote to show the receivers that they care and hope for only the best! Available at www.fortunestoliveby.com.