School rules


July 1, 2020

Elevate your back-to-school style with these looks from local boutiques.  

Styling + production: Whitley Adkins  •  Photographer: Olly Yung Hair & makeup: Josiah Reed

Photography assistant: Victoria Pinson  •  Styling assistant: Isabelle Pringle

Models: Jillian Lee, Teagan Litten and Jarin Simmons, represented by Directions USA

Above photo:

Left: Daydreamer Johnny Cash The Icon Tour tee, $70, Boem; Rails Maci skirt, $148, Uniquities; Ray-Ban Aviator Classic sunglasses, stylist’s own; Adidas sneakers, model’s own

Middle: Maia Berman Simone blue floral dress, $266, Boem; Coach sandals, stylist’s own; summer stack necklaces made at Beads, Inc.

Right: LoveShackFancy flutter-sleeve Gwen embroidered minidress, $395, Poole Shop; Le Specs Volcanic tortoise sunglasses, $79, Uniquities; Lucchese boots, stylist’s own

On location at Queens University of Charlotte

Above: Raquel Allegra blue stripe tie jumpsuit, $345, Poole Shop; cowrie shell chokers, $24-$28, Boem

Left: Lauren Moshi Edda Eye star tee, $118, Uniquities; AG Denim ex-boyfriend short, $168, Boem

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Left: Spencer & Ella dip dye ruffled sleeve dress in blue, $98, Uniquities; Las Bayadas La Mirel classic beach towel, $50, Uniquities; ale by Alessandra straw hat, Sol Candy

Middle: Farm Rio Banana Pitta blouse, $100, Uniquities; Mother Teaser short Totally Innocent in white, $168 Uniquities; Quay aviator sunglasses, $40, Boem 

Right: Baume Und Pferdgarten Adalane Cloud dress in blue, $149, Uniquities; Le Specs Volcanic tortoise sunglasses, $79, Uniquities; straw bag, Uniquities; Wade knotted multipattern headband, $26, Boem; beach bag with black tassel, $82, Uniquities

1969 Ford Bronco 302 courtesy of Jason Powers

Left: Ulla Johnson Safa pant, $895, Poole Shop; Kule Modern Fab tee, $98, Poole Shop; Swedish Hasbeens Merci sandals, $280, stylist’s own; Wade lightning bolt earrings, $24, Boem; metallic and calf-hair cuff, $50, Boem

Middle: Jesse Kamm high-waist short in Caribbean gold, $275, Poole Shop; Xirena Channing button-down in Clearwater, $175, Poole Shop; Vejas sneaker with metallic laces sourced on Etsy; Wade Outer Banks choker necklace, $28, Boem; Virtue acrylic hoop earrings, $28, Boem

Right: Pam & Gela striped pocket tee, $95, Uniquities; Pistola Parker Disoriented denim romper, $138, Boem; Golden Goose high-top sneakers courtesy of Lauren Moise; Wade cheetah beaded earrings, $28, Boem

On location at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Myers Park Branch

Left: Rachel Antonoff tie-dye Matthew jumpsuit, $245, Poole Shop; Deepa Gurnani earrings, $100, Uniquities; metallic and calf-hair cuff, $50, Boem; Steve Madden Kimber metallic platforms, model’s own

Right: Ganni three-quarter sleeve washed denim mini dress, $315, Poole Shop; Deepa Gurnani earrings, $100, Uniquities; Dr. Martens boots, model’s own

On location at Abari Game Bar

Left: Cara Cara Sasha dress, $425, Poole Shop; Swedish Hasbeens Merci sandals, $280, Poole Shop; royal blue clear hoop earrings, $25, Uniquities

Middle: Rhode Ella minidress, $375, Poole Shop; Wandler mini Hortensia leather bag in tan/flourish, $910, Poole Shop; See by Chloe suede open-toe platform, stylist’s own

Right: Nicholas mocha etched floral Melissa top in blue multi, $275, Poole Shop; Nicholas belted mocha etched floral Naila short in blue multi, $345, Poole Shop; Janessa Leone Klint straw hat, $190, Poole Shop; Swedish Hasbeens Merci Sandals, stylist’s own

On location at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

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