While schools around the U.S. decide on a plan to reopen, students are gearing up for a year that’s anything but typical. Stocking up on some new wardrobe items, however, could maintain a sense of normalcy during the uncertain times.
Rivet put together some of the best back-to-school looks for boys, calling attention to functional basics—what some experts consider to be the theme of the school year. Invest in some of these items to stay prepared for whatever the rest of 2020 has in store.
Gap Kids Stretch Denim Joggers
Jeans aren’t going anywhere post-COVID-19—they’re just getting more comfortable. This style from the Gap features an elastic waistline and hem for all-day comfort.
Old Navy Built-In Flex Jean Jacket
Styles are becoming much more casual these days. Rock the layered look minus the bulk with this Old Navy hooded denim jacket. Pair with joggers for an exceptionally cozy look.
Levi’s L Pack 2.0
If you’re in need of a new backpack, opt for one that’s as sustainably made as it is durable. Levi’s newly launched backpacks made of recycled plastic and discarded scraps are a good place to start.
Hollister Skinny Jogger Pants
Joggers are essential whether class is being held in school or online. Make sure you have a pair in khaki or another neutral for endless pairings.
DL1961 Jacob Chino Short
Colored shorts are always in style. Choose a high-quality pair that’s made to last, in a color that will match most of what you already own.
H&M 5-pack T-shirts
Stock up on closet staples like this 5-pack of organic cotton T-shirts from H&M. Available in two different color bundles—black, white and gray; or white and blue—you’ll never run out of basics.
American Eagle Super Soft Slub Hoodie Tee
Keep it extra casual with this ultra-soft hoodie that’s so lightweight it can be worn as a shirt. Pair with black denim jeans and white sneakers to complete the no-frills look.
Burberry Little Kid’s & Kid’s Josie Cardigan
Cardigans are an unexpected summer men’s trend this year. Invest in a high-end piece to ensure it lasts for years to come.
J.Crew Chambray Button-Down
Denim shirts are a back-to-school staple. Personalize yours with a custom monogram, offered by J.Crew.
Gap Family Unisex Face Masks (8-pack)
Stay safe when schools reopen. This 8-pack of unisex face masks feature as assortment of sky- and camo-inspired prints that are appropriate for any occasion.