Back to cool with Gemma’s top picks!

The long summer break suddenly comes to an end and you realise that you’ve still not sorted out those vital uniforms – ring a bell? Avoid the last minute panic the clever way and shop Very’s school range in a simple quick click. With a wide choice from snazzy stationery to brilliant backpacks, we put the cool into going back to school that will send your kids eagerly running to class. Follow a few of our style savvy tips to make uniforms a little more fun and fashionable.

Smart School Uniforms


They’ll look trendy this term time with Top Class, the experts in stylish and smart school wear. If it’s quality and comfort you’re looking for, this fantastic brand successfully passes the test. Fashion conscious pupils will score high marks in the style stakes in their tailored trousers, prim and proper pinafores and classy cardigans. Excelling in great value for money, the collection comprises of handy multipacks, so there’s always a fresh set ready for the school week. Top Class have really done their homework in ensuring that their clothing withstands regular washing – perfect for kiddies that frequently come home covered in the playing fields!

Cool Coats

CoatsIn shades suitable for school, these jackets will complement any uniform. The padded material makes them practical for the playground, keeping them warm and dry in any weather, while also looking funky. Strict schools have set rules when it comes to acceptable outerwear, so choose a coat with fashionable features like a fur trim hood to add some personality – try this girls Freespirit jacket or this boys Demo coat.

Stylish Shoes


Kids can get their break-time kicks in the comfy yet cool range from Kickers. With sturdy soles and cushioning, they’re a clever choice for school. Bright pupils will really shine in class with this girls pretty patent shoe, and it will add a polished finish to her smart uniform. For boisterous boys who are always on the move, the Kick Hi Boots feature thick tread to prevent him from trips and falls. With subtle street styles harking back to the 90s, Kickers take their urban roots and fashionably fuses it with formal footwear.

Brilliant Bags


A bright and bold backpack is an easy way to express individuality. Whether she’s a fan of the lovely 1D heartthrobs, or your aspiring athlete loves the sporty style, rucksacks can be so much more than carrying books and pens. Smart storage space is still key, so make sure there are plenty of pockets and compact compartments to keep belongings safe.

Snazzy Stationery


Brighten up the school day with some colourful felt tip pens that come in the form of their ultimate idols – jotting down notes will be the highlight of the lesson! Sharpen her imagination with this Disney Princes pencil set, or add some super-amazing style to his pencil case with this Spiderman addition.

Lunchboxes Packed with Personality

lunchboxes2Bottle up the fun from their favourite TV shows with flasks and lunchboxes in cool cartoon prints. Packed full of cheery colour and playful style, they look just as exciting as the yummy food inside.

Visit our school shop for the full range.

Love Very_Gemma xxx

Graphics designed by Nicola Baines

25th August 2014
Written by Very_Gemma