CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — As students head back to school, parents will likely see news and pop culture influencing their children’s clothing this year.
Peggy Ziglin with the Outlets at Castle Rock put together a line-up of back-to-school looks for kindergarten through High School.
For High School students, Ziglin said the popular TV show Stranger Things is playing a big role in clothing choices — with pieces that give a nod to the ’80’s and outfits mirroring character get-ups on the show.
Parents will also see outfits referencing Lion King in light of the re-make of the box office hit that came out this summer.
For Middle School students, the iconic Air Jordan brand continues to remain a staple while a new take on the Varsity Leather Jacket is popular for girls.
Among Elementary students, the unicorn-theme continues to dominate, with stores throwing Unicorn references on everything from jeans to headbands to t-shirts. With space stories headlining the news this summer as the U.S. celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, space references have become a theme in children’s clothing.
“Neil Armstrong walked on the moon 50 years ago so you are seeing a lot more fun moon stuff — astronauts, NASA — it’s a neat thing to bring out and it’s still being talked about today,” said Ziglin.
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