Best First Day of School Outfits for 2020

In class or on camera, take on Day One in the hottest looks for this school year.

The first day of school is the first day to leave an impression and flex your style. Whatever your Day One looks like this year, we’re here to help you with some head-to-toe outfit inspiration. From trendy matching sets to cool sport style, these looks can help you express yourself and make your mark.

BEST FIRST DAY LOOKS FOR GUYS

Stay Fresh in Nike

Nike Sportswear Swoosh Rugby Long Sleeve Shirt. Pair it with the Nike Sportswear Woven Pants

The bolder, the better with this Nike Sportswear Swoosh Rugby Long Sleeve Shirt. Pair it with the Nike Sportswear Woven Pants for a laid-back look that’s ready for learning, lounging and more. Sling on the Nike Utility Speed Training Backpack and lace up Nike Air Force 1 ’07 Shoes for the complete look. 

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Head Back with The North Face and Nike

Teenage boy going back to school wearing The North Face Half Dome Hoodie, The North Face Hit Long Sleeve T-Shirt, The North Face Mudder Trucker Hat, Nike Sportswear Club Jogger Pants, The North Face Jester Backpack and Nike Air Force 1 '07 Shoes.

Whether you’re going back or logging on, level up your look with The North Face Half Dome Hoodie & TNF Hit Long Sleeve T-Shirt. Add a rugged vibe to your look with The North Face Mudder Trucker Hat and top it off with the trending Nike Sportswear Club Jogger Pants, The North Face Jester Backpack and Nike Air Force 1 ’07 Shoes. 

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Find Your adidas Groove

Male student going back to school riding a bike and wearing The adidas 3D Trefoil 3-Stripes Sweat Shorts, adidas Originals Trefoil Graphic T-Shirt, adidas Originals 3D Trefoil 3-Strips Track Jacket, adidas Originals Relaxed Hat, Men’s NMD_R1 Shoes and Originals National 3-Stripes backpack.

Feel like a true original in this adidas head-to-toe look. The adidas 3D Trefoil 3-Stripes Sweat Shorts and adidas Originals Trefoil Graphic T-Shirt offer easy-going comfort and style. Layer them with the adidas Originals 3D Trefoil 3-Strips Track Jacket for a pop of color and flair. Add some finishing touches with an adidas Originals Relaxed Hat, Men’s NMD_R1 Shoes and Originals National 3-Stripes backpack.

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Go Bold with Nike

Male student going back to school wearing a color-blocked Nike Sportswear Hoodie, Nike Sportswear Woven Pants, Nike Sportswear RPM Backpack and Nike Air Max 2090 Shoes.

Let your personality shine with the bold, color-blocked Nike Sportswear Hoodie, paired perfectly with the Nike Sportswear Woven Pants. Add some versatility to your school look with the Nike Sportswear RPM Backpack and Nike Air Max 2090 Shoes, and you’re ready to take on your year with confidence. 

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Make Your Comeback in Nike

Male student going back to school wearing The Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Hoodie and matching Club Fleece Joggers, Nike Heritage86 Giannis “Freak” Basketball Hat, Herschel Supply Co. Classic XL Backpack and Nike Air Max 270 Shoes.

Your new favorite outfit for home and hallway: The Nike Sportswear Club Fleece Hoodie and matching Club Fleece Joggers. With so many colors to choose from, you’re sure to find one that’s completely you. Finish off your comfy, athletic look with the Nike Heritage86 Giannis “Freak” Basketball Hat, Herschel Supply Co. Classic XL Backpack and Nike Air Max 270 Shoes. 

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Keep it Cool in DSG and The North Face

Miles Brown wearing Vans SK8-Hi Big Check Canvas Shoes, The North Face Never Stop Shorts and DSG Cotton Fleece Hoodie.

Step up for Day One with shoes that stand out. The Vans SK8-Hi Big Check Canvas Shoes add an edge to this easygoing look. The North Face Never Stop Shorts and DSG Cotton Fleece Hoodie give you total comfort that help you transition through your classes or your clicks.

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Look it Up with adidas and Nike

Male student wearing The Nike Sportswear Printed T-Shirt, Nike Air Max 270 Shoes and adidas Tiro 19 Wordmark Training Pants

Set the tone this school year with this trend-setting look. The Nike Sportswear Printed T-Shirt features bold branding while the Nike Air Max 270 Shoes are a timeless classic. Designed for football training, the adidas Tiro 19 Wordmark Training Pants can take you from hitting the books to hitting the field.

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Flex Your Fit with Champion and Under Armour

Male student wearing The Champion Powerblend Script Hoodie, Under Armour Stretch Utility Jogger, Vans Checkerboard Slip-On Shoes and the Carhartt Trade Plus Backpack

Mix and match your favorite brands with this casual-cool fit. The Champion Powerblend Script Hoodie features the iconic script logo while the Under Armour Stretch Utility Jogger keeps you comfortable at your desk or on your couch. Vans Checkerboard Slip-On Shoes add a classic spin and the Carhartt Trade Plus Backpack keeps your essentials close.

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BEST FIRST DAY LOOKS FOR GIRLS

Set the Trends in Champion and Nike

Nicole Laeno wearing Champion Cropped Script Logo Short Sleeve T-Shirt, wide-legged Nike Sportswear Trend Essential Fleece Wide Pants, a Nike bucket hat and the Nike Air Max 97 Shoes.

Own your look online or in-person with the Champion Cropped Script Logo Short Sleeve T-Shirt, paired with the fashion-forward, wide-legged Nike Sportswear Trend Essential Fleece Wide Pants. Add a bucket hat and the Nike Air Max 97 Shoes and you’ve got yourself an envy-worthy Day One look.

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Express Yourself in DSG

Bailey Dedrick wearing DSG Fleece Rib Hoodie, Cinched Hem Pants and Vans Classic Slip-On Shoes.

Add soft comfort and modern style to your school look with the DSG Fleece Rib Hoodie and Cinched Hem Pants. Iconic never goes out of style, so pair this look with the Vans Classic Slip-On Shoes. Whether you’re in your living room or a classroom, set the tone with these looks you’re sure to love. 

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Make Your Return in Nike

Female student wearing Nike Sportswear Essentials Fleece Cropped Crew, Nike Soft Sports Bra, Nike Air Tote Bag and Nike React Infinity Run Flyknit Running Shoes.

Stay comfortable and supported all day with the Nike Sportswear Essentials Fleece Cropped Crew and Nike Soft Sports Bra. You’ll love this look because it’s versatile enough for class, practice, lounging, and study breaks — in class or on camera. Plus, you can keep your essentials on hand with the stylish Nike Air Tote Bag and stay a step ahead with the Nike React Infinity Run Flyknit Running Shoes.

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Go adidas Head-to-Toe

Female student wearing adiScript Boyfriend T-Shirt with the Tiro19 Camo Training Pants, Originals NMD_R1 shoes and Originals Tinted Festival Crossbody Bag.

Whether you’re headed to class or headed to the couch, this comfy look could be your next school go-to. Pair the adidas adiScript Boyfriend T-Shirt with the Tiro19 Camo Training Pants and Originals NMD_R1 shoes, and you’re ready for every move. Accessories have the power to make or break an outfit, so don’t forget the Originals Tinted Festival Crossbody Bag.

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Ace Style 101 in Nike and DSG

Nicole Laeno wearing Nike Sportswear Women’s Essentials Fleece Cropped Crew, DSG Women’s Novelty Bike Shorts and Nike Women’s Air Force 1 Sage Shoes.

From your home to the hallway, this look is sure to keep you both comfortable and on trend. The cozy Nike Sportswear Women’s Essentials Fleece Cropped Crew offers laid-back style while the DSG Women’s Novelty Bike Shorts ensure you’ll always be ready to move — whether that’s to your next class or a snack break in your kitchen. Finish off your fit with Nike Women’s Air Force 1 Sage Shoes.

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Flex Your Style in Nike

Bailey Dedrick wearing Nike Yoga Layer Tank Top and Sportswear Essential Fleece Jogger Pants, The Nike Sportswear Bucket Hat and the Air Max 97 Shoes

Trendy accessory? Check. Hot kicks? Check. Versatile pieces? Check. This all-Nike look has everything you need to make an impression on Day One. The Nike Yoga Layer Tank Top and Sportswear Essential Fleece Jogger Pants offer a relaxed and lightweight fit perfect for everyday wear. The Nike Sportswear Bucket Hat keeps you on trend and the Air Max 97 Shoes are the perfect add to your rotation.

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Level Up in Nike

Bailey Dedrick wearing Nike Sportswear Trend Essential Fleece Wide Pants, the Nike Sportswear Essentials Fleece Cropped Crew and Nike Women’s Air Force 1’s.

Add some flair to your style — literally. The Nike Sportswear Trend Essential Fleece Wide Pants feature a flared, wide leg and a drawstring elastic waistband for a snug fit. Paired with the Nike Sportswear Essentials Fleece Cropped Crew, this fit offers a sleek, monochromatic look. Finish off the style with a pair of Nike Women’s Air Force 1’s.

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Make the Grade with Nike

Female student wearing Nike Sportswear Woven Anorak Jacket and the Nike Sportswear Woven Skirt

Your new favorite words: matching set. Colorblocked with a pop of color, this two-piece hookup is sure to make you the CEO of style. The oversized Nike Sportswear Woven Anorak Jacket offers a comfortable fit with a front patch pocket to keep your essentials close. Inspired by Japanese school outfits that were designed to rebel against the formality of uniforms, the Nike Sportswear Woven Skirt is sure to make a statement on Day One. 

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Once your Day One fit is on lock, get ready to step up and stand out in the best shoes for back to school and keep your essentials organized with the best backpacks of 2020.