Best Back to School Clothes & Shoes (2022): Adidas Discount, BTS Picks
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Summer is drawing to a close and schools are starting up again, which is almost never a good feeling. But the back-to-school transition has a silver lining: refresh your wardrobe with the best back-to-school clothes and shoes.
Picking up a few new topics or kicks is a great way to feel better about that first day of class, but back-to-school shopping isn’t just for students. Some brands are offering discounts on best-sellers right now, making it a great time to score a few wardrobe upgrades — whether you’re a student, a parent, or none of the above.
The best back-to-school clothes and shoes to buy right now
One of the best places to shop for back-to-school stuff this year is adidas. The sportswear giant is obviously best known for its trainers (which are always a great back-to-school piece), but the brand also has some fantastic backpacks and clothing. Additionally, adidas is currently running a Back to School Sale and is offering up to 25% off your code order SAVE MORE.
Below you’ll find some of the best back to school clothes and shoes to shop at adidas.com right now, from everyday bags to A+ trainers.
Best back to school clothes and bags
1. adidas utility backpack 4.0
Finding a great everyday backpack isn’t an easy task, which is why we love this utility backpack from adidas. Its utilitarian style is unique among a sea of simple backpacks, yet versatile enough to wear with any outfit. And it doesn’t just look functional. With a large main compartment, laptop sleeve, water bottle pocket and multiple exterior pockets, it’s also well equipped to carry all your gear.
2. adidas Tiro 21 training pants
The adidas Tiro track pants are a best-seller because you can wear them with other casual clothing items while working out on cool mornings, to class or when running errands. The pants are made of adidas’ Primegreen fabric; a recycled polyester double-knit that wicks sweat and stretches when needed.
3.adidas Adicolor Classics T-Shirt
Want to channel the retro look of the adidas x Gucci collab without spending too much? Check out this classic adidas three stripe tee. It’s available in a handful of great colors, like this college gold, so you can choose the right one for your personal style. Team it with light wash jeans and classic adidas sneakers for the best effect.
4. adidas Puffer Tote Bag
If you’re tired of the same backpack, consider switching to a tote bag like this adidas Puffer. It’s big enough for books and a small laptop or tablet for school, but you can also use the tote as a gym bag for sneakers and a change of clothes. Unlike your average shopper bag, this one features quick-access zippered pockets for smaller items. Plus we think it looks great too.
5. adidas Cozy Crew Socks
With earlier (probably more hectic) mornings before class, you don’t want to be without clean socks. Prepare yourself with these cozy, fall-ready crew socks. The two-pack includes off-white and beige socks with adidas three-stripe logos – a welcome change from the regular black, white and grey.
6. adidas Adicolor crew neck sweatshirt
This Adicolor crewneck will almost certainly put in a lot of miles. Crafted from soft cotton fleece, the sweater can be a versatile layer for off-duty outfits, a must-have for workout warm-ups, or both. We like it in black to pair with almost anything in your wardrobe, but adidas also offers the sweater in some great statement colors too.
Best sneakers for back to school
7. adidas Ultraboost 1.0 DNA
Keeping your feet comfortable, supported and stylish is a great way to make the school or work day easier. These best-selling adidas Ultraboosts do just that, presenting a classic sneaker look in an all-black colorway (other colorways are also available). But while most people wear them for their style, it’s important to remember that the Ultrabosts are also very capable running shoes.
8. adidas forum low
Originally released in the 80’s, the adidas forums recently made a big comeback. And given the sneakers’ chunky, retro look, their resurgence comes as no surprise. The throwback kicks are an excellent choice this fall and look great under baggy chinos and jeans.
With its rubber patches, flared outsole and running-inspired look, the NMD has become a modern classic in the adidas range. They’re still a great option when you’re missing a good trainer – whether for casual outfits or workouts – and they come in a rich 31 colors to complement any wardrobe.
For a more unique, advanced take on the NMD silhouette, check out these NMD_V3s. They add some flair to the classic NMD with a semi-translucent rubber outsole and a more technical upper, but you still get the comfort and athletic performance the NMD is famous for.
These Ozelias are some of the best Yeezy 700 dupes we’ve seen—and they’re only $100. The design is retro and futuristic at the same time, remixing a nineties silhouette. We think the chunky sole, wedge shape, and flowing lines are well complemented by this all-grey option, but you have ten other colors to choose from.
12. adidas Daily 3.0 skate
For a minimalist pair of white sneakers, check out these adidas Daily 3.0 skateboarding shoes. They feature a durable canvas upper, a speckled rubber outsole and minimal branding. Overall, you can wear these with just about anything: pants, jeans, shorts, or chinos all look great over the low-key kicks.