The fabulous thing about being a tween is you can pull of looks, and styles, that older teenagers and adults cannot. Embrace your youth and dress in whatever displays your personality, but keep the look PG, not R-rated. Whether you're a casual shopper, a trendy show shopper or you grab whatever catches your eye, make sure you check out the most popular tween brands.
Keep your wardrobe stocked with the basics from these casual, tween-loving, stores. Casual clothing is simple, easy to mix and match and consists of your day to day clothes. Depending on your budget, you may want to shell out a little more dough for the standard casual basics such as denim, T-shirts and shorts. Always start your outfit with a good base and build up to your personal style.
Abercrombie & Fitch
Check out Abercrombie & Fitch for your denim needs. You will know when you pass this store because of the trademark aroma of cologne that seeps out onto the mall walk as you pass. Duck inside to look at the brand logo shirts, skirts, bathing suits and, of course, the denim. Abercrombie & Fitch offers a wide assortment of denim styles, inseams and fashions for tweens.
The trendy, and less expensive, alternative to Abercrombie & Fitch is Aeropostale. Stop in to try on the assortment of brand logo shirts, spring and fall jackets and accessories. Besides the prices points, you will enjoy the sales that Aeropostale offers throughout the year.
Hollister Co offers a wide assortment of clothing to choose from for casual wear. Like Abercrombie, Hollister has an awesome denim selection that will fit virtually any tween. While you are there, look at the school uniform section if you attend a school that requires specific clothing. Yes, it is almost too good to be true.
Why bother your mom to head to the mall when you can tag along with her to Target to shop for the very trendy Mossimo? Sure, she may notice the fact that you are a little too willing to come, but when she sees the amazing fashions, and even better prices; she will be helping you pick out stylish pieces to fill your wardrobe.
Sometimes you don't feel like throwing on a pair of jeans, a t-shirt and sweatshirt. Instead you want to dress up just a little bit but not go overboard. For times like this, turn to one of these stores for the latest in classy tween styles.
This ever-popular tween destination has styles that change weekly. The budget-friendly Charlotte Ruse has an amazing selection of dresses and accessories for school dances, first dates and other formal events that require you to dress up and dance.
The perfect store with the perfect price points for tweens would be Forever 21. Skip on over, or head online, to browse through the hundreds of clothing choices for both boys and girls. The store is geared towards fashion-forward tweens who enjoy spicing up their wardrobes with a funky top or sassy accessory.
While the price is slightly above moderate, Juicy Couture is still a favorite for tweens everywhere. The brand is known for velour and terry-cloth tracksuits, but the fashionable T-shirts and trendy accessories line is totally awesome.
Just because you're sweating it out on the track team, or working out during gym, you need to look stylish. There is a wide assortment of athletic apparel available for tweens. Look to your favorite sports player for inspiration or check out popular athletic brands.
Running around in gym class never looked more stylish when you are decked out in Nike gear from head to toe. If head-to-toe branding is not your thing then at least check out the tennis shoes that Nike offers. In addition, the brand has shorts, T-shirts, track pants and windbreakers in fashionable styles that you are sure to adore.
Yes, Old Navy does have casual clothing that is awesome too, but the athletic department rocks also. Head to Old Navy to grab new yoga pants for gym, running shorts or basketball shorts.
If you live on the coast, then you wear Quiksilver for surfing, if you live inland then you wear Quiksilver because it is cool. The board shorts and swimsuits are always in style and in trend.
Keeping Up with Trends
tweens have the luxury of experimenting with trends; however, like adult and teen fashion, the trends will change from season to season. Keep up on current trends by shopping within your budget, creating your own style, re-styling clothing and reading fashion magazines.