Brotherly love. While it may not always be apparent as brothers go at it over the choice of video games, kid brothers often look to their older counterparts for tips on everything from girls to fashion.
As back-to-school shopping kicks off, there are lots of me-too looks for boys heading to elementary school through high school.
Start with casuals from Florsheim. While the younger generation may not be familiar with the brand, the company has been working hard to change that perception by putting a modern spin on classic nautical styles that easily slip on when kids are running late to catch the bus.
For boys who want to reveal their preppy side, Sperry laces it up in two-eyelet styles that look their best when worn sockless.
California dreamers can step into a pair of Vans’ Old Skool style. Available in a wide range of colors, it allows everyone to express their personal style. And it’s a look that can be dressed up with a pair of khakis.
Thinking about the cold months ahead, there’s Timberland’s Field Boot. The lightweight look is rugged enough for an overnight trip in the great outdoors to a simple walk to school in the snow.
Athletic remains the lead category for back-to-school. Here, New Balance does its 574 lifestyle shoe, a running-inspired style featured in a fun spread of colors, so no one runs the risk of showing up at school in exactly the same pair of shoes.
Click through the slideshow below to see back-to-school styles.