Having to wear a school uniform can be frustrating style-wise - a lot of you have posted in the comments about this. So here are some ways you can personalize your uniform that work best for schools with a little flexibility in the uniform code.
Before you make any major changes, make sure you check what the rules are! Double-check the dress code and stick to it.
Hairstyles can really change up your look,even if your school doesn't allow extreme styles. Headbands, ribbons, and hair clips are a great way to show off your personal style too.
One easy way to personalize your look is to add jewelry. Bracelets are a great place to start, because they come in all kinds of styles. Studded ones give off a rocker vibe, while bangles are more boho.
Necklaces and rings can change up your look, if you're allowed to wear them. Earrings can add a cool twist to your look, though you may be restricted to studs . Those look cute and polished.
Scarves, hats, tights, and belts can also add a personalized touch to your look if you're allowed to choose your own.
Shoes are another a great option. Ballet flats add a cute girly touch, but Converse sneakers are a little more edgy.
Nail polish is way to try out fun styles on your fingers if you can't wear them as clothes.
And if you can't make any changes to your uniform, that's okay! Here are some pointers for making your uniform look its best:
If your school is super strict, then we're sorry - there's probably not much you can do about it!
Do you have to wear a uniform to school? If you do, what do you think about it? If not, would you like to wear one?