It’s that time of year again. Back to school season is upon us. We are all about to stimulate the economy by buying clothing and supplies to ready our kids for the season. You don’t have to skimp on style because St. Louis has loads of great boutiques loaded with great clothes for back to school at great prices.
7930 Big Bend Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63119
The Scholar Shop considers itself to be an upscale resale shop for men, women and children, with plenty of designer apparel, handbags, shoes, jewelry and accessories for anyone who wants to add some fashionable style to their wardrobe. Not only will you find great deals, but it also invites you to donate your lovingly discarded clothing, as the funds raised from donations go to The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis, which provides interest-free loans to area students. Sign up on the website for notifications of sales and discount days.
The Back 2 School Store
National Council of Jewish Women – St. Louis Section
295 N. Lindbergh Blvd.
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
The Back to School Store, offered by the National Council of Jewish Women, is a service that provides clothing and school supplies for children in need. Open year round, the store serves more than 4,000 children yearly. Additionally, community volunteers offer other services such as vision screening, nutrition education and health and safety information. The organization’s goal is to provide support for kids to maintain school attendance. The store operates under continuous donations from local businesses and individuals. Donations as well as financial contributions are welcomed and appreciated. Secure financial donations can be made on the website via PayPal.
1253 S Kirkwood Road
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Plato’s Closet is a gently used clothing store that caters to the teen age and 20s crowd. It is considered to have some of the trendiest designer styles at great prices. Shop for clothing, shoes and accessories from top designers, seven days a week, at four locations across the St. Louis area. As with most resale stores, Plato’s Closet has some guidelines for contracting with sellers. Whether you are shopping for back to school or just adding basics to your wardrobe, it has a wide selection of styles and sizes to fit your needs. Check out the website for brands most often carried.
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ABC Trading Company
1668 Clarkson Road
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Maybe you have done all of your clothing shopping and you just want to accessorize a bit, or a lot. ABC Trading Company is the best place to shop for complementary items to your wardrobe. It is loaded with great imported jewelry, handbags and accessories. Pick up a pair of shades and a hat or two. Don’t forget to shop for wedding and prom accessories as well. It has a great selection of hair accessories and tiaras. ABC Trading Company has two locations and is open six days a week.
Lass & Laddie
161 W. Jefferson Ave.
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Back to school shopping isn’t only for the grade school to high school crowd. The preschool set has fashion needs too. Lass & Laddie is all about the well-dressed baby and toddler. Send your kids to preschool in one-of-a-kind couture and handmade designs by local artists. That’s right, everything in store is a one-of-a-kind piece. Boys and girls clothing are made with vintage materials, but with a style that says, “I have a flair for fashion.” And prices are very reasonable. While Kirkwood has many unique shops and boutiques, it doesn’t have anything else like this.