Category Archives: Children

Everything Nice: UGG Australia for Girls

This year, give the gift of UGG as her sweet holiday gift.  With cozy sheepskin, lightweight construction, and an endless variety of cute styles, UGG boots are the perfect package for you (or Santa!) to leave under the tree.


The Classic Sparkle.  Every young diva wants the spotlight — ensure she steals it with the Classic Sparkle boots.  Shimmering sequins and satin binding make this boot a true star.

The Bailey Bow.  A delicate take on UGG’s classic short boots, these bow-adorned darlings still feature everything that makes UGGs wonderful: soft suede, snuggly sheepskin and a flexible outsole.

The Joleigh.  Sweet heart cutouts decorate the suede upper and vamp of these adorable boots.  A bow detail and a split curved topline add even more charm to the silhouette.

The Ellee.  Have a little statement-maker to shop for?  Keep her warm and trendy in these bold boots.  The logo-marked buckle detail, nestled in plush sheepskin, lets her show off her love for UGG.

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Which UGG boot is on her wish list?  Tell us in the comments!

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Back To Campus Shoe Headquarters: Put Your Best Foot Forward!


Kick off the new school year with this season’s most fashion-forward footwear.  Here’s the scoop on the top styles:


Menswear-inspired women’s oxfords are a must-have this season.  Take your pick from a variety of colors and embellishments, including jewel-like studs that turn this traditional shoe style into a real attention-grabber.

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Smoking Slippers:

Smoking Slippers are smokin’ hot this season! We love the aptly-named GB Gianni Bini Hall Pass smoking slipper, with its fierce leopard-print upper.

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Boat Shoes:

If your school is near a coast  (or you just dream of the ocean a lot), you can catch a fashion wave with these boat shoes.  Sporting air-mesh sides and genuine hand-sewn construction,  these Sperry Top-Sider Bluefish boat shoes combine classic style with today’s hottest trends.

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Want to take school by storm? Shop all the hottest bootie styles, like these foot-stompin’ Steve Madden Troopa military-inspired booties.

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Wedge Sneakers:

These style hybrids manage to combine a formal wedge silhouette with a casual sneaker vibe, like these Guess Whitz wedge sneakers

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Athletic Shoes:

Athletic shoes are a back-to-campus staple, and this year is no exception.  Get moving and check out all your options now!

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Want the whole shoe curriculum? Visit our Back To Campus Shoe Headquarters.

What shoe styles are on your personal honor roll?

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Children: Sock Monkey

The adorable Sock Monkey can be traced to the Victorian era, when Europeans ignited a stuffed-animal craze in this country and people started sewing toys for their children. As European countries continued to colonize parts of Africa, familiarity with exotic species such as monkeys grew and they became popular models for the toys.

Sock Monkeys have red mouths because they were originally made from socks with red heels. Today, the Sock Monkey’s face can be found on everything from hats to baby booties. Here at, we have a variety of Sock Monkey clothing and other items to keep your baby cozy, comfortable and as cute as — you guessed it — a Sock Monkey.

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Do you have a Sock Monkey?

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Word of the Week: Tutu

Here at Dillard’s we have everything from traditional tutus like these from Hello Kitty and this one from  Flapdoodles. Each is great with a cute pair of leggings or skinny pants. For Halloween fun, this Spooktacular tutu from Laura Dare is perfect for trick-or-treating or for her classroom party.

A tutu dress and leggings set is a great option for easy outfitting. We have holiday-themed sets like this ghost-face dress and leggings from Bonnie Jean and this turkey-appliqued set from Rare Editions. Your little fashionista will love this poodle tutu dress and polka dot leggings from Bonnie Jean.

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What’s your favorite? Tell us in the comments.

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Kids: Fall Dress Code

With the new school year in full swing and temperatures dropping, it’s time to think of fall fashion. We have good news, your child doesn’t have to sacrifice style for functionality when it gets chilly.

The mod squad girl will love this Zunie drop-waist dress with cute Copper Key leggings for added warmth and a cosmopolitan layered look. For a little bedazzled bling she’ll love this beaded burnout tee and embellished jeans from Miss Me Girls. Fall is also a good time to play with patterns.  Leopard print adds flair to this V-neck top and denim/chiffon skirt from Takara. Black or brick red leggings from 2 Hip by Wrapper are great for adding another layer under the skirt.

Your school-age guy will be stylish in stripes with a bit of urban edge in this T-shirt and jeans from Ecko. Bold color is not just for the girls. Guys will get noticed in this neon tee from Hurley. The shirt pairs perfectly with these Hurley jeans. Add this long-sleeve tee from Nike for a cool layered look and added warmth or wear it alone with jeans.

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How will you update your child’s fall wardrobe?

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How to Accessorize School Uniforms

Few kids get excited about school uniforms. No one wants to look like everyone else, blending into a sea of khaki, navy, hunter green and white. But there is hope for the stylish child whose fashion sense is bound by a school uniform policy: Accessories.

The easiest way for boys to stand out in the crowd is with cool backpacks. We have a variety, ranging from this superhero-themed bag(1) to this rugged looking Jansport backpack(2) to and this rolling space shuttle backpack(3). If ties are allowed or required, he may opt for a trendy bow tie(4) in the appropriate color.

Stylish shoes are excellent for expressing individual style. Try these boat shoes from UGG Australia(5) or Sperry Top-Sider(6). Colorful Nike (7)or Polo Ralph Lauren(8) sneakers are sporty options.

Girls have an even wider range of accessories to choose from.

A Hello Kitty backpack(1) or handbag(2) can add a dash of whimsy and a splash of sparkle. The zebra print of this Jansport backpack(3) is a little edgy, while this Vera Bradley book bag(4) might appeal to the more fashion-forward young lady.

These dazzling Skechers(5) sneakers and shimmering Sperry boat shoes(6) are also great options for adding a little pizazz to a school uniform. A plain pair of shoes can be dressed up with these cute Copper Key socks(7) that have animal-print ruffle trim.

If standout shoes are not an option (or even if they are) add color to her hair with brightly colored bows from Copper Key(8). She can add a little bling to her khaki pants with one of these stylish rhinestone-embellished Miss Me Girls belts(9). Bracelets can also enliven a bland school uniform. From Copper Key, the animal-print bangles(10) are exotic and edgy.

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How will you add style to your school uniforms?

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Word of the Week: Popover

Popover [n.] \ˈpäp-ˌō-vər\ – A cropped top worn over a longer tank or tee for a layered look.

No, we’re not talking about those delicious pastries that can be filled with any number of tasty ingredients. We’re talking about the cute top for the trend-setting girl.

So why is it called a popover? Because once she puts on her tee, she “pops” the cropped top over it to complete her stylish layered look.

These tops are great with denimshorts and skirts  and come in as many colors and designs as the yummy pastry has fillings.

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Which is your favorite?

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