How to dress like your inner child without raising too many eyebrows.
If you find a better throwback than this ultra-glam update to the barrettes, we’ll eat our trendy embroidered straw hats.
Stars and Chain Headband, Zara, SR 59
All of our favorite outfits when we were kids involved some form of tutu or another. Good news: They have them for big kids too. They just call them tulle skirts now.
Amore Tulle Shirt, Chic Wish, SR 225/True Decadence Tulle Skirt, ASOS, SR 176
Look, Kiplings are THE thing to wear as a child. They came with their very own plush monkeys, for one. Secondly, the bags had the perfect organizers. Wear these great throwbacks without compromising your outfit.
Pink Backpack, Kipling, SR 484/ Black Backpack, Kipling, SR 520
Sometimes the best buys can be found in the children’s section itself, like this super shiny makeshift rocket ship clutch from H&M.
H&M, SR 124
Personally, we think any outfit looks better with cool socks. Bring back your playground days with these ruffled socks, or add a nod to cartoons on Thursday mornings with this fun dinosaur print.
Crochet knit socks, ASOS, SR 17/ Dino socks, Topshop, SR 17
Yeah, jelly sandals aren’t really practical in the long run. But isn’t having a young soul all about the impractical?
Multiglitter hi jelly shoe, Juju, SR 138
Remind everyone exactly how old you want to be with these pretty awesome patched jeans.
Moto lucas boyfriend jeans, Topshop, SR 270
Lisa. Frank. Clothing. Line. That is ALL you need to know.
Lisa Frank crop top, Rage On, SR 142
Collecting’em all is basically what our childhood was about. And nothing says I’m obsessed like these adorable pins and patches.
Patch Lollipop, Tuesday Bassen, SR 44/ Keepout pin, Tuesday Bassen, SR 37/Game Over Pin, These Are Things, SR 37
Be the superhero mini-you always wanted to be… With a logo on your t-shirt, of course.
Deadpool shirt, iivm Clothing, SR 60/ T-shirt, Thinkgeek, SR 102
Lego is, without a doubt, the greatest invention of the 21st century. Show your love with this grown up mini-fig watch that comes with interchangeable watch faces.
Happiness watch, Lego, SR 318
Ah! Light up shoes that fit adult sizes? We’ll take 50 pairs of that, please.
State of Flux, Irregular Choice, SR 706
Put your favorite comic book or cartoon characters on some shades to proclaim your love AND look totally cool while you’re at it.
Adventure Time sunglasses, Ketchupize, SR 205
Feel every inch a schoolboy with this inspired bright yellow backpack. Instant outfit upgrade.
Portrait backpack, Cambridge Satchel Company, SR 514
Planning on being in a thobe all day? You can make your day better with fun cufflinks that’ll stare at everyone you’ll pass by.
Ghost cufflinks, Paul Smith, SR 416
Overalls, shorts, jeans with ripped holes in them; anything that indicates you might get scraped falling off your skateboard is a perfect fit. Get them in bright colors for extra points!
Light blue shorts, Ted Baker, SR 340
Guys, you can have fun with pins and patches too! Stick’em on the collar of your coats or on your bags, they make great conversation starters.
Pill pin, Adam JK, SR 37/ Adult Magic Patch, Ball and Chain Co, SR 34/ Bottled Up Feelings Enamel pin, Adam JK, SR 37