But stay hopeful, stylish mothers! These hipster places offer cool, tasteful clothes and accessories for kids. The prices might eek a bit higher, but no glitter, no "Diva" t-shirts and thank the Lord, no belly buttons on display.
That's how back-to-school is done.
Heart Sweater for Girls and White Toothpick Jean, J.Crew:
Great Wall Stripped Dress, + Skinny Stretch Leggings indigo, Tea Collection:
Converse All Star Chuck Taylor High-tops, DSW:
Stars Skirt and Embroidered Top, Zara Kids:
Kids Opaque Two Tone Tights, American Apparel:
Ponte Knit Coat and Striped Sweater Dress, Gap Kids:
Ballet Flats in Parisian Pink, Mini Boden:
Creativity T-shirt and Dylan Jeans, Peek at Nordstrom: