August 09, 2018 4 min read

Hey OTBT wanderers!

It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close, and the new school year is right around the corner. Whether you’re a college freshman eagerly picking out your stylish new dorm décor, or a senior planning for your final classes and putting in your internship applications, there’s always something to be excited about for the back to school season! And of course, with all this back to school planning comes quite possibly the best part of any new school year – shopping the hottest new styles for your ultimate college-ready wardrobe.

Want the scoop on the hottest back to school styles this season? Here’s our top five OTBT picks, designed specifically with our college-age off-the-beaten-track wanderers in mind!

The Bushnell Platform Wedges

Let’s start off with a style you already know and love – the Bushnell. These iconic OTBT platform wedges are a total must-have for any college ready look, from sorority rush to game day and everything in-between. So what makes the Bushnell a back-to-school staple? Maybe the better question would be, what doesn’t?With its stretchy slingback straps, contoured footbed, and tall but supportive platform, these stylish and comfortable wedges can be dressed up or down, making them quite possibly the most versatile shoe in your closet. (And that’s no exaggeration.)

Whether you’re just now hopping on the Bushnell trend train or looking to supplement your wardrobe with another pair in a different color, you seriously can’t go wrong with these best-selling OTBT wedges. Available in shiny metallics or classic neutrals, there’s a Bushnell for every style and occasion.

The Transfer Sneakers

No back-to-school look is complete without a pair of trusty kicks. Comfortable women’s sneakers are an absolute essential when it comes to college life, especially when you find yourself darting across campus to make it to your next class on time. (Trust us, we’ve been there. There’s no way you’re doing that in heels!)

Luckily, OTBT’s got your back with several brand new lightweight and comfortable women’s fashion sneakers that are perfect for campus-ready style. One of our favorites this season is the Transfer, a sleek and sporty sneaker with a fresh, modern look that’s sure to make you swoon. Super-lightweight and ultra-comfortable, these casual kicks are perfect for pairing with your favorite joggers, distressed denim, leggings, and sweats for the ultimate athleisure vibe that’s totally on-trend.

The Wavey Platform Wedges

Ready for college football season? Show off your school spirit with the ultimate game day shoes – the Wavey in Hunting Red. These strappy red platform wedges are insanely lightweight and unbelievably comfortable, perfect for keeping you on your feet as you cheer on your home team.

With its sporty design and easy on-and-off velcro straps, the Wavey adds the perfect finishing touch to any game day outfit. So whether you’re going full dress and makeup or just sticking with the basic jeans and jersey combo, these fun and festive platform wedges are the essential footwear choice for fashionistas and football fans alike.

The Jaunt Platform Wedges

Here’s another OTBT favorite you’re going to want in your back to school wardrobe this season! Made for comfort and designed in true artisanal fashion, the Jaunt platform wedges are sure to become your newest obsession. Soft leathers, perforation, and chic boho styling combine to create a style that’s sure to amp up any back to school look.

The Jaunt’s upfront design and rich neutral colors make it a great transitional style – perfect for those awkward summer-to-fall weather patterns. Pair ‘em with an a sweet off-shoulder dress, or make a vintage statement with wide-leg bottoms and a crop top. Whether you’re a bohemian queen or simply looking for a versatile transitional wedge, you can’t go wrong with the Jaunt.

The Santa Fe Ankle Boots

Speaking of fall, what better way to get into the back to school spirit then with a brand new autumn-inspired wardrobe? This season, we’ve fallen absolutely head over heels for western-inspired ankle boots, like our newest arrival – the Santa Fe. These stunning stacked heel booties are sure to make you swoon with their high-low design, metal hammered studs, and rugged texture. The striking eggplant color adds the perfect pop to any outfit, from darling dresses to distressed jeans. So if you’re craving a little bit of western flair for your back to school wardrobe, be sure to say “howdy” to the Santa Fe this season.

There you have it – five of our most favorite OTBT styles that are just perfect for heading back to school? Which ones were your favorites? Let us know in the comments below!

And if you want to see even more awesome styles, be sure to check out our brand new Back to School collection for all the hottest wedges, booties, sneakers, and more.

Here’s to an awesome new school year filled with the best memories and off the beaten track adventures!

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