To avoid the schoolgirl look avoid anything with ruffles, bows, checked patterns or braces. The type of shoe will also determine how schoolgirl style it looks so go for something in more of a strappy or punky style rather than t-bar or classic pumps.
A casual dress or oversized top would look good with them. It’ll still be girly but not schoolgirlish, and you can add in edgier items like jackets (maybe leather or denim) or some not too girly jewellery to toughen up the look a bit.
Maybe try pairing it with a long sweater tunic.
Or a high waisted pencil skirt.
:Dposted about 7 years ago