Every year around this time, we can't help but feel a tinge of nostalgia for the back-to-school shopping we did as kids.

On the bright side, at least now we don't have anyone telling us our skirt's too short and can skip out of work for a lunchtime spree.

With that in mind, this week we decided to put our spin on the ubiquitous prep school uniform that's borrowed from the boys, but perfectly tailored for the girls.

1. Gitman Sisters Khaki Plaid Shirt, $144

2. J. Crew Velvet Schoolboy Blazer, $148

3. Steve Madden Melanee Oxford, $99.95

4. Cooperative Briefcase Bag, $68

5. Alexa Chung for Madewell Pamela Jeans, $125