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Guys, it's time to face the facts: Summer is over. Which means it’s time to ditch the flowy maxi dresses and cutout day dresses for some heftier, heartier pieces. Good ol' classics like cozy knits, plaids, riding boots, and tweed are setting the tone for the Americana trend I'm digging my chunky heels into.
Who says back-to-school shopping is only for the students? As a working girl in Chicago, once the leaves start turning colors and covering the sidewalks, I’m all about dressing the schoolgirl part — without the Britney braids. Read on to see how I got my dose of American-inspired style from T.J.Maxx.