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#MetroStyleWatch: Comfy But Stylish Back-To-School Outfits, According To These Mom Influencers!

Busy days are up ahead! With back-to-school season upon us, it's time for another year of dropping off the kids at school, watching class presentations, and attending PTA meetings—in style, of course.

In true Metro fashion, we believe that every mom-on-the-go can tick items off her long list of things-to-do, all while looking and feeling great. Ahead, we've compiled school-appropriate outfits worn by some of our favorite mommas on Instagram. Get ready to hit the screencap button for your dose of style inspiration!


Corporate Chic

Dropping off your kids before driving to work or meeting with clients? You can never go wrong with a corporate chic outfit! Not only is a trusty power suit a confidence-booster—but it makes you feel powerful, too. 


Beauty blogger and entrepreneur Shari Poquiz, also known as The Misty Mom, wears a classic white dress underneath a tailored vest. For an extra oomph, she donned neutral, office-appropriate statement earrings from her brand Rory and Sloan.

Tip: This look can even be worn to PTA meetings!

Photo: @themistymom


Happy Skin Cosmetics co-founder Rissa Mananquil-Trillo is proof that every boss must have a crisp blazer in her wardrobe. Sticking to classic pieces and a neutral palette, Rissa paired her jacket with a no-fail white button-down shirt and khaki slacks. She topped off her outfit with an oversized bag—a must for every mom.

Photo: @rissamananquiltrillo


Brunch-Ready With The Girlfriends

Being a mother is a 24/7 job, which is why downtime is sacred. On rare times when you get to hang out with your amigas while your kids are in school, elevating your casual style game is always a good idea.


Model and host Nicole Hernandez-de los Angeles knows the power of a light, breezy, and feminine dress—with a bold lippie to match!

Photo: @cole_hernandez


Mom blogger and arts and crafts-enthusiast Ava Te-Zabat looks dainty in this chic, pastel number. We love how she injected a trendy piece—the '90s beaded bag!—into her classic blouse-and-pants outfit.

Photo: @artsyava



Errands Day, But Make It Chic!

Got a full day ahead of you? Donning comfortable pieces are a must!


 Kelly Misa-Fernandez' outfit is the perfect example of why one should always invest in the classics. A crisp polo shirt, well-fitting trousers, and a sturdy (not to mention, ultra stylish!) pair of shoes definitely go a long way.

Photo: @kellymisa


Bianca Santiago-Reinoso's weapons of choice? Monochromatic pieces! The former Chalk Magazine fashion editor, stylist, and Instagram influencer knows the importance of stocking up on blacks, whites, and tans. On busy days when you only have 10 minutes to prep, these fashion essentials are everything you'll ever need!

Photo: @biancasantiago


Athleisure Trend

Squeezing in a quick workout in your busy day? Hop on board the athleisure trend!


Fitness influencer Jackie Go sports a classy Penguin polo shirt, paired with no-fail jeggings and rubber shoes. For a fashionable touch (and model-off-duty vibes), she brought out trendy sunglasses! 

Photo: @gojackiego


Cat Arambulo-Antonio

Finally, interior designer, vlogger, and entrepreneur Cat Arambulo-Antonio had the needs of mom-on-the-go in mind when she launched her collaboration line with Mosaic. This modern, monochromatic tracksuit can be worn from the gym and straight to the streets!

Photo: @catarambulo


Lead photos via @gojackiego, @themistymom, and @catarambulo