How kids are customizing their propagandize uniforms
August 18, 2017 - School Uniform
School uniforms don’t have to be a drag. Students are reclaiming their individuality by personalizing their uniforms with accessories that supplement flair.
Annika Solberg, a rising sixth-grader in Chicago, wears a propagandize uniform that requires navy or tan bottoms and navy, white or light blue tops, though she and her friends are anticipating artistic ways to let their individuality shine.
“I make it my possess character with crazy headbands and socks, and shoes,” she said.
A favorite appendage of Solberg’s is a span of hosiery that demeanour like Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers. She also wears hosiery with neon colors or stripes. In a warmer months, colorful high-top Converse sneakers are a must.
The dress formula presents certain restrictions: Jewelry, hats and hoodie sweatshirts are not allowed, though Solberg does accessorize with loyalty bracelets and headbands. She prefers headbands done from elastic materials, “They’re decorative, like rainbow tie-dye fabric,” she said.
As for her other classmates, she notes, “Guys wear musty shoes, like basketball Nikes (in) neon colors and crazy socks.”
Miles Murphy, is a rising eighth-grader during a Chicago propagandize where a uniform varies by a day. His uniform is generally a white shirt and blue khakis, though Wednesdays benefaction a event to supplement jeans and a school’s anti-bullying shirt to a dress code. The behind of a purple T-shirt crosses out difference revealing of bullying, like “horseplay,” “fighting,” “name calling” and “sub tweets” and instead highlights understanding words, such as “help,” “encourage,” “compliment,” “friend” and “upstand.” On Thursdays and Fridays, gym uniforms are permitted.
Miles prefers to accessorize his uniform with a watch, bracelets and sneakers. He has a flourishing bracelet collection.
“My crony gave me a integrate of bracelets that we like to wear on specific days of a week. One of them is brownish-red and black, one is leather, we have it on right now, and another one is steel (with a) captivating shave — it’s like china and gold, and a other is a skull bracelet that’s plain china and has skeletons on it,” pronounced Murphy.
Murphy opts to span his school’s anti-bullying shirt with jeans. “I like blue jeans, black jeans, torn-up jeans.” he said.
Students also rug out their backpacks with buttons and pivotal chains, stitch or press rags onto their jean jackets and sweaters, wear bandannas, scrunchies, textured tights or covering rope T-shirts underneath their uniform dress shirts. Within a end of a propagandize dress code, kids are anticipating ways to try their individuality by their conform choices.