One of the companies that we have worked with last year that I was very excited to work with once again is French Toast. French Toast is an online retailer of school uniforms, and since Sammy is going to Kindergarten this year, I could not wait to get her some uniforms from their site.
I really like French Toast and have purchased from them since last year when it was Angel who was going to school, and I have always really liked the quality and many styles they have available, plus the prices which are really good. If your child attends a uniform-only school, you know how hard it can be to find any in local stores. We hit the mall one day for school shopping and only found TWO stores that had any uniforms at all. At French Toast you can find all the clothes and accessories you will need, and that is what I really like. It's a ONE-STOP uniform shop. You can find; clothes for boys and girls, accessories, socks/tights and shoes all in one place.
And the uniforms are cute too, I love the girls selection and placed an order for FOUR items for this review. This is how adorably packaged they arrived, in a mesh backpack with a pen and highlighter for Sam.
I love how much care went into packing this order. I always go on and on about presentation and opening this package was a lot of fun. I love it when a company takes the time to make even a small purchase look special.
Everything was very nicely folded.
As I pulled out each piece, I was very happy with how nice each item is in person.
The first item she got is the Girls Self-Close Active Strap Shoe. This shoe costs $19.99 and I liked it because it has a rugged type sole which should last her a long time versus regular flats. The self-closure is a must because she can't tie her shoes yet, and the style is perfect for every day and the rest of her school clothing.
They are really cushioned in all the right places and look like they will be very comfy. They will also be easy to keep clean, today she actually got them muddy and all we had to do was wash them off and they are good as new.
The next item we got is the Ruffled Pique Polo Dress. The price on this cute little dress is only $11.99, so from a budget stand point, it is one of my favorite pieces. Not only is it adorable, it's easy to clean and it's no iron necessary. If you have a really low budget, you can buy a few of these and you really wouldn't need much more besides shoes and socks, at least till fall.
The next item we got is the Pom-Pom Zip-Up Sweater which is adorable and the perfect sweater for when fall finally gets here. This chunky knit sweater features a shawl collar and fun pom-poms and really gives her a polished overall look. It's nice and thick so it will offer plenty of protection on cool days. Price for this sweater in her size is $15.98.
I know it's super hot right now but I like to plan ahead and the last item we got for Sam is the Quilted Jacket With Hood which retails for $19.98. Our winters are just like our summers-pretty extreme, so she will need a jacket to keep her warm, especially on her walks to and from.
This jacket has a rounded collar, big hood that is detachable and it is machine washable! I love the quilting and big buttons and it is VERY warm. This will be the only jacket she will need for winter, and it is so cute and really finishes the whole look.
Angel's jacket was taken 4 times last year by different kids. The name tag detail is perfect.
Sammy is now set and ready for her first year of school in French Toast uniforms. Yesterday was her first day and even with the awful 104 degree heat, she looked adorable and very put together.
There are many other pieces at French Toast which you will love, that will have your kids going off to school looking neat and polished. I am getting Sam a few more dresses and skirts w/tops. You will want to follow French Toast on FBand Twitter, they are constantly having special sales and promo codes, so keep and eye on that. And visit FrenchToast.com online to check out all of their uniform-school clothing.
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