Back-to-school style is all about mixing and matching -- combining prints, colors, accessories and jewelry can elevate any look to something completely unique. This school year, we're taking things to the next level by matching English class required reading with statement-making dresses.
From a fiery Fahrenheit 451-inspired frock to a green floral sundress inspired by the California landscape of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men -- not to mention a head-turning Lady Macbeth-esque Homecoming dress -- think of these 10 dresses as stylish study tools. Click through the slideshow below for our top 10 literary looks for back-to-school.
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The Great Gatsby
Channel the classic 1920s glamour of Daisy Buchanan in a <a href="http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/be-still-my-beading-heart-dress" target="_hplink">flapper-style dress</a> that looks straight out of East Egg.
Take some style cues from the 256th squandron with a <em>Catch-22</em>-inspired bold <a href="http://www.farfetch.com/shopping/women/mw-matthew-williamson-graphic-knit-dress-item-10192535.aspx?siteid=hy3bqnl2jtq-t0i7qds_wfo66o6a1ls29q&url=http://www.farfetch.com/shopping/women/item10192535.aspx" target="_hplink">graphic minidress</a>.
Macbeth isn't just full of murder, intrigue and witches -- it's also a great source of goth-chic fashion inspiration. Get your Lady Macbeth on with this black and red lace <a href="http://www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10001_10001_61252+263148_-1?CMP=AFC-POLYVORE&awc=2194_1343940545_749bab64c352361534ad8afd050ecaaf" target="_hplink">bodycon dress</a>.
Of Mice And Men
John Steinbeck is a master of descriptive writing, and we couldn't help but get inspired by his beautiful words about the California landscape. Get a West Coast-casual look with this <a href="http://www.threadsence.com/tomio-dress-by-bb-dakota-p-5492.html?utm_source=pj&utm_medium=aff-mark&utm_content=728x90_winter_02&utm_campaign=pj_main-page" target="_hplink">green floral dress</a>.
Go Greek in an <em>Odyssey</em>-inspired <a href="http://www.freepeople.com/clothes-dresses/zumirea-maxi-dress/" target="_hplink">Grecian maxidress</a> fit for a goddess.
Set your wardrobe ablaze with this Fahrenheit 451-inspired <a href="http://www.vincecamuto.com/product/9122931/colorblock-grecian-dress-pink.html?siteID=Hy3bqNL2jtQ-Pa_9qgZjiKPkWFh5X_J94g" target="_hplink">Vince Camuto colorblock dress</a>.
The Scarlet Letter
Make a statement -- without wearing a big scarlet "A" -- in a fierce but ladylike red lace number. We love the Rachel Berry-meets-Hester Prynne look of this <a href="http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/looking-like-vermillion-bucks-dress?utm_source=affiliateprogram_cj&utm_medium=ad&utm_campaign=affiliate&utm_medium=CJaffiliate&utm_campaign=CJ&utm_source=CJ" target="_hplink">dress by Modcloth</a>.
Big Brother is watching -- so make sure you're looking your best! Try this <a href="http://www.ssense.com/women/product/surface_to_air/blue_and_black_neo_dress/51103?utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=generic&utm_source=2687457&utm_term=10569670" target="_hplink">colorblock shift dress</a> for a fashion-forward fall look.
To Kill A Mockingbird
Steal Scout's style with a perfect <a href="http://store.alloy.com/item.do?itemID=56253&siteID=Hy3bqNL2jtQ-OKWym9ikMimVyBtm5ER1jQ&crID=56253&crPUB=Hy3bqNL2jtQ&crTYPE=15" target="_hplink">plaid back-to-school dress</a>.
Channel young architect Howard Roark -- and the fashion of the 1940s -- in this pretty pleated <a href="http://www.forever21.com/Product/Product.aspx?BR=f21&Category=dress_casual&ProductID=2000048069&VariantID=" target="_hplink">polka dot dress</a>.