Education

The Coolest and Cutest Back to School Gadgets and Gifts

Most of us will have the same standard school supplies list this year, but let’s shake it up a bit! We all know that we need binders, notebooks and pencils, but what about the fun stuff?  We scoured the internet to find you the latest in back to school chic…and practical! Here’s a list of the supplies you didn’t know you needed.

Anti-theft lunch bags

These are hilarious, and they double as a good joke when April fool’s rolls around. Simply put your sandwich in a bag that appears to be moldy. If anyone takes it, they won’t take it again. Another version comes with a bug inside. Genius! Get these on Amazon for only $6.99.

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The “Brown Paper Bag Lunch Bag

This is great for the high school kid who is over the “lunch box” look but needs something reliable to take to school. This “Brown Bag” lunch box i pretty much indestructible but has the look of your run of the mill brown bag lunch. It retains the temperature of your lunch and has a magnet seal. Check it out at perpetualkid.com

A Word Lock

Have trouble with numbers? Check out a word lock. Instead of a number combo, you can use letter or word combos. Some of us have a much easier time remembering letter sequences than word sequences.

Colorful Locker Accessories

Check out poppin.com for the most colorful ways to organize and stylize. We love “Aqua Softie” line featuring pencil holders, squishy magnets, and catch-alls for your lipstick, mascara, and more! Poppin.com has a million ways to organize. We especially love this cool pencil to be used a million ways, and these mini mouse pads that go with you wherever.

  

 

 

A Neoprene Backpack

Make a statement with this chic, bold backpack from Topshop. And mom will love it because its durable and easy to clean. There are a ton of cool options and they’re only $15!

First things first—you need an awesome backpack! Lucky for you, they're having sort of a moment even outside of the hallways, so there are tons of super-stylish options to choose from. Neoprene Backpack, $15, topshop.com

A Laptop case with personality

If you’re toting around your laptop, tote in style. But don’t sacrifice durability! Weather resistant is a good idea. Why shouldn’t you have a designer laptop case that showcases your personality? You use it everyday. Check out this one from Marc Jacobs for only $62 at Off Saks.