12 Back-to-School Essentials Even Adults Would Love

There’s no reason not to study in style.



Back-to-school shopping season is well underway, and after a fun-filled summer, kids are likely anxious about hitting the books again. To make the transition easier for them—and you—take the time to shop for a selection of stylish back-to-school supplies.

We’re here to make your shopping experience stress-free by rounding up some of the best school goodies you can find online right now. There are items for a good range of ages, from the elementary school student in need of a playful shelf to jazz up their room’s decor to the college student seeking affordable cotton sheets that will last all year long.

1 The French Blue Polka Dots Sheet Set

Crane & Canopy


Add personality to a drab dorm room with this cotton sheet set in a polka dot pattern.


2 80s Retro Geometric Backpack



Set your kid up for success with this geometric patterned backpack that can hold a laptop up to 15 inches. Plus, it has adjustable shoulder straps and a roomy front pocket for supplies.


3 Handheld Garment Steamer

JC Penney
BLACK+DECKER jcpenney.com


Your child will have no excuse to wear a wrinkled shirt with this perfectly-sized garment steamer, which heats up in under a minute.


4 Black + Blum Orange Stainless Steel Lunch Box

PB Teen


Any lunch would look more appetizing when stored in this stainless steel box, complete with flatware and a sauce pot.


5 Collapsible Green Storage Bins

Home Depot
Home Decorators Collection homedepot.com


Keep clutter at bay all semester long with these collapsible storage bins featuring wood handles.

6 Mackenzie Gray Classic Camo Reflective Lunch Boxes

Pottery Barn Kids


This weather-resistant lunch tote features a monogram—the perfect detail to make your child feel extra special.


7 Commute Laptop Sleeve

Mark & Graham


A durable laptop sleeve is an essential for any student, and this leather design, which can be monogrammed, fits the bill.


8 Mac n’ Cheese Giraffe Wall Shelf

Drew Barrymore Flower Kids walmart.com


Hollywood star and mother of two Drew Barrymore just released her Flower Kids home decor collection, and we’re pretty sure that this vibrant giraffe-shaped bookshelf would put a smile on your kid’s face.

9 Rainbow Dots Shade with Alligator Lamp Base

Drew Barrymore Flower Kids walmart.com


Any kid would appreciate this personality-packed table lamp with an alligator base.


10 Wink Trinket Tray

Now House by Jonathan Adler amazon.com


A graphic tray to store everything from jewelry to keys.


11 Navy Constellations Peel and Stick Wallpaper

Novogratz amazon.com


Dress up a bare wall with this removable constellations wallpaper.


12 2019-2020 Academic Planner

The Time Factory target.com


Keep your favorite student organized with this academic planner boasting a classic gingham pattern.

Author: Dennis Hickey

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