Cheap Thrill: Neon Landscape Notebook

Not only does the front of the Neon Landscape Notebook ($10) feature bright neon colors, the inner pages do, too. In fact, the pink, blue, orange, and yellow options are so much fun that we want to fill all fifty pages with doodles of unicorns... [More]

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PBteen Speaker Lapdesk

While PBteen may be touting this Speaker Lapdesk ($140, on sale) as a back-to-school item, styling it with a notebook, textbook, and iPad each open to a scholarly page of text, we know the truth: this is the ultimate accessory for watching movies in bed... [More]

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Brilliant Ideas Foil Notepad

Your most brilliant ideas happen in the most inconvenient of places. Keep a few Brilliant Ideas Foil Notepads ($24) stashed in your purse, your office, and each room of the house, so you'll always have somewhere to scratch out your thoughts (even if the "brilliance"... [More]

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ESPEROS New Navy Classic Backpack

School is almost back in sesh, and while that may elicit groans from most schoolgoers, ESPEROS knows that some kids don't get the opportunity to attend. That's why each purchase of one of their bags or packs, like the New Navy Classic backpack ($75), funds... [More]

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A WINNER HAS BEEN CHOSEN - Back to School Planner Giveaway with Blue Sky and Poketo

Like it or not, the back-to-school season is creeping up. And if you're like us, your planner from January is unkempt or has simply evaporated. But Blue Sky has joined forces with hip L.A. shop and gallery Poketo to put out a line of cheerful... [More]

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Unless you're one of those lucky nerd types who'd actually rather learn algebra than continue tanning and reading trashy novels, going back to school sucks. At least this ♥HOLEPUNCH ($10) makes getting those handouts into your binder a touch more fun.... [More]

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School Year Day Planner

The calendar year might have started with January, but we know that there's a good number of people who operate on a school-year calendar. Use the School Year Day Planner ($38) from Much Ado About You to schedule in all of your classes, appointments, study... [More]

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Dorm Tape

It doesn't suck nearly as much as your first student loan payment, but losing a chunk of that dorm deposit thanks to peeled paint on your cinder block walls is no treat. Get more of that cash back in your pocket (where you'll desperately need... [More]

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Seven Year Whale Pen

Love the Seven Year Pen? It's now available with a range of adorable decals. After all, if you're going to be stuck with the same writing instrument for the better part of a decade, you might as well pick up one you won't get bored... [More]

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BAGGU Medium Zipper Bags

We nabbed a set of Medium Zipper Bags ($12 for three) from BAGGU for our sunglasses , but have found them to be indispensable, helping us organize everything from road trip snacks to makeup to cords and chargers. The awesome animal prints are vibrant and... [More]

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Poketo Tomorrow Planner II

The Poketo Tomorrow Planner II ($32) may be on the pricey side, but it's totally worth it. Open it up and you'll find plenty of space for all of your notes and doodles. You can scribble down your schedule on the open-dated planner pages, write... [More]

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DormVault DV450 Steel Safe

Heading off to college this fall? Before long, we're sure you'll get to enjoy that rite of passage where your roommate "borrows" your favorite top and spills Midori all over it. Or you could skip that one by locking your precious wardrobe pieces and valuables... [More]

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Rainbow Highlighters

If you're having trouble getting motivated to hit the books, pick up these Rainbow Highlighters ($13). They make identifying those key passages a barrel of colorful fun. And once you're done studying, you can turn them into a cheery desk ornament.... [More]

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PBteen Laundry Bags

In a perfect world, there would be no reason to ever have to make a trip to the laundromat. But when you have to schlep a pile of dirty clothes across town for a wash, make sure they're stuffed into these handy drawstring Laundry Bags... [More]

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Nom Nom Lunch Bag

Pass on the lunch hour brown bag in favor of the Nom Nom Lunch Bag ($16) by Snowdon. Okay, so it's still technically brown in color, but the easy-wipe lined burlap will definitely hold up longer than a paper sack would. And certainly the hand-printed... [More]

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Lacquerware Round Bento Boxes

We've seen our fair share of bento boxes, but color us impressed with these Lacquerware Round Bento Boxes ($49-65). They're unusual in pattern and shape and we're already thinking up delicious meals to arrange inside them. We're not so advanced that we can make hard-boiled-egg... [More]

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Highlighting is great, but how much better would it be if you could toss the textbook and focus entirely on those key excerpts? That's exactly what you get with the Scanmarker ($80), which easily transfers the important stuff from your homework assignments into a single,... [More]

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Whimsy Floral Thermos

Usually, we'd insist that there's nothing better than a cup of coffee sipped from our favorite mug. But we're changing our tune because our breakfast blend tastes mighty good after being poured from the Whimsy Floral Thermos ($19). The vintage print makes us feel like... [More]

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Dabbawalla Flower Lunch Purse

We're hoping that the darling Dabbawalla Flower Lunch Purse ($25) will deter office lunch theft. How? It stands out amidst the average brown-bagged lunches, making it tough for someone to feel like they're swiping an anonymous tuna sandwich. Nor can they claim it was an... [More]

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Pink Birds Toddler Backpack

It's always right about now that kids' backpacks bite the dust. After several months of abuse, they end up dirty, full of holes, or worse, cursed with broken zippers. So replace the latest casualty with the cutest backpack ever: the Pink Birds Toddler Backpack ($65),... [More]

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