The Top 10 Coolest Back-to-School Must-Haves

The time has come to gear up for back to school and whether you’re nervously sending them off to college or they’re walking through those halls for the first time—they’ll want to be wearing the trendiest picks of the season. To simplify back-to-school shopping, we’ve hand-picked the most-wanted outfits and accessories from crisp white sneakers to plush fleeces for looks they can wear on repeat.

Women’s Kangaroo Pocket Hoodie

They’ll be cozy in early morning classes and on crisp fall days in this neutral Esprit hoodie that goes with everything from jeans to leggings. Crafted in cotton-blend fabric with a relaxed fit, this pullover easily layers over a favourite tee or top.

Women’s 501 ’90s Jean

Spotted on everyone from Hailey Beiber to Anne Hathaway, the laid-back ‘90s jean is a back-to-school 2023 must. Designed to have a loose fit with a straight leg and high-rise, these Levi’s 501 jeans pair perfectly with sneakers or ankle boots.

Insulated Bottle

Stylish hydration is an essential back-to-school accessory, easily taking them from gym class to after-school sports. This double-walled insulated water bottle from Hydro Flask resists condensation, meaning they won’t find drips inside of their backpack, and cold drinks stay icy for up to 24 hours.

Settlement Backpack

Incredibly versatile and durable, this Herschel Settlement backpack might have a minimal aesthetic but it’s packed with function. With a 15” laptop sleeve, front zip pocket and EVA-padded shoulder straps, it makes it easy to lug around textbooks and school essentials.

Air Force 1 ’07 Shoe

There’s nothing like a pair of new, clean and crisp white sneakers to instantly refresh those back-to-school outfits. A sleek combination of style meets function, these Nike Air Force 1 sneakers offer lightweight cushioning, a slick leather upper and iconic shape they can dress up or down.

Synchilla Fleece Anorak Top

The retro fleece is a must-have for back-to-school 2023. This lightweight Patagonia Synchilla anorak is perfect when the temperatures drop, making it an ideal layer or on its own as a jacket. A unisex style that’s cool but comfy, it also has tons of convenient pockets for a phone, keys or snacks.

No Sweat Jogger Pant

Available in multiple colourways, this DUER pant effortlessly combines function and style. Featuring moisture-wicking technology, elasticized cuffs and a zippered pocket at the thigh, this jogger is made for all types of adventures from study sessions to weekend hikes.

BB40 Shoe

Inspired by the original BB480 that were worn by the pros, the New Balance BB480 sneaker is a timeless classic. They’ll be comfortable all day long in these stylish kicks thanks to the Ortholite insert and sturdy heel counter.

Refugio Daypack

Strong enough to take on the trails, this Patagonia daypack is sturdy enough to pack everything they’ll need for long school days. With added tech-friendly features, including a padded laptop sleeve, convenient pockets, and a durable water repellent coating, it’s perfect for class and beyond.

Cloud 5

On Cloud 5 is a reimagining of the brand’s best-selling shoe, Cloud, with added features for even more comfort. Incredibly lightweight with impressive support, this runner was created with 44% recycled content, making it a fashion-forward pick that’s equally cool on the streets and at the gym.

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