One of the best parts of going back to school is the new gear. From bedazzled backpacks and water bottles to alarm clocks that will actually get your kids out of a bed, a few new items can help start your student off on the right foot.
Lifestyle expert Julia Black shares her must-have list of back-to-school supplies.
Nine things your kid needs before they head back to class
Bedazzled backpackGetting your little ones off to school, sporting their chosen backpacks, lunch totes and supplies, is such a fun way for them to express their blossoming personalities.
Magic Sequins Backpack, Chapters | $40
Yoobi school suppliesHeading back to class has never looked so cute!
Yoobi Pencil Organiser, Chapters | $13
Akid shoesCO-founded by Canadian super mom, Ashleigh Dempster, the shoes offer smart designs with comfort and uniquely fresh looks at the top of their priorities.
Liv Black Star sneakers, Akid | $56
Hershel backpacksThese bags are designed in so many stylish colour waves and patterns, and are good for every age.
Nova backpack, Hershel | Prices vary
Gelatin skinsCurated artist design tech accessories featuring the work of the biggest names in contemporary art worldwide and you can also create your own by uploading a personal photograph or drawing!
Paper Airplanes Laptop Skin, Gelaskins | Prices vary
Swatch WatchYour wrist has never looked better!
Ovni Garden, Swatch | $70
IKEA desk accessoriesFor organizing your space, Ikea has so many brilliant ideas and gorgeous designs.
TJENA desk organizer, IKEA | $7
EQ3 alarm clockYou’ll never be late for a lecture!
Shrub alarm clock, EQ3 | $50
Poster LightboxLight up your life with art that is perfect for the ‘gram!
Poster Lightbox, AMPED & Co | $65