It’s that time of year again. College and University students are starting classes, whether it’s your first year of classes or you’re a returning student, this can be an exciting (but stressful) time. Although your school may give you a list that includes binders and pens, they won’t include these essential products! We have rounded up the must-haves to make going back to class a little easier.
A Staple Shoe: Dr. Martens 1461 Smooth Leather Oxford Shoes
This year, Oxford shoes are more in style than ever, and Dr. Martens is the place to go for a classic pair. These shoes are fashionable, comfortable and durable enough to get you through all your years of schooling. From black leather to cream, there’s a version of these shoes for everyone.
$170 (colour depending)
The Only Hair Tool You Will Need: Dyson Corrale
Dyson hair tools are some of the best in the business. From the Airwrap Styler to the Supersonic hair dryer, Dyson has your hair-styling needs covered. The Dyson Corrale is the brand’s cordless hair straightener, which provides less heat damage than other brands. Thanks to its flexing manganese copper alloy plates, this straightener moves around your hair and allows you to create all your favourite styles with less heat and damage. You can create curls, waves and smooth straight hair all with one cordless tool. Just be prepared for your roommates to want to use it!
Perfect Planner: Mind Your Business Planner
This chic planner by influencer Nitsan Riter Fluxgold features everything you need to keep on track and set new goals this year. It has a beautifully woven case with pockets and even a custom sticker sheet to make planning fun.
Stay Hydrated: Stanley Travel Tumbler
The Stanley Adventure Quencher Travel Tumbler is the perfect way to stay hydrated while you are on campus. This tumbler is durable and features double-wall vacuum insulation to keep drinks warm for five hours, cold for nine hours and iced for 40 hours. It also features a rotating cover, reusable straw, opening for sipping and full cover to prevent spills. It also comes in five colours!
A Backpack That Looks Good: Beis Backpack
The Backpack by Beis (Shay Michell’s brand) is the perfect way to carry all your essentials while looking stylish! It features two water-bottle pockets, a padded shoulder strap and a large front zip pocket with organization. The interior has a water-resistant lining, three zip pockets, a padded laptop sleeve and a trolley passthrough.
Hyped Headphones: AirPods Max
Headphones that double as a trendy fashion accessory? Sounds like a win to us! These headphones are for more than just listening to music; they have become a TikTok fashion staple. These AirPods come in Space Grey, Silver, Green, Pink and Sky Blue.
A Brand-New Laptop: MacBook Air
A laptop is a school essential and what better choice is there than the MacBook Air? The brand new M2 Chip MacBook Air laptop is light, making it easy to carry around from classes to the library. It features an M2 chip, 24 GB of memory and 2 TB of storage. Don’t forget to take advantage of the University/College discount!