It's official. Summer has drawn to a close, and June is just days away! Have you started already on your back-to-school shopping? If not, don't fret! We give you a heads up on some of the coolest and most practical items for your little pupil.
From hair clips that stay put (read: keeps your daughter's tresses in place!), the cutest of lunch boxes, to desk organizing materials, check out senior staff writer Steph Esguerra's top picks to get ready for school! Just view the slideshow.
I personally just use cologne every day to freshen up. And I'm especially loving these fruity scents from Pure N' Fresh! They'll not only keep your tots smelling good, they'll also invigorate them. Available in three variants: Blush Berry, Tangerine Delight and Tropical Splash.
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If only I had this back when I was in school! The Cul De Sac insulated lunch tote, P671.25, from Rustan's Department Store, keeps meals warm enough for lunch time.
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Back to school means back to running on an allowance. And having cute alkansya made saving up so worth it! Encourage your kids to be a savvy spender and saver with these robot coin banks, P380 each, from Rustan's Department Store.
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While we didn't have a work table back then, the default study area was our dining table. I wish I had this handy desktop organizing cube! Each part of the cube can store important study-related items like paper clips, CDs, pens and more.
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I wasn't a very girly girl growing up, but my mom made sure my curly locks were kept in place all the time. That's why when I saw these super kikay patterned stay tight barrettes (P369.75), plastic bows (P429), twinbead disco ball hair tie (P269.75) and heabands (P269.75) from Goody Girl, it hit close to home! I'm sure your little girl will love them too.
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I was such a highlighting addict. It really helped me keep track of the important points in readings. And your kids will enjoy studying all the more if they have these fun Stabilo Boss Mini Ghosts highlighters, P198, from Rustan's Department Store.
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These metal lunch boxes never go out of style! I was tempted to buy myself one of these, P895 each from Rustan's Department Store, even if they're really for students. Their bright, cartoony and retro designs are to die for!
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Who hates soggy sandwiches. I do! Thankfully there are awesome ways to keep them neat and still yummy come recess time. Check out this sandwich keeper from Eco Kids, P495, from Rustan's Department Store.
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I find that back to school season is synonymous with new pencils. And I always wanted mine to be ready for writing or drawing all the time! And this sharpener from DCI Checkmate, P395, from Rustan's Department Store, does the job, and in style too!
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I'm trying to save money so I've been bringing packed lunches to the office. And if you're a fan of sandwiches like me, you'll love this sandwich sack from Good Lunch! It does not just have a resealable plastic sandwich bag, it also has a washable canvas bag and utensils container! It costs P895 from Rustan's Department Store.