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This back to school guide features great new products sure to get your student off to the right start this year. Let us know what is a MUST-HAVE is this back-to-school season.
AVI-8 TYPE 300 Automatic Midnight Chrome
The Spitfire Type 300 Automatic pays tribute to the prototype Supermarine developed in 1934. Inspired by the lines, form, and design of the famed World War 2-era fighter, AVI-8 delivers a unique take on a stylish timepiece that draws from one of the most famous aircraft to have ever flown. The Type 300 is complete as a reliably, sturdy, and wearable field watch with clear aviation design credentials.
Available at AVI-8.com. MSRP $425
Offex Double-Sided Magnetic Whiteboard
Built for brainstorming, teaching, or organizing ideas and information, an Offex magnetic dry-erase board doubles the writing space and delivers the durable mobility needed for dynamic workspaces. A slender-yet-sturdy steel frame provides a professional appearance, and rolling casters make it easy to move around a room. Easily flip the reversible board for twice the writing area. Magnetic surfaces allow for the display of papers and posters. Available in four sizes.
Available at ClickHere2Shop.com. MSRP $251
Breathable, ultra-soft, pill-resistant, and anti-snag bed sheets featuring thermal control and moisture management properties... warm sleepers stay cool, and cool sleepers stay cozy. The durable athletic-grade performance smart fabric wicks away moisture to keep you drier and more comfortable. Best of all, they have a luxurious 1500 Thread Count level of softness with a brushed PeachSkin finish on both sides.
Available at PeachSkinSheets.com and Amazon. Prices Start at $95/Twin
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Available at StrongSelfie.com. $38/Month-to-Month, $130/3-Month, or $258/6-Month
PhoneSoap 3 UV Phone Sanitizer & Charger
The latest edition of the best-selling classic, PhoneSoap 3 UV Phone Sanitizer & Charger, kills 99.99% of bacteria and viruses on phones, keys, and more in just 10 minutes. Backed by ten years in UV-C technology, PhoneSoap 3 has been sold by the millions for a good reason. Available in white, black, silver, periwinkle, gold, orchid, and aqua
Available at Phonesoap.com and Amazon. MSRP $80
CND Shellac Combo
CND Shellac Base Coat, Top Coat & Color Combo - everything you need for a complete gel manicure! Shellac's professional high-quality endurance gel is designed to shine for up to two weeks. Requires a UV light for curing. Shellac can easily be removed using Shellac Remover Wraps or pure 100% acetone. 160+ Colors.
Available at BeyondPolish.com. MSRP $45
Plankpad PRO – Plank & Balance Board
The Plankpad is the world's first app-supported total body trainer that combines workouts with games. Instead of just fighting the clock, the app (iOS/Android) motivates intense workouts through varied games. Simply place your smartphone or tablet on the board, lean on it in the plank position, and control the games through your movements. The games challenge your playful ambition and distract you from the strenuous workout.
Available at Plankpad.com and Amazon. MSRP $64.50
JUVEA Pillow With Cooling Cover
Specially made for those who sleep warm or hot. Naturally breathable and temperature regulating, it offers even more comfort when paired with the cooling cover. The cover is made with bonds in the fabric preventing heat absorption while simultaneously pulling heat away from the body to allow for a cool, restful night’s sleep.
Redragon GS560 Adiemus RGB Gaming Soundbar
The first Redragon RGB soundbar has an upgraded driver that delivers clear and crystal sound combined with rich bass. 4 different backlit modes include dynamic and static glowing LED illumination. The illuminating backlight show syncs to the playing music. USB powered with 3.5mm audio and mic cables allows for PC, TV, Laptop, and Smartphone hookup. Easy to place underneath any device you have!
Available at Redragon.com- use code 'thereviewwire' for 10% off. Also available on Amazon. MSRP $47
CASTOR K631 PRO 65% Wireless RGB Gaming Keyboard
65% ultra-compact design with detachable cable leaves more room for mouse movement. Remains 100% original 104 keys function while needing a smaller desk space. K631 upgraded to the USB-C wired cable to a 2-in-1 wired cable (with both USB-C/A jacks). The unique exclusive structure design of the socket makes the switch mounting easier and less wobbling. Hot-swappable, no matter 3-pin or 5-pin. Quiet basic linear mechanical switches and soft key travel make registering every click easy.
Available at Redragon.com - use code 'thereviewwire' for 10% off. Also available on Amazon. MSRP $55
Receive a curated collection of only the most unique desk and office items for professionals and students. These boxes will never include mundane yellow sticky notes, aluminum paper clips, or the like. Get inspired to work more creatively, have fun while doing it, and make your colleagues admire your sense of workplace style, good taste, and whimsy!
Available at DeskStash.com and CrateJoy.com. $45/Quarterly or $170/Annual
The Patch Brand Vitamin Patches
These powerful Patches help boost energy, focus, and immunity, as well as improve sleep and decrease stress. The patches allow for a steady release of the active ingredients—giving you up to 24 hours of continuous benefit. Includes a combination of 15 Energy, 15 Stress Relief, 15 Focus, 15 Immunity, and 15 Sleep. Patches are vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, and shellfish-free, have no artificial coloring or flavoring, and have a much longer shelf life than standard supplements.
Available at ThePatchBrand.com and Amazon. MSRP $54
The Good Tee Go-To Cozy Pullover
This high-low hem fleece pullover makes any look, edgy and playful, yet still unique. Designed to be a perfect companion with leggings or joggers, for a fun day at the park or a night under the city lights. Raw edge detailing with a high-low hem makes this the ultimate casual cozy sweater. A Certified B Corporation that uses only Certified Fairtrade Cotton sourced from farmers in India.
Available at TheGoodTee.com. MSRP $69.50
The Good Tee Fair Hoodie
Level up your organic cotton fleece game with a pullover hoodie. A sleek twist on your kangaroo pocket shape, featuring a modern and minimalist look. The mid-weight fleece fabric is soft, sustainable, and brushed inside, making this hoodie luxuriously smooth and warm for those cold winters. Breathable but cozy. Certified B Corporation that uses only Certified Fairtrade Cotton sourced from farmers in India.
Available at TheGoodTee.com. MSRP $76.50
DefenAge 100% Natural Mulberry Silk Pillowcase
This silk pillowcase is made from upscale 100% pure natural mulberry silk on both sides; 22 momme fabric is made from the highest grade 6A fibre. It is undyed, unbleached, and has a natural white pearl color (no toxic dyes or artificial colorants were used during manufacturing). Silk helps save skin moisture, it helps protect from wrinkles, and it helps preserve hair, but best of all, sleeping on natural silk is an exceptional luxury experience!
Available at DefenAge.com. MSRP $85
Cuzen Matcha Maker Starter Kit
Comes with everything you need to make authentic matcha at home! The machine is designed to store, grind and whisk our organic leaves for the highest-quality matcha. Included are three four-gram-packets of Matcha Leaf Blends, so you can sample each one before subscribing or purchasing more. Using the Matcha Maker easily ensures you’re getting the best available matcha for your latte or other matcha recipes.
Available at CuzenMatcha.com and Amazon. MSRP $299
BTFL Classic Artistic Roller Skates
These skates have a timeless design and resemble the look of a classic ice skate. Utilizing a high-top boot design to provide more support for your ankles with a comfortable insole offering a high degree of endurance for longer rides. The interior lining is a soft faux fur, allowing for agility so nothing can stop your acrobatic moves. World-Class construction with a clean, sleek, retro style with comfort in mind designed by women for women!
Available at BTLFstore.com and Amazon. MSRP $190
Nest Bedding Crinkle Percale Organic Cotton Sheet Set
Sheets made for summer sleeping; crafted to be incredibly soft and breathable. With a crinkle finish, this weave has a beautiful, washed look that softens over time. 100% certified organic cotton is specialty woven to provide optimal airflow and durability; your sheets will continue to thrive with every wash. Made with fair-trade, GOTS Certified, Regenerative cotton. Available in five colors.
Available at NestBedding.com. MSRP $136/Twin
Echo Show 10 HD Smart Display with Motion and Alexa
With a 10.1" HD screen that’s designed to move with you, video calls, recipes, and shows are always in view. The speakers deliver premium, directional sound. Video call friends and family or take a picture while the 13 MP camera with auto-framing and motion keeps you front and center. Securely access the built-in camera to remotely monitor your home anytime with the Alexa app or other Echo Show devices. Ask Alexa to play your favorite shows, music, podcasts, and more.
Available on Amazon. MSRP $250
Memrise Easy Language Learning App
Memrise is the language learning app that’ll take you from “learning a language” to “using it in real life” fast! This unique talk-first approach will get you to speak the language authentically from day one. Hear the phrases spoken through thousands of videos of native speakers. The smart algorithms will know your learning levels and will keep you challenged. Take control of your learning journey and choose the phrases that are most important to you. 23 languages available.
Available at Memrise.com. Free and Paid Plans
Event Decor Direct Wholesale Decorations
Products at Event Decor Direct are "field tested" and are designed for the rigors of commercial use. The vast inventory of high-style products offers the ultimate combination of quality, durability, and value. Whether you are a school, banquet hall, club, or more, trust you'll find that your purchase represents the highest quality and best value available on the market. Find the hottest new event decor products at a price to fit any budget!
SuppliesShops.com Bulk Orders
Simplify the process of ordering supplies for your school. Supplies Shops is a one-stop shop for virtually all business supplies, including envelopes, tape, business forms, labels, facility supplies, and more. With a convenient website that makes online ordering a breeze, you’ll spend less time trying to find the right products. One of the unique things you’ll get when you order is the chance to customize qualifying items in your order. Many of the products can be personalized to make your daily tasks more efficient and help maintain a polished, professional image!
Check out SuppliesShops.com.
Superior Source Vitamins
Superior Source cares about your health. Home of Superior Source MicroLingual vitamins. Their instant dissolve vitamins are easier to take. Feel confident about using GMO-Free, vitamins with NO fillers, binders, preservatives, or added sugars!
Available at SuperiorSourceVitamins.com and Amazon. Prices Vary
Enjoy Access to 300,000+ audiobooks, over 100 million podcast episodes, all-you-can-listen book clubs, 10,000+ free audiobooks, VIP Rewards, books sales & promotions. Download directly to one of the free iPhone, iPad, or Android apps or stream instantly to listen – anytime, anywhere. Choose from a specially curated selection of books to download for FREE every month. Plus, get a free podcast feature through the app, offering over 100+ million podcast episodes.
Available at AudioBooks.com. Free & Paid Options.
VAIO FE Series Notebook
The FE Series offers the high-performance, and superior quality consumers have come to expect from the VAIO brand. The VAIO FE Series has an impressive, ultra-sleek design and is built with state-of-the-art technology, including 11th Gen Intel Core Processors, Microsoft Windows 11, and THX Spatial Audio to provide unsurpassed performance and entertainment experiences.
Available at Walmart. MSRP $800
Get over 230,000 amazing audiobooks and unlimited access to thousands of free audiobooks on the go! Stream and download audiobooks purchased from the site, or download them to the free Apple or Android apps. With Club Pricing Plan, you can save 50% off your first audiobook purchase and 35-40% off each additional purchase each month, or simply purchase your audiobooks at an everyday low price (no plan required).
Available at AudiobooksNOW.com. Prices Vary
Amphy Live Online Classes
Amphy is a marketplace for live online classes, enriching and connecting humanity through knowledge. Live is the best way to learn, it’s engaging, interactive, and helps you stay committed. Get connected with amazing teachers to allow students to enjoy the benefits and convenience of learning from home in real-time. Choose from over 290 classes available in from language, education, tech, art & music, and more.
Available at Amphy.com. Prices Vary
Pura Smart Diffuser Set
Experience the next generation of fragrance technology with the Smart Diffuser powered by Pura. This customizable fragrance experience puts you in complete control with Pura's easy-to-use app. Easily switch between two fragrances within the app. Scent up to 1,000 sq. ft. The LED ambient nightlight that can be turned on or off and customized in any color you can imagine! This set comes with the device and one Chamomile Lavender and Champagne fragrance.
Available at Lafco.com. MSRP $85
From new and used textbooks to reference books, academic journals, and classic literature, find all of your textbooks for back-to-school at affordable prices. Plus, they offer a book buyback program that allows you to make money quickly and easily. AbeBooks is a global online marketplace launched in 1996 that also offers used, rare, and out-of-print books, fine art, and collectibles from sellers in over 50 countries. AbeBooks has been a subsidiary of Amazon since 2008.
Available at AbeBooks.com.
Teach My Preschooler and Teach My Kindergartener
Teach My Preschooler Learning Kit Deluxe Version is for preschoolers ages 3+. Teach My Preschooler is divided into four sections: Reading, Printing, Numbers to 100, Adding, and Subtracting. Teach My KindergartenerLearning Kit Deluxe Version is designed for ages 4+. The kit contains unique and coordinated tools to teach spelling, money, telling time, and the year.
Leeway Just Ceramics Bundle
This full suite of 4 place settings, including all 5 stoneware ceramic shapes. The Ceramics bundle is built for everyday eating and drinking! Solids Collection features stoneware with a natural hand-feel and satin exterior finish with a glossy interior. The bundle includes: 4 settings, 20 total pieces 4 Big Plates, 4 Small Plates, 4 Bowls, 4 Mugs, and 4 Leeway Dishes (our signature all-purpose dish!)
Available at LeewayHome.co. MSRP $180
KingKong SURGE21 Backpack
Compact in size, large in confidence. Be prepared to conquer your next challenge, knowing that the brains, brawn, and beauty of the SURGE21 has your back, with contoured shoulder straps and padded back. Features a 15” internal laptop sleeve with a fold top closure with expandable volume / adjustable compression and internal drawstring closure. Available in purple, green, and charcoal.
Available at KingKongApparel.com. MSRP $140
Margo Paige Long Tie Wrap Dress
The wrap dress is a classic silhouette that looks beautiful on everyone. This wrap dress is most versatile, with three different ways to tie it, changing the look every time. Wear the wrap dress as a long open cardigan with jeans and cami! Made with recycled, eco-friendly materials. Produced by a family-run manufacturing company in Houston, Texas, specializing in emerging brands. Available in Black and Olive.
Available at MargoPaige.com. MSRP $115
Lazy Coconuts Eco Friendly Laundry Detergent Strips
This custom-formulated, zero-plastic, biodegradable, ultra-concentrated detergent strip will have you wondering why you have ever used anything else. Light as a feather, it’s great for traveling or storing in a tight spot at home. Drop a strip in and wash—no heavy jug, no measuring, no sticky leaks, and no waste. Available in original and gentle.
Available at LazyCoconuts.com and Amazon. MSRP $15
Baleaf Laureate Zero-Chafe Long-Sleeve
This raglan sleeves design offers an unrestricted range of movement. A crew neck design with thumbholes offers extra coverage. Flatlock seams & tagless construction ensure no chafing. Body-contouring seams make sure the top stay put. Stretchy, breathable & moisture-wicking - it feels like stepping into a hug!
Available at Baleaf.com. MSTP $31
Zoey Curved Pillow
Zoey Sleep has developed a customizable pillow with the perfect amount of comfort and support. We give you the ability to add and remove shredded memory foam for the ultimate sleeping experience. Its curved design contours to your shoulder, centering your head on the pillow. Queen and King sizing. Zoey Sleep also offers weighted blankets in multiple sized.
Available at ZoeySleep.com. MSRP $79
ninepine Asana Jogger
These high-waisted and fitted, slim joggers are designed for workouts, yoga, and everyday life - also available in a longer version for taller people. Comfortable seamless high waistband with a drawstring inside. Four-way stretch with an ultra-high stretch factor (200%). Brushed and buttery soft NineLUX fabric is also used on leggings. The fabric has a matte look and a very soft feel.
Available at NinePine.com. MSRP $83
High Rise Mobile Adjustable Standing Desk with Keyboard Tray
The large work surface can accommodate a computer and desktop necessities such as files, notes, calculator, or phone. The keyboard tray allows for the placement of a separate keyboard and mouse. This multi-functional desk can be used in multiple settings, including office, classroom, or any other application where mobility and variable height adjustment helps get the job done.
Available at Victortech.com. MSRP $214
Farmhouse Stripe Reversible Cotton Quilt Set
Decorate your dorm room with this traditional farmhouse-style reversible quilt set. It is reversible, giving you two stylish looks in one great set! The back of both the quilt and the shams features a pinstripe print in the same colors. Available in eight color choices: red, neutral, gray, black, yellow/gray, blue, dark gray, and navy. The background color is a creamy off-white color.
Available at LushDecor.com. MSRP $120/TwinXL
Birdies The Cardinal Sneaker
Your new go-to everyday sneaker with a modern classic silhouette. Features a low-top sneaker silhouette with premium leather and nylon upper and a contrast suede backtab. No-slip rubber sole for inside and outside wear. Removable insole and a 20 mm hidden wedge inside and 20 mm outsole. Available in five colors.
Available at Birdies.com. MSRP $145
Minnetonka Tempe Suede Slippers
No need to feel tied down when wearing this new take on a classic slipper. These women's suede slippers are specially constructed with a genuine suede leather upper, removable contoured footbed, and heavily traded rubber sole giving you a super-soft feel, excellent traction, and shoes that will move comfortably with you.
Available at minnetonkamoccasin.com and Amazon. MSRP $65
Positive Grid Spark MINI 10W Portable Smart Guitar Amp
Spark MINI uses smart technology and has a tiny footprint for dorm living. It’s a portable, battery-powered Bluetooth speaker for streaming your favorite music and a killer-sounding guitar amplifier. There’s a free accompanying app with interactive features that help you learn or practice the guitar. When the roommates are asleep, you can listen to music or play guitar silently using the headphone jack.
Available at PositiveGrid.com and Amazon. MSRP $229
The Figgy Cushion Set
The Figgy is anything and everything you imagine it to be! From a corner reading nook to a comfy homework pad and movie night lounge couch, this versatile and stylish play couch is perfect for college dorm rooms and shared spaces. Features a 100% polyester suede fabric cover with a machine-washable waterproof layer and smartly placed handles for easy transport.
Available at FiggyPlay.com and Amazon. MSRP $265
Aviator Sunglasses from REKS
Iconic styling with large, tear-shaped lenses that provide maximum coverage. These The frame will flex in all directions but always return to its original shape. Whether selecting polycarbonate or the extraordinary clarity of trivex, all the shatter-resistant lenses include anti-reflective coating and 100% UV Protection. The lenses are bendable, flexible, and unbreakable; they can be sat on, twisted, and thrown in a bag with no worries! Available in prescription and non-prescription.
Available at Reks.com. Prices Start at $30
X-Chair ELEMAX X1 Cooling, Heat & Massage Chair
10 ergonomic adjustments allow the X-Chair to fit your body like a glove. Fine-tune the arms, seat, back, headrest, and lumbar until you're relaxing in the most comfortable seat of your life. SciFloat Infinite Recline, DVL Support, Tilt Lock, and Flex Mesh technologies make it the most technologically ergonomic office chair in the world. The ELEMAX is designed to keep you cool or warm, all while bringing a relaxing massage therapy.
Available at Xchair.com and Amazon. Prices start at $700
Opopop Gourmet Popcorn Discovery Kit
With unexpected flavors, new ways to pop, and a complete reinvention of your favorite snack, they make delicious popcorn optimized for eating. Each kit includes a microwave popcorn popper and lid, plus 3 Pop Cups of each of the following flavors Salty Caramel, Like Buddahh, Vanilla Vanilla, and Lightly Salted. Simply peel, pour + pop. Makes a total of 60 cups of popcorn.
Available at Opopop.com. MSRP $35
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Nigel Soper says
Is it possible that not all these items are ‘back to school’ essentials?
Sure, some of these are “would be nice to haves” and keeping the dorm room fun items! 😁
Lisa P. says
I would choose the Beach Blue color. I like that it’s a light blue color. I really like the Cotton Candy Pink set, as well. They’re both very soft, soothing colors. I’ve heard of Peachskin Sheets for years, but have never owned any.
Gina Ferrell says
I would pick the French Blue sheets.
Brittany Gilley says
the real teal
Diana C says
I like French blue or or brushed silver.
Shakeia Rieux says
I would get the French blue sheet set.
Tia Wallner says
I would pick the Eggplant color sheets.
Patricia wright says
The sheets are great. I have a set and they are the best. I love the pink ones but the are all beautiful
DeeAnn S says
I think I’d Like the Red Velvet! Thanks.
Shayna Brookman says
I LIKE THE DEEP CRIMSON RED 🙂
Sandy C. says
I would pick the French Blue. So restful looking. I’d sleep great on those!
For someone who sleeps hot these seem like a great brand to try!
I love Peachskin sheets and got my daughter a set for her dorm room! If I had a new set, I’d pick one of their vintage Soft White sets.
Darlene Carbajal says
I would get red velvet!
I’d pick Eggplant.
Antoinette M says
I’d pick Georgia Peach.
I would choose the brushed silver set!
I would get french blue.
It’ s a hard decision – they are all so beautiful. I do favor the French Blue and the Georgia Peach though.
Chris L says
I like teal but they have a lot of good colors.
Buddy Garrett says
I would choose vanilla.
Anne Higgins says
Beach blue or Georgia peach