Kids can’t have all the fun when it comes to back to school supply shopping. The start of the new school year always makes Gwen & Lindsey nostalgic and inspires them to give their office spaces a reboot with new supplies. Pee-Chees have been replaced with planners and even ballpoint pens get a stylish update. Keep reading to see their favorites.
Lindsey Loves All the Pretty Supplies…
1. WHITE + GOLD TIP TOP ROLLERBALL PENS | POPPIN
Pen pals Gwen and Lindsey are always on the search for unique pens on their trips to Asia. They're big fans of white and gold so this set is a favorite.
2. SOFT COVER NOTEBOOK | POPPIN
This pretty blush colored notebook is a nice compliment to Lindsey's white office furniture. She loves the hidden pocket for business cards, receipts, and loose papers.
3. MONTHLY GLASS MAGNETIC DRY ERASE BOARD | THE CONTAINER STORE
This stylish dry-erase board is critical for Lindsey while managing four schedules. It helps her family see who's coming and going and also helps her 6 year-old who's learning about schedules and time management.
4. BACKPACK | MANSUR GAVRIEL
Form meets function in this grown-up friendly backpack – perfect for city living. Bonus, it comes in a variety of gorgeous leather shades.
5. CRYSTAL BLUETOOTH SPEAKER | VIVITAR
Background tunes are a must for Lindsey's workdays. These crystal Bluetooth speakers are just as functional as they are pretty.
Gwen’s Always Loves the Basics…
1. PODCAST | HOW I BUILT THIS
Gwen never stops studying because it never feels like work. Just getting into podcasts on her iPod Touch, she loves “How I Built This” which profiles entrepreneurs and innovators. She's also a fan of "Revisionist History" by Malcolm Gladwell.
2. COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK | STAPLES
There's just something about buying composition books in September. Gwen finds herself picking up a few of these classic books each year.
3. CUSTOM BOOK COVERS | ARTFUL LIBRARY
Back in her school days, Gwen loved wrapping her textbooks each semester. These are a fun grown-up take on the book cover. They can also be customized to add a personal touch to your library.
4. GOLDEN BALL PEN | BIC
Societe Bic produced these limited edition pens to commemorate its 60th anniversary. Gwen and Lindsey love them so much, Gwen stocked up during a visit to Tokyo.
5. SUPPLIES | CORNELL STORE
Forever true to her school, Gwen always stops by the Cornell store to pick-up supplies when she's in Ithaca.