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Back-to-School Shopping Made Easy

It’s all about cool school days at The Shops at Columbus Circle, which will help you check off your back-to-school shopping list in no time. Whether you’re in elementary or heading into high school, we’ve got all the basics — including clothes, accessories, and gear — to make you an A-plus student.


Wardrobe Staples—For the Little Ones

These key pieces will propel kids to the head of the class.

  • H&M: This girls’ hooded cotton twill dress is relaxed and dressed up all at once.
  • J. Crew: A classic denim jacket is a must, and this crewcuts model has a hint of stretch for an extra-comfy fit.
  • H&M: He’ll look all grown up in a red-and-black button-down flannel shirt.
  • Vineyard Vines: Crafted from a soft French terry, this boys’ Shep Shirt is a miniature version of the one dad wears.
  • J. Crew: These stretch chinos for boys combine two of J. Crew’s most popular styles — a skinny-fit and a slim-fit pant.
  • J. Crew: You can’t go wrong with a hoodie like this French terry zip-up from crewcuts.
  • Camp: They don’t have to be a city kid to appreciate Camp’s range of “I Love New York” trucker hats.
  • J. Crew: With a new pair of Reebok court sneakers, you’ll walk into class feeling like you’re on top of the world.

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Wardrobe Staples—For Teens

Here’s some on-trend inspo to get you revved up for fall.

  • H&M: H&M stocks a range of shackets (a cross between a shirt and a jacket) in various fabrics and colorways for both guys and girls.
  • Vineyard Vines: Go beyond chino with these Stretch Breaker Pants in jetty red. They’re comfy, breathable, and stylish.
  • J. Crew: This perfectly preppy pointelle sweater shell is made from responsible cashmere that protects the animals and the farmers.
  • J. Crew: You can’t go wrong with a pair of curvy vintage slim-straight jeans. (And the Perfecting Pockets help give you a streamlined look.)
  • J. Crew Mens: This range of varsity-style heritage cotton letter sweaters will have teens dreaming of college days to come.
  • Coach: Invest in a buttery soft leather motorcycle jacket — it will rev up your look and it will never go out of style.
  • Coach: These leather Lowline Low Top Sneakers are infused with CitySole technology for maximum comfort and flexibility.
  • Stuart Weitzman: Glam it up with the Ryder Pearl Geo Buckle Bootie, which is embellished with crystals and pearls.

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From the best backpacks to the latest lunch boxes, you can stow it all away in style.

  • H&M: This woven fabric backpack has an eye-catching printed pattern and reflective details for added visibility.
  • Coach: With an inside tech sleeve and pockets for cell phones and more, the Charter Backpack in signature canvas will keep you organized.
  • Camp: Complete with rainbow stripes and a cute Camp patch, this Core Canvas Small Green Duffle will make all the other kids jelly.
  • J. Crew: In a cheery yellow, this backpack has room for everything — plus handy pockets and a sporty mesh lining.
  • Vineyard Vines: Toss all your school supplies into this On-The-Go Backpack made from waterproof PVC dry bag material.
  • Williams-Sonoma: This grab-and-go Stasher Reusable Sandwich Bag is a game changer when it comes to keeping snacks perfectly fresh.
  • Whole Foods Market: Decorated with cheetahs, rainbows, and more, the Crocodile Creek bento boxes make lunchtime more fun.

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These essential items will help you stay motivated all year long.

  • Moleskine: The third generation Smart Pen offers the personal connection of paper, while also transferring all your notes and ideas instantly to digital.
  • Paper Source: Keep track of your thoughts and dreams for the future with this cute “Do What You Love” notebook.
  • H&M: Who doesn’t need a cell phone upgrade for the new school year? H&M has covers in countless styles and shades.
  • Camp: With these Klutz Puffy Stickers, you can decorate all your back-to-school gear and make it your own.
  • Moleskine: The Moleskine x Kaweco pens combine nostalgia for the art of writing with the creative possibilities of a beautiful writing instrument.
  • Paper Source: Personalize your study space with a rainbow letterboard (or use it in those first-day-of-school photos).
  • Tumi: Made from an ultra-durable ballistic nylon, this zippered pouch has plenty of space to hold pens, markers, erasers, and more.

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