Get Back-to-School Cool Under $100

Back-to-school season may induce midterm-related anxiety, but it also means statement-making notebooks, funky new pencils and cute accessories.

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Of a Kind
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Of a Kind
Back-to-school season may induce midterm-related anxiety, but it also means statement-making notebooks, funky new pencils and cute accessories. Of a Kind has put together a limited-edition packet of back-to-school gear, including a hexagonal Baggu keychain, piegraph sticky notes and pencils by Paper Pastries. $50 at Of a Kind.
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Etsy
Subtly cool accessories like this triangular ring from Etsy boutique Artemer are the perfect way to prove to the new kids that you got just a little cooler over the summer. $54 at Artemer.
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Urban Outfitters
Highlight in high style with these dainty neon bottles from Urban Outfitters, which look like tiny nail polishes. $14 at Urban Outfitters.
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Baggu
Stash your school gear in Baggu's understated canvas backpack, which comes in this stylish blush pink stripe for fall. $24 at Baggu.
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Muji
Locker notes are even more fun with Muji's dainty white envelopes, which unfold to reveal secret messages inside. $3.95 at Muji.
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Brok Farm General Store
Whether or not you're an artist, these elegant colored pencils—which come in a sophisticated wooden case—are sure to make your class notes a little more lively. $30 at Brook Farm General Store.
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Anthropologie
A statement-making necklace like this chunky beaded number from Anthropologie is the perfect way to punch up a plain T-shirt and jeans. $88 at Anthropologie.
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Catbird
Is lecture so boring you're contemplating chewing off your fingernails? Cuticle gazing is way more fun with a few coats of Deborah Lippman's purple glitter "Let's Go Crazy" polish. $18 at Catbird.
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Target
No dorm room is complete without a set of portable speakers like this hot pink version from Target, which can easily be packed up for weekends back home. $19.29 at Target.
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Topshop
J.W. Anderson's collection of funky printed notebooks for Topshop dropped just in time for back-to-school shopping. We're particularly keen on this tessellated zebra journal, which looks a little bit like Margot Tenenbaum's wallpaper. $15.99 at Topshop.
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