• Elle Belle’s Back-To-School Essentials Checklist

    Our littlest blogger is ready for the new school year with super-cool school supplies and fall fashion picks

    By Elle Belle

    After a sensational summer, it is time to get ready to go back to school! This style savvy student has all the best picks–for school supplies and fall fashion–to make back to school cool! And she also has special selections for her little sister’s first-ever day of preschool!

    Elle Belle is an adorable toddler who lives in the Upper East Side of Manhattan with her magnificent mommy, dapper dad, and baby sister. She can be reached at ellebellenyc@gmail.com.

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    • MadPax: A Backpack That’s As Unique As You
      MadPax: A Backpack That’s As Unique As You

      I am Spider-Man: Feel like your favorite superhero with the Marvel x MadPax collaboration! Channel your inner Spiderman and climb to the top of the school charts wearing this fantastic backpack complete with a 3-D foam spider.

      Warp Speed Bubble: Ready, set, jet to school in the Warp Speed backpack! It’s 3-D galaxy design will take you out of this world. You’ll be the shining star of your school solar system with this innovative and awesome pack!

      madpax.com

    • Chasing Fireflies Exclusive Back to School Sets For Boys & Girls
      Chasing Fireflies Exclusive Back to School Sets For Boys & Girls

      Girls Personalized Mermaid Backpack: I believe in mermaids and this little mermaid needs a splashy, personalized backpack to carry her back to school supplies. This glittery, fun pack is beyond cool, featuring a beautiful mermaid applique on the outside and plenty of room for all my school supplies (and whatever else I decide to sneak to school) on the inside.

      Girls Personalized Mermaid Lunch Tote: They say swimming works up an appetite but so does a hard day at school, which is why this sparkly, personalized lunch tote is a back to school essential for this little mermaid. The fun design and a sparkly mermaid appliqué coordinate with my backpack and it fits all the healthy stuff Mommy squeezes into my lunch.

      Boys Personalized Shark Backpack: Watch out--sharks are circling this cool backpack. It features a shark appliqué, front pencil pocket embroidered with your name, roomy main compartment, and pair of mesh side pockets.

      Boys Personalized Shark Lunch Tote: Sharks get hungry so this cool tote can hold a hearty lunch. Two generous sections feature sparkly sharks and an awesome great white appliqué. Look for your shark's name embroidered on top.

      chasing-fireflies.com

    • Chasing Fireflies Exclusive Back to School Sets: Blankie Tails Personalized Mermaid Sleep Sack
      Chasing Fireflies Exclusive Back to School Sets: Blankie Tails Personalized Mermaid Sleep Sack

      I plan to make a splash during relaxation time when I transform from a school girl into a mermaid the instant I swim into this personalized, plush sleep sack. It is super soft as I lay and daydream about life under the sea.

      chasing-fireflies.com

    • Beatrix New York: Sweet as Sugar Sisters School Staples
      Beatrix New York: Sweet as Sugar Sisters School Staples

      Big Kid Pack and Little Kid Pack: Dolce and Panna the Ice Cream Cones
      Make going back to school or going to school for the first time a little sweeter with the whimsical and lovable Dolce and Panna the Ice Cream Cones Big Kid and Little Kid Packs. It’s what happy looks like going to school. You’ll make lots of new friends wearing delicious ice cream cones!

      Beatrix New York: Sweet as Sugar Sisters School Staples: Bento Box: Pixel the Robot: The modern and super fun robot bento box makes us so excited to eat lunch. It keeps lunch and snacks fresh and clean so the yummy in our tummy inspires us to do the Pixel the Robot dance. And Mommy loves that it is eco-friendly and made from natural rice husk fiber, not plastic.

      Water Bottle: Lucas the Whale & Nigel the Shark: I feel like a really big kid now with my adorable shark and whale water bottle that is designed to look like Mommy and Daddy’s beverage can (but mine is filled with delicious water or milk). I love the design, look and feel while Mommy loves that the vacuum insulation keeps drinks cold or hot for hours!

      beatrixny.com

    • Twinkle Toes: Backpacks that Sparkle Just Like You from Skechers
      Twinkle Toes: Backpacks that Sparkle Just Like You from Skechers

      Twinkle Twinkle Backpack: This fab backpack sparkles inside and out. Rainbow sequins, dazzling colors, and bright lights are all the things I love about this backpack. I don’t know what I love most: the Twinkle Toes character applique design that looks just like me, the colorful heart applique designs on the pocket and panel or the five flashing lights around the main heart applique? It’s a tie!

      Twinkle Toes Glimmer Backpack: Wear your heart on your sleeve and your back with this embossed, heart design backpack. Like me, it has lots of heart, eye-catching bright colors and just the right amount of glam for back to school.

      Glo Backpack: Glow back to school in fun, fashionable style with this multicolored swirl iridescent backpack. It features the Twinkle Toes logo heart applique and lots of glitter and rhinestone details. Because school girls just want to have fun!

      skechers.com

    • Stephen Joseph Nap Mats
      Stephen Joseph Nap Mats

      These are the must-have nap mats for any cool kid at school. These lovable and crazy cute Nap Mats are super-duper soft and have an attached blanket and pillow! The butterfly and dinosaur are our personal fan favorites in my school posse. And as my little sister starts school, she loves her adorable cupcake nap mat. There are endless, endearing designs for both little boys and little girls. And Mommy loves that it is machine washable.

      stephenjosephgifts.com

    • Thermos: Finding Dory Lunch Bag, Thermos and Food Funtainer
      Thermos: Finding Dory Lunch Bag, Thermos and Food Funtainer

      Thanks to Thermos, my little sister’s favorite friends from Finding Dory are making lunch time a swimming sensation with her Finding Dory design lunch kit. My little loves the sparkly, googly eyes Dory design and the Funtainer thermos, which offers a leak-proof lid with a straw for easy sipping. Mommy loves the hygienic, push-button lid and that it is BPA free and dishwasher safe.

      thermos.com

    • S’ip By S’well Quenches Your Thirst
      S’ip By S’well Quenches Your Thirst

      I’m learning to think outside the bottle with S’ip By S’well, a water bottle playfully designed to bring smiles with every sip. I especially adore the frosted doughnut design and that these innovative bottles are great fun in keeping hydrated while learning and playing at school. S’ip By S’well keeps my drink hot or cold all day long, no matter where or how I leave it.

      sipxswell.com

    • Mabel’s Labels
      Mabel’s Labels

      Ultimate Back-to-School Combo: With their brand-new selection of personalized waterproof and durable labels designed for students of all sizes, this best-selling combo includes all the durable, waterproof labels needed to keep your things out of the lost and found. Perfect for backpacks, lunch containers, clothes, pencil cases, and so much more, these labels are a must have on your back-to-school shopping list!

      Little Kid School Combo: For my little sister’s first days of school, the Little Kid School Combo is just the right size! This combo features extra-durable, waterproof labels and tags perfect for backpacks, clothes, lunch containers, shoes, toys and more. The easiest way to keep all my little sister’s little things coming back home at the end of the school day!

      mabelslabels.com

    • Craft Studio: Coolest and Creative School Supplies
      Craft Studio: Coolest and Creative School Supplies

      The best one-stop shop for all the coolest and creative school supplies is the Craft Studio! Their super selection of supplies is curated by an in-the-know super mom so kids will love the fun designs and moms love that everything meets the highest safety standards while it still makes back to school cool.

      Pictured From left to right, top to bottom we have:
      Mighty Mini Gel Pens 6 pack by International Arrivals
      Emoji Stamping Markers 5 pack by NPW
      Chunkies Paint Sticks 12 Pack International Arrivals
      Rainbow Mechanical Pencils 12 pack international Arrivals
      Lunch Money Change Purse by I Scream
      Hologram Candy Journal by I Scream
      Sweet Things Pencils by International Arrivals
      Faber Castell USA 12 pack Gel Crayons
      Sports Stick Decals by I Scream
      Doodle Case (color your own pencil case): Includes 4 pens, by NPW; 3 Pack Glamtastic Glitter Notebooks by NPW; Macaroon scented erasers 6 pack by International Arrivals; Nested 90 Page Cheeseburger Notebook International Arrivals; Neon Colorblock Pencil Pouch by International Arrivals; Stegosaurus scented giant eraser by International Arrivals

      craftstudionyc.com

    • Terez Kids Black Tap Leggings and Kids Turquoise Long Sleeve Hooded Top
      Terez Kids Black Tap Leggings and Kids Turquoise Long Sleeve Hooded Top

      My favorite, super-comfy leggings paired up with my ultimate dream dessert to make these sweet sensation Black Tap Leggings. They are designed with real images of Black Tap's larger than life milkshakes. These leggings are sure to make back to school a sweet success!

      terez.com

    • Terez Rainbow Star Princess Dress
      Terez Rainbow Star Princess Dress

      My favorite color is rainbow and this dress takes me somewhere over the rainbow to land with pizazz and style at school! Proudly inspired by and made in NYC, the rainbow iridescent star dress is as colorful as me!

      terez.com

    • Terez Kid’s Dylan’s Candy Bar Leggings
      Terez Kid’s Dylan’s Candy Bar Leggings

      I rock my out of this world school style with the Dylan’s Candy Bar Galaxy Candy Legging! With bold candy colors and delicious touches, they are cool as candy. I mean can be!

      terez.com

    • Imoga Greta Faux Fur Jacket in Flamingo
      Imoga Greta Faux Fur Jacket in Flamingo

      Everyone will see me and my sense of style coming when I am donning my fabulous (faux) fur coat!

      imogacollection.com

    • Imoga Ariana  Tee, Pearl Faux Fur Vest and Ingrid Gold Skirt
      Imoga Ariana Tee, Pearl Faux Fur Vest and Ingrid Gold Skirt

      Some school days I like to be a little edgy so I sport my sparkling star print tee with my stylish faux fur vest and my metallic gold skirt. I love layering the vest over all my favorite Imoga Collection tees to spice things up.

      imogacollection.com

    • Imoga Two-Piece Samantha Fit-&-Flare Dress and Necklace Set
      Imoga Two-Piece Samantha Fit-&-Flare Dress and Necklace Set

      I am dressed to impress at school with this beautiful, shimmering dress! This little lady feels like a glam gal with its twirl-worthy polka dot skirt. It makes me feel beautiful inside and out all day long at school!

      imogacollection.com

    • Imoga Girl’s Cornelia Tunic Sweater with Scarf and Navy Dots Legging
      Imoga Girl’s Cornelia Tunic Sweater with Scarf and Navy Dots Legging

      I arrive on the dot at school with this dot-centric number! The polka dot pullover sweater, includes a detached fuzzy neck warmer, and connects the dots to my Navy Dots leggings. This outfit keeps me warm and fuzzy!

      imogacollection.com

    • Chasing Fireflies Girls Personalized Metallic Flower Boots
      Chasing Fireflies Girls Personalized Metallic Flower Boots

      These boots were made for walking…walking to school that is. Everyone loves my fancy feet with these metallic flower boots. They are glittery and dotted with rhinestones and even have rhinestone-encrusted metal letters to spell my name. Plus, the flower adornment comes in two colors (pink and ivory) and comes on and off to match my school outfits.

      chasing-fireflies.com

    • Dori Creations Dresses Embellished by Applike Couture
      Dori Creations Dresses Embellished by Applike Couture

      With endless, amazing appliques along with custom rhinestone letters and numbers, you can create your one of a kind back to school outfit and dress to impress for back to school! My little sister and I especially love matching dresses with matching appliques. These super sisters starting school love the infinite unique dress and applique combo options available.

      applikecouture.com

    • Chasing Fireflies: Girls Dreamy Lace Dress
      Chasing Fireflies: Girls Dreamy Lace Dress

      This girl’s dreamy lace dress is eye-catching and show-stopping just like me. It has impeccable style and endless charm with its gorgeous all-over floral lace. The lace is super soft and stretchy so can I whirl and twirl all the school day long.

      chasing-fireflies.com


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