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16 Of The Best Places To Order School Supplies Online

Prove to Mom and Dad you're not a fool.

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1. Target is a tried-and-true favorite, plus their online collection is stacked — so ordering means you won't get trapped spending $200 when random stuff "jumps" in your cart like it does when you shop there IRL.

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Why it's great: Target has great brands and everything on your list at decent prices. Plus, you get free two-day shipping when you spend $35 or more. They also offer a School List Assist, where you can find your school's specific list — and Target will automatically add the items to your cart. They're taking the search and guesswork out out of shopping, which gives you more time to enjoy what's left of summer.

Stuff we like: Yoobi Zipper Binder Pencil Case Unicorn (left, $4.99), Cat & Jack Composition Notebook Backpack (right, $16.99), Glitter Spiral Notebook ($2.50), and Pilot FriXion Erasable Color Sticks ($10.49; these are amazing and actually erase!).

2. BoxLunch.com has quirky and and fun items that will show your friends what you've really been up to all summer. There's no shame in your TV bingeing game.

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Why it's great: They offer more unique products that show off your personality and what you're into. And your purchase actually does some good. For every $10 you spend, BoxLunch will donate one meal to Feeding America. You can also round up your order at checkout to provide even more meals. Every $1 donated equals $10 meals.

Stuff we love: Bob's Burgers Pencil Set (left, $12.90), Friends Central Perk Journal (right, $16.90), Gilmore Girls Chilton Mini Backpack ($59.90), and Stranger Things Hawkins Sticky Notes ($4.90).

3. Paper Source will make going back to school a splash with unique items and fun accessories that get the job done.

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Why it's great: Do you actively avoid even going into Paper Source because you know you'll end up buying the whole store? (Or is that just me?) Even if you don't, you know they have the cutest gifts and cards. And their supplies are also on par with themes ranging from llamas to glitter to mermaids, and more. You can also get free standard shipping on orders $50+ until August 5.

Stuff we love: Mermaid Pouch (left, $9.95), Do-Over Erasable Highlighters (right, $12.95), Unicorn Silver Backpack ($32.95), and Productivity Planner ($24.95).

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4. Dormify is where you'll want to shop if you're off to college and want to impress everyone with a killer dorm room.

Why it's great: Dormify simplifies shopping for your dorm or apartment. You can chat with a stylist, who will share tips and advice, you can have everything shipped directly to your school, and you have 60 days to decide if you love how it looks. Stuff we love: Tie Dye Jersey comforter and Sham Set (above, $129.99), Reversible Workout/Eat Pizza Pillow (above, $36), Desk Hangit Photo Display ($15), Four-Piece Closet Essentials Set with Pop Up Hamper ($54).
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Why it's great: Dormify simplifies shopping for your dorm or apartment. You can chat with a stylist, who will share tips and advice, you can have everything shipped directly to your school, and you have 60 days to decide if you love how it looks.

Stuff we love: Tie Dye Jersey comforter and Sham Set (above, $129.99), Reversible Workout/Eat Pizza Pillow (above, $36), Desk Hangit Photo Display ($15), Four-Piece Closet Essentials Set with Pop Up Hamper ($54).

5. Society6 will help you show the world how you really feel about going back to school.

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Why it's great: Even if you're excited to go back to school, Society6 has got you covered — with thousands of design options for notebooks, backpacks, laptop sleeves, and more, you'll for sure be able to find something that fits your vibe. There's a lot of awesome dorm room inspo on the site too!

Stuff we love: Drake Crying Notebook (left, $14.99), Pretty Swe*ry: F This Sh*T Backpack (right, $69.99), Feminist Agenda Laptop Sleeve ($36.99), and Teagan Glasses Corgi Cute Puppy Carry-All Pouch ($15.99).

6. Amazon is your go-to for basically everything else, so you might as well add some back-to-school items the next time you stock up on toilet paper and paper towels.

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Why it's great: You already know how amazing Amazon is. They have it all, and it will arrive at your door in two short days if you're a Prime member. Their back-to-school landing page has a lot of the classics, but do a little digging and you'll find more products to ensure you're organized and ready for your first class.

Stuff we love: Skydue Letter A4 Paper Expanding File Folder (left, $8.99), SDBING Six-Piece Syringe Highlighter Pens (right, $6.58), At-a-Glance 2018-2019 Academic Year Weekly & Monthly Planner ($22.93, available in two sizes and three colors), and Bazic Jeweltones Color Ruler ($3.57).

Check out our review of the file folder here.

7. Minted adds a personal touch to supplies with designs created by artists. Plus, all their products are customizable!

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Why it's great: Minted has art by independent artist from all across the country, and the artists bring their work to some pretty dang cute school supplies. You can add your name to the designs, add your own photos to some options, and also make the notebook an address book, or monthly or weekly planner. The clothing and name labels are also dishwasher- and laundry-safe.

Stuff we love: Pugs on Parade Notebook (left, $16+), Wild Cactus Custom Name Labels (right, $20 for 30), Write On Notebook ($16+), and Nonuts Custom Name Labels ($20 for 30).

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8. Walmart is another standard — but you know they've got great prices, and you can order from your couch without pants on.

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Why it's great: You'll get their super-low prices (especially online), with free shipping on orders over $35. They break up items by school grade as well as offer a place for you to search for your school's list. Plus, you can add groceries and clothes and anything else you forgot the last time you went to the store!

Stuff we like: Avery Peek A Viewer Binder (left, $6.47), Fiskars Designer Non-stick Pointed-Tip Kids (right, $3.49), Zipit Wildings Backpack ($20.99, available in four colors), and Reflections Two-Pocket Folders with Prongs ($8)

9. Ban.do will send you to class looking extra fancy and with the perfect amount of motivation so you can slay the day.

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Why it's great: After summer break, even the thought of going back to school can be a little daunting. But Ban.do's mission is to make you feel better, and that's exactly what their back-to-school products do. You'll look super stylish and get an extra dose of motivation.

Stuff we love: Get It Together Backpack (left, $65, available in five designs), Get It Together Pouch (right, $14, available in five designs), Get It Together Folio ($45, available in four designs), and Rough Draft Large Notebook ($16, available in six designs).

10. Etsy has really unique supplies, so you'll stand out from all your friends and be the trendsetter.

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Why it's great: Etsy is a handmade haven, but that just means they have quirky and uncommon products at budget-friendly prices. Everyone will be asking you where you got all your supplies on the first day.

Stuff we love: Six-Piece Cute Happy Pill Mini Highlighter Set (left, $5.29 at MyKawaiiCrate), Cotton Pencil Case (right, $22.90 at DubuDumo, available in six colors), Frenchie Bulldog Notebook ($5 at LucySuiSF), and Iridescent Floating Glitter Pen ($4.07+ at rowantreessupplies).

11. Jet offers brand-name basics at great prices, and the ability to save when you buy in bulk. And if you create an account, you can reorder easily when you lose all your pens about a month into the school year.

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Why it's great: Those items that your mom said were too expensive to buy for school are a great low price here. You can save up to 50%. Also, the more you buy of an item, the more you save. Jet also has free shipping over $35, free returns, and 24/7 customer service.

Stuff we love: Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, 24-Count (left, $20.05), Herschel Supply Co. Unisex Pop Quiz Backpack (right, $54.99+, available in two colors), Five Star Style Hardbound composition Book, CL Chevron ($5.98), and Crayola Silly Scents Scented Mini Twistables Crayons ($4.88).

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12. Staples may be known for office supplies, but you'll have no ~prob llama~ buying their super-cute backpacks, lunch boxes, and water bottles for ridiculously low prices.

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Why it's great: Staples has got the office supply situation down, but their school supplies are stacked. Not only do they carry great brands at great prices, they have their own line of products at incredibly low prices ($10 for a lunch box or water bottle, come on!). They also have a ton of other weekly deals, and you can buy online and pick up in-store an hour later.

Stuff we love: Staples Paxton 16" Backpack (left, $22.99), Staples 1 Subject Notebook (right, $0.75, 71% off!), Staples Kids Lunch Bag ($9.99), and Jansport Digital Burrito Accessory Pouch ($13.99)

13. Boxed lets you stock up and save up to 60% off BTS essentials, including food. Don't spend all the extra money in one place!

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Why it's great: The more you buy, the more you save with Boxed. The online retailer gives you great deals on notebooks, pens, art supplies, and food that will last the whole year. You get bulk products without a membership fee, free two-day shipping on orders over $50, and can save up to 20% on snacks and supplies until August 12.

Stuff we love: Pepperidge Farm Goldfish (left, $10.19 for a 30-pack of 1.5 oz.), BIC Writing Essentials Pack (right, $16.99), Crayola Back to School Variety Pack ($14.99), and Top Flight 3 Subject Notebook ($9.99).

14. Barnes & Noble is known for books, but the retailer also sells quality supplies. So you can stock up when you buy that summer reading list you totally forgot about...

Why it's great: There's nothing better than getting your books and school supplies at the same time. Barnes & Noble also sells study guides, test-prep guides, and workbooks that can help you nail your exams and really succeed this year. Stuff we love: Fluf Girl Power Organic Cotton Lunch Bag (above, $19.99), Skullcandy Stim Headphone (above, $29.99), Jansport Digibreak Coral Sparkle Pretty Posy ($41.99), and S'well Black Ribbon 17 oz. Bottle ($35).
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Why it's great: There's nothing better than getting your books and school supplies at the same time. Barnes & Noble also sells study guides, test-prep guides, and workbooks that can help you nail your exams and really succeed this year.

Stuff we love: Fluf Girl Power Organic Cotton Lunch Bag (above, $19.99), Skullcandy Stim Headphone (above, $29.99), Jansport Digibreak Coral Sparkle Pretty Posy ($41.99), and S'well Black Ribbon 17 oz. Bottle ($35).

15. Walgreens' stylish school supplies will shine bright like a diamond all year long.

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Why it's great: Yes, Walgreens is a great corner drugstore, but they've got way more than just your typical emergency drugstore goods. It might seem a bit unconventional, but they carry great brands for prices you can't beat, and products with a bit of flair you won't find anywhere else. Walgreens also offers free one- to three-day shipping if you spend $35+ or free shipping to the closest store to you.

Stuff we love: Me to We Mechanical Pencil (left, $2.99), Blue Sky Planner Squeeze the Day (right, $7.99), American Crafts Gel Pen Canister ($19.99), and Mead Five Star Pocket and Prong Folder ($2.99).

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16. DSW is known for shoes (and who doesn't need new shoes for school!), but you'll also find a wide selection of awesome backpacks and lunch boxes.

Why it's great: No fuss and no frills, DSW has name-brand backpacks and lunch boxes at a discounted price. You also get free shipping on orders $35+ when you join their rewards program (which is free!). Stuff we love: Adidas Courtlite Backpack (left, $29.99; right, $29.99), Nike Fuel Pack 2 Lunch Box ($14.99), Converse Go Backpack ($39.99), and Jansport Superbreak Backpack ($35.99)
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Why it's great: No fuss and no frills, DSW has name-brand backpacks and lunch boxes at a discounted price. You also get free shipping on orders $35+ when you join their rewards program (which is free!).

Stuff we love: Adidas Courtlite Backpack (left, $29.99; right, $29.99), Nike Fuel Pack 2 Lunch Box ($14.99), Converse Go Backpack ($39.99), and Jansport Superbreak Backpack ($35.99)

You on the first day ready to slay the year!

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