Start the new school year off right with a smile, a positive attitude, and some colourful essentials to help you along your way. Ready? Set? Learn!
Get the Look: From the high-end to the high street, Ashlee Starratt helps you to get the look
Ditch the school uniform and let your personality shine through in this pink leopard-print shift dress from Matalan. Pair it with a grey or white long-sleeved T-shirt and you’ll be set until the final bell! Price: RO2.5.
Keep all your books, lunch kit, gadgets and stationery in one place with a backpack that goes the extra when it comes to space and durability. The splashy print of this version from MAX has an urban vibe and comes with multiple compartments adjustable straps. Wear it for RO9.3.
Start the school year by standing out. This cartoon-motif hoodie from H&M will help you do just that in a funky, fun print that’s the ultimate in lunch-time cool. Own it for RO7.6.
Make sure young minds are kept properly nourished with a healthy lunch. We especially love this Yumbox lunchbox for its perfectly-portioned compartments so making sure your little one has the right amount of protein, grains, fruit, and dairy is a breeze. Pack it up for RO16.6 from Virgin Megastore.
Kids do an awful lot of running around. Send them to school in a pair of footwear that’s going to last them through recess all year long. These comfy mid-tops from Aldo with easy laces and a tie-dye print are just the ticket. Buy them for RO11.5.
Learning is thirsty work. Stay hydrated so you can reach for those stars with a water bottle that’s out of this world. This space-age version from M&S is made of lightweight, BPA-free plastic and is virtually spill-proof. Grab it for RO3.3.