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Remember how to pack a lunch? Where’s the latest school supplies list? What’s the coolest backpack this year? This fall, it’s not just back to school, it’s back to everything. Are you ready?

Breathe. Capital One Shopping is here to help. Regardless of when class kicks off, we’ve got a few pro-tips for you to help the littles and you start off on the right foot. They’ll forget to look back for you at the drop-off in no time. Sad, but true.

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JanSport The first thing on the list must be a fresh backpack. It’s pretty important which style you choose to rock the first day. Luckily, JanSport has a huge variety of colors and prints. The iconic backpack brand lets you shop by features: water bottle pocket, laptop sleeve, internal organization or large packs. There’s a combination for whatever adventure or class awaits you!


Aeropostale Be the best dressed in class with Aeropostale’s selection of classic uniform styles, like polo shirts, twill pants and 16” skirts. If the school wardrobe is a little more free style, then check out the 90’s inspired denim and t-shirt collection for girls and guys. They’ve got the hottest trends covered, from ripped, light washed jeans to tie-dye tees and comfy knit matching sets.


Madewell Your ideal denim is waiting. Madewell has one of our favorite denim shops where everyone can find a fit they love. The Perfect Vintage Jean has a slim-tapered leg, the Demi-Boot is so cute with it’s mini-flare, and the Wide Leg with its extra roominess throughout is so hot right now! And the newly introduced Madewell Forever where you can shop preloved jeans and give them a second life (plus reduce each pair’s environmental impact by 82%.


Dr. Martens There’s no cooler way to take the first step back into class than wearing a fresh pair of Dr. Martens. Try a new bold color like pink, pumpkin orange or peppermint green. Need something even louder? Test a bold print like polka dots or the croc embossed white boot. There’s so many more styles than just the classic boots these days. A great new style for men is the Dante Brando. This leather style mimics a more casual sneaker while still keeping it dressy.


JCPenney Need to take care of your brood all in one place? JCPenney may be your answer. Top styles for all ages, plus back to school supplies, dorm essentials and electronics. You name it, they’ve got options for you. Have a sports fanatic at home? JCPenney even has an extensive Sports Fan Shop to find your team’s jersey, jacket, footwear and more. Curbside pickup available to make it even easier. Check you local store for more details!


Belk Find fly looks for the first day at Belk! They are so determined to help you “go back happy” they’ve even created the ultimate back-to-school checklist. Denim, Graphic Tees, Hoodies, Sneakers, Active, Sweatshirts, Backpacks, Game Day Gear, Uniforms, Matching Sets, Dorm Decor and Tech. Check it all off the list at Belk.


Michael Kors Now it’s your turn. After all that hard work getting things ready for everyone else, treat yourself. Score summer styles like metallic, snakeskin and studded leather handbags at Michael Kors 70% off summer sale. Don’t stop there! The sale also includes sneakers and sandals. Consider it prep for the next season. Go you!

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