Back to School: Everything the Kids Could Need from Selfridges
Back to life, back to reality. That’s right, the kids will be going back to school soon and what better way than to get all their needs in one spot, Selfridges Birmingham.
The Bullring department store has promised to make the shopping trip as easy as possible for parents, as everything they need to buy for their little – and not so little – ones is under one roof.
Fit all the exercise books and folders you need in this spacious Bathing Ape backpack (£210), with camouflage print and distinctive monkey logo. Made from durable nylon, it has a front zip pocket with plenty of space inside, as well as an additional slot for a laptop.
Functional and smart, this Stone Island backpack (£148) has two front zip pockets and its padded interior keeps laptops and tablets safe.
Be the Boss of the year with this Hugo Boss backpack (£80). Stylish and strong black with a logo trim and handle, it is spacious and guarantees comfort, thanks to the padded shoulder straps.
For junior school pupils, how about this bright yellow Hunter backpack (£30)? Manufactured from water-resistant nylon, it is finished with the brand’s signature stylings. Or this cute wannabe leopard backpack from Molo (£33)? In metallic pink and with a crazy kitten design, the bag has front and side water bottle pockets and a padded back for comfort.
Pack their bags with some cool stationery, such as pens with multi-coloured inks and this LOL Surprise pen with disco ball topper has ten colours (£5.00) – perfect for creative minds. The Kikki.K slim ballpoint pack (£6) contains four pens, each one adorned with an inspirational quote. Make this the year that handwriting is on point, with the Mitsubishi handwriting rollerball ballpoint – a pack of two is priced at just £7 and they come in green and blue or pink and orange. How about a new new pencil case? This Hogwarts case from Typo (£6) is perfect for any Harry Potter fan, while Disney lovers will adore this cute Mickey Mouse version (£6).
Tick school shoes off the list easily. For boys, Step2wo’s Richard lace-up leather shoes are ideal for all ages (£64) – and are hard wearing and practical. Geox Riddock leather shoes (£50), available up to size 5, have a simple hook-and-loop fastening to make sure little ones are ready to get out of the door quickly. Hardwearing with thick rubber sole, they’ll survive the rigours of the playground, too.
For girls, these Geox Casey T-bar shoes (£55) – available in sizes 13-5 – are stylish and durable, with a perforated sole, antibacterial insole, to keep tootsies healthy. Lelli Kelly has a range of cute school shoes, including the Colourissima and Michelle patent leather brogues (£55) and Gabriella patent leather (£50) with Velcro fastening, while the Geox Junior Pliè quilted patent leather Mary Janes (£46) are also a winner for young girls.