Guest Post: Back To School Essentials

I was so honored that Rachel asked me to do a blog post, I absolutely love her style and this awesome blog.
For those of you don’t know me, I am the Preppy Student. I go to a school in the South and I am obsessed with my sorority, my university, and everything preppy. A Preppy State of Mind– thats my kind of blog!
It was so hard for me to decide what to write about in this guess post but ultimately I settled on back to school shopping.

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This summer I have been obsessed with everything monogrammed so it makes sense that going back to school I am picking up small items that feature my monogram. Its also really important that everything I pick up is useful or small in size because space in a dorm room is limited. 

Heres some explanation to my Top ten list:

1. May Books– I have been loving the maybooks this year. For those of you who are not familiar with maybooks you need to check out the website! They make wonderful books that can be turned into agendas, notebooks or anything you can think of. I love how easy they are to personalize and monogram. 

2. I have been using my Ti-84 since high- school. I have the pink color and just pulling out something pink in a math class makes me smile. 

3. I love pretty stationary and office supplies and these monogrammed binders are making me so happy. With so many ways to customize them there is no doubt you will find your perfect binder.

4.  Having fun colored nail polish, like this essie set, is an essential for back to school. Nail polish does not take up that much space but can add a little oomph to any look.

5. I think a unique phone case is definitely essential. Lets face it, most of us are obsessed with our phones. We take it out to call, text, and browse the internet so a case gets a lot of exposure. The monogrammed detail is something I will be sporting this year. 

6. Last year I lived in my Vera Bradley wristlet. I am one of the last ones with a droid phone and my droid2 did not fit well into other wristlets. When I’m in college I use a wristlet instead of a pocket book because they are so much easier to carry around. In highschool I was obsessed with bags and having the latest greatest purse but when I got to college I never used one.
7. Tortoise shell watches are very trendy and useful. The tortoise shell watch is easy to match and looks great with preppy style outfits. Michael Kors is my favorite watch designer and if I had the money this would definitely be coming to school with me!

8. I love to walk around in the fall because the weather is so nice but when I do I like to wear a hat to block my eyes from the sun. I love this monogram cap and the coral color is very on trend. 

9. I love my new Lemon & Line rope bracelet and will be sporting it this fall. It goes perfectly with my lillys!

10. Last but not least tortoise shell hair accessories are the perfect back to school find. Having a bad hair day? The tortoise shell makes any hair look polished and fashionable.
 Thank you for reading! Be sure to check out my blog
The Preppy Student!

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  1. I love your picks! For some reason the images were a bit pixelated when I scrolled down. I have the Vera Bradley wristlet and its perfect for keeping my wallet accessible but hidden away in my bag. I just did a post similar to this on my bog :

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