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What is a Parent’s Favorite Time of Year? ….Back to School!

August 15, 2012    |    By +
What is a Parent’s Favorite Time of Year? ….Back to School!

It’s time for you and your kids to get back into the normal school routine and that means hitting the stores to stock up for the new year. Back to school shopping is all about basic supplies and the newest fall apparel. This year stay organized in style with these new trends your kids... Read more »

Back to School Trends for Teens

August 14, 2012    |    By +
Back to School Trends for Teens

While I can hardly believe it’s almost here, and summer draws to a close, Back to School shopping is in full swing! I remember looking cool for the first day of school was of the utmost importance throughout my education. Just as important as having the best outfit was having great accessories and supplies... Read more »

Get Ready…It’s Back to School Shopping Season!

August 10, 2012    |    By +
Get Ready…It’s Back to School Shopping Season!

The first annual Teen Vogue Back to School Saturday will be taking place on August 11. Shoppers will be able to enjoy great deals and discounts on the hottest brands that kids and teens love. Popular brands that will be participating include American Eagle, Express, GAP, Guess, H&M and much more. To check out... Read more »

Back to School Saturday

August 7, 2012    |    By +
Back to School Saturday

Everyone knows the biggest shopping day of the year is Black Friday. It is said to have the best deals and it marks the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. Well, this year Teen Vogue is partnering with several retailers to start Back to School Saturday; an official kick-off of the back-to-school shopping... Read more »

Creative Back to School Gifts

September 6, 2011    |    By +
Creative Back to School Gifts

Back to School shopping is all about stocking up on the basics: supplies, fall apparel and accessories, but why not think outside of the “lunch box” this season? Make some Back to School memories of your own with homemade gifts you can create from what you have at home. Make a Shadowbox Frame Make... Read more »

Celebrity Kids Inspired Back to School Style Guide

August 26, 2011    |    By +
Celebrity Kids Inspired Back to School Style Guide

As the summer draws to an end, back to school shopping becomes the next focus for moms. Aside from the essential pens, pencils and binders, back to school fashions are a major part of the shopping list. Although moms may follow their fashion in magazines, it is Hollywood kids who are now becoming a... Read more »

Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

August 24, 2011    |    By +
Let’s Do Lunch: Back to School Essentials

    While kids are nervous and excited to head back to school, it’s really the parents that have a hard time getting back into the school days routine. One of main things parents stress about is what to pack for lunch and the best way to do it.  With concerns over childhood obesity... Read more »

7 Quirky Back-to-School Supplies for Teens

August 1, 2013    |    By +
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It’s time to start gearing up for the back to school season! Though teens are past the age of caring about a new lunch box or pair of Mary Jane shoes, they still get butterflies about starting the new school year, and they still need supplies and clothing. The key thing when you are... Read more »

Backpacks are Back for School

August 24, 2010    |    By +
Backpacks are Back for School

Backpacks have always gone through their ups and downs.  The trendy messenger bag  overtook it and then the tote, but after years of awkwardly carrying heavy loads on one shoulder, students everywhere are ready to upgrade their level of ergonomic comfort with a stylish backpack this fall.  For any teen heading back to school,... Read more »

Gifts for the First Day of School

August 5, 2013    |    By +
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No matter how long ago you graduated, that late-summer back to school feeling is still vivid. Remember shopping for new crayons and notebooks, or picking out a pair of shiny new school shoes? (And you had to wait until school started to actually get to wear them!) If you have a child, grandchild, niece,... Read more »

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