Posts Tagged ‘ Back to School ’

Happy 30th Anniversary MTV!

August 2, 2011    |    By +
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Happy 30th Anniversary MTV!

Before Snooki and the rest of the reality stars took over the network, MTV stood for Music Television. After celebrating it’s 30th Birthday yesterday, we can all fondly look back on what the network used to be. After years of wondering when “the music died”, the network has been making efforts to bring back... Read more »


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Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

July 28, 2011    |    By +
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Meet the Hello Kitty Creator’s Newest Character: Rebecca Bonbon

After making her stateside debut over 35 years ago, Hello Kitty finally has to share the spotlight with a new adorable pooch. Meet Rebecca Bonbon. As the newest creation from Yuko Shimizu, she’s got some big shoes to fill. We were lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the full line of clothes,... Read more »


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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part Two

July 18, 2011    |    By +
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Top Gadget Cases by Personality: Part Two

Due to the sheer volume of case options out there for smartphones, iPads and e-readers, we had to break up our favorite picks into a series of posts! As previously mentioned, gadget accessories tend to reflect the owner’s personal style. For the outdoorsy people, they’re going to need something that can handle the rough... Read more »


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Time Will Tell

March 16, 2011    |    By +
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Time Will Tell

Time flies when you’re disorganized. Now that we “sprang forward” and started spring cleaning, it’s time to get organized! Get your household in order with this unique blackboard clock from Black+Blum. Part entryway organizer, clock, and memo board, it’s got everything you need to keep track of who’s doing what and where in your... Read more »


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Feeling Lucky

March 10, 2011    |    By +
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Feeling Lucky

Being that it’s our job to be professional shoppers, we definitely have an affinity for shopping blogs and magazines in general. Lucky Magazine has been a longtime favorite mag of mine to find style inspiration for all price points and to make shopping a fun and easy process. So of course I was super... Read more »


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Dispatch from Gift Fair: New Apple Gadget Sleeves by Built NY

February 7, 2011    |    By +
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Dispatch from Gift Fair: New Apple Gadget Sleeves by Built NY

BUILT NY has just announced a series of neoprene sleeves, bags and cases designed specifically for safely and stylishly hauling Apple products. While all the BUILT products have that certain eye candy factor, this Apple series Messenger Bag was a real stand out at the NYIGF. With a main compartment to carry your Macbook... Read more »


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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

January 31, 2011    |    By +
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It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Twice a year, the Gifts team heads to the New York International Gift Fair to see what companies big and small have to offer in the new year.  If you think we have a hard time narrowing down our favorite gifts from thousands of products all over the web, you can’t imagine the task... Read more »


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Backpacks are Back for School

August 24, 2010    |    By +
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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 »


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Prep School Style

August 19, 2010    |    By +
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Prep School Style

The only thing I really miss about being in school, is Back to School  shopping. Who doesn’t get excited about a fresh wardrobe update for fall? With tons of trends out there, sometimes it’s nice to stick to the classics. Over the next few weeks we’ll be highlighting our favorite teen trends for fall.... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.