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Back to School 2012: Must-Have Backpacks & More

 It’s hard to believe, but Back to School season is upon us. For kids everywhere, this of course means hitting the stores for the latest styles of clothing, footwear and accessories. For parents, Back to School time means finding a great product at an even better price.

If you’re on the lookout for quality, affordable, and trendy accessories for your kids when they head back to school this fall, look no further. I’ve highlighted some of the coolest backpacks and more that you and your kids are going to love.

Back to School 2012: Must-Have Backpacks & More

Roxy Fairness Backpack

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What’s cool about this backpack is that it really transcends age groups. Girls from grade school through high school could use it; the patterns and colors are super cool and fun. Plus, there’s plenty of space for their books and school supplies – a definite must-have when it comes to a quality carryall.

JanSport Kids’ Big Student Backpack

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Built to last. No matter how many times these bags get thrown in the corner of the school gymnasium or packed to the gills with textbooks, JanSport backpacks really go the distance. The Big Student backpack is crafted to carry everything your child needs for a long school day. It comes equipped with two large main compartments, a front utility pocket with internal organizer, two zippered front stash compartments and more. There are a variety of styles and colors available too, sure to fit your child’s unique style. The best part – JanSport backpacks come with a limited lifetime manufacturer warranty. Awesome!

Skechers Girls’ Tie-Dye Backpack

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This bright backpack will make going back to school a lot more fun! 🙂

DC Boys’ Minister By Backpack

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This is the ideal backpack for the boy who loves skater style. Featuring ample storage space and the iconic DC logo, he’ll feel like one of the “Big Kids on Campus.”

Roxy Girls’ Food Fight Lunch Sack

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You can’t send her off to school without a cool lunch bag! This fun lunch sack from Roxy is built to carry her favorite snacks, and styled in bright colors that she’ll love.

New Balance Momentum Small Duffel Bag

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Whether it’s for gym class or for afternoon extracurricular sports, this duffel bag is the perfect pick to carry all athletic essentials. It features a main zipper compartment, wet or dry pocket to keep worn items separate, a shoulder strap with comfort pad and 5mm foam bottom with rubber feet. This duffel will help them keep pace throughout their school day and beyond.

DC Boys’ Simpsky Sackpack

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A unique bag with signature DC style. This nylon bag features screenprinted DC logo detail and a convenient drawstring cinch top, so he can carry his gear while keeping his hands free.

Skechers Girls’ Twinkle Leopard Backpack

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Sparkle star. This fun backpack will add a little extra sparkle to her school days. Bright polyester fabric with rhinestone accents and unique light-up detail will have her looking forward to heading back to school.

To see more great style finds, visit ShoeMall’s Back to School page.

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