• Claudine Montano
  • 08/30/23

It is that time again! Our wallets feel a little heavier, the shopping bags double in prices, and we finally get our best work out in while helping the 'kiddos' return to school! It can be hard to jungle all of that at once - thankfully, I am still not there. But I've heard it can get pretty stressful. So, I asked my marketing lead to come up with some great items to think of while shopping with your 'very specific' child. You know, the one who does not take no for an answer, and expects the best and only but the best. Then again, who are we to say no to them when all we want is their best and success? 

Let us see what my marketing lead has come up with. 

Check out her list! 

1. DOC Marten boots (Take your pick!) 

They are year-proof which means you can wear them from fall, all the way through Spring. They have styles that fit everyone, so it is an easy staple for Canadian weather. 

2. Away The Front Pocket Backpack

Stylish, sleek, looks super minimalistic - great for the crowd that loves to look effortless and wants their accessories to match. Even when stocked up with textbooks, laptops and all other gadgets. 

3. Smythson 2023-2024 Soho Weekly Agenda in Panama

A cute essential to keep your organized. Also, quite trendy and it comes in a very calming blue. Great for the minimalistic bunch as well. 

4. Sezane Mara Bag

Anyone else love a good tote to carry all of their school supplies? I promise you will be able to fit everything you need in this bag! Even your Stanley cup. 

5. Garnet Hill Plush-Loft Blanket

Please, whatever you do, do not let any child of yours lliving on-campus go without these! Those dorms can get either too cold, or too warm, and better to stay warm than risk becoming a popsicle in your sleep. 

6. Leatherology Laptop Envelope Sleeve

Make carrying a laptop all the more trendy! 

7. Apple AirPods Max Wireless Over-Ear Headphones

This could be the best thing you could let your college kiddos buy for themselves. Great to study, to use at the gym, or just to have a 'chill day' in the dorms while watching their favourite movies. 

8. Hatch Restore

Say goodbye to Seasonal blues with this gadget! Most dorms don't have the greatest light and waking up can be difficul especially in the winter! This will be great to keep everyone happy and motivated. 


I hope you enjoyed this innovative list! Take care during the last few days, and I hope your children have the best time in school! 

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With more than a decade of experience, Claudine Montano possesses a strong business acumen of Toronto’s constantly evolving real estate market. Claudine Montano is a Broker of Record with RE/MAX Hallmark Montano Group Realty affiliated with RE/MAX Hallmark.

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