The September 2013 O List: 13 Back-to-School Things We Think Are Just Great
A few back-to-school things we think are just great!
O, The Oprah Magazine |
August 26, 2013
It may look like a chic little cross-body purse, but this sleek organizer contains seven credit card slots, three zipped pockets, a cash holder and a roomy pouch—giving you no excuse for losing your ID.
Mywalit Travel Organizer, $179 each | Terrestra.com
The classic loafer gets a thoroughly modern makeover with a little help from jewel-toned patent leather.
$128 a pair | GHBass.com
Perfect for small work spaces, this sleek sliver of a lamp (with adjustable head and touch strip for dimming) uses only seven watts of electricity, and its LED bulbs last 50,000 hours.
Z-Bar Mini LED Lamp, starting at $238 | Koncept.com
A translucent acrylic ruler brightens up any desk and helps you keep an eye on whatever you're measuring.
$8 each | Poppin.com
The ingenious swivel screen makes this computer a true multitasker: Flip it up and it's a traditional notebook PC; push it flat and it's a touchscreen tablet; fold it backward and it's a mini movie screen (without the keyboard getting in the way). Bravo!
Acer Aspire R7, $1,000 | Acer.com
This model not only lets you type and swipe with equal ease, it also offers supercrisp photo capabilities and a new processor, which means browsing speeds that make navigating through apps and e-mails a breeze.
Q10 Smartphone, starting at $200 with contract | Blackberry.com
This little chrome-plated guy holds down two jobs: pencil sharpener and paperweight.
$65 each, Rodrigo Torres for Alessi | Lumens.com
Here's hoping these leather wallets with needlepoint renditions of university logos are filled with enough cash to repay your favorite student's loans.
$199 each | PBDorm.com
This dorm trunk, made with heavy-duty nickel-plated latches, hardware,
hinges and removable wheels, is water-resistant, scratch-resistant,
dent-resistant and, we suspect, rowdy-party-proof, too.
$168 | DormCo.com
There's nothing like this ultrachic leather pencil roll (which comes with 18 pencils) to put you in touch with your inner artist. It will make even writing your grocery list more inspiring.
$148 | Coach.com
This sandwich maker, great for dorm rooms, has extralarge cooking plates that seal in the ingredients and cut the bread, so your only job is to eat.
The Original, $80 | BrevilleUSA.com
Desperate caffeine needs call for desperate measures. This machine, which processes disposable K-Cups, lets you brew your favorite coffee, tea, or cocoa anywhere in under two minutes.
Keurig K10 Mini-Plus, $100 | BedBathandBeyond.com
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