11 Back-to-School Trends That Will Rule the Season
Llamas, Minecraft, self-care, oh my. Here’s what’s hot hot hot for kids heading back into the classroom.
The wellness trend beloved by earth mamas has trickled down to our offspring, as kids embrace stalagmite-inspired nightlights, desk accessories and grow-your-own crystal kits. Naturally.
We are way beyond DIY bath bombs now, people. Celeb favorite Dr. Barbara Sturm offers $65 face cream and $45 Bathing Milk for children. There’s also the ooh la luxe Chantecaille for Bébés line. Perhaps your kids would prefer to meditate in a silk sleep mask or de-stress with a squishy foot bath. Because homeroom is intense. (Seriously. It is.)
A great reason for kids to keep their heads in the clouds.
Shop the trend: Ceramic Cloud Shaped Night Light by Drew Barrymore Flower Kids ($32); Crate & Barrel Cloud Wall Shelf ($33); Pottery Barn Kids Moon Shaped Shelf ($129)
The expressive characters inspired by their parents’ constant texting are now and forever a part of modern childhood.
The DIY sensation is still expanding, fueled by insanely popular YouTube channels devoted to home-made putty, glop and gaak. As the school year gets underway, you will likely meet a slime specialist at a slime-theme birthday party. And there’s plenty of new merch that lets kids take their goo on the go.