Whether you’re looking for the third-grader, eighth-grader or college kid in your life (or you just like taking advantage of those sweet early fall deals for yourself) right now is the best time to start shopping for back to school. It may feel early, but those early-morning bells are just around the corner. Plus, lots of brands have already started their back-to-school sales with major discounts on clothes, bookbags, desk organizers and anything else students might need for a successful first day and beyond. Here, all the back-to-school sale info you need to know, along with some of our top favorite picks to shop now.

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Nike: Stock up on sneakers for the whole family with select styles up to 40 percent off. P.S. There are lots of cool workout and playground clothes included in the deals as well.

J.Crew: For a limited time, all students and teachers can get 20 percent off their purchase when they shop with a valid school ID, plus for the next two days you can knock 30 percent off your entire order with code SHOPNOW.

ASOS: All students get 15 percent off with a student email address now through September 27. Plus, score 10 percent off year-round all the way until your graduation date.

Old Navy: Refresh your fall wardrobe with up to 70 percent off clothes for the whole family, including some uniform styles, with kids clothes as low at $5. And to celebrate ON’s sizing overhaul, you can take 30 percent off your entire order, no code necessary, today only.

Macy’s: Macy’s is offering limited time deals on backpacks, sneakers, fall clothes and even dorm gear, like sheets, storage and cool decor, so be sure to check back each week to see when your favorites go on sale.

Urban Outfitters: Trendy accessories, shoes and clothes—like BDG jeans starting at just $49—are up to 80 percent off right now. And don’t forget to check out UO’s sale home goods to decorate your dorm in style.

American Eagle and Aerie: Get 25 percent off your entire order simply by adding a pair of jeans to your cart, plus get 40 percent off tons of Aerie best-sellers like the viral cross-front leggings, for a limited time. And be sure to check back regularly for deals on all your other fall favorites.

Backcountry: You don’t need to have any outdoor excursions planned to take advantage of Backcountry’s huge end-of-summer sale, with up to 50 percent off hot brands like The North Face, Patagonia, PrAna and Arc’teryx to name a few.

Shopbop: Solidify your status as Best Dressed by scouring Shopbop’s enormous sale section for incredible deals on designer jeans, shoes, knitwear and the chicest bookbags imaginable.

Amazon: Be sure to check out Amazon’s daily deals for deep discounts on must-have brands like Adidas, Levi’s, Calvin Klein, Champion and more.

Dormify: Join Dormify’s Countdown to College with 30 percent off tons of on-campus essentials like bedding, desk organizers, artwork and decor.

The Best Deals to Add to Cart ASAP:

For Kids


1. J.Crew Kids’ Backpack in Corduroy

Buy it ($70; $45)


2. Nike Big Kids’ Air Jordan 11 CMFT Low

Buy it ($95; $65)

Old Navy

3. Old Navy Ballerina 360° Stretch Extra High-Waisted Jeggings

Buy it ($40; $35)

Available in sizes 5 to 18, also Plus


4. Kipling City Pack Backpack

Buy it ($119; $89)

Old Navy

5. Old Navy Short-Sleeve French Terry Tie-Dye Pullover Hoodie

Buy it ($15; $13)

Available in sizes XS to XXL


6. J.Crew Puff-Sleeve Shirtdress in Mixed Gingham

Buy it ($70; $50)

Available in sizes 2 to 14

For Women

American Eagle Outfitters

7. American Eagle Ripped Relaxed Mom Jeans

Buy it ($50; $38)

Available in sizes 000 to 20, also x-short, short, long and x-long


8. Vans Checkerboard Sneakers

Buy it ($55; $31)


9. Claudia Canova unlined two pocket tote bag with removable pouch

Buy it ($73; $40)


10. Nike Epic Fast Running Leggings

Buy it ($70; $44)

Available in sizes XS to 3X


11. Montelliana Marlena Boots

Buy it ($585; $351)

Old Navy

12. Old Navy Cropped Boyfriend Workwear Jean Jacket

Buy it ($45; $25)

Available in sizes XS to XXL, also tall


13. Aerie Fleece-Of-Mind Zip Jogger

Buy it ($45; $18)

Available in sizes XXS to XXL, also Short and Long

For the Dorm


14. Mind Reader 5 Tray Desk Organizer Document Holder

Buy it ($49; $34)

Urban Outfitters

15. Urban Outfitters Ellis Tufted Comforter

Buy It ($189; $159)


16. Dormify Hangit XL Photo Display

Buy it ($49; $20)


17. Dormify Faux Mongolian Rectangle Rug

Buy it ($49; $30)


18. Sorbus Wire Metal 5-in-1 Desk Organizer Set

Buy it ($59; $37)

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