Need Coffee to Work Coffee Tumbler, Victoria’s Secret Pink®, $14.50
Sometimes it’s best to just acknowledge your vices openly and honestly. So, honestly? We need coffee to work. There, we said it. Now let’s all get tumblers that announce it to everyone else, too—the first step to overcoming an addiction is admitting you have one.
Trompe L’Oeil Laptop Case, Urban Outfitters, $29
When your laptop has been open so long it’s threatening to burn a hole in your pants (how awkward would that be?) give it up, shut it down, and package it away in this little brown envelope bound for Paris. Maybe when it returns, all your work will be completed. Or maybe it won’t, but at least you’ll have this quirky, cute laptop case.
Embossed Metal ID Case, Urban Outfitters, $10
It’s 11 o’clock. Do you know where your student ID is? Clasp it in this metal ID case and you’ll never lose it again. Look down your nose at all those lanyard carrying first-year amateurs; you keep your things in a case of embossed gold (Don’t let anyone know you got it on sale, too).
Cupcake Notepad, Fred Flare, $6
You know you had something urgent to write down. God, what was it? All you can think about is cupcakes. And icing. And sprinkles. And icing. And cupcakes. Oh no, now you’ve drooled on your notes. Should you call it a night if you’re considering taking a bite out of this thing?
World Map Folders (Set of 12), Indigo, $16
What do you keep in these file folders? Just your plans for making it around the world in 80 days. Seriously--it’s all in there. Travel itinerary, plane tickets, duplicate passports. You’re leaving mid-September when the work starts to really kick in and you’re not coming back ‘til you’ve made it full circle. Just kidding, it’s only your loose bio notes. Reality sucks.
Vintage Camera Pencil Sharpener, Fred Flare, $16
Dull pencils make dull minds. Keep your graphite sharp as your wit with this vintage camera pencil sharpener, which is in every way as cool as it sounds. Scratch that--it’s cooler. Not only does it hold your pencil in place for you while you turn a handle to sharpen it, you can actually adjust how sharp you want your pencil. Are these italics getting our point across?