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Back to School in S’tyle

back to school

You’re probably enjoying what’s left of the summer, wishing it would never end …and then you hear those dreaded three words and everything comes to a screeching halt; Back to school. It’s unavoidable and is creeping up on us. Shopping for supplies can be a hassle, so we’ve compiled a quick list of some items you shouldn’t be without to take some of the stress away so you don’t miss a minute of what’s left of summer fun!

back to school

Frends headphones – Even more fun about these headphones, you can change the caps that go over your ears

Poppin Ruler – You might not be able to measure style, but at least you can measure in style!

MZ Wallace Backpack – Gotta get a new pack before you go back

Public Supply Notebook – The perfect notebook to take notes in…or doodle your way through class

Sonix Phone Case – We’ve perfected the art of writing essays in emoticons

Black Tie S’well – Whether you’re keeping your drink cold throughout a day of classes and after school sports, or keeping coffee through the wee hours of those all nighters – your S’well is sure to be your best study buddy and best bottle.


Coachella 101


Lately, our social feeds have been taken over by palm tree lined sunset Coachella shots. The Indio desert has been invaded with trendsetters alike bobbing to live music with flowers in their hair. Having gone, there’s a few first hand tips that you’ll want to know going into weekend 2 of Coachella:



The desert is dry, hot and dusty and the last thing you want at any festival is a spout of dehydration. So our first tip is to pack a S’well bottle that you can fill up at the free water stations throughout the festival. The 9oz S’well is perfect because it won’t get heavy in your backpack or satchel of choice. You can even match your outfits to your S’well for an optimal #OOTD.


Of course, make sure you stick with someone at all times and make an easy and recognizable meeting spot in case you all split for whatever reason. But most importantly turn your phone on airplane mode until you really need to use it. The service will be so bad that your phone will be searching for a signal and slowly draining your battery. Be sure to close out of all your battery draining apps as well. Really need to send that snapchat of Drake’s performance? Just turn off airplane mode until it goes through and then toggle it back on again.

As a back up, bring a chalk ink pen to write your friends cell phone # on your S’well in case your phone does end up dying. The chalk ink pen’s ink quickly dries on your S’well and stays smudge free until you want to wipe it off easily with a damp cloth.


You’ll be on your feet ALL day (with the exception of when you’re escaping between sets to the beer garden). No one wants feet full of blisters after day 1. Our favorite festival shoe, the classic Arizona birkenstocks, are sure to provide the support your feet will need all day long.


Assuming you haven’t spent much time in the desert, we’ll let you in on a little secret; Avoid the dust. On your way to and from the shuttle stop, the stampedes of Coachella goers create quite the dust storm. So bringing a bandana in your backpack to tie over your nose/mouth will help you to avoid a sand storm in your lungs.


Also on the subject of the desert, it may get scorching hot in the afternoons, but the evenings can get pretty chilly so pack layers that you can throw on as the sun goes down. You don’t want to be the one shivering at the after party. We especially love this light-weight kimono via Shopbop.


Take lots and lots of pictures. Your friends and followers will be secretly living vicariously through your Coachella adventures so don’t keep them waiting!

Take any pictures of your S’well at Coachella? Be sure to tag @swellbottle #swellbottle and you just might be regrammed!