The back to school edit: From practical school shoes to cosy coats, Absolutely Mama rounds up everything you r kids need to start the new term in style.
YOUNG SOLES (above)
Retro-cool meets classic British heritage in the new back to school collection from footwear favourites Young Soles. Reminding us of the styles we once wore to class, we love all the sweet detailing and also how lightweight they are.
Made with responsibly-sourced down, Töastie’s puffer jackets are super lightweight – making them easy to fold up and store in their school bag. The clever design also has thermo-regulating qualities so it’s suitable for all weathers. £74.99;
One of the smartest scooters around, this design from BIRD will get you to the school gates in style. Suitable for little ones aged 3-8, the design incorporates a wide footboard and chunky wheels for extra stability. £129.95;
JEM + BEA
Changing bag brand Jem + Bea has branched out into backpacks for minis. This super-cute style is made from eco-friendly fabric and will fit all of their school essentials. £39;
Get their homework (or homeschool!) space organised with Liewood’s cute bear pen holder. Individual slots mean it’s easy to see all of your colours – making it a great choice for budding artists. €18;
Make the dreaded homework seem (slightly!) more appealing by creating an inviting desk space. This minimal design from Ferm Living is available in a rainbow of hues and doubles up as a cute play area.