7 Back-to-School Items To Gear Up For the Fall Semester

Lead Photo: Photo by Alan López for Remezcla
Photo by Alan López for Remezcla
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Back-to-school season is in full motion. Whether you’re heading to high school, college, or just love school supplies, Latina-owned brands have all the items you need to add a touch of personality to your back-to-school shopping.

From planners to mugs and T-shirts, here are the items you can count on to help you ponerte las pilas.


To-Do List Pad by Jen Zeano Designs

Sometimes we need a to-do list that speaks directly to us in order to even function in the mornings. This pad by Jen Zeano Designs even helps you count how many glasses of water you drink throughout the day, because hydration is key in your flourish.

$12, buy here.


"Poderosa" Tote Bag by Tilde and Co.

Remind everyone how powerful you are with this tote bag by Tilde and Co, a Puerto Rican-owned brand. Strut around school in your best power walk.

$7, buy here.


"Rise and Grind" Mug by Very That

Very That should be your go-to mug shop. From “Mejor sola que mal acompañada” to “Ponte las pilas” mugs, you can brighten up your mornings with a cup of joe for less than $15.

$14.50, buy here.


"Ponte las pilas" Pencils by Rowdy Corazon

We’ve all been in that stare-blankly-at-your-paper mood when you can’t or don’t want to go on with homework. Remind yourself to keep going with this set of “ponte las pilas” pencils.

$6, buy here.


"Se trabaja pero se goza" Planner by Bien Cool

You won’t spend all of fall semester studying, of course. Keep track of all your events, classes, and assignments in this planner by Bien Cool. It’s a little reminder to work hard and party hard.

$25, buy here.


"Dream Big, mija" T-shirt By Viva La Bonita

Display your inner pep talks with the world with this Viva la Bonita tee. It’s available in both black and white.

$36.99, buy here.


Little Frida Pouch by Chingona Inc.

Carry this little Frida pouch to keep la Kahlo with you. It can serve as a makeup bag or pencil case.

$12 to $18, buy here.