Campus Essentials

Fashion That Shows Your Spirit….


Yoga tank

Nuyu is the new fashion lifestyle brand that gives college women a chic alternative to the usual campus style options. Their merchandise will be available on several college campuses this fall (check out their website to see if your school is on their list) and more schools are coming soon.

Show your school colors in nuyu’s yoga tank. It features your school logo and is made of moisture wicking nylon spandex and mesh.

nuyu yoga tank: $65.00

Fabulous Footwear…

Shellys London

The Emma’s platform wedge sole adds a new dimension to the classic menswear inspired oxford, without sacrificing comfort.

Shellys London Emma Platform Oxford: $119.95


This shoe is called the Jayne Laceless, but laces are included to add some versatility to your look. The oxfords feature a removable cushioned footbed.

Sebago Jayne Laceless: $125.00


The forefoot Flex Zone and second density heel pod in the Yoga Flex gives you comfort and support for any kind of workout. The spider rubber sole prevents slippage.

Ahnu Yoga Flex: $110.00

The Right Bag…


This tote is made of a durable, high -strength nylon material that can stand up to the rigors of college life (it’s the same fabric that Birdwell uses in their popular boardshorts). There is a signature pocket on the back.

Birdwell Classic Tote: $48.00


The Lenox Greenpoint backpack is made of coated canvas and has convenient features like a padded laptop pocket and a zippered compartment on the bottom for shoes (up to a men’s size 13). For each Lenox bag sold, State will donate a bag filled with supplies to a child in need.

State Lenox Greenpoint Backpack: $135.00

Dorm Misc…


A well-decorated dorm room is a must. Start with coordinated bedding from Lacoste. The College Collection Green Stripe Comforter Set includes a comforter and one sham. The set comes in twin XL, so it fits most dorm mattresses. Accent pillows and matching sheets are also available.

Lacoste College Collection Green Stripe Comforter Set: $71.99

Dri Soft

These towels are woven with a special process that makes them extra plush yet fast drying (perfect for dorm life). They are all cotton and come in several colors.

Dri Soft Bath Towels: $6.99


This mug is dishwasher, microwave and oven safe. It’s perfect for sipping hot beverages with friends or for late night study breaks.

Fiesta Tapered Mug: FiestaFactoryDirect $10.99

– Rhonda Erb
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