Whether you’re headed back to school or simply gearing up for the season when the temperature drops with the leaves and all the food is pumpkin-flavored, we have the cozy fall gear you’re looking for! Each of our classroom-bound employees has picked a Back to School Must Have from our inventory. Here’s what they’ll wearing as they roam the dorms and hallways this year:
Scholarly Shark: Marisa Darpel
Attending: Baker College
For: Their physical therapy assistant program
Back to School Must Have: Michigan Awesome Hand Crafted tee, $25. “Bring on the Saint Patty’s day fun!”
Most excited to: start new classes.
Scholarly Shark: Sierra Rodriguez
Attending: Grand Valley State University
Back to School Must Have: Kuhl Flight Jacket, ($160) and TOMS Classic Canvas in Ash ($44) “It gets chilly at those Laker football games and TOMS are great for being on the go!”
Most excited to: move in with her new roommates.
Scholarly Shark: Lindsay Timmerman
Attending: Hope College
Back to School Must Have: Patagonia Fjord Flannel $89. “Cozy flannel is totally the trademark of a West Michigan girl.”
Most Excited to: Spend spring semester in Philadelphia! And turn 21, of course.
Scholarly Shark: James Broe
Attending: Either Kendall College for art or trade school for welding or the Navy/Air Force (plans TBD)
Back to School Must Have: Exofficio Give-N-Go boxer briefs, $26. “I already wear my underwear for weeks at a time. I might as well wear some that are designed for it.”
Looking forward to: Being old enough to legally purchase a hand gun. (Oh dear…)
Scholarly Shark: Margs Gregg
Attending: Gettysburg College
Back to School Must Have: Lole Lorella Stripe Dress, $60. “It’s the perfect fall dress, let’s be real.”
Most excited to: “See all my east coast friends, obvi!”
Scholarly Shark: Jenna Westveld
Attending: Hamilton High School
For: Senior Year… ow ow!
Back to School Must Have: Ugg Classic Short, Sangria, $155. “They’re super cozy, duh.”
Most excited to: Graduate.
Scholarly Shark: Eva Gulotty
Attending: Grand Rapids Community College and Grand Valley State University
For: Graduate Teacher Certification in Secondary Math and Chemistry.
Back to School Must Have: Women’s Burr Jacket, $99, Two Tone Abstract Earrings, $10, Alloy Bracelet, $12. “The Burr Jacket is the perfect durable fashionable good deal fall layering jacket to match my sass for classes this fall.”
Most looking forward to: Yellow legal pads and coffee between classes.
Scholarly Shark: Summer Hoffman
Attending: Indiana Wesleyan University
For: Exercise Science, specializing in cardiac rehabilitation
Back to School Must Have: University ($54) and Crochet ($58) TOMS. “They’re the perfect shoe for bopping about campus and they’re a great back-to-school gift for a child in need.”
Most excited to: See all her friends and learn all sorts of life-saving sciencey things.
Scholarly Shark: Sir. Ryan Johnson
Attending: University of Kansas
For: Communications and Journalism
Back to School Must Have: Patagonia Refugio Pack 28L, $85. “I. Heart. Patagonia.”
Most looking forward to: Division 1 college sports, hanging with bros, and using Patagonia backpacks.