12 Very Necessary School Supplies for Adults

Better than the 64-pack crayons with the sharpener.

You know you're old when you start envying 6-year-olds for their peanut butter crackers and mandated nap periods. We can't help with that, but in appreciation of that hopeful/can't-sleep-tonight/pencil-and-rubber-cement-scented back-to-school feeling, we've rounded up 12 crucial accessories for your Mickey Mouse backpack. Just don't forget your lunch money.

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Kate Spade notebook

"Sweet nothings" on the outside, "diabolical plots" on the inside. 

$16, katespade.com.

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Casewell-Massey drawer liners

So your filing cabinet doesn't smell like the last person's tuna melt. 

$28, anthropologie.com.

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Anya Hindmarch puff stickers

We get that it can be very stressful deciding where to place stickers. We also haven't got any advice except choose wisely—adhesive is forever. 

$85, net-a-porter.com.

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Ban.do lunchbox

Shiny lunchbox! Pre-filled with supplies!

$44, bando.com.

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Kate Spade stapler

Doesn't even matter if it's unfilled, because then it becomes an objet d'art. 

$29, papersource.com.

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Container Store mail holder

So cute you'll stick takeout menus in there too. 

$20, containerstore.com.

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Adriana Castro card holder

Be a real adult and exchange cards, but also maybe keep your shiny Pokémon Charizard in there too. 

$155, adrianacastro.com.

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Poketo desk clock

For realizing that, while it feels like you've been at work for 46 years, it's only 3:04 p.m.

$50, poketo.com.

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Poppin tape dispenser

Just to have another Design Feature on your desk, you know? 

$12, poppin.com.

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Shinola headphone holder

"I will not lose my headphones" x 100. 

$29, shinola.com.

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Urban Outfitters pen case

Comes with colored pencils and a ruler, but you might want to consider adding a security system to keep your coworkers from nicking it. 

$10, urbanoutfitters.com.

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Cuyana pouch

The grownup equivalent of the plastic boxes you'd pour glue onto to make bookmarks. 

$75, cuyana.com.

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