7 Campus Cutie Essentials to Get The Perfect Score In Both Style And School


Back-to-school season is just around the corner, and that means it’s time for you to start preparing everything you need for another fun and fruitful semester. Aside from the usual school supplies, you should also consider planning your campus outfits and scoring daily study essentials that are functional yet chic and trendy to showcase your style and coolness even while studying. After all, wouldn’t it be great to look fab and achieve high grades at the same time? 

To help you feel like a campus cutie every day at school, check out these great finds that you can wear or bring to class for the ultimate cool-for-school vibe, guaranteed!

A preppy polo for smart casual days

Does your school have a dress code? Or are you planning a smart casual ‘fit for a project presentation? A cool and comfy short-sleeved polo shirt like the Men's Frog Polo from Giordano is the perfect top for your target aesthetic! Make great impressions at school with its classic collar and polished style’s preppy look, which is complemented by the iconic Giordano frog embroidery on the chest area. It’s also easy to mix and match with pants or shorts, giving you a wide variety of outfit choices every day.

Aside from being fashionable, the Men's Frog Polo helps you stay fresh and comfortable between busy class schedules with its 97% Cotton and 3% Lycra blend material, relaxed fit, and side vents at the hem. Get the Men's Frog Polo in Signature Navy and other colors for P1,299 at Giordano stores in SM Malls nationwide.

A reliable tablet for taking your class notes

Forget about carrying a laptop or notebook to your classes, because a reliable tablet like the Huawei MatePad 10.4-inch 2022 is here for all your reviewing, note-taking, and multi-tasking needs. This compact and lightweight tablet gives you a PC-like experience with its 1.3mm Key Travel Keyboard for conveniently typing down your notes and a HarmonyOS Desktop system for fast access to your frequently-used apps and features. It can also display up to four apps on your screen using a Multi-Window mode, letting you accomplish multiple tasks in one go.

Save P7,500 when you purchase the Huawei MatePad 10.4-inch 2022 (Matte Grey) WiFi 4GB+128GB at Huawei in SM Center Pulilan until August 31.

Stylish tote for carrying your school essentials

Looking for a stylish and spacious bag for your daily school essentials? We recommend Straightforward’s DVL Arcus bag, a dome tote with a soft silhouette that radiates a sleek and minimalist vibe. Its main compartment can fit your notebooks, readings, folders, pouches, umbrellas, tumblers, and laptops that measure up to 16 inches, while its two flat pockets provide easy access to small items like your keys, phone, wallet, and more.

Since it is made of Daily Vegan Leather, the DVL Arcus tote also offers water resistance and long-lasting durability—perfect for students who need a bag for any weather. Enjoy a buy one, get one deal on all DVL items worth P999, including the DVL Arcus tote, at Straightforward in SM CDO Downtown Premier, SM City Fairview, SM City Grand Central, SM City San Lazaro, SM Mall of Asia, and SM Megamall until December 31.

Cool and comfortable everyday sneakers

White sneakers will never not be trendy, especially among students with a keen sense of style. To step up your shoe game at school, complete your outfit with a fashionable and comfortable pair like the Men's Heritage Band MS Sneakers from FILA. These white sneakers feature a classic tennis shoe look and lace-up style that easily pairs with any outfit, making them a versatile daily must-have. 

If you always need to switch buildings for your classes or simply enjoy strolling around campus, you’d also love these sneakers’ combination of high-grade PU upper, breathable fabric lining, soft cushioned footbed, and full rubber outsole for keeping your feet comfortable during long walks. 

Get the Men's Heritage Band MS Sneakers now for P2,429.10 at FILA outlets in SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, SM City Cebu, SM Center Angono, and SM Savemore Tacloban.

A nifty carrier for your Hydro Flask

Staying hydrated is important for maintaining peak concentration and productivity, so always bring a tumbler when you’re at school. Vacuum-insulated water bottles like Hydro Flasks are popular among students nowadays, and instead of carrying yours by hand, bring it in style using a Packable Bottle Sling.

Hydro Flask’s Packable Bottle Sling has a fully adjustable Sliplok shoulder strap that lets you wear it like a crossbody or shoulder bag, keeping your hands free when bringing your Hydro Flask. It also has a zippered side pocket that offers extra space for your essentials. With its welded webbing and attachment mounts, this Packable Bottle Sling also assures durability for your everyday use. 

The Hydro Flask Packable Bottle Sling is available in Cactus and Dew colorways in two sizes: Small, priced at P1,890, and Medium, priced at P2,190. Get it now at Hydro Flask outlets in select SM Malls.

Eye-catching prescription glasses

Wearing prescription eyeglasses doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style. In fact, the fashionable selections at Owndays can even help elevate your look with their elegant and trendy designs!

Get a prescription frame with single-vision ultrathin hard multicoated lenses with your eye grade, regardless of how high it is or if you have astigmatism, for as low as P2,990. This rate also includes a free eye check-up, which ensures that you get the correct prescription for your eyes just in time for back-to-school season. Head to Owndays at any SM Mall nationwide now to get stylish prescription glasses for clear vision throughout the school year!

A totally-not-bulky power bank 

Save yourself from the hassle of finding a vacant power outlet at libraries and coffee shops to charge your phone and other devices for studying by always carrying a power bank with you. Instead of bulky ones that take up lots of space in your bag, opt for something lightweight and portable like the POSH Ultra Slim Power Bank with Built-in Micro USB Connector 3200 mAh.

This device’s battery capacity offers up to two full charges for smartphones, and it also has a durable metallic housing that allows efficient heat dissipation for safe charging. Aside from its super slim 6.5mm size, it also has a sleek and stylish design that’ll make it look cute on your desk while powering up your devices.

Get the POSH Ultra Slim Power Bank with Built-in Micro USB Connector 3200 mAh at 50% off for only P294 (from P588) at Capdase in SM Seaside City Cebu until August 31.

Gear up for the upcoming school year with the cutest, most stylish, and super practical essentials that you can cop at SM Malls nationwide. For more exciting deals and discounts, visit SM Deals or download the SM Malls Online app!

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