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Getting Ready for College: 5 Oliver Thomas Packing Essentials Every Student Needs

Getting Ready for College:  5 Oliver Thomas Packing Essentials Every Student Needs

Dorm Sweet💗 Dorm!

College🏫 is an exciting time! Whether you're going far away or staying nearby, having the right list of essentials📱💻📚 to make everything feel organized🗄️ and at home is key. To make your life easier, we have compiled your ultimate college🏫 packing list📝.

On the top of the packing list📝 are all the right bags to take you from move-in🚚 day to class to being a weekend warrior🏋️‍♀️.  We have compiled the 5 best bags🎒👜 every college🏫 student needs. 

Best Weekender Duffle:  24+7 Weekender Duffle👜 $175

Few bags are as simple, versatile, and satisfying to use as a duffle👜. This bag👜 will come in handy on move in🚚 day and weekend trips back home🏠.

Best Backpack: 24+7 Large Laptop Backpack🎒 $150

The best backpack🎒 for college🏫 will have to pull a lot of weight. It has to protect your delicate laptop💻 on the way to class🏫, house gym clothes, and even double as a carry-on for trips back home during school🏫 breaks (and be fashionable)!  And this roomy bag🎒 with plenty of organizational🗄️ compartments and water💦 resistance is sure to keep your school🏫📚 gear safe.


Best Tote: Maxed Out Wanderlust Tote👜 $199

For the ultimate tote👜 to take you from college🏫 to career…and even to the gym, look no further than the Wanderlust Tote👜. This is the “do it all” tote👜” that is roomy enough to lug around a computer💻, books📚, snacks and your gym🏋️‍♀️ clothes.

Best Hanging Travel🧳 Organizer $99

Packing up your beauty💄 products that will hold all your essentials🧴🧽 for the shower and after shower all in a compact area is key.  Look🔎 no further than the Oliver Thomas Hanging Travel🧳 Organizer. Getting ready has never been easier, thanks to this roomy and portable🧳 case.

Best Makeup💄/Cosmetic Bag:

  • NATW Train🚆case $80
  • KST Medium Cosmetic Case👛 $45
  • KST Large Cosmetic Case👛 $55
  • Having an intense beauty💄 collection requires practical organization, so grab one (or three) of the best makeup💄 and cosmetic KST bags👛. Think about it: if you've got a serious makeup💄, hair care👱🏻‍♀️, and/or skin-care collection, why would you stuff all of your beautiful, hard-earned eye shadow palettes, eyeliner, and favorite brushes into just any old boring bag? Your prized beauty possessions deserve to be cradled in a special makeup💄 organizers.

    Carpe Diem!


    Oliver “Ollie” Thomas is the Co-Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer of the brand Oliver Thomas who makes the ultimate in lightweight, functional, washable and customizable bags, duffles, backpacks, totes and accessories. 

    He has appeared in Forbes and Time, Inc and major fashion publications.  Ollie loves good treats, belly rubs and long adventurous walks in the great outdoors. When he is not being an Dogpreneur, Oliver enjoys bringing together his squirrel, feline & all furry friends in order to promote a more peaceful world.

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