NEW YORK (WLNY) – Lifestyle expert Tara Clavell-Vera visited The Couch with last minute Labor Day bargains, available both online and in the store.
–This fall, nearly 100,000 new students nationwide will wear a uniform for the first time. French Toast, one of the largest uniform brands in the country, sells polos for as little as $8.98 with a deal right now to “buy 4 and receive 15% off” and free shipping on orders over $99. Parents can buy a year’s worth of uniforms for just $125! Available at frenchtoast.com (and now at Staples.com, too!)
–Take the uniform polo from school wear to play wear and pair with Jordache girls jeans. $10 at Walmart
–Walmart’s school supplies start at just $.97 and their website offers free shipping! This is the time of year that I also stock up on extra crayons, glue and craft supplies for snow days and long car rides.
–Buy a backpack with character! Favorites this year include Skylanders, Hello Kitty, Lala Loopsy, Nerf and My Little Pony. All are available for under $25 at Target, Walmart and Toys R Us.
–Loom bracelets are the craze right now with kids and tweens. Expressions D.I.Y. bands sell for as little as $3 for a pack of 300 bands. Kids can make their own and accessorize their own outfits.
–Make the school bus or subway “commute” to school more exciting with headphones and earbuds. iHome brings the world of audio technology and characters kids love together. Choose from Disney (Princess, Perry, Minnie/Mickey), Marvel (IronMan, Captain America, Hulk) or Nickelodeon (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or SpongeBob Square Pants).