Whether you're a student of school or a student of life -- there's something wonderful to gain from back-to-school shopping. The annual routine of searching for new clothes and new supplies makes us giddy about the new year ahead, and nostalgic about the years passed. It helps us gear up, settle down, and get organized. We picked out our favorite back-to-school essentials in chic black to help whip us into hustle mode.
The Sill's Back To School Essentials: Duckworth Revolver Black Matte Eyeglasses - Warby Parker, $95; Every Day Umbrella Signature Zig Zag - Kate Spade Saturday, $35; Matte Black Pencil Set of 6 - Made By Girl, $5; Matte Black Calvert Assorted Succulents - The Sill, $42; Classic Backpack Mid-Volume Black - Herschel Supply Co., $39.99; Life is Good Wall Art Black Frame - Poppin, $65; Saturday Morning Mug Signature Zig Zag - Kate Spade Saturday, $10.