Some youngsters eagerly awaited the last day of school and the onset of summer freedom. On the other hand, I eagerly anticipated the annual back-to-school shopping trip with my mom to choose new binders, notebooks, and pencils. Fast forward decades later, and not much has changed; only now, I carry my new planner and pens to work instead of school. As the summer season fades away, and we transition back from vacation mode to focusing on our career objectives, it’s time to replenish our work supplies. Keep reading for a selection of back-to-work desk essentials (for both office and work-from-home setups) that are as exciting as the school supplies you treasured as a child.

In this article
1 Stationery
2 Desk Accessories
3 Storage and Organization
4 Personal Care



I can’t imagine life without a planner, and once you start using one, you’ll realize its value. Having all project due dates, meetings, vacation days, and more in one place is a game-changer. While digital options work well, there’s something special about a paper planner.

Weekly Desk Planner
Shop now
The Everygirl x Day Designer
2023-24 Academic Planner
Shop now

Notepads and Sticky Notes

Call me traditional, but if I don’t write it down, it won’t get done. Hence, notepads and sticky notes are essential desk items. Make sure to stock up for the upcoming season to be prepared for all the note-taking ahead.

Sugar Paper
The List Pad
Shop now

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *