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Back to school fashion picks from NYC boutiques

NYC public schools aren't back in session for another 2 1/2 weeks, but now's the time to stock up on classroom gear. Whether you're in need of a new backpack, pair of kicks or just want to see the latest trends, we reached out to children's boutique owners across the city for the best picks from their stores. Get schooled in kids' fashion!

Teich Toys and Books

Allison Teich McGowan, owner 573 Hudson St., 212-924-2232,
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Allison Teich McGowan, owner

573 Hudson St., 212-924-2232, teichdesign.com

State Kane backpack: This bag includes a key clip, iPad pocket, zippered front pocket and Velcro side pockets. Bonus: For each State Kane Backpack sold, Teich delivers a bag filled with supplies to an American child in need. $55; ages 3-12

State pencil case: This backpack accessory provides a place to store supplies. $24; ages 3-12

Native sneakers: These shoes are antimicrobial and ultra-lightweight. $34; ages 4-7

A to Z Magnatab: This tablet and magnetic pen combination can be helpful for children learning to write their first letters. $30; ages 3 and up

WAFF notebook: This silicone notebook is soft and portable and has a customizable cover. $22; ages 4 and up

Pink Olive

Grace Kang, founder and chief buyer 167 Fifth
Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote

Grace Kang, founder and chief buyer

167 Fifth Ave., Park Slope, 718-398-2016, pinkolive.com

Boys toggle hoodie: This is a dapper pick for staying warm for fall?s cooler weather. $75; up to age 6

Burger a la Carte tee: This charming girls T-shirt can be worn with a wide array of outfits. $26; up to age 4

Baggu backpack: This lightweight canvas option is still durable enough for books and laptops. $48; all ages

Leggings: These beige girls leggings are neutral colored but also have a fun side because of the chic animal pattern. $36; up to age 4

Madeline giraffe dress: This is a great choice for animal lovers. $78; up to age 4

Socks: Get a variety of colors to match any wardrobe. $10/each, ages 1-6 (pictured: $36/set of six, up to 12 months)

Babesta

Jennifer Cattaui, owner Brookfield Place, 250 Vesey St.,
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Jennifer Cattaui, owner

Brookfield Place, 250 Vesey St., 2nd fl., babesta.com

Bacon and eggs lunchbox: Pack lunch in this breakfast-themed option by Herschel. $30; all ages

Molo cat backpack: This unique print will be easy to spot among the sea of other backpacks at school. $54; ages 3-16

Bobo Choses cloud cardigan: Her head will be in the clouds with this adorable cardigan. $129; ages 8-9

Dr. Martens silver boots: These chrome kicks are a durable addition for the new school year. $75; kid sizes 5-2 youth

Smoochie Baby

Penelope Stipanovich, founder 110 Berry St., Williamsburg, 718-384-3340,
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Penelope Stipanovich, founder

110 Berry St., Williamsburg, 718-384-3340, smoochiebaby.com

State backpack: These popular backpacks come in a wide array of fun, upbeat colors. $61; ages 3-12

State pencil case: These matching pencil cases are a sleek and useful organizing tool. $22; ages 3-12

Old Soles Space Shoe: These unisex Velcro high-tops come in different colors and add some style to any look. $75; up to age 6

Appaman East Side vest: Nothing says autumn like a puffy vest, and this lime zip-up is a good investment for the days ahead. $70; ages 2-10

Billie Blush metallic knit sweater: This classic knit sweater will keep girls pretty in pink during the fall season. $62; ages 2-10

Old Soles Highlander riding boot: This girls shoe is a practical option for her fall wardrobe. $80; ages 2-6

Brooklyn baseball cap: Little ones can represent the borough with these trendy hats. $28; ages 5-12

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