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Miss School Supplies? Get Your Fix With These Chic & Smart Office Buys

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    Every year around the end of August, we find ourselves drifting toward the school supplies aisle. Even though we've been out of the classroom for (ahem) quite a while now, a dozen-plus years of back-to-school shopping lists will do that to a person.

    So, if you're also feeling that same urge to buy a fresh pack of pencils right about now, take heart — we may have outgrown Trapper Keepers, but we can still spruce up our desks and hopefully capture some of that new-year-ahead energy. That's why we rounded up a slew of notepads, planners, pens, and office essentials that are way cooler than what you can scrounge up from your office's supply closet — click through to kick your desk (and your day!) into high gear.
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