Clothes, lunch boxes and other practical things!
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While most Canadians prefer to continue working remotely, some companies are starting to introduce hybrid workweeks that require only a couple of days in an office.
For those that need a change of scenery, coworking spaces and cafes are popular spots where people say they'd consider working.
Whatever your preference is, here are nine things that'll help you shift from WFH to IRL.
Solidpin Hair Claw Clips
Details: Claw clips are a great way to effortlessly do your hair. If you've gotten used to not styling your locks, this trio will help you look put together for that important presentation in no time.
Michael Kors Slater Large Pebbled Leather Backpack
Price: $249 (
Details: Backpacks aren't just for school, and this stylish leather one from Michael Kors will help you carry all your things from home to the office. It even has a laptop sleeve and a large front pocket for other devices. You can also get it in brown or black nylon.
MOSISO Laptop Sleeve
Details: Now that you'll be bringing your laptop to and from places, you should probably get a sleeve to protect it. This pink one is compatible with most 13-inch laptops (or smaller) and comes with a matching charger case.
Sheertex Classic Sheer Tights
Details: Sheertex is a Montreal-based brand that is changing the tights industry. Theirs are virtually indestructible, so you can sport your cute 'fits without worrying about ever getting a run or tear.
ULiX Rider Earphones With Mic
Details: Instead of lugging your expensive headphones around, you can get these inexpensive earphones with a mic for all your business meetings. The buds are made to reduce external noise so you can really focus on the conversation.
Brita Premium Filtering Water Bottle With Filter
Detail: Staying hydrated at home is easy when you have your handy Brita pitcher in the fridge, but this portable version will keep you quenched on the go. It has a built-in filter, so you can reduce your single bottle use while feeling better about the water you're drinking.
Jeopace Bento Box
Details: It can be tempting to get takeout for lunch when you're back in the office, but packing your own grub can help you save some money. This one has three compartments with a handy groove to store the fork that comes with it.
PETLIBRO Automatic Pet Feeder
Price: $89.99 (
Details: The hardest part of going back to the office might be leaving your fur baby alone for the first time in over a year. You can make sure they're still eating on schedule with this automatic feeder that you can control with your phone even when you're away.
Chlorox Disinfecting Wipes
Details: You can keep a pack of disinfecting wipes in your purse or desk to clean your workspace as an extra measure. This pack seals closed when you're done, so it'll never dry out.