Let Pinterest help you get back-to-school with these top trends for 2019

Pinterest back to school 2019

Every year, people turn to Pinterest for back-to-school inspiration. From college outfits to ideas on how to get the kids off to school on time, Pinners are discovering fresh new ways to get ready for the year ahead.

For the latest ideas (and maybe a little inspiration!) for back-to-school, visit our Tastemade + Pinterest board for sections filled with everything you need and get ready to start Pinning!

4 ways Pinterest can help you crush your first semester in college

Making the leap from high school to college is incredibly exciting—and overwhelming! People are turning to Pinterest for ideas about how to ease into college life, with searches for “college survival” +126%. From planning healthy meals to making your dorm room feel like your own space, here are four ways Pinners are getting inspired for college. 

1.) Searches for college packing lists (+159%) are on the rise as students look to get organized and remember the necessities.  

2.) No oven? No problem. Searches for healthy dorm meals (+38%) are up as students look for ways to keep it healthy with limited kitchen space. Figure out what (and how!) to cook with these top trending ideas from Tastemade:

3.) Looking for clever ways to decorate a small space? Dorm room storage (+153%) is gaining popularity on Pinterest as people search for ways to personalize their new digs. Shop dorm room signs (+470%) to trending colors yellow and grey dorm room (+75%), light blue dorm room (+43%), lavender dorm room (+30%) or colorful dorm room (+26%). If you still need inspiration, check out these decorating ideas from the pros at Tastemade:

4.) Get ahead of upcoming student loan payments! Searches for student loan debt (+74%) are on the rise as people search for ways to make and stick with a smart plan: 

How real parents are using Pinterest for back-to-school

The transition from summer to the back to school season can be difficult for parents and kids alikel This year, the realest parents are searching for everything from meal prepping for beginners to routine makeovers. Check out the top Pinterest trends for the 2019 back to school season:

#PinterestProTip: Group boards make it easy to provide input on lunches, supplies and first-day photos so everyone is ready to hit the books.

#ProTip: Group boards make it easy to provide input on lunches, supplies and first-day photos so everyone is ready to hit the books.

Pinterest reveals top shopped BTS fashion trends and styles (under $100)

Starting a new school year can be stressful, but creating a fresh new wardrobe doesn’t have to be. People are turning to Pinterest to help plan their back to school wardrobes with searches for “student fashion” up 101%. Here are the top fashion trends for the 2019 back to school season.

#Pinterest ProTip: Pinterest has hundreds of millions of Pins that are shoppable and in-stock, with a shopping tag icon. Search for a product like “midi skirt”, “women’s shoes” or “backpacks” and shopping results will appear on the top of your home feed. To start shopping, click “Shop more”. 


Methodology: trends are calculated using normalized searches from May 2018 - May 2019