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100 Gen X Gift Ideas

From Sci-Fi Vinyl Collectibles to Socially Conscious Athletic Apparel

— December 24, 2017 — Life-Stages
These Gen-X gift ideas range from nostalgic fashion collections to everyday lifestyle essentials that are designed with practicality in mind.

Standouts inspired by popular culture include a limited edition Star Wars: The Force Awakens vinyl lp box set which features exclusive film franchise art. Additionally, Etsy's BeautifulPeaceShop offers collectible posters that dissect the wardrobe of classic television and film characters including Jerry Seinfeld, Indiana Jones, and Marty McFly of Back to the Future.

Other Gen-X gift ideas to note include sustainable athleticwear collections, gourmet pet food deliveries, and even seasonal baby clothing deliveries. A standout, the BabyGap OutfitBox subscription service is not only practical for those with young children, but also ensures one's entire family is appropriately dressed for changing weather conditions.
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Commemorative Womenswear Lines
Commemorative Womenswear Lines
Talbots' Latest Collection Celebrates the Brand's 70th Anniversary
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Casual Sportswear Collaborations
Casual Sportswear Collaborations
Chrissy Teigen & A.L.C Unveiled a Collection for Intermix
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98
8-Bit TV Series Games
8-Bit TV Series Games
Netflix and BonusXP Created the Retro-Inspired 'Stranger Things: The Game'
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97
Radio Wine Subscriptions
Radio Wine Subscriptions
National Public Radio Just Announced Their New Subscription Wine Club
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96
Vinyl Recording Apps
Vinyl Recording Apps
'Vinyl Recorder' Lets Record Collectors Take Their Music on the Go
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95
Hawaiian-Style Fantasy Apparel
Hawaiian-Style Fantasy Apparel
HBO Collaborated with 40s & Shorties on 'Rep the Realm'
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94
Science-Inspired Beers
Science-Inspired Beers
Good Chemistry's Solar Impulse is Easy-Drinking and Hop-Focused
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93
Relaunched Record Jukeboxes
Relaunched Record Jukeboxes
The Crosley Rocket Vinyl Jukebox Holds Up to 70 Records
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92
Illuminating Energy Trackers
Illuminating Energy Trackers
'Glow' is an Ambient, Wireless Tracker That Visualizes Energy in Use
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91
Beer-Infused Ice Creams
Beer-Infused Ice Creams
The Graeter's x Braxton Brewing Co. Stout & Pretzel Ice Cream is Savory
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90
Literature and Tea Subscriptions
Literature and Tea Subscriptions
Muse Monthly is a Subscription Service Suited for Book Lovers
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89
Horrifying Vinyl Box Sets
Horrifying Vinyl Box Sets
The 'Box Of Souls' LP Box Set Has Music from A Nightmare on Elm Street
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88
High-Output Music Turntables
High-Output Music Turntables
The 'Seed' Vinyl Turntable Makes Your Music Sound High-Quality
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87
DIY Smart Hub Kits
DIY Smart Hub Kits
MagPi's Raspberry Pi Project Adds Voice Interaction to the Home
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86
Essential Oil Subscriptions
Essential Oil Subscriptions
Saje Wellness' 'Endless Essentials' Permits Continuous Ordering
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85
Diver Smartwatch Accessories
Diver Smartwatch Accessories
The 'CYANO' Diving Computer Eliminates the Need to Calculate Tables
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84
Non-Toxic Beauty Sets
Non-Toxic Beauty Sets
The 'Love, Bite Lip Set' Shares Cosmetics Without Petrochemicals
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83
Sci-Fi Series Coffees
Sci-Fi Series Coffees
As Of Latte Created an 'Upside Down Blend' Stranger Things Coffee
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82
Post-Apocalyptic Wine Collections
Post-Apocalyptic Wine Collections
The New Line of The Walking Dead Wines are Character-Themed
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81
Screen Protection Eyewear
Screen Protection Eyewear
Blueberry Glasses Makes Blue Light Glasses to Shield the Eyes
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80
Methodical Business Strategy Journals
Methodical Business Strategy Journals
The 'DREAM Plan' Action Book Helps You Make Better Decisions
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79
Platinum World Scratch Maps
Platinum World Scratch Maps
This Scratch Map Features an Elegant Silver Design for a Modern Home
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78
Experimental Small-Batch Chocolates
Experimental Small-Batch Chocolates
The TCHO 'Maker's Series' Introduces "Micro-Batch" Confections
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77
Comprehensive Health Tracker Scales
Comprehensive Health Tracker Scales
The Fitbit Aria 2 Smart Scale Syncs with Your Health Wearables
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76
Prescription Lens Replacement Services
Prescription Lens Replacement Services
Lensabl Offers Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Replacements
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75
Miniature Companion Smartphones
Miniature Companion Smartphones
The 'Nanite' Micro Android Smartphone is 1.8 Inches in Height
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74
Contemporary Leather Cabinets
Contemporary Leather Cabinets
The Leather Wallet Cabinet Serves as an Unconventional Centerpiece
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73
Typographical Eyewear Collections
Typographical Eyewear Collections
These Glasses by Maggie Seah Draw Inspiration from Digital Text
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72
Young Infant Food Subscriptions
Young Infant Food Subscriptions
The Yumi Subscription Offers Nutrient-Rich Baby Food Subscriptions
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Cheese Survival Kits
Cheese Survival Kits
Brooklyn Slate Company's Snack Kits Features Cheese Platter Essentials
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70
Retro Candy Subscriptions
Retro Candy Subscriptions
The Nostalgic Candy Club Offers Carefully Curated Candies
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69
Aspiration-Actualizing Journals
Aspiration-Actualizing Journals
The 'CoCoLog' Planner Journal Balances Creative and Logical Ideas
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68
Minimalist Portable Vinyl Players
Minimalist Portable Vinyl Players
The Crosley Revolution Vinyl Disc Player Plays Records Anywhere
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67
Edible Cocktail Gummies
Edible Cocktail Gummies
Singapore’s Tippling Club's "Edible Cocktail" Menu is Matched with Drinks
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66
Cigar Subscription Services
Cigar Subscription Services
The Good Cigar Co Provides Packs for New or Seasoned Smokers
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65
Sci-Fi Vinyl Collectibles
Sci-Fi Vinyl Collectibles
These Star Wars LP Vinyls are Limited Edition Offerings
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64
Baking Subscription Boxes
Baking Subscription Boxes
'All Things Baked' Offers Monthly Boxes to Help People Bake
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63
DIY Craft Beer Appliances
DIY Craft Beer Appliances
The 'HOPii' Personal Brewer Creates Craft Beer Right from Home
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62
Survivalist Subscription Services
Survivalist Subscription Services
The SHTF Mystery Gear Box Club is Packed with Quality Stuff
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Car Brand Smartwatches
Car Brand Smartwatches
The Porsche Design Huawei Watch 2 Has a Demure Black Aesthetic
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60
Pendant GPS Trackers
Pendant GPS Trackers
The O is an Accessorized GPS That Clips onto Valuables
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59
Pop Art Chess Toys
Pop Art Chess Toys
The Andy Warhol x Kidrobot Campbell's Soup Chess Set Celebrates the Artist
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58
LTE-Enabled Trackers
LTE-Enabled Trackers
The 'Fynd' Tracking Device Works Nationwide to Find Children or Pet
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57
Modernized Instant Film Cameras
Modernized Instant Film Cameras
The 'Lomo Instant Square' Stays True to the Original Design
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56
Customized Sportswear Subscriptions
Customized Sportswear Subscriptions
Under Armour's Subscription Box is Tailored to Individuals
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Personalized Art Subscriptions
Personalized Art Subscriptions
'Meum' Introduces a Flexible, Customizable Art Subscription Service
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54
Nostalgic Cartoon Candy Bars
Nostalgic Cartoon Candy Bars
FYE is Introducing Real-Life Reptar Bars That Turn Tongues Green
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53
Architectural Cycling Gear
Architectural Cycling Gear
Norman Foster Joined Forces with Rapha for a New Line of Sportswear
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52
Festive Sauce Sets
Festive Sauce Sets
These Christmas Sauce Kits Let Recipients Decide If They're Naughty or Nice
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Wholesome Curated Snack Subscriptions
Wholesome Curated Snack Subscriptions
Wholefood.me Offers a Series of Nutritious Snacks
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50
Iconic Blue Luggage Collections
Iconic Blue Luggage Collections
Globe-Trotter and Tiffany & Co Produced a Limited-Edition Line
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49
AR Wine Clubs
AR Wine Clubs
sipp's sippCLUB Uses Augmented Reality to Provide Information on Wine
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48
Holistic Health Wearables
Holistic Health Wearables
The 'FitOn' Smartwatch Measures Blood Oxygen Saturation and More
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Algorithmically Fitted T-Shirts
Algorithmically Fitted T-Shirts
Son of a Tailor's Made-to-Order Garments Promise a Perfect Fit
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Elegant Hybrid Smartwatch Lines
Elegant Hybrid Smartwatch Lines
Fossil Has Released Two Gorgeous Female-Targeted Smartwatches
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Retro Projection Game Consoles
Retro Projection Game Consoles
The 'ZETTE SYSTEM' Gaming Portable is Made from Real Wood
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Collectible Fantasy Decor
Collectible Fantasy Decor
Disney and HSN Teamed Up to Sell Beauty and the Beast Merchandise
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Fitness Game Smartwatches
Fitness Game Smartwatches
The HōYō Real-Time Gaming Smartwatch Gamifies Physical Activity
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Pop Culture Fashion Diagrams
Pop Culture Fashion Diagrams
Etsy's BeautifulPeaceShop Celebrates Television and Film Wardrobes
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Comfortable Athletic Women Collections
Comfortable Athletic Women Collections
Reigning Champ Unveiled the Comfortable 'Women's Core' Line
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40
Elegant Velvet Work Boots
Elegant Velvet Work Boots
The Velvet Timberlands Offer Comfort and Warmth This Winter Season
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Upcycled Vinyl Record Speakers
Upcycled Vinyl Record Speakers
The Vintage Vinyl Bluetooth Speaker Looks Like a Retro Gramophone
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Kinetic Device-Charging Insoles
Kinetic Device-Charging Insoles
The 'StepCharge' Works to Charge Your Devices by Walking
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Lightweight Olive-Hued Sneakers
Lightweight Olive-Hued Sneakers
adidas' 'Adizero Prime LTD' is Now Offered in Military Green
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Retro Video Game Controllers
Retro Video Game Controllers
The NES 30 Arcade Stick Controller Works on the Nintendo Switch
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Self-Lacing Sneakers
Self-Lacing Sneakers
Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 Brings 'Back to the Future' Tech to Life in Sleek Way
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Disposable Photo Filter Cameras
Disposable Photo Filter Cameras
These Conceptual Kodak Disposable Cameras Enhance Pictures
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Coffee Pod Subscription Services
Coffee Pod Subscription Services
Cups Coffee Delivers High Quality Coffee to Subscribers' Doors
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Gourmet Pet Food Deliveries
Gourmet Pet Food Deliveries
PetPlate Offers Vet- and Chef-Created Pet Meals by Subscription
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Stylishly Affordable Eyewear
Stylishly Affordable Eyewear
IOLLA Creates Fashion-Forward, Affordable Eyewear for All
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Music-Streaming Record Players
Music-Streaming Record Players
The Wrensilva Sonos Edition Luxury Record Consoles is Retro Chic
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Tiny Nostalgic Gaming Consoles
Tiny Nostalgic Gaming Consoles
The Bittboy is a Handheld Device That Provides Retro Entertainment
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Hybrid Outdoor Sneaker Slip-Ons
Hybrid Outdoor Sneaker Slip-Ons
The Teva Ember Moc is Utilitarian in Use Yet Comfy
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Demure Sci-Fi Franchise Fashions
Demure Sci-Fi Franchise Fashions
The Rag & Bone Star Wars Collection Boasts Subtle References
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Spirit Tasting Boxes
Spirit Tasting Boxes
'Tastillery' Spirit Sampling Box Allows You to Taste Luxury Spirits
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Socially Conscious Athletic Apparel
Socially Conscious Athletic Apparel
Strongbody Apparel Makes Tech-Focused Sportswear in Canada
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Collectible Chess Sets
Collectible Chess Sets
These Toys Can be Collected to Form a Chess Set
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Reusable Coffee Sleeves
Reusable Coffee Sleeves
This Wooden Coffee Sleeve is an Eco-Friendly Alternative to Paper
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Collapsible Smartphone Displays
Collapsible Smartphone Displays
This Folding Smartphone Stand Can be Used Anywhere
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40s-Inspired Glasses Frames
40s-Inspired Glasses Frames
The Persol Galleria 900 Collection Draws from the Brand's Archive
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eCommerce-Exclusive Activewear
eCommerce-Exclusive Activewear
Amazon Launched a Variety of Private-Label Sportswear Brands
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Malleable Arboreal Wallets
Malleable Arboreal Wallets
The 'Arbor' Wood Wallets are Flexible, Stylish and Simple
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Space Agency Design Manuals
Space Agency Design Manuals
The NASA Graphics Standards Manual Boasts Various Branding Examples
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Modernized Retro Radiograms
Modernized Retro Radiograms
The Ruark R7 is a Modern Take on an Old-Fashioned Furnishing
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Glitzy Six-Pack Designs
Glitzy Six-Pack Designs
This Set of Beer for Victoria Craft Beer Week Embraces Gilded Packaging
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Luxe Record Players
Luxe Record Players
This Technics Turntable is a 1970s Nod Served Up With a 7kg of Brass Platter
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Customizable Travel Wallets
Customizable Travel Wallets
The 'KITMANA' Convertible Wallet Has CRYPTALLOY for Anti-RFID
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Activity-Tracking Goggles
Activity-Tracking Goggles
The 'Zwim' Swim Goggles Let You Monitor Your Performance in Real-Time
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Health Work Snack Boxes
Health Work Snack Boxes
Officebites Offers a Subscription to Help You With Snacking at Work
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Tap-to-Pay Smartwatches
Tap-to-Pay Smartwatches
The Vivo Smartwatch Buys You a Post-Workout Smoothie
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Hip Winterized Sneakers
Hip Winterized Sneakers
The Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Waterproof Shoes are Winter-Ready
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9
Space-Optimizing Leather Wallets
Space-Optimizing Leather Wallets
The Compact Coin Wallet Design Can Hold Up to 17 Cards
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Self-Cleaning Quartz Bottles
Self-Cleaning Quartz Bottles
This Cleaner Water Bottle Design Addresses Smelly Drinking Containers
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Focus-Shifting Fitness Rings
Focus-Shifting Fitness Rings
Motiv Measures The Time You Spend Activity Moving Over Distance
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Ridiculously Artisanal Subscription Boxes
Ridiculously Artisanal Subscription Boxes
The Awful Box Contains One-of-a-kind Novelty Items
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5
Protective Travel Wallets
Protective Travel Wallets
The Talonport Passport Holder Wallet Offers RFID Protection and More
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4
Motivation-Enhancing Subscription Boxes
Motivation-Enhancing Subscription Boxes
The Accomplish Box is Filled with Inspirational Tools
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3
Gamer Culture Couches
Gamer Culture Couches
The Harow Arcade Sofa Furniture Design is Inspired by the 80s and 90s
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2
Seasonal Baby Clothing Subscriptions
Seasonal Baby Clothing Subscriptions
BabyGap OutfitBox Curates Seasonal Baby Attire Collections
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High-Functioning Smart Backpacks
High-Functioning Smart Backpacks
The Ghost Backpack Comes with a Variety of Safety Features
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