With that slight chill in the air, we can start to sense that all-too-familiar feeling of back to school season. It doesn't matter if you're a parent with kids starting school, a university student about to graduate or a working girl looking to organize a home office; a fresh notebook for fall is one of those classic back to school essentials. With this in mind, we've found our top five favourite notebooks and journals that we think are a must-have get organized for back to school in the most fashionable way possible. 1 Deborah dot journal A fun and flirty pink polka-dot journal gives taking notes a retro vibe. Kate Spade, $28. 2 Turquoise Je T'Aime Canada 3 subject notebook Use this kitschy Canadian-inspired accessory to show off your Canadian pride whenever you're taking notes. Indigo, $9.50. 3 Personalized v-stripe notebook This monochromatic notebook with stripes is a stylish back to school essential that you can get personalized with your name. Cute! LetterLoveDesigns on Etsy, $27.72. 4 Waterproof notebook Be prepared to take notes on a wild field trip with CB2's contemporary and waterproof notebook. CB2, $17.95. 5 Saddle leather journal For the girl in touch with nature, a brown leather journal with wooden pencil is a back to school necessity. Pottery Barn, $38.48. Which notebook is YOUR favourite?