2019 Stylish Dorm Room Essentials

Sending your child off to college is a major milestone. Make sure they settle down in style with our 2019 college dorm essentials. These are not your basic basics.

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Fleece Bean Bag Chair, Urban Outfitters

Urban Oufitters Chair for college dorm

Creating a relaxed living quarters is all about a plush bean bag seat. This Urban Outfitter's Amped Fleece Bean Bag Chair features plush fabric and is ultra-soft and cozy.

$199, urbanoutfitters.com

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Plush Bedrest Throw Pillow, Target

Target throw pillow college dorm

Perfect for studying, lounging, or (yes) playing video games, Target's Plush Bedrest throw pillow is a classic dorm room basic.

$15, target.com

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Paper Wall Organizer, PB Teen

PB wall organizer college dorm

This neat paper wall organizer keeps all of the clutter away and leaves for more study space. The chic compartments could fit school supplies and those miscellaneous trinkets.

$9.99, pbteen.com


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LED Desk Lamp, Amazon

LED lamp dorm room

With a built-in USB outlet port, this LED desk lamp is a total multi-tasker. The LED lamp also includes dimmable brightness, so your child’s roommates don’t complain too much about those all-night studying cram sessions.

$17.99, amazon.com


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Round Laundry Hamper Basket, Target

Laundry hamper basket college dorm

This colorful and collapsible design is ideal for college students. The double handle makes it easy to drag to the laundry room and you can easily store away when done. Fresh!

$8.99, target.com


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Shower Caddy, Amazon

Shower Caddy dorm room

You truly can’t go wrong with a wide enough shower caddy to fit flip flops, shampoo and conditioner and all of your bathroom essentials. This InterDesign Orbz plastic one features small compartments for easy organizing.

$15, amazon.com


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Jersey Bed Set Including Duvet Cover, Roomify

jersey bed set college dorm

Soft sheets are a college dorm basic. Roomify also offers bundles on back-to-school finds, so all of your shopping time is cut in half. Done and done!

$65, roomify.com 


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Organic Dash Lined Sculpted Towels, West Elm

sculpted towels

Even towels deserve a touch of personality! These Organic Dash Lined Sculpted Towels are sure to make a statement and are made out of 100% organic cotton.

$9.99 - $19.99, westelm.com