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Not that anyone's keeping track, but summer's almost over—and so are all the freewheelin' days before that university bell rings (at least for the next three months). If your
freshman freshperson year involves on-campus living, this is your opportunity to take back-to-school shopping to the next level: today's retail therapy assignment is all about decking out your dorm room.
Whether you're rooming with your BFF (lucky!) or a total stranger, your temporary abode is essentially a blank canvas upon which you can finally unleash your true interior decor identity. Given that most of your funds have likely been spent on all your other educational essentials (textbooks, school supplies, tuition and the like), we've rounded up a range of LA's budget-friendly stores for stylish dorm room furniture and decor, from reliably affordable big box retailers like IKEA and Target to out-of-the-box boutiques like WACKO and Poketo.
· Mapped! LA's 38 Best Shops for Home Decor and Furniture [Racked]
· Dorm Shopping: Everything You Need (and Where to Get It!) [Racked]
· Ikea Created a Whole Collection for Your Tiny Apartment [Racked Nat'l]