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What else does a dorm room need besides extra-long twin sheets? In short, everything. Dressing up the blandness of the basic college housing you've been assigned is practically essential for survival, making your home away from home somewhere you actually want to be. But unfortunately, many of our favorite home goods stores in the city just don't work for college student budgets.
So here, we've rounded up 14 affordable shops for co-eds to hit up before school is back in session in New York City. Whether your style is simple or loud, whether you prefer to decorate with monogram candles, bamboo mats, or wine-themed string lights, there's items here to suit every taste—and wallet size. See our full map after the jump.