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Ahhhh, the frustrations of being a student: You want to drink wine and discuss intellectual idiosyncrasies, but you’re stuck in the horribly lit library hunched over your laptop with a cup of lukewarm coffee. You want to attend a soiree worthy of your favorite cocktail dress, but instead you keep getting keg beer spilt on your favorite jeans. You want to invest in a stand-out accessory, but your work/study job doesn’t exactly pay enough for that bling you feel you deserve.
That’s where you’re wrong. Well, half wrong. Maybe you can’t splurge on a piece of jewelry that costs more than a month’s rent (yet), but we curated a list of five lovely pieces that you’ll love forever, which won’t condemn you to everlasting debt. We’re confident this classic collection will stand the test of time, and could be your first (of many) good style investments.