The desire to create a cozy-chic environment that's perfect for unwinding is a common sign that you're an adult. That matching bedding set and playroom-like furniture from your college years are still functional, but maybe you're starting to reconsider the duo in your first grown-up living situation. After hustling out in the real world, all you want to do is collapse on the couch and channel Olivia Pope with wine and popcorn in hand. You deserve to come home to a space that looks just as sophisticated as you now feel.
Whether you're moving into a first apartment or thinking of revamping your current interior for the fall, we crafted a shopping guide filled with essential homewares suited for your grown-ass self. Knowing that not all beginner apartment dwellers want to drop entire paychecks on single home items, we threw some budget-friendly sets and bundles into the mix too. Ahead, the key pieces from smaller basics to larger anchor-pieces that will make a starter apartment look and feel more like a refined home.
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