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Now Trending: Nostalgic Decor

Now Trending: Nostalgic Decor

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Back to school is right around the corner! If there’s one thing to get ahead on, it’s shopping for your dorm room. The last thing you want to do is make trips to the store the first few weeks to pick up this and that. And, sometimes it can be a little overwhelming moving away from home for the first time (homesickness, ugh). To combat back-to-school blues, try surrounding yourself with a little fun. Retro and '90s-inspired decor and supplies are all the rage right now. So whether you're prepping that dorm list or just want to give your desk a #TBT makeover, read on for some inspiration—and a little nostalgia. 

Gel Pens

Gel pens

Price: $12 at Bando.com

Gel pens are making a comeback, and they’re cuter than ever! They're perfect for writing down last-minute notes and adding a little bit of color.

Furry key chains

furry key chains

Price: $3.20 on Amazon.com

You’ll never have to forget your key to the room or car again with these fluffy finds. They’re super easy to find when you’re pressed for time running out the door. Get an extra one and click it onto your purse—just like you did with your fave key chain and bookbag back in the day!

Lava lamps

Lava lamps

Price: $34.99 at Yoyo.com

Not only are they incredibly addicting to watch, but they have the perfect amount of light to light up a room when you’re studying late at night and need a break from the fluorescent lights. And we can't think a better throwback than this!

Record players


Price: $99.95 at CrosleyRadio

Crosley record players can make any interior look vintage and hip. (Just take one scroll through Instagram and you'll see what we mean!) As a plus, a record player is perfect for adding to the ambiance when you throw get-togethers.

Bean Bag Chairs

Bean bag chair

Price: $40.49 at Target

These comfy and fun bean bag chairs are a classic '90s touch. They're comfortable to relax on while you’re doing your required reading.

What are you adding to your dorm decorating list? We’d love to know! Tell us in the comments below.

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