Fresh Freshmen Dorm Decor

06/14/2012 12:39 pm ET | Updated Aug 14, 2012

Ah, moving into the dorms: a time for a new school, new friends and new roommate with a questionable wardrobe.

Beyond the fun of lugging items in the summer heat, waiting for occupied elevators and learning about the infamous girl/guy/thing (or mold) that haunts one's new abode, there are real positives to a new home: buying cool stuff to personalize the space and make it your own.

Here are my picks for the incoming college freshman (class of 2016):

Fresh Freshmen Dorm Decor