When you are starting out in your own place, certain pieces just seem to come with the territory: card tables, folding futon sofas and those ubiquitous inexpensive torchiere floor lamps. When the time is right for your budget, these are the items worth replacing first for an instant sophistication upgrade.
If you are looking forward to a 80s style floorlamp-free future, Refinery 29 has some shopping suggestions for more stylish (yet affordable) replacements.
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