There’s an old saying that clothes make the man, but accessories make the man great. Those little touches like the right watch or glasses can add that level of style to make you even more attractive to the fairer sex. That also applies to your apartment. We know you’ve probably got all the essentials there: a couch, definitely a TV, probably some shelves and maybe even another chair. But the next step to having a great pad is finding small touches that will separate you from that poor schlub living in squalor. However, we also know that buying such items can be a real pain, and you don’t want to spend your free time wandering through stores trying to find apartment furnishings. So we’ve solved the problem for you. We scoured Amazon to find the coolest products to give your apartment an instant style upgrade.
POWELL BRASS SERVICE CART ($145)
After you’ve procured all your basic furniture, a this is the next product you need. What combines form and function better than a bar cart, which keeps your drink at the ready while simultaneously making your apartment look cooler. Tuck this into a corner or put it along a wall and then stock with your best bottles of booze and some good glassware.
COCKTAIL KINGDOM ESSENTIAL COCKTAIL SET ($110)
Now that you’ve got that bar cart, you need to put some good looking tools on top of it. But this set of shaker, mixing glass, barspoon and jigger aren’t just for looks. Cocktail Kingdom makes the best bar tools around, combining sleek style with sturdy design. When you use Cocktail Kingdom products, you can easily feel the difference between their gear and cheaper products.
CHICOZY SUPERHERO THROW PILLOW COVERS ($10)
Your couch is like one big mass of a single color and that can make your room look a little boring. Add a little color and personality to it by putting a couple of your favorite superheroes on display. From Captain America to Hulk to Black Widow, you’ve got a lot to choose from, but if superheroes aren’t your style, the company also features Star Wars characters too.
TORRE & TAGUS FACE VASE ($56)
Plants in your apartment can actually double as natural air filters, helping improve the air quality of your pad. Once you find the right plant for your particular lighting conditions, put it inside this whimsical, head-shaped pot instead of some boring old clay cannister from Home Depot.
BRIGHTTECH EMMA TRIPOD FLOOR LAMP ($75)
Brighten up a dark corner while adding some architectural interest to your living room or bedroom with this tripod floor lamp that’s reminiscent of Mid-Century Modern style. This easy-to-assemble model will cost you about one-third of what you’d pay if you bought something similar from West Elm.
FAUX TAXIDERMY DEER HEAD ($87)
Look beyond just posters and other rectangular wall hangings in your abode and opt for this faux taxidermy deer head. It’s really easy to end up with a bunch of boxy decor when designing a room, so when you have the chance to mix up the shapes with a piece like this, you definitely should.
STEAL STREET GOLD SKULL ($20)
Break up the monotony on your bookshelf with this expertly crafted skull that’s made from resin and covered in a resilient, shiny gold paint. It’s not quite the size of a human head, so you won’t have to worry about taking up your whole shelf.
REED WILSON DESIGN WEST COASTERS ($36)
Protect your coffee table from your heathen friends while repping the far superior part of the nation with these coasters cut from baltic birch. Ok, if you’re not from the West, you can still rep your region with one of Wilson’s other sets.