First Apartment - Furniture

Hey WSO,

I'm moving to NYC in a few weeks to start at a BB as a FT IB Analyst. 
I'm starting to look at furniture and was wondering if anyone had any advice on the price range/basics I should get?

I was looking at Walmart or IKEA furniture as options (not trying to spend a fortune), but curious if it's worth it to pay up for better quality? If so, do you have any particular stores you'd recommend?

Thanks all!

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Comments (5)

May 14, 2021 - 5:26pm

Restoration Hardware has a lot of good pieces, but its expensive. I used to get 40% off there. I have one piece from Ikea - it was a $2K L-shaped black leather couch. I've had it for 6 years and it is bulletproof solid. I have a bunch of other rare furniture that I searched the internet and world to find. 

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Jun 9, 2021 - 10:25am

Do we need a god ergonomic chair and standing desk??? Seems that people are going back to the office now


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