The 8 Coolest Mini Fridges for Your Dorm Room

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Woot! The day you head off to campus is getting closer! There's so much fun stuff to think about for your dorm room: IKEA hacks, ways to hang art, easy storage ideas. Of course, one major dorm room essential is the classic mini fridge. You could go with a basic, no-frills, white box. Or you could actually find one that's super cute. Like one of these ...

Kuppet Mini Fridge, $199.95
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This is the perfect fridge if you know you're going to be storing more than last night's leftovers and a six-pack. It has two shelves, a lower crisper drawer, and a small freezer up top.

Chefman Mini Portable Fridge, $38.99
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Don't have room in your tiny dorm for a full-on fridge? This fun little box keeps a six-pack cool, and you can take it along with you to picnics and tailgate parties.

Galanz Retro Mini Fridge, $199.99
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The retro finishings on this mini fridge make it so classy (plus you can get jazzier with the Coca-Cola-esque red or '50s aqua colorways). There's a true freezer on this one — great for hoarding frozen treats from the dining hall.

This cute and compact little baby comes in two other colors — black and a baby blue — and has some nice extra touches like a bottle opener on the side and adjustable legs.

Smeg Mini Fridge, $999
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If you've got the budget, Smeg is always a wise choice in terms of look and quality. This is the type of fridge you'll keep way past your college years.

Daewoo Retro Mini Fridge, $239
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This sleek and modern fridge is on the smaller side — it's a little over 2 feet tall.

Magic Chef Retro 2-Door Mini Fridge, $249
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Here's another adorable retro-style option, this time in a delectable mint green.

Danby Contemporary Black Mini Fridge, $96
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Looking for something super compact and unoffensive? This squat fridge will keep your room stocked with a few essentials without sacrificing space.

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