The Best Headboards for Dorm Rooms
Kelly Pewter Headboard
Atlanta-based Room 422 specializes in stylish, functional dorm decor. Their upholstered foam headboards have washable covers and Velcro to the wall.
BUY IT: Kelly Pewter Headboard, from $165; room422.com
No Nails Scallop Faux Headboard
Bring Pottery Barn’s classic style to your room with a scalloped faux headboard by PBdorm. Dress up the linen fabric with your monogram.
BUY IT: No Nails Scallop Faux Headboard, $120; pbteen.com
Silverwood The Powered Twin Headboard
No need for an extension cord with this savvy headboard. Two USB ports and a three-pronged outlet are hidden at the top, perfect for plugging in laptops and phones.
BUY IT: Silverwood The Powered Twin Headboard, $120; bedbathandbeyond.com
Twin/Twin XL Metallic Tufted Headboard Cushion
Go glam with an oversize metallic pillow from Dormify. Loops on the back of the headboard make hanging it from Command hooks even easier.
BUY IT: Twin/Twin XL Metallic Tufted Headboard Cushion, $70; dormify.com
The Headboard Pillow
LeighDeux combines the comfort of the pillow with the structured design of a headboard (a good choice for lofted beds). Choose from different colors and fabrics to match your bedding.
BUY IT: The Headboard Pillow in Linen, $179; leighdeux.com
Blue-and-White Upholstered Headboard
You’ll want to bring this upholstered headboard back for sophomore year. Choose between a beveled or arched style, and Velcro this lightweight piece to the wall.
BUY IT: Dorm Room Twin Headboard in Blue and White Tribal Print, $165; etsy.com
Over-Bed Shelving Unit
Storage solutions are key for maximizing a dorm room’s minimal square footage. This headboard doubles as shelving for stashing books or displaying photos and decor. It fits securely between the bed and the wall.
BUY IT: Decorative Dorm Shelf in Marble Gray, $150; dormco.com