It's no secret that Target love is real and alive. And although you probably didn't need another excuse to take another weekly trip to the store where you are guaranteed to buy spend an extra $50 you don't have, you should know there's a bunch of trendy things no millennial should be able to resist buying from Target. Unsurprisingly to anyone who's ever gone into a fugue state in a Target aisle and ended up purchasing half the store, there are a tonof super classy, ridiculously affordable things you kind of need in your life — from home decor to accessories to (obviously) snacks.
Target's young people appeal is actually strategic, according to TIME— they're specifically opening more small Target locations in college towns now. This is all in an effort to reach its target market, so really, if you end up going over budget, it's kind of not even your fault, right? (Right.) And as it turns out, you really might not be fully to blame — turns out even the music played at Target is a strategic move to keep you in the store longer.
So now that you have a lot of explanations for why you're so in love with your favorite bullseye store, might as well save you some time perusing the aisles — here are some Target faves you're going to fall in love with, guaranteed.
You can light up a room both literally and aesthetically with this pretty textured modern lamp. It's so chic and modern that it will make you feel cool, even when you're using it to crank out that last-minute work project you're on deadline for on a Friday night.
This is the future, where we have to admit we're older. Older, as in, we're at that age where we can appreciate home decor so much that putting a fascinating geometric fixture on your kitchen or coffee table sounds appealing AF. Embrace the desire. Give in. It's so pretty, isn't it?
Not only does this mug come in four other ridiculously chic colors, but it holds a whopping 16 ounces of coffee, making it the perfect (and heck affordable!) option for your cozy work mug to perk you up in the morning.
It's music festival and farmer's market season! Put this bag on to walk the streets feeling like a million dollars (when you spent less than $25!). Smooth faux leather has never looked so classy, for this cheap.
Avoid burning or scratching your dining table with some more marble and wood (do you see a theme emerging here?). Coasters aren't just for old people — they're for people that want to be on trend. Your environment dictates your mindset, so spice that baby up!