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UPDATE (Aug. 30, 2019, 11:23 a.m.): After a long day of packing, unpacking, building furniture and hanging decor, Teresa Giudice finally gave us a look inside her daughter's finished Rutgers dorm room. It was worth the wait: Gia's setup is even more glamorous than we had imagined.
The college freshman's bed looks like a cozy study haven, complete with an array of fluffy throw pillows in neutral hues. Next to her bed, photos of family and friends sit atop some added shelving. Cheeky artwork, including a framed Chanel logo, is hung across the white exposed brick walls outlined with glittering string lights. And, to accompany that neon pink sign we admired yesterday, there is a second colorful neon sign that changes hues to the beat of music.
If her dorm is any indication, The Real Housewives of New Jersey daughter is going to have a fantastic year at college.
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All across the country, Bravolebrities' sons and daughters are packing up their belongings and moving into their college dorms. Last week, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Lisa Rinna helped her youngest daughter, Amelia Gray Hamlin, settle into her new pad near NYC's The New School. Then this week, The Real Housewives of New York City's Sonja Morgan appeared a bit frazzled (understandably!) while buying dorm essentials for her daughter Quincy's new room at the University of Pennsylvania. And today, Teresa Giudice took us along for the ride as she hauled oldest daughter Gia's belongings to New Jersey's Rutgers University.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey mom of four Instagrammed a look at Gia's college-bound load, which filled an entire pickup truck. "She packed too much," Teresa said as more suitcases rolled down her foyer's grand staircase.
Of course, Gia's sendoff was a family ordeal as Teresa's brother, Joe Gorga, was on hand to help load luggage, while Gia's grandpa Nono watched over her bags and boxes. Joe also doubled as a handyman, equipped with tools to help set up all of the teenager's dorm furniture.
"Joe just put that together," Teresa shared while admiring a white bookshelf with a television on top. "Look how nice, thank you. But we have so much more to go."
Indeed, Joe also put together a sleek, white tufted headboard which screwed right into Gia's dorm bed.
"Wow, beautiful views," Teresa gushed as she admired the scene outside the dorm window. Meanwhile, Joe was putting the finishing touch on Gia's decor: a chic, pink neon sign that read, "This must be the place."
Is it just us, or are college dorms these days way more glamorous than we remember them?
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