10 Colorful Melamine Plates Perfect for a Dorm Room

updated May 1, 2019
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Melamine plates are a must-have for any dorm-bound college student. Not only can you find them in bright colors and patterns, but they are also almost impossible to break. The only drawback is not all of them are microwavable.

If you have a roommate or suitemates, buy at least two more plates than the total number of people living in the shared space — that way, movie nights don’t turn into a BYOP (Bring Your Own Plate) situation. Here are our 10 favorite colors and patterns on the market today.

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