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One of the most appealing things about my NYC apartment was that it came fully furnished. Even still, it was a huge pain to move all of my clothes and other personal belongings from my old neighborhood to the new one. Although I plan on staying in my current place for a while, the mere thought of moving furniture in and out of apartments in the future is enough to give me hives. (Okay, I’m being dramatic, but shortness of breath at the very least.) I’ve heard all the horror stories from other city dwellers, and I’ve decided that any large pieces I do acquire will be easy to transport in some way, be they compact, collapsible, modular, or some combination of the three. Thankfully, many of my colleagues here at AT as masters at moving, and they have lots of great furniture recommendations that are both functional and stylish. If you’re going to be moving soon (or looking to lighten your load for the future) have a look through the picks below, and save yourself the stress of heavy hauling and damaged furniture.