No worries @matthewpmunger - appreciate your expertise and time in getting back to me!
Following your suggestion, I’ve gone ahead and added the single reference field to the Departments collection to define which product Category they belong to, and that’s all linked up now.
For convenience sake, instead of having all Categories>Departments>Types dropdown from the OUR PRODUCTS nav-menu link, I’ve created main nav-menu links for the Categories of LIVING, DINING and BEDROOM.
So now the first tier under the nav-menu LIVING dropdown will be the Departments (Lounges, Coffee Tables, Side Tables etc), which I’ve gone ahead and organized through a CMS Collection List, following your video walkthrough. I left the extra Lounges dropdown menu within the LIVING dropdown and filtered out the other “Lounges” department that was sourced through the CMS list (so I didn’t have a double-up).
Could you please tell me if I’ve set up the right structure to make my Lounges dropdown (within the larger LIVING dropdown) open/show its contents on the right, like in the rh.com screenshot I’m attaching? And I don’t want my Dropdown List to be opening up so wide and taking up unnecessary space - I’d like to have the Dropdown List tighter, like in the rh.com screenshot attached.
Also, what do I need to get these dropdown menus to integrate seamlessly into the tablet/phone hamburger menus and have them displaying properly?
I have a deadline for the project this Sunday, so a reply at your earliest convenience would be super super helpful!