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Alexandra Ilyashov

  1. plant week
    The Best Indoor Garden Kits, According to Chefs and GardenersFresh basil, peppers, micro-mustard greens, and more, from your kitchen.
  2. the best. really.
    The Best Rain Jackets for Warm Weather, According to People Who Work in FashionFrom classic trench coats to see-through parkas.
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    What Is the Best Duvet Cover?We asked interior designers.
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    What Are the Best Wireless Bras for Larger Breasts?“I need to know that my chest won’t fly out of my bralette if I run for a bus or hustle down the subway steps.”
  5. recommended by experts
    How Do You Deter Moths (Without Using Smelly Mothballs)?Hint: with lavender and fake pheromones.
  6. the hard to shop fors
    The Best Holiday Gifts for Wives and GirlfriendsSaid one hard-to-shop-for wife: “If people love me, they will read my mind, right?”
  7. strat investigates
    What’s in These Supplements That Famous People Can’t Live Without?Two specific supplements will get name-checked time and again by celebrities who talk to the Strategist.
  8. recommended by experts
    The Best Stemless Wine Glasses, According to Restaurant Owners and Party HostsIncluding input from Eleven Madison Park’s wine director.
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    The Best Ways to Prevent Thigh Chafe When It’s Hot and Humid OutsideAccording to a group of eight women who’ve tried everything.
  10. the best. really.
    What Are the Best Travel Pants for Women?Pants for squashed economy airplane seating, airport delays, and long Ubers to the hotel.
  11. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Thank-You Gifts for Hosts, According to People With Vacation HomesThat aren’t chocolates, candles, or bottles of wine.
  12. recommended by experts
    The Best Canisters for Keeping Coffee Extra FreshSecond to buying excellent beans, it’s the key to a good cup of coffee.
  13. recommended by experts
    The Best Soccer Cleats, According to Soccer PlayersAs you might expect: Nike and Adidas dominate here.
  14. the best. really.
    What Are the Best Shorts for Women?Just in time for summer.
  15. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for a Mother-in-Law, According to Real Mothers-in-LawFor the woman you still don’t know very well, and will forever be trying to impress.
  16. the best. really.
    The Best Chinos for Men, With Input From Style Editors and a Male ModelOnes from Italy, ones for $20, ones that allow a “yacht ankle roll.”
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    The Best Desk Lamps, According to ArchitectsBeyond the classic Luxo L-1.
  18. best of new york 2018
    The Best of New York Shopping 2018Hotel-quality sheets, Palm Beach trinkets, and streetwear for toddlers.
  19. what do you want
    10 Harry Potter Superfans on the Gifts They Want for the HolidaysFrom remote-control wands and custom book sets, to Funko Pop toys and temporary tattoos.
  20. winter weddings 2018
    9 Wedding Trends From Around the World That Are Worth StealingFrom dogs in kilts in Glasgow to Renaissance-style gowns in Milan.