- September 26, 2005
- Scent Strip
Every fall, a slew of new fragrances hits the market, promising to seduce, entice, and empower. Which scents hit the target?
- August 22, 2005
- Backpacks Unpacked
It’s an essential part of every kid’s school kit. Which unisex backpacks score style points, and which will hold every last book?
- July 25, 2005
- Safety First
Your jewelry, your will, your childhood memorabilia—they all deserve a secure location. Which personal safes protect your valuables, and which are for show?
- July 18, 2005
- Bagging It
The ideal beach tote merges summery chic with waterproof, sandproof, roomy utility. Which of this year’s crop comes closest?
- June 6, 2005
- Wick Appeal
A scented candle is the fail-safe hostess gift with universal appeal—or is it? We select the fragrances most likely to win you a return invitation.
- May 23, 2005
- Beach Prep
Summer rental? Check. Bikini? Check. But have you thought about what you’ll be reclining on this season? Beach chairs tested, from macho leather to modern minimalist.
- May 16, 2005
- Rum Punch
White rum is the ultimate summer mixer—and maybe, now that new premium brands are hitting the market, a sipping drink, too. Which bottle is best?
- April 29, 2005
- White Album
You might think the humble white T-shirt is a simple purchase. You’d be wrong . From smart, fitted numbers to the perfect hanging-out shirt, which women’s tee is best?
- April 25, 2005
- Tools Menu
In our renovate-and-remodel culture, everybody needs a power tool. Which hand drill is best?
- April 18, 2005
- File Search
Nail files tested, from industrial-grade diamonds to emery boards.