Some of our most popular items in recent memory.
Congratulations, you’ve made it to Tax Day. If you’re like most Americans (who haven’t filed an extension), your tax refund should also be coming through shortly. While we’d advise you to put your windfall into a savings account, if you’re feeling like giving yourself just a
little treat, there are just a few Strategist highlights you might want to consider. It’s a handy list whether you’re squirreling away all but $20 ( Baby Foot was made for sandal season) or $250 (a pocket projector perhaps?).
Shiseido Facial Razor
The best foot peel and
exfoliator is actually called Baby Foot. [Editor’s note: We just bought some and it really, really works.].
Crow Canyon Enamelware Serving Bowl
One of our favorite cheap but expensive-looking
dining decor items.
Zojirushi SM-KHE36AG Stainless Steel Mug
water bottle that inexplicably kept a vodka-soda ice-cold at the beach.
Easy Posture Lumbar Back Support
accessory makes even cheapo office chairs feel ergonomic.
at Bed Bath & Beyond
Revlon ColorBurst Stain
Areaware Table Tiles
You can’t go wrong with these design-y coasters as a
Kishu Charcoal Activated Filter
lump of coal that can actually replace your pricey Brita filter.
Opalescence Whitening Toothpaste
Joya Home Prism Candle
A nice-looking and -smelling Joya candle for the
Yamazaki Home Tower Leaning Ladder
wall ladder that turns empty space into another closet.
Kenra Platinum Revive Treatment
conditioner that quenches very damaged strands.
Teak Water-Resistant Bath Caddy
at Bed Bath & Beyond
All the good looks and function of a Danish secretary desk —
for the tub.
Osaka Pour-Over Coffee Brewer
The Japanese pour-over that makes a
way-better brew than the office Flavia machine.
Dr. Hauschka Almond Soothing Body Cream
Takenaka Double Bento Box
lunchbox that all your co-workers will eye with envy.
Commando Cotton Boy Shorts
Hobonichi Techo Notebook
The culty Japanese
notebook that our Strategist editor fell for.
velvet hangers from HSN star Joy Mangano let you double your closet space.
Office Star Ergonomically Designed Knee Chair
The weird Norwegian(ish)
kneeling chair that saves your back and posture.
Esther Williams ’50s Pin-Up Swimsuit
Tata Harper All-Natural Aromatic Stress Treatment
Current/Elliott Jersey T-shirt
at Barneys New York
gray T-shirt that becomes almost inexplicably flattering once you put it on.
Birdy Side Table
at Urban Outfitters
BedVoyage Bamboo Sheets
According to Anishka Clarke, co-owner of
Ishka Designs, these bamboo sheets are baby-butt soft.
Sara Conklin, the owner of Glasserie, thinks this
coffee maker makes coffee as great as a Chemex.
Egyptian Bedding 600-Thread-Count Egyptian Cotton Siberian Goose Down Comforter
down comforter has almost all flawless five-star reviews on Amazon.
Philips Sonicare Toothbrush
Pricey, surely, but
this is the Tesla of electric toothbrushes.
Want Les Essentiels de la Vie Kenyatta Dopp Kit
at Need Supply
This may just be the most handsome
dopp kit you’ll ever use.
The easiest way to
keep an eye on your cat or dog all day is with this little pet camera.
SimpleHuman Sensor Mirror
This lighted magnifying
vanity mirror acts like natural sunlight so you’ll actually end up wearing less makeup.
Land of Nod High Frequency Rug
RIF6 Cube Pico Projector
Some movies demand to be seen in widescreen — do them right with a
pocket projector that’ll go with you anywhere.
Re/Done High Waist Jeans
New York fashion director-at-large Amy Larocca found a version of Levi’s 501 that’s vintage-inspired and actually flattering.
Antler Tiber Case
Zojirushi Induction Pressure Stainless Steel Rice Cooker
Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer in Fuchsia
at Neiman Marcus
The absolutely worth-it
blow dryer that Linda Wells considers a sexy, supersonic object of desire.
Miele Complete C2
This German-made, brightly colored
vacuum cleaner will actually make you want to clean.
Avenue Montaigne Wide-Leg Crop Pants
at Neiman Marcus
Latitude Run Zack Midcentury Fabric Loveseat
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