Alexandra Ilyashov

  1. ask a cool person
    The Best Wedding Rings, According to Cool PeopleFrom simple gold rings to diamond-studded jewels.
  2. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best (Actually Nice-Looking) Bridesmaid Dresses?You’ll actually want to wear these again.
  3. strategist investigates
    How to Shop for a Plus-Size Wedding Dress OnlineAccording to a bride-to-be who’s currently on the hunt.
  4. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Men’s Chinos?A lot of Ralph, one pair for $20, and many with some secret stretch.
  5. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Wireless Bras for Larger Breasts?From seamless bras, to styles with removable padding to and lacy, longline options — with a handful of bralettes for good measure.
  6. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Cheese Enthusiasts, According to CheesemongersFrom virtual tastings to baby onesies.
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    The Best Stylish Dining Chairs Under $200 (That Aren’t That Eames Dupe)No Eiffels here.
  8. ask a cool person
    The Best Desk Lamps, According to Architects and Interior DesignersFrom tried-and-true classic task lamps to contemporary light sculptures.
  9. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Shorts for Women?“They are perfect for every summer activity: running errands, walking the dog, lounging at home.”
  10. recommended by experts
    The Best Ways to Prevent Thigh Chafe When It’s Hot and Humid OutsideThirteen experts recommend the anti-chafe products they rely on, from glide-on balms, to powders you can precisely apply, to garter-style leg bands.
  11. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Housedress?“My main goal in life is to be comfortable at all times, and a housedress is the absolute pinnacle of comfort.”
  12. ask a cool person
    The Best Small (Yet Stylish) Desks, According to Cool PeopleFrom mini-secretaries to C-side tables.
  13. recommended by experts
    The Best Cooling Weighted Blankets, According to ExpertsReduce stress and body temperature.
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    The Best Gear to Improve Your WFH Posture, According to ExpertsFrom high-tech bras to magic keyboards.
  15. ask a cool person
    The Best Warm-Weather Rain Jackets for Men and Women, According to Cool PeopleFrom classic trench coats to see-through smocks to less-expected ponchos.
  16. recommended by experts
    How Do You Deter Moths (Without Using Smelly Mothballs)?Hint: with lavender and fake pheromones.
  17. 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.
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    The Best Stemless Wine Glasses, According to Restaurant Owners and Party HostsIncluding input from Eleven Madison Park’s wine director.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
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    The Best Canisters for Keeping Coffee Extra FreshSecond to buying excellent beans, it’s the key to a good cup of coffee.
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    The Best Soccer Cleats, According to Soccer PlayersAs you might expect: Nike and Adidas dominate here.
  23. best of new york 2018
    The Best of New York Shopping 2018Hotel-quality sheets, Palm Beach trinkets, and streetwear for toddlers.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.