Alice Gregory

  1. this thing’s incredible
    I Won’t Fly Without These Corsetlike SocksAnd now I don’t get swollen feet after cross-country flights.
  2. on-site shop
    No Brush Could Tame My Scraggly Mane Until NowIt rakes right through my wet, rat’s nest hair.
  3. ingenious design
    This Weird Kneeling Chair Saved My BackIt strengthened my muscles and changed my posture.
  4. this thing’s incredible
    My Tiny Gold Hoop Earrings Are $20 and Meant for Newborn BabiesFrom a few feet away, they’re invisible; up close they’re sweet and delicate.
  5. this thing’s incredible
    This Summer Dress (That Won’t Show Sweat or Iced-Coffee Stains) Is Now $32“Am I going to buy a second one? You bet.”
  6. this thing’s incredible
    The Dual-Purpose Fan Hat I Keep in My Bag May Through October“The miraculous hat that emerges has a wicker-like top and structured cloth brim.”
  7. this thing’s incredible
    These French Sneakers Are Like Converses Only Cheaper and More FlatteringAnd they’re on Amazon.
  8. the best gift i ever got
    The Best Day of the Month Is the Day My Universal Yums Box ArrivesDelicious treats from around the world for $16 a month.
  9. your shopping cart
    Guest Strategist Haul: What Writer Alice Gregory Bought in February“They’re perfect for dunking absentmindedly in milky tea while working: not distractingly flavorful, not crumbly.”
  10. this thing’s incredible
    Deal of the Day: Freakishly Flattering Face Stockholm LipstickApparently, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy was a fan.
  11. things we don’t talk about
    The Probiotic Tampons That Saved Me From Pain and MiseryMy painful weeklong problem was gone within an hour.
  12. weird things we love
    This Headlamp Lets Me Read in Bed Without Annoying My HusbandIt keeps the room pitch black, I promise.
  13. fugly week
    The Straw Visor Worth Sacrificing My Dignity ForIt protects me from the sun’s damaging rays — even if I look slightly hideous.
  14. fugly week
    My Poodle Is Inexplicably Devoted to This Bear/Octopus HybridHe guards it, cuddles with it, and ignores every other toy.
  15. feet week
    The Best House Slippers for Summer Look Almost High FashionThey won’t take you very far outside the house, but that’s okay.
  16. this thing’s incredible
    This Nail Polish Makes My Toes Look Instantly HealthierIt makes your nails look more like what they already are: pink and white.
  17. this thing’s incredible
    The Only Thing That’s Gotten My Pooch to Stop BarkingIt spritzes him in the face with citronella water every time he yaps.
  18. this thing’s incredible
    Guy Fieri Made the Second-Best Knife I’ve Ever UsedIt chops everything — from carrots to cheese to steaks — with ease.
  19. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Worn This Tinted Lip Balm Every Day for 3 YearsLike a subtle, long-lasting lipstick that costs less than lunch.
  20. this thing’s incredible
    The Best All-Natural Deodorant: Her EditionI could go half a week without showering and still smell good.
  21. this thing’s incredible
    The Actually Flattering Onesie I Even Wear in PublicIt’s designed for frigid outdoor excursions, but I wear it around New York.
  22. this thing’s incredible
    The German Syrup That’s Like Time-Release CoffeeI no longer have to take naps during the day.
  23. april showers
    The Eternal Trench: 18 Coats for Him and HerMore than a hundred years on, the waterproof wardrobe staple hasn’t aged a day. 
  24. Teresa Oman: The Internet’s ModelWith her 20,000 Instagram followers and dozens of fan pages, Oman has become one of the most beloved models.
  25. encounter
    85 Minutes With Cecily StrongFinger painting with SNL’s favorite ditz impersonator.
  26. Who’s Afraid to Sit Through This Play Stone Sober?Woolf by the glass.
  27. Size Once MatteredWidth, height, and class.
  28. Trouser MathCotton inflation means more skinny jeans.
  29. The Westway WayHipster-approved girls dancing topless, just because.
  30. neighborhood news
    Peetie the Parakeet, Art-World DarlingThe star of the Whitney’s Keinholz exhibition leads a charmed life.
  31. babes of new york
    10 Under 10: The Power Children of New YorkIn New York, there’s always someone younger, richer, and cooler than you. Here’s a list of kids who are all three.
  32. I Found This Funny: Judd Apatow’s Introduction to ReadingAuteur of underdogs–turned auteur of bromance, Judd Apatow is the fast-talking wordsmith who sits in the front row, spouting encyclopedic […]
  33. Mike Birbiglia’s Sleepwalk With Me: Portrait of the Comic as a Young ManThere’s something a little distasteful about humor for humor’s sake, something crude in trying to provoke laughter in strangers: I say this […]
  34. The Virginity Hit: The Humiliations of Growing Up, Made PublicMaybe you’ve noticed the signs during your morning subway commute. They’re almost believable for a split second: Still a virgin? Call the […]
  35. Our Bodies, Our Junk: Dr. Ruth it Ain’tWell, this book took me about a week longer than it should have to read. You really should be able to burn through it in a single day. Like […]