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  1. celebrity shopping
    What Miss Fame Can’t Live Without“When I visit people’s houses, I always leave a few bars hidden in their pantry, so they discover they have a treat.”
  2. father’s day 2022
    The Best Father’s Day Gifts for GrandfathersGifts for grandpa that aren’t another pair of Argyle socks or a silly tie.
  3. best in class
    13 of the Best Cashmere SweatersFrom wardrobe staples to bright color-blocked sweaters.
  4. deal of the day
    Get Seven Full-Size Tarte Products for Just $65The lineup features Strat favorite like a truly smudgeproof eyeliner that can hold up to a “sudden crying jag.”
  5. celebrity shopping
    What Rob Thomas Can’t Live Without“It’s like putting out a fire in my throat.”
  6. celebrity shopping
    What Christine Chiu Can’t Live Without“I would purposely reroute trips to that airport just to stock up on 30 to 40 pairs at a time.”
  7. celebrity shopping
    What Candace Bushnell Can’t Live Without“Rolls of them end up everywhere — in all of my pockets and bags.”
  8. best in class
    The 12 Very Best ToothpastesIncluding ones to brighten your pearly whites and help with sensitivity.
  9. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Grandmothers, According to Grandmothers (and a Few Grandkids)Including fuzzy socks, journals, and lots of family photos.
  10. best in class
    The 10 Best Nice-Looking Pill CasesIncluding a “sleek” pill-case-slash-compact and other stylish options.
  11. celebrity shopping
    What Venus Williams Can’t Live Without“I look like I could protect the planet when I wear these.”
  12. best in class
    The 8 Best Sinus-Rinse Kits and Neti PotsIncluding gentle mists and more intense rinses for stuffier days.
  13. deal of the day
    This Windproof Umbrella Is 38 Percent Off Just in Time for Spring ShowersIt even held up through “gusty wind on the second floor of the Eiffel tower.”
  14. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Callus RemoversIncluding foot files, creams, and gels for smooth, sandal-ready skin.
  15. celebrity shopping
    What Cole Sprouse Can’t Live Without“Once I had a tool that worked as an extension of my hand, I fell in love with cooking.”
  16. deal of the day
    This Supermodel-Approved Cream Is 15 Percent OffRita Ora can’t travel without the “magical cream.”
  17. celebrity shopping
    What Lauv Can’t Live Without“I like that it’s really light — that way I can jump around on stage and go crazy.”
  18. best in class
    7 of the Very Best Nail ClippersWhether you’re looking for nail clippers for babies or toenail clippers for the thickest of nails.
  19. celebrity shopping
    What Catherine Cohen Can’t Live Without“It makes me feel like I’m home: at Taco Bell in Union Square at 3 a.m., you know, ruining my life.“
  20. celebrity shopping
    What Avril Lavigne Can’t Live Without“There’s something about this dip that makes it impossible to stop eating once it’s open.”
  21. painless shopping
    36 Gifts Under $50 From Black-Owned BusinessesIncluding a book for babies, a fresh-smelling candle, and a crisp bottle of Chardonnay.
  22. celebrity shopping
    What Musician Bryan Adams Can’t Live Without“If you’re like me and you’re like Count Dracula, you just want to have a little bit of darkness.”
  23. this thing’s incredible
    This Body and Hair Oil Got Me Through My First New York WinterWhile part of me still dreads below-40-degree days, I feel calmer knowing that my skin is one thing I won’t have to worry about.
  24. best of brand
    The Strategist Guide to Shopping at SkimsIncluding shorts that prevent thigh chafing, budget-friendly shapewear, and a robe with “teddy-bear-like energy.”
  25. painless shopping
    39 Expensive-Looking Earrings Under $50We’re living in a golden age of cheap earrings.
  26. micro sales
    10 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Sony to Sweaty BettyIncluding plenty of warm-weather essentials, like oil-free sunscreen and rarely-on-sale Teva sandals.
  27. celebrity shopping
    What Actress Jenna Ortega Can’t Live Without“I grew up with Tapatío, so it’s ingrained in my brain that this is the correct hot sauce.”
  28. celebrity shopping
    What Lala Kent of Vanderpump Rules Can’t Live Without“I will walk outside and go to the grocery store with it on my face. I have no shame.”
  29. celebrity shopping
    What Claudia Soare of Anastasia Beverly Hills Can’t Live Without“My Chihuahuas love chewing on my shoes, and they can’t destroy these.”
  30. best in class
    The 6 Very Best Jewelry OrganizersPut your pearls in their place.
  31. one-stop shop
    The Best Cooling Mattresses You Can Buy Online, As Tested by Strategist EditorsIncluding options for side sleepers, stomach sleepers, and athletes.
  32. best in class
    7 of the Very Best Tweezers for Hair RemovalFor eyebrow shaping, ingrown dislodging, and banishing errant face hairs.
  33. valentines day 2022
    25 (Unusual, Funny, Artful, Tasteful) Valentine’s Cards You Can Buy on AmazonOptions for friends, kids, spouses, and anyone else you love.
  34. friday sales
    18 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Fitbit to West ElmIncluding some sheepskin-lined slippers, a dupe for Le Creuset’s heart-shaped cocotte, and a delightful pair of space-themed cuff links.
  35. micro sale
    9 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Anthropologie to ArketIncluding an exciting new quilt collab, a decently priced massage chair, and discounts on plenty of home-organization supplies.
  36. recommended by experts
    Everything to Help Your Dog Adjust to Big-City Life, According to Dog TrainersIncluding fuss-free treat bags, no-pull harnesses, and subway carriers.
  37. celebrity shopping
    What Tiffany ‘New York’ Pollard Can’t Live Without“I order it and have it sent to my location no matter what coast I’m on.”
  38. celebrity shopping
    What Whitney Cummings Can’t Live Without“I started taking it six months ago, and people are asking me if I got a face-lift.”
  39. year in review
    The Best Thing I Bought This Year: An Over-the-Counter Remedy for Asian FlushAlong with my phone, wallet, and keys, I don’t leave home without it.
  40. micro sales
    Tons of Best-Selling Girlfriend Collective Styles Are Up to 50 Percent OffIncluding universally flattering leggings and puffers for the chilliest of days.
  41. saw something said something
    Princess Mako Has Good Taste in HangersShe’s as concerned about conserving closet space as the rest of us are.
  42. cyber monday 2021
    The Best Nordstrom Cyber Monday Deals: From Alex Mill to UGGAt Nordstrom, the best Cyber Monday sales include expert-recommended skin care, Le Creuset kitchenware, Casper duvet covers, and much more.
  43. black friday 2021
    The Best Nordstrom Black Friday Deals: From Alex Mill to UGGAt Nordstrom, the best Black Friday sales include expert-recommended skincare, Le Creuset kitchenware, Casper duvet covers and much more.
  44. painless shopping
    22 Gifts Under $50 From Indigenous-Owned BrandsFrom sustainably made clothing and accessories to hand-printed home goods.
  45. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Black Blazers for Women?“It’s a modernized classic ode to Gwyneth Paltrow’s ’90s wardrobe staple. The look still holds strong today.”
  46. friday sales
    19 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Anthropologie to A.P.C.Including deals on cold-weather gear, covetable holiday gifts, and cozy home goods.
  47. micro sales
    12 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy, From L’Oréal to Levi’sIncluding some expert-recommended shampoo for natural hair, Kelly Ripa’s go-to root cover-up, and the “gold standard” of jeans.
  48. graphic novels
    The Best Graphic Novels and Memoirs, According to Experts“This book is a master class in writing.”
  49. this thing’s incredible
    This Indestructible Dog Bed Has Outlasted All Other Dog Beds I’ve OwnedIt has survived muddy paws, lake days, and even another pup’s accident.
  50. giving back
    20 Organizations Fighting the Texas Abortion BanA list of organizations that are fighting for abortion access in Texas.
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