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  1. celebrity shopping
    What Novelist Leïla Slimani Can’t Live Without“I’m convinced I will write something good as long as I do it in this pen.”
  2. people’s choice
    The Best Earphones on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best for kids, for running, and for sound quality.
  3. recommended by experts
    The Best Home Speakers, According to Audio ExpertsIncluding the best speakers for TV and movies, the best Alexa-compatible speakers, and the best speakers on a budget.
  4. people’s choice
    The Best Dog Toys on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding chew toys, squeaky toys, and learning toys for your pooch.
  5. people’s choice
    The Best Olive Oils on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding cold-pressed, Californian, and giftable oils.
  6. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Start Fishing, According to ExpertsFrom rods, reels, and lines to an expert-recommended snack.
  7. dupes week
    I Use This Jumbo Chilly’s Dupe to Take My Chardonnay to the ParkIt can easily house a whole bottle (and is great for batch cocktails and cold brew, too).
  8. dupes week
    Strategist Investigates: What’s the Best Dupe for Apple AirPods?Turns out there are a few excellent alternatives to the iconic white buds.
  9. dupes week
    These £14 Tees Are the Jewels of My Extensive, 48-Piece T-Shirt Collection“One friend swore she had been eyeing up the same thing in Dover St Market. Little did she know that my version gave me change from a 20.”
  10. people’s choice
    The Best Ice-Cream Makers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best small options, the best self-freezing models, and the best for snow cones.
  11. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Glasses for Women?Including stylish high-street, luxury, and budget options.
  12. celebrity shopping
    What the Hosts of The Receipts Podcast Can’t Live Without“It makes me look a bit jazzy and a bit slutty, which I’m into.”
  13. recommended by experts
    How to Make Cold-Brew Coffee at Home, According to BaristasIt’s a lot easier than you think.
  14. prime day 2021
    The Best Amazon Prime Day Kitchen DealsWe’re rounding up all the best kitchen deals this Prime Day.
  15. celebrity shopping
    What Rose Matafeo Can’t Live Without“Thankfully, there’s a real community of curly people on the internet now, which didn’t exist when I was a teenager.”
  16. people’s choice
    The Best Smart TVs on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best ultra-HD TV, the best OLED TV, and the best TV for small spaces.
  17. people’s choice
    The Best Chef’s Knives on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best Japanese knife, the best stainless-steel knife, and the best luxury option.
  18. celebrity shopping
    What Róisín Murphy Can’t Live Without“I tried them and thought, Jesus, that’s what it feels like to have a really clean mouth.
  19. father’s day
    26 Father’s Day Gifts Under £10 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including a head massager for tightly wound dads, a book that’ll remind him of the Tate, and an odour-eliminating candle.
  20. father’s day
    17 Father’s Day Gifts You Can Buy From Black-Owned BusinessesNo matter your dad’s taste, consider supporting a Black business this year.
  21. people’s choice
    The Best-Rated Fans, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the quietest fans, the best for desks, and the best-looking options.
  22. celebrity shopping
    What Ballet Dancer William Bracewell Can’t Live Without“Not all gardening tools are created equal, after all.”
  23. people’s choice
    The Best Water Flossers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersFrom the best for braces to the best for sensitive teeth.
  24. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Sunglasses for Women?We quizzed eight cool people, including podcasters, singers, and fashion editors, about their favourite shades.
  25. people’s choice
    The Best Coffee-Pod Machines on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersWe found ecofriendly, milk-frothing, and miniature options.
  26. father’s day
    36 Father’s Day Gifts Under £20 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including gifts for birding dads, dads who make sourdough, and highly competitive dads.
  27. people’s choice
    The Best Vacuum Cleaners on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewsIncluding the best cordless vacuums, the best for tackling pet hair, and the best robot vacuums.
  28. celebrity shopping
    What Annie Macmanus Can’t Live Without“I’m normally not flashy like that at all. This is almost a plain-Jane-style watch. But I swear, I have not taken it off, I’m so scared I’ll lose it.”
  29. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Work From Home, According to People Who Do It Every DayWith working from home looking like long-term change, we asked experts for their WFH essentials that help boost productivity and keep burnout at bay.
  30. ask a cool person
    The Best Men’s White T-Shirts, According to Stylish MenIncluding the best luxury option, the best slim-fit, and the best for a boxier fit.
  31. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Sunglasses for Men?11 experts, including writers, fashion editors, and musicians, tell us their top picks.
  32. recommended by experts
    The Best Barbecues, According to ExpertsWe asked those who ought to know, from chefs to food experts, for their luxury, inexpensive, and status-y picks.
  33. painless shopping
    Cheap But Expensive-Looking Coffee Tables (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including wood, glass, and concrete options.
  34. strategist investigates
    The Strategist Investigates: Should I Be Scraping My Carpets?We called up luxury hotels and professional cleaners to try and learn whether the TikTok carpet-scrapers are damaging for rugs.
  35. trust me i should know
    Everything Novelist Turned Ceramicist Elizabeth Macneal Uses in Her Home StudioIncluding a tungsten clay trimmer ordered via Instagram, the mop she uses for cleaning her floors, and the dust masks she bulk-buys.
  36. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Glasses for Men?We asked those who ought to know — from menswear writers to luxury tailors — for their top picks.
  37. people’s choice
    The Best Coolers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersFrom the best extra-large cooler to the best cooler with wheels.
  38. people’s choice
    The Best Slow Cookers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersWe found small slow cookers, inexpensive options, and one with an air-fryer option, too.
  39. people’s choice
    The Best Paddling Pools on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best large pool, the best for babies, and the best with a canopy.
  40. celebrity shopping
    What Arman Naféei (Host of Are We on Air?) Can’t Live Without“Even when I go to my parents’, the first thing I do is switch the light bulbs out.”
  41. people’s choice
    The Best Air Fryers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiatic ReviewersIncluding the best less-expensive air fryer and the best multi-cooker option.
  42. recommended by experts
    The Best Toothbrushes for Kids, According to DentistsWe asked dentists for their expert picks of the best toothbrushes for any and every child, including toddlers, older children and kids with braces.
  43. trust me i should know
    The 7 Items a Celebrity Animal Trainer Carries at All Times“I’m working on a film set right now. I’m not allowed to say what it is, but the dogs we’re working with go crazy for Swedish meatballs.”
  44. celebrity shopping
    What Actress Bukky Bakray Can’t Live Without“Shea butter is the holy grail.”
  45. recommended by experts
    The Best Olive Oils, According to ExpertsWe asked food-industry professionals, from chefs to buyers, for their recommendations.
  46. celebrity shopping
    What Grooming Expert Aaron Wallace Can’t Live Without“I listen to a lot of soul and R&B — in fact, I’d argue that I have one of the best ‘90s R&B playlists of all time.”
  47. people’s choice
    The Best Board Games for Kids, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best noncompetitive game, the best guessing game, and the best game for kids ages 10 and up.
  48. mother’s day
    The Best Virtual Gifts for Mother’s DayWhether she’s into theatre, cheese, or fermenting, there’s a virtual gift for that.
  49. painless shopping
    36 Mother’s Day Gifts Under £20 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including garden decor, gifts for Zoom fatigue, and faux flowers.
  50. celebrity shopping
    What Zara Larsson Can’t Live Without“I find it easy to fall for a good discount — in my head I’m like, Oh my God, I’m saving so much money.”
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