Diksha Basu

  1. this things incredible
    I Won’t Fly Anywhere With My Kids Without This Collapsible ToteI pull it out as soon as we board and dump crucial in-flight things in it — headphones, snacks, water bottles, kids activities, phones, and books.
  2. this thing’s incredible
    I Found $38 (White!) Boots That Both My Daughters and I LoveThe kids’ version is only $25.
  3. this things incredible
    A Low-maintenance Cashmere Shawl That Always Looks GoodNo matter how badly I treat it.
  4. this thing’s incredible
    This $10 Waterproof Runner’s Belt Is Also an Ideal Hands-Free Summer WalletIt’s big enough to fit my phone, a few cards, my headphones, Chapstick, and my keys.
  5. this thing’s incredible
    These No-Hands-Required Sneakers Are Ideal for Chasing After My KidsYou can slip your feet into them without bending or using your hands, and they don’t lose their shape or fit.
  6. this thing’s incredible
    This Folding Scooter Gets Me to Dinner With FriendsDuring the day, I zip alongside my kids.
  7. this thing’s incredible
    This $10 Sephora Eyeliner Perfectly Approximates My Mother’s Favorite KajalI could probably even use it to get to Julia Fox levels of eyeliner absurdity, but I am not terribly inclined to try that.
  8. this thing’s incredible
    These Marni-esque Sandals (From Sorel, of All Places) Are My New Everyday HeelsAt dinner the other night, the very stylish wife of a fancy doctor praised them. “Sorel,” I said. “Sorel?” she said.
  9. this thing’s incredible
    This $5 Alternative to Clinique’s Black Honey Actually Shows Up on My LipsRevlon’s Black Cherry is perfect for my skin tone, but really it’s perfect for all skin tones, with varying degrees of intensity.
  10. this thing’s incredible
    These Plant-Based Patches Take the Edge Off Just As Well As Wine (or Pot)They have come to offer me the sense of ritual and relief you’d get from harder stuff, without any of that stuff’s negative side effects.
  11. this thing’s incredible
    I’ve Been Zipping All Around Ithaca on This (Relatively) Cheap Folding E-bikeIt folds down to the size of a suitcase and costs well under $1,000.
  12. all in the family
    Insults Are My Family’s Love LanguageI love them so much. Just don’t tell them I said that.