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  1. celebrity shopping
    What Nicky Hilton Can’t Live Without“I’m the weirdo who sleeps in socks every single night.”
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    The Best Crossword Books, According Crossword ObsessivesIncluding Will Shortz, who says “we’re living in the golden age of crosswords.”
  3. the strategist
    From a Sardi’s Umbrella to a Frick Cap: A New York City Merch GuideFor the person who thinks it’s a helluva town.
  4. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Men’s Loungewear?“If I didn’t sleep shirtless, I’d keep it close and wear it to bed.”
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    What’s The Best Women’s Loungewear?“I am staunchly on the team of only wearing soft, stretchy clothing while at home.”
  6. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Things to Use for Working Out at Home?Including gear for yoga, pilates, cardio, SLT, and more.
  7. trust me i should know
    Everything You Need to Do Origami, According to an Origami Artist“Your first time will probably be less than perfect. That’s normal — even for experts.”
  8. ask a cool person
    The New Guard of Non-Fusty PuzzlesThe humble jigsaw has gotten a rebrand.
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    The Best Products for Waxing at Home, According to Skin-Care ExpertsThink of all the money you’ll save.
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    This $10 Top (From, of All Places, American Apparel) Is Perfect for At-Home Yoga“They were almost precisely what I wore as ‘going out’ tops to house parties my freshman year of college a decade ago.”
  11. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Silk Pajamas for Women?Lingerie experts, boutique owners, and all-around stylish women dish on their favorite silken sleepwear.
  12. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Ankle Boots for Women?“They’re comfortable and easy to wear at all times of day or night.”
  13. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best White Sneakers for Women?27 stylish ladies weigh in.
  14. strategist investigates
    The DIY Donald Judd Furniture GuideIt’s the rare project that simultaneously lets you flex a knowledge of art history and (some) capacity for manual labor.
  15. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Bathrobes for Women?We asked spa owners and loungewear and lingerie designers about their favorites.
  16. trust me i should know
    The Garden Tools Used by the New York Botanical Garden’s Curator of Orchids“These are kind of the ‘little black dress’ of gardening — infinitely usable and suitable for any occasion.”
  17. the drugstore project
    15 Cult French Pharmacy Products You Can Buy on AmazonIt’s like a trip to Paris without leaving your couch.
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    The Best Things for Cleaning Your Tongue, According to Dentists and Hygienists“You’ll be prime time for some close talking on the subway, or a 10-second Frencher on Friday night.”
  19. the drugstore project
    What Are the Best Drugstore Tights?“You could probably wear them through an actual bramble and emerge unscathed.”
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    How to Detangle Knotty Hair, According to StylistsIncluding the best detangling sprays for all hair types.
  21. the drugstore project
    C.O. Bigelow Owner Ian Ginsberg’s Favorite Drugstore Items“You suck on these lozenges and your whole head blows up.”
  22. gifts they might actually want
    44 Gifts for Every Type of Mother-in-Law (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Even if you still don’t know her very well, you always want to impress her.
  23. recommended by experts
    The Best Night Creams, According to DermatologistsIncluding the cream one facialist calls “truly magic in a jar.”
  24. insider goods
    What to Buy to Look Like: A Diamond District Jewelry Dealer“Jewelers are similar to surgeons and priests in that we deal with everybody — the good and the bad, they all come to us sooner or later.”
  25. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Candlesticks?Including elegant tapers and rustic beeswax spirals.
  26. westminster dog show
    What to Buy to Look Like: A Westminster Dog Show HandlerIncluding the new product that has “changed the game for poodle people.”
  27. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Jeans for Women?Straight legs, wide-legs, skinnies, and raw denim.
  28. strategist investigates
    Marzipan, the Fustiest Candy, Is Suddenly … Stylish?It’s popping up everywhere, from one T Magazine editor’s Thanksgiving table to trendy floral arrangements.
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    The Best Products for Curly Hair, According to Hair ExpertsIncluding a product that works “on every single curl type — loose, wavy, tight curls, tightly coiled, all of it.”
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    The Best Hair Masks, According to Hair Experts“This is indisputably the very best deep conditioner–type mask ever created on this planet for tightly curled or tightly coiled hair. Period.”
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    The Best Couples Sex Toys, According to Sex Therapists and Relationship ExpertsReally, any sex toy can be a couples sex toy, but these are specifically designed for you and a partner.
  32. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Black T-shirt for Men?For the gym, for the weekend, and even for wearing with a suit.
  33. the strategist
    What Celebrity Facialist Joanna Vargas Can’t Live WithoutIncluding the beanie that she copied from her client Julianne Moore.
  34. art
    NYC Almost Killed This Artist, But Now, at 40, She’s BackShannon Cartier Lucy was an up-and-coming artist (and nanny to bigger artists) but had to flee the city. Then someone saw her new work on Instagram …
  35. ask a cool person
    What’s The Best Cross-body Travel Bag?“It’s a sleek bag that looks just as at home at a nice restaurant as it does on the Global Entry line.”
  36. strategist investigates
    Why Is Everyone in the Office Dressed to Go Skiing?Street Ski is a logical next step for athleisure.
  37. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Socks for Women?A sock for every occasion.
  38. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Tote Bag?Ten totes that aren’t the New Yorker tote.
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    What Are the Best Workout Leggings for Women?Eleven fitness pros tell us their favorites.
  40. this thing's incredible
    The Best Thing I Bought Last Decade Is a Set of L.L. Bean Tote BagsThough the bags are having a “moment,” the real draw is their longevity.
  41. celebrity shopping
    What Artforum Editor-in-Chief David Velasco Can’t Live Without“The simplicity of putting a pod in a machine and hitting a button is magical.”
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    What La DoubleJ Founder J.J. Martin Can’t Live Without“Ayahuasca, energy healing, shamans, the yoni group, Yin Yoga, meditation, qi gong — name it, I’ve done it.”
  43. holiday gift guide 2019
    A Recent Discovery: The Met Museum Store Has Some Rather Cool JewelryHear us out.
  44. gifts they might actually want
    The 39 Best Travel Gift Ideas, According to Frequent TravelersFrom a space pen to indestructible headphones.
  45. celebrity shopping
    What Actress Felicity Jones Can’t Live Without“I just love Wednesday Addams’s style, how deadpan she is, and how she doesn’t try too hard.”
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    What Yeardley Smith (the Voice of Lisa Simpson) Can’t Live Without“If I wasn’t an actress, I would have liked to be a professional princess.”
  47. cyber monday
    If You Buy One Thing Today, Make It These Crisp Cotton J.Crew PajamasAt over 60 percent off, they’re cheap enough to buy two.
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    The Best Hairbrushes, According to Hairstylists“It’s a great scalp massage and scalp stimulator, which can possibly encourage hair growth.”
  49. strat investigates
    Why Do Almost 400 Flight Attendants Own This $24 Jumpsuit?“Every single person started getting it, and now they call it the unofficial flight-attendant uniform.”
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    What National Book Foundation Executive Director Lisa Lucas Can’t Live Without“So the deal on this stuff is that it looks like a brown gelatinous mess and it smells like Alpo and it makes your face magic.”
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