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Jenna Milliner-Waddell

  1. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Kathy Hochul’s Election Night PartyThe governor and fellow New York Democrats hosted a crowd of hundreds at Capitale as the midterm results came in.
  2. the strategist holiday catalogue
    102 Carefully Selected, Unusually Special Gifts Over $200Including a persimmon-colored Ton33, Greenpoint-milled matcha, and murano-glass gelato spoons.
  3. the strategist holiday catalogue
    105 Carefully Selected, Unusually Special Gifts Under $200Including a Dickensian nightgown, some Wall Street–inspired bedding, and three bonnets.
  4. the strategist holiday catalogue
    113 Carefully Selected, Unusually Special Gifts Under $50Including tinned eel, Elizabethan cuffs, and a borosilicate honey dipper.
  5. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Subscription Boxes for Every Person (That Also Make Great Gifts)It’s the gift that literally keeps on giving.
  6. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Democratic-Socialist ConventionIn a church on the Upper East Side, the NYC-DSA recently gathered to decide on its plans for 2023.
  7. holiday gifts 2022
    The 34 Best Food Gifts for Every Kind of GourmandWhen in doubt, give them something they can eat.
  8. best in class
    14 of the Very Best Hair Masks“Hair masks are key to healthy hair, no matter the texture.”
  9. best in class
    The 13 Very Best Moisturizers for Oily SkinThat won’t make you look like a greaseball.
  10. best in class
    The 15 Very Best Ankle Boots for WomenIncluding the Docs that Dove Cameron wore on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
  11. best in class
    The 14 Very Best Chelsea Boots for WomenOne pair is versatile enough to wear to the ballet — and then on a hike.
  12. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Men’s Dopp KitsCompact enough to squeeze in a carry-on and durable enough to withstand years of travel.
  13. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Dinner at MoMA PS1For three nights, the popular Bed-Stuy Nigerian restaurant Dept of Culture Brooklyn took up residence at the Queens museum.
  14. painless shopping
    29 (Simple, Over-the-Top, and In-Between) Pieces of Jewelry From Black DesignersIncluding waist beads, anklets, and finger caps.
  15. holiday gifts 2022
    The Best Gifts for New Moms, According to New MomsAs one new mom puts it, “Going forward, I’d be more inclined to get things for the mothers because you’ll get so much baby stuff.”
  16. best in class
    The 17 Very Best Skin-Care Products for Redness and RosaceaFrom creams and cleansers to tinted primers and sunscreen.
  17. celebrity shopping
    What T-Pain Can’t Live Without“You get your wine open in about ten seconds, and you don’t have all the pieces of cork in the wine bottle like when I do it.”
  18. look book
    The Look Book Goes to Gramercy Park Hotel’s Liquidation SaleThose nostalgic for the hotel’s glory days fought over Champagne buckets and beds at its monthlong “everything must go” sale.
  19. best in class
    The 8 Very Best Teeth-Whitening Toothpastes and KitsThe key ingredient? Hydrogen peroxide.
  20. best in class
    The Very Best Hard-Side SuitcasesNot all hard-shells are created equal.
  21. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Travel Pillows“It lets you sleep decently even if you’re in the middle seat and prevents you from waking up with a stiff airplane neck.”
  22. best in class
    The 10 Very Best Pieces of Rolling Luggage“I’ve traveled recently with friends who have Away and Delsey luggage, and all are now thinking about getting this bag.”
  23. painless shopping
    28 Great-Smelling Candles From Black-Owned BusinessesIncluding one of Issa Rae’s favorites.
  24. best in class
    The Very Best Workout Shoes for WomenIncluding a $25 pair of sneakers that you can wear outside of the gym too.
  25. best in class
    The Very Best Carry-on LuggageFrom duffel bags and rolling suitcases to roomy backpacks.
  26. look book
    The Look Book Goes to KCONDevoted fans waited for hours outside Terminal 5 to be among the first to attend the only New York stop on this year’s K-pop-oriented KCON USA Tour.
  27. best in class
    The 15 Very Best Workbags for WomenIncluding one “limitless Mary Poppins bag.”
  28. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Roller DiscoOn a recent Sunday evening, professional and fledgling skaters came out for DiscOasis, Central Park’s Nile Rodgers–programmed summer roller rink.
  29. ask a cool person
    The Best Work Backpacks (That Look Good), According to Stylish ProfessionalsIncluding one with a USB port, perfect for the new work-from-anywhere norm.
  30. micro sales
    9 Things on Sale You’ll Actually Want to Buy: From Reformation to DysonIncluding some of our favorite linen sheets and a mini waffle iron.
  31. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Governors Island SpaOn a recent sweltering Wednesday afternoon, we chatted with visitors to the newly opened QC NY.
  32. micro sales
    11 Things on Sale You’ll Definitely Want to Buy: From Bose to Felix GrayIncluding back-to-school essentials and discounts on new fall clothes.
  33. now that i know better
    How Ashley Graham Would Redo Her Baby RegistryWith a twin breastfeeding pillow and an airtight swaddle.
  34. micro sales
    9 Things on Sale You’ll Definitely Want to Buy: From Nike to BalaIncluding statusy ceramics and back-to-school clothes.
  35. friday sales
    20 Things on Sale You’ll Definitely Want to Buy: From Everlane to PatagoniaIncluding two deals exclusively for Strategist readers.
  36. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Electric ToothbrushesIncluding rotating, oscillating, and sonic toothbrushes.
  37. best in class
    The 6 Very Best Water Flossers“This brand is to water flossers what Kleenex is to tissues.”
  38. look book
    The Look Book Goes to 500 WeddingsOn a recent weekend, Lincoln Center invited couples whose weddings had been disrupted by the pandemic to renew their vows.
  39. best in class
    The Very Best Products for Cleaning Sneakers“This solution works well on mostly all materials — leather, suede, nubuck — and gets the job done.”
  40. best in class
    The 7 Very Best Blow-dryer BrushesThis ’90s tool is making a comeback.
  41. strategist hive mind
    71 Summer Shopping TipsAn accumulation of proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist staff.
  42. micro sales
    9 Things on Sale You’ll Definitely Want to Buy: From Merrell to Le SpecsIncluding a pair of our favorite water shoes and Eberjey-esque pajamas.
  43. friday sales
    21 Things on Sale You’ll Want to Buy: From Everlane to SharkIncluding sales on sales at Madewell, Anthropologie, and J.Crew.
  44. best in class
    The Very Best Curling IronsIncluding one that’s “like Apple AirPods in the curling-iron niche.”
  45. look book
    The Look Book Goes to a Greenpoint Climbing GymOn a recent Tuesday night, regulars and day-pass holders alike visited Vital’s 24-hour bouldering gym to climb, work, do yoga, and watch the sunset.
  46. micro sales
    9 Things on Sale You’ll Definitely Want to Buy: From Sun Bum to Le CreusetIncluding expert-approved running shoes and 50 percent off skin care.
  47. prime day 2022
    If You Buy One Thing on Prime Day, Make It These Crest Whitening Strips“Many of my patients have also used this product and gotten good results.”
  48. prime day 2022
    If You Buy One Thing on Prime Day, Make It a Casper PillowOur favorite pillow for neck support is the cheapest we’ve ever seen it.
  49. prime day 2022
    If You Buy One Thing on Prime Day, Make It These Better-Than-Brawny DishclothsThey’re sustainable, superabsorbent, and machine washable. And today, they’re nearly 35 percent off.
  50. prime day 2022
    If You Buy One Thing on Prime Day, Make It This Skin-Tightening Facial DeviceAccording to one dermatologist, “it tightens and stops that sagging gravity effect. It just keeps everything nice and lifted.”
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