MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Katherine Gillespie

  1. gifts they might actually want
    The Strategist’s Nonobvious Wedding Gift GuideA one-stop shop for “alt” gift ideas, whether you’re looking to give something off-registry or trying to find the just-right thing to put on your own.
  2. deal of the day
    The Slouchy Long-Sleeved Tee You’ve Been Looking for Is Now 50 Percent OffNot too tight, not too baggy.
  3. painless shopping
    The 30 Best Plants to Buy From Amazon’s (Continuously Growing) SelectionFrom fiddle-leaf figs to ponytail palms.
  4. painless shopping
    The Best Pots and Planters on AmazonMake your houseplants feel at home.
  5. deal of the day
    This Cashmere Sweater Is Perfect for Snow Days, and It’s 60 Percent OffAs part of Madewell’s Secret Stock Sale.
  6. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Personal Carry-on Bag for Flying?Backpacks, totes, and fanny packs for in-flight essentials.
  7. gifts they might actually want
    A Gift for Every Type of GirlfriendFrom cookware to tech gear to poetry books.
  8. year in review
    The Best Thing I Bought This Year: An Aqua-Blue Sewing Machine for TeenagersIt comes with Gen-Z-friendly YouTube tutorials.
  9. deal of the day
    This Perfectly Minimalist Linen Blend Quilt Is 50 Percent OffIt’s contemporary yet cozy and won’t pick a fight with your thermostat.
  10. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for New Grandparents, According to GrandparentsA lot has changed since they were just parents.
  11. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Hikers, According to HikersFrom fancy sporks to durable backpacks.
  12. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Silk Pajamas for Women?Silk sleepwear for the sweetest of dreams.
  13. the best. really.
    What Is the Best Lingerie?“I love that it looks flattering on me every time.”
  14. recommended by experts
    The Best Dog Foods, According VeterinariansVets weigh in on the food they feed their own dogs and recommend specific dog foods for sensitive stomachs, allergies, and weight loss.
  15. recommended by experts
    The Best Travel Pillows, According to Travel ExpertsThese are a notch above your usual duty-free options.
  16. recommended by experts
    The Best Travel Adapters for Every Type of Trip, According to Frequent Travelers“I reckon this adapter is the only thing I carry that’s as well-traveled as my passport.”
  17. cyber monday 2021
    Everything Worth Buying at Macy’s Cyber Monday SaleCookware, fancy luggage, mattresses, and more.
  18. black friday 2021
    Everything Worth Buying at Macy’s Early Black Friday SaleKitchen appliances, fancy luggage, mattresses, and more.
  19. recommended by experts
    The Best Dog Beds, According to Dog ExpertsFor sprawlers, burrowers, nappers, and every dog in between.
  20. black friday 2021
    Tons of Things Are Half-Off at Outdoor Voices for Black FridayIncluding the brand’s coveted compression leggings, lightweight long-sleeved shirts, and an exercise dress.
  21. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Women’s Black T-shirt?Including boxy, cropped, V-necked, and vintage-looking styles.
  22. recommended by experts
    The Best Teeth-Whitening Products, According to DentistsIncluding advice on everything from whitening toothpaste to whitening strips and what to do if you start to experience tooth sensitivity.
  23. recommended by experts
    The Best Natural Cleaning Products, According to ExpertsIncluding many all-purpose cleaners you can use around the whole house and some more specific options for the kitchen, the bathroom, and floors.
  24. recommended by experts
    The Best Car Seats and Harnesses for Dogs, According to ExpertsOptions to keep your pup safe (and cozy) if you’re planning to hit the road.
  25. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for K-Pop Superfans, According to K-Pop SuperfansFrom official merch to photo-card holders to CD players made for listening to K-pop albums.
  26. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Hike and Camp in Winter, According to ExpertsWith the right gear, heading outdoors in the cold can be magical.
  27. recommended by experts
    The Best Dog Treats, According to ExpertsAccording to veterinarians, dog trainers, and lots of dog parents.
  28. recommended by experts
    The Best Hidden Cameras, According to Surveillance ExpertsYou’ll feel a bit like 007 with these tiny cameras hidden in pens, sunglasses, and more.
  29. books
    The Best Gifts for Poetry Lovers, According to PoetsNo Jack Kerouac, no Rupi Kaur.
  30. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Women’s Loungewear?“I am staunchly on the team of only wearing soft, stretchy clothing while at home.”
  31. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best White Sneakers for Women?“You can’t go wrong with Air Force 1’s, and as a native New Yorker, I would feel embarrassed not to own a pair.”
  32. recommended by experts
    How to Prevent Razor and Waxing Bumps, According to AestheticiansSmooth skin, sans the painful ingrowns.
  33. recommended by experts
    The Best (and Warmest) Women’s Long Underwear, According to ExpertsThe best base layers for all your cold-weather activities, from outdoor dining to hitting the slopes.
  34. recommended by experts
    The Best Kids’ Bike Helmets, According to ExpertsIncluding easy-to-fit options, styles made for the youngest of riders, and helmets that can be used for skating and scooting as well as biking.
  35. recommended by experts
    The 22 Best Bikes for Kids, According to Cycling ExpertsWhether they’re learning to ride or mastering new tricks.
  36. ask a cool person
    The Most Comfortable Shoes, According to People Who Stand All the Livelong DayThat means hairdressers, real-estate agents, and restaurant workers.
  37. recommended by experts
    The Best Items to Stock for Any Emergency, According to SurvivalistsWhether you’re bugging out or bugging in, these are the things you may want to have on hand.
  38. recommended by experts
    The Best Multi-tools, According to Hikers, Adventurers & People Who Fix ThingsThere are options for backcountry adventures, fishing, biking, and cooking. There’s even something that’s not a Leatherman.
  39. recommended by experts
    The Best Men’s Hair-Loss Treatments, According to DoctorsExploring the hair-growth treatments that work, the laser treatment that might, and the vitamins that don’t.
  40. recommended by experts
    The Best Table-Tennis Tables, According to ExpertsTry not to call it Ping-Pong.
  41. ask a cool person
    The Best Sleeper Sofas, According to Interior DesignersCushy futon styles, compact sleeper chairs, and pullout options.
  42. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: Vanessa Bayer’s Sunday Routine“I order food from my couch,” she admits, “and I don’t leave my couch again until it comes.”