Katherine Gillespie is a writer at the Strategist who covers travel and outdoor essentials, including gear for cycling, hiking, and enjoying time outside. She was previously an editor at Paper.

  1. holiday gifts 2022
    29 Stocking Stuffers Under $15 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including the best white T-shirt, fancy condiments, and celebrity-approved incense.
  2. year in review
    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Was a $2 Box CutterI’ll never use my house key to slice through packing tape again.
  3. deal of the day
    Our Best Overall Women’s Sweater Is 25 Percent Off TodayIt’s a staffer favorite that’s woven with fluffy alpaca and mohair wool.
  4. holiday gifts 2022
    The Best Books for Every Type of MomWhether she likes fiction, memoir, or the Real Housewives franchise.
  5. holiday gifts 2022
    The Best Gifts for Knitters, According to KnittersWhether they’re beginners or serious crafters.
  6. holiday gifts 2022
    The Best Gifts for Formula 1 Fans, According to Formula 1 FansGift box, box, box.
  7. holiday gifts 2022
    The Best Gifts for Bird Lovers, According to BirdersFrom status binoculars to field guides.
  8. strategist hive mind
    63 Holiday Shopping TipsHoliday-related proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist’s staff and contributors.
  9. cyber monday 2022
    All the Best Cyber Monday Deals at LululemonFrom our favorite yoga pants to workout scrunchies.
  10. cyber monday 2022
    Everything Is 35 Percent Off at Girlfriend Collective’s Cyber Monday SaleStock up on the compression leggings, unitards, and bras beloved by Strategist staffers.
  11. black friday 2022
    All the Best Black Friday Deals at LululemonFrom our favorite yoga pants to workout scrunchies.
  12. deal of the day
    J.Crew’s Classic Nordic Boots Are Under $100 Right NowPerfect for winter, they’re cozy yet stylish.
  13. deal of the day
    Here’s a Flattering Winter Fleece From REI for Just $35A reliable layering piece that’s perfect for cold-weather adventures.
  14. celebrity shopping
    What ‘New Sounds’ Host John Schaefer Can’t Live Without“I have no time for light milk chocolate.”
  15. deal of the day
    These Discreet Madewell Rain Boots Are $25 OffRubber boots that are cute enough for any weather.
  16. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Go Bikepacking, Minus the BikeIt’s like backpacking, except on wheels.
  17. this thing’s incredible
    This Keyboard Turns My iPhone Into a Tiny TypewriterWith a satisfying click-clack sound.
  18. saw something said something
    Sofia Coppola Annotates Her Scripts With This $7 Japanese PenThe retro-style Pilot she’s using on Priscilla writes like a more elegant Sharpie.
  19. best in class
    The 11 Very Best Space HeatersBecause you shouldn’t have to wear a coat inside.
  20. celebrity shopping
    What Elvira Can’t Live Without“I used to always call Birkenstocks ‘lesbian shoes.’ But now I wear them all the time, and I’m a lesbian.”
  21. october prime day 2022
    These On-Sale Faux Christmas Trees Will Last Through DecemberPlus a great wreath and garland.
  22. deal of the day
    This Invincible Ikea Kallax Dupe Is 30 Percent OffA neutral storage solution that’ll outlast multiple apartment leases.
  23. saw something said something
    Doing Revenge? We Found Drea’s Daisy TumblerPerfect for sipping from while working on your Yale admissions essay.
  24. deal of the day
    West Elm’s Versatile Handwoven Storage Baskets Are 60 Percent Off TodayUse them as laundry hampers, planter covers, or for toy storage.
  25. recommended by experts
    The Best Fake-Blood Products, According to Hollywood ExpertsIncluding the brand beloved by Tarantino’s go-to blood guy.
  26. celebrity shopping
    What Ben Gibbard Can’t Live Without“When someone first handed me one of these, I thought it was a real beer.”
  27. ask a cool person
    The Best 40th-Birthday Gifts, According to People Who’ve Reached 40We asked cool people who’ve turned 40 to share their recommendations.
  28. painless shopping
    The Best Pots and Planters on AmazonMake your houseplants feel at home.
  29. deal of the day
    Perfect for Fall Camping Trips, This Classic Stanley Thermos Is 36 Percent OffIt’s a design icon that’ll last a lifetime.
  30. deal of the day
    Our Favorite Portable Bluetooth Speaker Is the Cheapest It’s Ever BeenPerfect for bike rides, beach trips, and picnics.
  31. celebrity shopping
    What Sharon Van Etten Can’t Live WithoutIncluding “the best coffee in the whole wide world.”
  32. best in class
    The 10 Very Best Beach ChairsOur top pick will last you at least a decade.
  33. deal of the day
    Our Favorite Kid-Friendly Bento Box Is the Cheapest It’s Ever BeenPerfect for packing snacks and preschool lunches.
  34. celebrity shopping
    What Chloe Cherry Can’t Live WithoutIncluding her go-to fake-blood brand.
  35. best in class
    The 10 Very Best Picnic BlanketsFor the park, the beach, and the trail.
  36. off-season
    July Is the Perfect Month to Buy an Artificial Christmas TreeOr any other fancy holiday decorations you might desire come December.
  37. strategist hive mind
    71 Summer Shopping TipsAn accumulation of proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist staff.
  38. saw something said something
    We Tracked Down Nathan Fielder’s Laptop Harness From The RehearsalTurns out it’s a popular back-saving product among ER nurses, census workers, and Wi-Fi surveyors.
  39. prime day 2022
    The Best Amazon Prime Day Appliance DealsIf you’re thinking about upgrading your robot vacuum, now’s the time.
  40. best in class
    The 13 Very Best Beach TowelsFor drying off and lazing around.
  41. celebrity shopping
    What Perfume Genius Can’t Live Without“I read an article once about a man that died from drinking too much Diet Coke … and the amount that he drank was less than I drink.”
  42. father’s day 2022
    The Best Gifts for Outdoorsy Dads, According to Outdoorsy DadsFrom a classy pocketknife to a tent he can stand up in.
  43. deal of the day
    This Kosas Concealer (Available in 28 Shades) Is a Rare 20 Percent OffPerfect for fresh-faced summer makeup.
  44. deal of the day
    Here’s a Baggu Duck Bag for Just $15An icon of the daily commute, it’s one of our all-time favorite totes.
  45. deal of the day
    Our Favorite Water Bottle Is 25 Percent OffIf you see a Strategist staffer drinking water, it’s probably from a Hydro Flask.
  46. what i cant live without
    What Chloe Fineman Can’t Live Without“I’ve always wanted to be French and consider myself French spiritually.”
  47. deal of the day
    Hay’s Colour Crates Are the Cheapest We’ve Seen ThemWhich means it’s a good day to start stacking.
  48. mother’s day 2022
    The Best Gifts for Long-Distance MomsWhether yours lives in another city or on another continent.
  49. deal of the day
    Revlon’s TikTok-Famous One-Step Hair Dryer Is Just $27 TodayThat’s more than 50 percent off its usual price.
  50. deal of the day
    Everlane’s Seasonally Appropriate Long-Sleeve Crew Is 35 Percent Off TodayAn effortless cropped tee that’s designed with high-waisted pants in mind.
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