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  1. the drugstore project
    How to Treat and Prevent Blisters, According to PodiatristsRead up before you break out your strappy sandals.
  2. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Shapewear?“This one is so firm you could bounce a quarter off of it, but it’s still shockingly comfortable.”
  3. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Socks for Women?A sock for every occasion.
  4. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Tote Bag?Ten totes that aren’t the New Yorker tote.
  5. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Bedsheets?We asked a bunch of interior designers and New York tastemakers to share their favorites.
  6. ask a cool person
    What Is the Best Women’s Underwear?We asked stylists, rappers, models, and designers about their favorites.
  7. ask a cool person
    The Most Comfortable Shoes, According to People Who Stand All the Livelong DayThat means flight attendants, workers, and restaurant workers.
  8. testing testing
    We Slept on Lots of Linen Sheets to Find the Best OnesIn which we psychotically get into the minutiae of the booming linen-bedsheets sphere.
  9. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best White Button-down Shirt for Women?Including short-sleeve linen, oversized Oxfords, and more than a few that are “borrowed” from the boys.
  10. mother's day 2019
    Mother’s Day Bouquets for Every Type of Mom (That You Can Order Online)We’re trying to make this easy for you.
  11. this thing's incredible
    The Best Ceiling Fan Is Energy Efficient and Made of Balsa WoodOh, and it’ll keep you cool.
  12. marriage: an investigation
    A Wife Who ‘Surrendered’ to Her Husband“When a woman starts being grateful and happy and not always complaining, the men change too.”
  13. the best. really.
    The Best Big-ticket Home-Gym Equipment, According to Workout ProfessionalsRowing machines are the new stationary bike.
  14. recommended by experts
    4 Fashion Stylists on Amazon’s Weird, Wonderful (and Useful) Secret TreasuresFrom tube socks to bunny slippers.
  15. the best. really.
    The Best (and Warmest) Long Underwear, According to ExpertsPolar vortex aside, there’s still a lot of winter left.
  16. controversies
    Here’s What Wedding, Radio, and Event DJs Think About R. Kelly Song RequestsIt has never been easier to just remove his existence, and his music, from listeners’ ears.
  17. market sweep
    The Young Designers and Start-Ups That Are Reimagining the Rug TradeThese flokatis and flat weaves are cheaper, easier to buy, and more fun to look at.
  18. profiles
    The Mother of StreetwearOG Ma’s Unique Hype Collective is outfitting the world’s hypebeasts.
  19. celebrity
    The Making and Marketing of a 9-Year-Old Meme MachineThe legend of Lil Tay, the foul-mouthed preteen who swept Instagram.
  20. soundcloud rap
    The Gatekeepers of SoundCloud RapThe music industry is transforming to accommodate stream-focused, controversial, and very popular new rappers. Here’s how.
  21. winter weddings 2019
    The Everything Guide to a Wedding by the FireWhether those flames come with a cozy new hearth in Red Hook, a pyrotechnic dance troupe, or some Michelin-caliber s’mores.
  22. best bet
    An Extra-Snug Bento Box That Happens to Be Dishwasher- and Microwave-SafeYou’ll likely want one for yourself.
  23. this thing's incredible
    The Best Reusable Straw Is Made of Silicone and Burns Into Biodegradable AshJust throw a few in your bag and carry it everywhere.
  24. backstories
    What Does Nicki Minaj’s Promo Art Say About Her Upcoming Album?Kind of a lot, actually.
  25. strat investigates
    What Is the Status Fanny Pack?Depends who’s asking.
  26. i keep seeing this
    Come Join Me in My Obsession With Colored GlassTwenty-two of my favorites.
  27. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Are There Any Good Dry-cleaning Alternatives?Read on for CliffsNotes from laundry camp.
  28. this thing's incredible
    The Best Beach Chair Will Last You a DecadeAnd it’s one of the few that actually comes in white.
  29. strat investigates
    The Future of Design Is ChubbyThe point is that it has the proportions of a baby.
  30. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Is There a Toaster That Will Fit My Artisan Bread?“When I buy nice breads from the bakery, they don’t fit in my regular toaster … but I need them toasted.”
  31. painless shopping
    13 on-Sale Dresses Under $200 That Are Perfect for Summer WeddingsA look for every type of summer wedding.
  32. strat investigates
    What Are the New Status Ceramics (That Aren’t Heath)?Don’t get caught with the same boobs planter everyone else already has.
  33. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: I Need Sunglasses That Aren’t Going to Slide Down My Face!There’s a lot more out there than Warby Parker’s five pairs of low-bridge frames.
  34. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: I’m Dying for Cool, Fashionable Dog AccessoriesI’m not a regular dog mom, I’m a cool dog mom.
  35. steal my registry
    All of the Dinnerware I Obsessed Over for My Wedding RegistryCome with me down this rabbit hole.
  36. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: What’s the Best Long-lasting Natural Lipstick?We found five.
  37. steal my registry
    All of the Flatware I Obsessed Over for My Wedding RegistryWelcome to my K-hole of silverware.
  38. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: I Want an Oversize Jean Jacket Like the Cool GirlsDenim for all.
  39. strat reports
    Mitt Romney Bought His Met Ball Brioni Tuxedo on Amazon, and So Can YouRomney’s secret talent? Discount shopping.
  40. i want to steal this look
    This Summer, I’m Only Dressing Like the Rapper YGBecause he’s a unisex style icon.
  41. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: I’m a Man and I Want High-Waisted Jeans“I recently discovered one of the many secrets women keep from us: that high-waisted jeans are comfortable and flattering.”
  42. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Can You Help Me Find a Travel Toothbrush?Lucky you, I recently learned about the best one.
  43. deal of the day
    Deal of the Day: Rarely on Sale Brooklinen Sheets Are on Sale TodayDon’t miss your change to get fantastic linen bedding.
  44. strat investigates
    Strat Investigates: What Are the Amazon Fashion Secrets?“I find that if you just look at something long enough or tilt your head a little, anything can be contemporary-looking.”
  45. streetscapes
    Canal Street Is Going to Become an Arts DistrictThe knockoff haven will soon welcome VR museums and digital artwork displays.
  46. editors gift picks
    What Our Senior Writer Wants for Her BirthdayIncluding in-ear headphones and glass disco bricks from Home Depot.
  47. vape life
    New York Teens Created the Biggest Vape Trend (and Now They’re Over It)The rise and fall of the Juul.
  48. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Can You Help Me Find Vases for Spring Plants and Flowers?Give those tulips a beautiful home.
  49. summer weddings 2018
    The Everything Guide to Staying Cool at a Summer WeddingHow to freshen up before photos, shade your guests with market umbrellas, and take the sweaty dance floor by storm.
  50. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: What’s the Best Mid-Weight Men’s Jacket?“I think the problem I have is that so many light to mid-weight male jackets feel like masculine drag for people who live in cities.”
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