Simone Kitchens

  1. trust me i should know
    I’ve Been a Doula at Over 100 Births. Here’s the Stuff My Clients Love.Including alternative registries, a better nursing pillow, and the leggings she sees at almost every prenatal visit.
  2. this thing’s incredible
    Mary-Kate Olsen and I Both Own a Pair of Rather Nice-Looking TevasThey’re strangely delicate looking, and feel like wearing no shoes at all.
  3. strategist hive mind
    71 Summer Shopping TipsAn accumulation of proclamations and well-sourced recommendations from the Strategist staff.
  4. now that i know better
    How I’d Redo My Baby Registry: With a Recovery Belly Band, Lots of Coconut OilIf you’re nursing on demand, those bras with the hooks and the flaps are way too much fuss.
  5. as good as or better than
    My Soffe Shorts Are First Cousins of Patagonia Baggies (and Cost Just $9)Ideal for straightening up the house, cooking breakfast (or dinner), lounging on the couch, or surviving steamy summer days.
  6. celebrity shopping
    What Kourtney Kardashian Can’t Live Without“I always sleep on a silk pillowcase. I’ve done it since high school.”
  7. strat investigates
    Are These Italian Surgeon Clogs the Next Danskos?“I generally feel like this type of shoe is just too hideous for me, but for some reason, these are very aesthetically pleasing.”
  8. celebrity shopping
    What Michael Imperioli Can’t Live Without“I think people are less surprised when they find out that I’m Buddhist than when they find out that I’m not, like, from the Jersey Shore.”
  9. celebrity shopping
    What Stephen Curry Can’t Live Without“A weird series we watch is Schitt’s Creek, but no one in my circle really knows about it.”
  10. this thing’s incredible
    My Wrangler Jeans Look Like ’70s Deadstock but Cost $40 OnlineThey fit me perfectly right off the rack.
  11. celebrity shopping
    What Esperanza Spalding Can’t Live WithoutThis hand-rolled incense smells like a slightly sweaty man, but I kind of like that smell.
  12. celebrity shopping
    What Ty Haney of Outdoor Voices Can’t Live WithoutMy fiancé, Mark, introduced me to this bronzer — now we both wear it daily.
  13. celebrity shopping
    What Mixed-ish’s Arica Himmel Can’t Live Without“I recently wore my Air Force 1s with an African skirt, and you know, it looked really great.”
  14. gallery
    The Look Book Goes to Corona ParkOn a recent Saturday, picnickers gathered in the largest park in Queens.
  15. recommended by experts
    31 Home Upgrades for Under $100People with excellent taste on the tips and tricks they use to make a drab apartment look like a charming prewar or a perfectly sparse loft.
  16. prime day 2019
    If You Buy One Thing on Prime Day, Make It These Bose Noise-Masking Sleepbuds“They function a bit like emergency melatonin.”
  17. celebrity shopping
    What Shaq Can’t Live Without“With a regular suitcase, I can’t even fit two pairs of shoes in it. With a Tumi, I can fit six, seven pairs of shoes, underwear, other things.”
  18. exercise
    The New World of Highly Focused Micro-WorkoutsThe city is suddenly full of studios and regimens that promise to get ears, toes, butts, and even mouths firmed, stretched, and generally tuned up.
  19. best of new york 2019
    The Best of New York Home and Help 2019Monstera maintenance, not-hideous babyproofing, and banjo tune-ups.
  20. celebrity shopping
    What Morgan Parker Can’t Live Without“These are the ones that Olivia Pope uses on Scandal. My girlfriends and I were always like, Ugh, that wine glass is amazing!”
  21. celebrity shopping
    What Nutritionist Daphne Javitch Can’t Live Without“My husband is like, ‘Can you please wash those pajamas?’ Literally people come to dinner, and I’m wearing the pajamas.”
  22. celebrity shopping
    What Amanda Chantal Bacon Can’t Live Without“I probably make pancakes or waffles three times a week. I put raw butter or ghee on them, too.”
  23. real estate
    Can These Towns Become More Like Hudson Without Becoming Hudson?Newburgh, Catskill, and Troy, once downtrodden, are hoping recent revitalization doesn’t get out of hand.
  24. what’s on my desk
    9 Food Writers and Editors on What They Use to Zhuzh Up Sad Desk LunchesFrom fancy sriracha to cloth napkins.
  25. this thing’s incredible
    I Am Now a Member of the Mary Jane Daisy ChainThe $20 shoes I shamelessly copied from a friend, which were then copied by a colleague, which were then copied by another friend.
  26. science of us
    Everything You Need to Know About Microdosing’s MicromomentConsuming crumb-size amounts of psychedelics — not to get high but to feel more focused and creative and present — has moved a tiny bit mainstream.
  27. this thing’s incredible
    These Nontoxic Wool Laundry Balls Cut My Drying Time by Two-ThirdsWithout any of the harmful chemicals of dryer sheets, either.
  28. this thing’s incredible
    I Own 7 of These Tangle-Teasing BrushesThey give me that triangular halo-fuzz of hair that I’m forever reaching for.