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  1. recommended by experts
    The Best Men’s Parkas, According to Hikers and Snow-Removal SpecialistsWarm and waterproof picks starting at $150.
  2. gifts they might actually want
    A Gift for Every Type of WifeIncluding some fancy Japanese bath salts, a luxurious dog-mom blanket, and lots of self-care.
  3. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Jumpsuits?Including a pick from Phoebe Bridgers.
  4. best in class
    The 12 Very Best Men’s Cashmere SweatersIncluding classic cable-knits and less traditional prints.
  5. ask a cool person
    The Best Sweatshorts, According to Stylish Comfy PeopleNon-schlubby pairs stylists, doctors, and Strategist staffers wear.
  6. best in class
    The 23 Very Best Bathrobes for Women“The stripes make me feel like I’m about to walk out onto my private veranda somewhere on the Riviera.”
  7. best in class
    The 9 Very Best White T-shirts for MenSpoiler alert: There’s a (potentially controversial) linen option.
  8. best in class
    The 13 Very Best Wireless Bras for Large BreastsAll the support without a wire.
  9. best in class
    The 12 Very Best Black Work Pants for WomenWe asked women who practically live in black pants during the workweek to help us find the best pairs.
  10. best in class
    The 10 Very Best White T-shirts for Women“These are the retail equivalent of no-makeup makeup.”
  11. best in class
    The Very Best Long Underwear for WomenCozy base layers for all your cold-weather activities.
  12. best in class
    The Very Best ShapewearSpanx isn’t the only option (but it’s a favorite for a reason).
  13. strat investigates
    Who Makes These Daisy-Print Kids’ Pants I See All Over Instagram?Reverse-Google-image-searching led me to the (unlikely) source.
  14. recommended by experts
    The Best Ways to Prevent Thigh Chafe When It’s Hot and Humid OutsideTwenty-one experts recommend the anti-chafe products they rely on, from glide-on balms to powders you can precisely apply and garter-style leg bands.
  15. best in class
    The 16 Very Best Yoga Pants for WomenIncluding high-waisted, capri, bootleg, and sweatpant styles.
  16. ask a cool person
    What Is the Best Underwear for Kids?Soft, sensory-friendly, and stylish undies for the most exacting kids.
  17. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Shorts for Women?“They are perfect for every summer activity: running errands, walking the dog, lounging at home.”
  18. this thing’s incredible
    I Won’t Fly Without These Corsetlike SocksAnd now I don’t get swollen feet after cross-country flights.
  19. best in class
    The 10 Very Best Mom JeansThese aren’t your mom’s mom jeans.
  20. best in class
    The Very Best Men’s SweatpantsIncluding budget-friendly classic cuts, slim-fit joggers, and a pair made of recycled cotton.
  21. best in class
    The 19 Very Best BrasOne pick will “take you from perpetually petrified of popping out to secure, spillage-free, and slumberous.”
  22. best in class
    The 9 Very Best Clothes SteamersFrom a travel steamer the size of a Hydro Flask to the workhorse standing unit found in every costume shop and department store.
  23. best in class
    The 20 Very Best Jeans for WomenIncluding “the pair you always hope to find at a vintage store — just without the work.”
  24. best in class
    The Very Best Women’s UnderwearWe asked stylists, rappers, models, and designers about their favorites.
  25. best in class
    The Very Best Men’s BathrobesIncluding classic plush robes, a robe that looks and feels like a sweatshirt, and a quick-drying waffle robe for summer.
  26. best in class
    The Very Best Men’s ChinosIncluding a vintage-inspired Ralph Lauren option, a classic pair for under $50, and a very on-trend relaxed fit with pleats.
  27. best in class
    The Very Best Men’s Swim TrunksFlattering, comfortable, and quick-drying trunks you can wear both in and out of the water.
  28. best in class
    The Very Best Boxer BriefsIncluding supersoft styles, classic Calvin Kleins, and an under-$10 pair that no fewer than six of our panelists swear by.
  29. best in class
    The 18 Best Raincoats for WomenFor drizzle or downpours.
  30. recommended by experts
    The Best Rain Gear for Kids, According to ExpertsHead-to-toe waterproof outfits to keep them dry.
  31. best in class
    The Very Best Sun-Protective Clothing for Kids and BabiesIncluding styles for newborns and kids as old as 16.
  32. best in class
    The 10 Very Best Plus-Size Black Work Pants for WomenTo last you through your 9–5 (and beyond).
  33. best in class
    The 13 Very Best High-Waisted JeansCome for “deliriously high” Levi’s, stay for Georgia May Jagger’s Wranglers.
  34. best in class
    The 12 Very Best Sweaters for WomenIncluding Strat-approved basics and bolder picks.
  35. best in class
    The 14 Very Best Women’s ParkasStay warm without looking like a marshmallow.
  36. holiday gifts 2022
    30 Strategist-Approved Gifts for Your Whole List (That You Can Buy at Nordstrom)Something for everyone, from husbands and wives to co-workers and best friends.
  37. ask a cool person
    The Best Petite Jumpsuits, According to Stylish Short WomenFor the five-foot-three-and-under set.
  38. painless shopping
    The Best Matching Holiday Pajamas for Every Type of FamilyThere’s something for everyone — including pets.
  39. don’t dillydally
    12 Things That’ll Almost Definitely Sell Out: From Noah to JungmavenWill you finally score a pair of Chloë Sevigny x Warby Parker frames?
  40. ask a cool person
    A 1,000-Senior SurveyWe polled people 65 and over from all around the country to find out what they’re buying and what they’d prefer not to receive for the holidays.
  41. this thing’s incredible
    This Steamer Gives My Clothes a Dry-Cleaner-Quality Finish Every TimeThe tiny tool has a level of power seen only in industrial-grade machines.
  42. trust me i should know
    All the (Cute and Comfortable) Stuff I Wore During My Second PregnancyI’m no Rihanna, but I still felt stylish in these clothes.
  43. this thing’s incredible
    The Toddler Socks So Durable That They’ve Become Hand-Me-DownsThey still look good even after going through another preschool-age owner.
  44. butt week
    The Most Comfortable Thongs, According to Cool PeopleIncluding seamless, high-cut, and even leakproof options.
  45. butt week
    I Bought One, Then 2, Then 3 Pairs of These Butt-Flattering JeansI have never, ever, owned jeans that did not gap at the back, but these fit perfectly right out of the box.
  46. recommended by experts
    What Are the Best Workout Leggings for Women?Including the best for HIIT, yoga, weightlifting, and barre.
  47. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: What’s a Good Dupe for Everlane’s Boxy Raglan Tee?We help a reader whose Goldilocks tee is out of stock.
  48. micro sales
    Save Up to 60 Percent During Zappos’ Post-Christmas SaleSome of our favorite brands including Uggs, Levi’s, Crocs, and Cole Haan are on sale.
  49. recommended by experts
    The Best Aprons for Cooking, According to Chefs and BartendersFor starters, a cross-back bib-top apron, rather than one that loops around the neck, is the way to go.
  50. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Men’s Sweaters?From cardigans to turtlenecks to a crewneck sustainably made of baby yak wool that one outdoorsman says is the ideal sweater for chopping wood.
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