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Year In Review

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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is a Pair of Perfect Black PantsMy search for tailored but comfy trousers has finally come to an end.
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    This Sling Pack Is the Best Thing I Bought This Year“What sets this pack apart from others is the hidden cross-body strap; I can go from fanny-pack mode to wearing it like a sling on my back.”
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    These Skin Gummies Were the Best Thing I Bought This YearThey’re like a vacation in a bottle.
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    This Sleek Expandable Shoe Rack Is the Best Thing I Bought This YearIts minimalist design brought peace and order to my nonexistent entryway.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is This Cookbook That Reminds Me of My GrandmaThe traditional Black dishes in Jubilee remind me of being in the kitchen with my grandmother.
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    This Eye-Bag-Concealing Powder Is the Best Thing I Bought This YearAll the water and sleep in the world can’t make me look as well rested.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is a Massage Hook to Unknot My BackI feel looser and more relaxed, and my flexibility has returned to its pre-pandemic levels.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Was a $2 Box CutterI’ll never use my house key to slice through packing tape again.
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    Year in Review: How Strategist Readers Shopped in 2022What was the most read Strategist story? Which deals did readers take advantage of? And what was the most expensive thing anyone bought?
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    These (Many) Enamel Trays Were the Best Things I Bought This YearThere’s now one in almost every room of my apartment.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is This Actually Sexy Minimizer BraIt shapes and minimizes without looking frumpy.
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    What Actually Is It About the Laneige Lip Mask?In the words of supermodel Beverly Johnson, “nothing compares.”
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is This No-Rinse Laundry SoapThe sweaters that have gotten the Soak treatment — from Uniqlo cashmere to Everlane alpaca — have come out feeling soft and smelling fresh.
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    What They Can’t Live Without (That Also Make Great Gifts)The best of celebrity shopping in 2022.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year: A Delightful Digital Picture FrameI’ve spent $850 (so far) on Aura frames for me and my family, and I have no regrets.
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    New York’s 20 Most-Read Stories in 2021The articles our readers were most deeply engaged with this year.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year: An Aqua-Blue Sewing Machine for TeenagersIt comes with Gen-Z-friendly YouTube tutorials.
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    This $15 Bluetooth Shower Speaker Is the Best Thing I Bought All YearIt makes my long showers genuinely fun and entertaining.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is My ‘Secret Second Suitcase’“I can easily fit two pairs of shoes as well as a week’s worth of underwear, socks, and thin shirts, relieving a ton of pressure on my suitcase.”
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is This Puffy Baggu Laptop CaseThe featherlight and ultrapadded sleeves protect my tech no matter what bag I throw them in.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Is a One-Pound Tub of VanicreamCall me a convert.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year: An Over-the-Counter Remedy for Asian FlushAlong with my phone, wallet, and keys, I don’t leave home without it.
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    This Heated Shoulder Massager Is the Best Thing I Bought This YearBecause I could only ask my husband for so many back rubs.
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    The Revlon Oil-Control Roller Is the Best Thing I Bought This YearMy face doesn’t look like a melting Goober candle anymore.
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    Year in Review: How Strategist Readers Shopped in 2021What was the most read Strategist story? What did readers buy on Black Friday? And which NYC mayoral candidate had the most popular shopping column?
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    This Stove-Top Percolator Is the Best Thing I Bought This YearIt doesn’t take up any counter space, is easy to clean, and doubles as a tea kettle.
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    This Cordless Lamp Is the Best Thing I Bought This YearA modern-day lantern for my poorly lit apartment.
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    Year in Review: How Strategist Readers Shopped in 2020What was the peak shopping day of this year? What was the most expensive thing bought? And how many people bought Steve Kornacki’s khakis?
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    My Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Is More Useful Now Than EverAn impulse Prime Day purchase became a must-have tech gadget.
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    Year in Review: How Strategist Readers Shopped in 2018What was the peak shopping day of last year? What was the most expensive thing bought? And how many people bought Scott Rogowsky’s “snug-fit” condoms?
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    I Found It on the Strategist: What the Editors Discovered This YearIncluding Japanese scrubbers, makeup holders, and dinosaur backpacks.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Was a (Now 4-Foot) Fiddle-Leaf Fig From AmazonThe fiddle-leaf fig might be the avocado toast of house plants, but still, there’s no denying its charm.
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    The Best Thing I Bought All Year Was an Apple PencilI wish I had bought one sooner.
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    The Best Thing I Bought This Year Was an Invisible-Under-My-Coat Puffer Jacket“If you’re looking to bundle up (without going full Canada Goose), it’s the best way to game the system.”
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    Strat Haul: This Supersharp Japanese Knife Is the Best Thing I Bought in 2018It slices, dices, butterflies, chops, and cuts like a dream.
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    What Strategist Readers Bought: The 25 Top-Selling Things of 2018A year of pimple patches, weighted blankets, and metal straws.
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    Strat Haul: This Odor-Free Kitty Litter Is the Best Thing I Bought in 2018It also changes colors if your cat’s sick.
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    Strat Haul: This Asian BB Cream Is the Best Thing I Bought in 2017Wearing it makes me look like the airbrushed, Instagram-filtered version of myself.
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    Strat Haul: This Voice-Controlled Alarm Clock Is the Best Thing I Bought in 2017It made me a morning person again.
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    Strat Haul: This Clear-Plastic Makeup Case Is the Best Thing I Bought in 2017The space-age makeup-storage solution of this writer’s dreams is a reality.
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    Strat Haul: These Water Glasses Are the Best Things I Bought in 2017Nothing feels quite as perfect in the hand.
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    The 25 Top-Selling Things Strategist Readers Bought in 2017Cheap beauty products ruled the day.
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    Here Are the Best Beauty Products of 2017A definitive list.
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    The Strategist’s Top 10 Stories of 2016The best gifts, products, and toys on the Strategist in 2016