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  2. people’s choice
    The Best Dog Halloween Costumes, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best Ghostbuster, the best Wonder Woman, and the best Freddy Krueger outfit.
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    The Best Gifts for Coffee Lovers, According to Baristas and Coffee RoastersIncluding German-designed grinders, stylish kettles, and status-y chocolate.
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    The 31 Best Gifts (That You Can Buy on Amazon) for Every Type of BoyfriendWhat to buy new boyfriends, foodie boyfriends, and boyfriends who suffer two-day hangovers.
  5. painless shopping
    48 Cheap But Expensive-Looking Kitchen Accessories (You Can Buy on Amazon)Including a gnocchi paddle and an Art Deco spoon rest.
  6. people’s choice
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  7. celebrity shopping
    What Novelist Leïla Slimani Can’t Live Without“I’m convinced I will write something good as long as I do it in this pen.”
  8. gifts they might actually want
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  9. people’s choice
    The Best Earphones on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best for kids, for running, and for sound quality.
  10. gifts they might actually want
    The 46 Best Gifts (That You Can Buy on Amazon) for Every Type of DadWhat to buy goofy dads, workaholics, and dads who can’t stay out of the kitchen.
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  13. painless shopping
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  14. people’s choice
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  15. gifts they might actually want
    The 47 Best 30th-Birthday Gifts (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including what to get your friends who love cold brew, composting, and modernist architecture.
  16. people’s choice
    The Best Olive Oils on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding cold-pressed, Californian, and giftable oils.
  17. recommended by experts
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  22. people’s choice
    The Best Ice-Cream Makers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best small options, the best self-freezing models, and the best for snow cones.
  23. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Glasses for Women?Including stylish high-street, luxury, and budget options.
  24. painless shopping
    The Best Indoor Plants (You Can Buy on Amazon)We found big and small options for every space in your home.
  25. celebrity shopping
    What the Hosts of The Receipts Podcast Can’t Live Without“It makes me look a bit jazzy and a bit slutty, which I’m into.”
  26. painless shopping
    18 (Actually Stylish) Artificial Plants You Can Buy on AmazonFrom ferns to fiddle-leaf figs, we scoured Amazon for actually nice-looking faux plants.
  27. recommended by experts
    How to Make Cold-Brew Coffee at Home, According to BaristasIt’s a lot easier than you think.
  28. prime day 2021
    The Best Amazon Prime Day Kitchen DealsWe’re rounding up all the best kitchen deals this Prime Day.
  29. celebrity shopping
    What Rose Matafeo Can’t Live Without“Thankfully, there’s a real community of curly people on the internet now, which didn’t exist when I was a teenager.”
  30. people’s choice
    The Best Smart TVs on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best ultra-HD TV, the best OLED TV, and the best TV for small spaces.
  31. people’s choice
    The Best Chef’s Knives on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best Japanese knife, the best stainless-steel knife, and the best luxury option.
  32. celebrity shopping
    What Róisín Murphy Can’t Live Without“I tried them and thought, Jesus, that’s what it feels like to have a really clean mouth.
  33. father’s day
    26 Father’s Day Gifts Under £10 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including a head massager for tightly wound dads, a book that’ll remind him of the Tate, and an odour-eliminating candle.
  34. father’s day
    17 Father’s Day Gifts You Can Buy From Black-Owned BusinessesNo matter your dad’s taste, consider supporting a Black business this year.
  35. people’s choice
    The Best-Rated Fans, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the quietest fans, the best for desks, and the best-looking options.
  36. celebrity shopping
    What Ballet Dancer William Bracewell Can’t Live Without“Not all gardening tools are created equal, after all.”
  37. people’s choice
    The Best Water Flossers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersFrom the best for braces to the best for sensitive teeth.
  38. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Sunglasses for Women?We quizzed eight cool people, including podcasters, singers, and fashion editors, about their favourite shades.
  39. people’s choice
    The Best Coffee-Pod Machines on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersWe found ecofriendly, milk-frothing, and miniature options.
  40. father’s day
    36 Father’s Day Gifts Under £20 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including gifts for birding dads, dads who make sourdough, and highly competitive dads.
  41. people’s choice
    The Best Vacuum Cleaners on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewsIncluding the best cordless vacuums, the best for tackling pet hair, and the best robot vacuums.
  42. celebrity shopping
    What Annie Macmanus Can’t Live Without“I’m normally not flashy like that at all. This is almost a plain-Jane-style watch. But I swear, I have not taken it off, I’m so scared I’ll lose it.”
  43. recommended by experts
    Everything You Need to Work From Home, According to People Who Do It Every DayWith working from home looking like long-term change, we asked experts for their WFH essentials that help boost productivity and keep burnout at bay.
  44. ask a cool person
    The Best Men’s White T-Shirts, According to Stylish MenIncluding the best luxury option, the best slim-fit, and the best for a boxier fit.
  45. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Sunglasses for Men?11 experts, including writers, fashion editors, and musicians, tell us their top picks.
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    The Best Beginner Houseplants, According to ExpertsWe asked experts, from gardening writers to plant-shop owners, for their best plant picks for novices, including one that’s near-impossible to kill.
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    The Best Plants for Balconies and Patios, According to ExpertsFrom those suited to shady spots to a plant simply impossible to kill.
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    The Best Barbecues, According to ExpertsWe asked those who ought to know, from chefs to food experts, for their luxury, inexpensive, and status-y picks.
  49. painless shopping
    Cheap But Expensive-Looking Coffee Tables (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including wood, glass, and concrete options.
  50. strategist investigates
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