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Hilary Reid

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    What Are the Best Bathrobes for Women?“If you could wear a Bentley, it would feel like this.”
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    What Is the Best Women’s Underwear?We asked stylists, rappers, models, and designers about their favorites.
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    The 52 Canned Goods (From Cockles to Corn) Chefs Keep in Their PantriesAs recommended by the chefs of The Odeon, Cervo’s, King, Sofreh, and more.
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    The Best Night Creams, According to DermatologistsWith options for acne-prone, dry, normal, aging skin, and more.
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    The Best Hair Masks, According to Hair Experts“Hair masks are key to healthy hair, no matter the texture.”
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    What Are the Best Ankle Boots for Women?“There’s a reason why there are so many iterations of the ankle boot, because it just works.”
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    When Should You Replace Your Pillows?Sleep specialists told us when to throw out the old and bring in some new.
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    The Best Tapered Candles, According to Designers and Candle ObsessivesWe’ve got color, size, and texture recommendations to fit everyone’s home.
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    The Best Conditioners, According to Hairstylists and Salon Owners“The reparative work this does is second to none.”
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    The Best Products for Cleaning Sneakers, According to Sneaker-Cleaning Experts“This solution works well on mostly all materials — leather, suede, nubuck — and gets the job done when it comes to cleaning sneakers.”
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    What Are the Best Silk Pajamas for Women?Silk sleepwear (and one satin set) for the sweetest of dreams.
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    The Best Lunch Boxes and Lunch Gear, According to Teachers and NutritionistsFor kids of every age, including some for packing your work lunch.
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    Everything You Need to Outfit Your College Dorm, According to RAsThe mini-fridges, desk lamps, shower sandals, and other necessities — including some for college during COVID — that 17 RAs recommend.
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    The Best High-Waisted Jeans, According to Stylish WomenForget low-rise — a pair of high-rise jeans “most effectively sculpts your peach and accentuates your waist.”
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    What Are the Best Socks for Women?A sock for every occasion.
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    The Best Window Fans, According to Hardware Store OwnersYou could say they’re big … fans.
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    The Best Blenders for Smoothies, According to Chefs and Smoothie FanaticsIncluding three different Vitamix models.
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    What’s the Best White T-shirt for Women?We asked stylish women to muse on their favorite white tees.
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    The Best Face Mists, According to Dermatologists and AestheticiansIncluding mists for flying and after sun, as well as options with rose water, essential oils, and just good ole H2O.
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    What Are the Best Workout Leggings for Women?Including the best for HIIT, yoga, weightlifting, and barre.
  21. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best White Sneakers for Women?“You can’t go wrong with Air Force 1’s, and as a native New Yorker I would feel embarrassed not to own a pair.”
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    What Are the Best Jeans for Women?Straight legs, wide legs, skinnies, and raw denim.
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    The Best Rollerblades, According to Inline SkatersIncluding options for beginners, intermediates, skaters who seek speed, and others who want to roll around city streets.
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    The Best Treatments for Sunburn, According to DermatologistsIncluding gels, lotions, creams — and some products you probably already have in your pantry.
  25. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Men’s Black T-shirt?For layering, weekend lounging, and even dressing up.
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    The Best Homeware Stores in New YorkAffordable vintage furniture, Japanese gifts, Brimfield-quality quilts, and more.
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    The Best Tennis Rackets for Beginners, According to ExpertsAces not guaranteed (but definitely more likely).
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    The Best Shampoos, According to Hairstylists and Salon OwnersFor dry hair, thinning hair, frizzy hair, and curls.
  29. ask a cool person
    The Best Gifts for Artists, According to ArtistsIncluding art supplies, a juicy 19th-century journal, and music to work to.
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    What’s the Best Men’s Loungewear?“Like good bedding, it keeps you warm when it’s cold and cool when it’s warm.”
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    What’s the Best White Button-down Shirt for Women?Including short-sleeved linen, oversized Oxfords, and more than a few that are “borrowed” from the boys.
  32. celebrity shopping
    What Fashion Designer Scott Sternberg Can’t Live Without“I wear them until they have holes and are falling apart.”
  33. insider goods
    The Items Flight Attendants Have Used Most During COVID“This little gem has been in the bags of flight attendants for years.”
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    The Best Products for Curly Hair, According to Hair ExpertsIncluding a product that works “on every single curl type — loose, wavy, tight curls, tightly coiled, all of it.”
  35. the online thrifter
    How to Shop for Furniture on InstagramBusiness is booming for the city’s vintage-store owners and amateur thrifters who are using their Instagram accounts to sell secondhand housewares.
  36. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Eyeglasses for Men?“One advantage I’ve found to the smaller size of these lenses is that they don’t fog up as much when I’m out in the cold with a mask on.”
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    What Are the Best Eyeglasses for Women?“They’re a bit feminine and kind of sexy.”
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    What Are the Best Men’s Crewneck Sweatshirts?“It is so soft and fluffy, it might as well be made of kitten fur and cotton balls.”
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    The Best Couples Sex Toys, According to Sex Therapists and Relationship ExpertsReally, any sex toy can be a couples sex toy, but these are specifically designed for you and a partner.
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    The Best Yoga Mats to Buy, According to YogisFor every type of yoga enthusiast.
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    What’s the Best Waffle Clothing for Women?Including leggings and turtlenecks.
  42. subdivisions
    Wait — Kim Owns the Land and Kanye Owns the House?Who cares about the divorce — is the couple in a land-lease situation?
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    Is There Anything (Nonsurgical) You Can Do About Your Neck?Dermatologists weigh in on the turkey-neck conundrum.
  44. best bets
    The Big White Couch’90s-style slipcovered sofas are suddenly appealing again.
  45. gifts they might actually want
    30 Last-minute Gifts on Amazon for the People You Almost ForgotFrom the trendy college student to the outdoorsy step-dad.
  46. celebrity shopping
    What Author Neil Gaiman Can’t Live Without“It’s a beautiful book about fathers and sons and birds.”
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    What’s the Best Women’s Loungewear?“I am staunchly on the team of only wearing soft, stretchy clothing while at home.”
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    The Best Treadmills to Use at Home, According to Personal TrainersIncluding one that lets you binge Netflix while you run.
  49. ask the strategist
    Where Can I Find Some Actually Cool Hypoallergenic Jewelry?Including earrings, belt buckles, and a mask chain.
  50. painless shopping
    This Etsy Shop Sells Some Extremely Nice LampsAt a fraction of the price they would be anywhere else.
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