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  1. sunday circular
    9 Things That Delighted Us Last Week: From SAD Lamps to Latex BodysuitsThis week’s “Sunday Circular” includes a small-batch gin, a raincoat with wiggle room, and a perfume discovery set.
  2. ask a cool person
    A Beginner’s Guide to LatexwearWe spoke to five experts — including a stylist and a fetishest — about how to choose and care for your latexwear, as well as the best spots to shop.
  3. this thing’s incredible
    My 6-Year-Old Prefers This Goofy Plastic Bowl to All Other ToysAnd best of all, it’s battery-free.
  4. one stop shop
    All of the Best Valentine’s Day Gift IdeasFrom the best gifts on Amazon for him or her to the funniest valentines you can find.
  5. ask a cool person
    What Are the Best Thermals for Women?We spoke to five experts about the best thermals and base layers — all of which look good and perform to a high standard.
  6. this thing’s incredible
    It Turns Out That All I Needed to Enjoy Baths Was This Extra-Large Bath PillowI’ve been using the pillow since this summer, and I’m officially a bath convert — I take a couple a month.
  7. gifts they might actually want
    19 Valentine’s Day Gifts You Can Buy From ESEA-Owned BusinessesIncluding a delicate pearl necklace, a Barbican-inspired tote bag, and a curated selection of Korean skin care.
  8. painless shopping
    19 Valentine’s Day Gifts Under £10 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including sweet gifts, sentimental ones, and gifts for goofy valentines.
  9. recommended by experts
    The Best Cast-Iron Casserole Pots, According to ExpertsWe asked chefs and home cooks for their recommendations.
  10. this thing’s incredible
    The Plug-in Drying Rack I Single-Handedly Brought to All of Central ScotlandMy friends told their friends about the airer, creating a ripple of Dry:Soon purchases all over central Scotland.
  11. recommended by experts
    The Best SAD Lights, According to Mental-Health ExpertsWe asked mental-health experts about the benefits of light therapy in easing seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and the criteria for a good SAD light.
  12. gifts they might actually want
    26 Valentine’s Day Gifts You Can Buy From Black-Owned BusinessesFrom a faux-suede bucket bag to a premium spiced rum.
  13. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for Long-Distance Couples, According to Long-Distance CouplesFind the best gifts to give your partner, from a couple that’s been dating for eight months to a couple that’s been together for 12 years.
  14. ask a cool person
    The Best Women’s Raincoats, According to Cool PeopleWell-dressed women — from stylists, performers, and fashion writers — share their picks of the best raincoats for every type of woman and season.
  15. sunday circular
    9 Things That Delighted Us Last Week: From Roller Skates to Refillable JournalsThis week’s Sunday circular includes a singer’s favourite bra, a bug-themed board game, and some Valentine’s Day inspiration.
  16. ask the strategist
    Ask the Strategist: Help Me Find Noise-Cancelling Headphones Under £200In this edition of “Ask the Strategist,” we help a reader find the best noise-cancelling headphones under £200.
  17. painless shopping
    23 Valentine’s Day Gifts Under £20 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including a soothing pillow spray and a surrealism jigsaw puzzle.
  18. painless shopping
    31 Cheapest, Nicest Valentine’s Day Gifts From the Most Expensive BrandsIncluding Gucci incense sticks, a Prada water bottle, and a soap from Chanel.
  19. painless shopping
    35 Gifts for Every Type of Husband (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Whatever his interests, we’re confident you’ll find a perfect gift in our guide.
  20. painless shopping
    34 Gifts for Every Type of Wife (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Whatever their interests, we’re here to help.
  21. strategist investigates
    What Are the Best Lateral-Flow or PCR Tests for International Travel?We found the best deals on lateral-flow and PCR COVID-19 tests for your next international trip.
  22. painless shopping
    The 35 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.
  23. painless shopping
    The 30 Best Gifts (That You Can Buy on Amazon) for Every Type of GirlfriendWe recommend the best gifts, from long-term partners to “Is it official yet?” girlfriends.
  24. painless shopping
    19 (Funny, Unusual, Artful, Tasteful) Valentine’s Cards You Can Buy on AmazonWe’ve found options for pretty much everyone — even those who hate the holiday but secretly keep an eye on the postbox.
  25. ask a cool person
    The Best Journals, Planners, and Diaries, According to JournalersIncluding bullet journals, refillable notebooks, and a notebook app to help you get organized.
  26. recommended by experts
    The Best Home Coffee Makers, According to Coffee ProfessionalsIncluding the best stovetop options, the best for cold brew, and the best cafetières.
  27. gifts they might actually want
    The 51 Best 30th-Birthday Gifts (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including what to get your friends who love cold brew, composting, and modernist architecture.
  28. recommended by experts
    The Best Suitcases, According to Travel Writers, Jet-setters, and ExpertsWe asked photographers, directors, and other frequent fliers to tell us their easy-wheeling recommendations.
  29. one stop shop
    Everything You Need for Camping, According to Camping ExpertsFrom the best tents, sleeping bags, and snacks, to status Finnish compasses.
  30. sunday circular
    9 Things That Delighted Us Last Week: From Exercise Bikes to Board GamesThis week’s Sunday circular includes a DJ’s favourite preshow wine, a vegetarian-friendly cookbook, and a reader-favourite Bluetooth tracker.
  31. celebrity shopping
    What Snoochie Shy Can’t Live Without“I love it so much I named my cat after it.”
  32. stuff we buy ourselves
    The Strategist Haul: What the Editors Bought in DecemberBoard games, boxers, and Beat Saber add-ons.
  33. this thing’s incredible
    I Seldom Ironed, Now I Miss This Clothes Steamer When I’m AbroadIt was intuitive to use, even for someone who has only ever steamed rice before.
  34. big plants small space
    My (Exceedingly Easy) Pruning Method Works for Ficuses, Devil’s Ivy, and MorePruning can sound like a daunting, tool-filled task, but it’s actually easy when you know how.
  35. empty!
    The 6 Products Our Beauty Columnist Emptied Out in DecemberTo find out about the products worth excavating, we occasionally invite friends of the Strategist to tell us about their monthly empties.
  36. your shopping cart
    What Readers Are Buying: Board Games, Bluetooth Trackers, and Casserole PotsWelcome to Your Shopping Cart, wherein we break out the top-ten products that you, devoted Strategist UK readers, bought in droves.
  37. people’s choice
    The Best Home Exercise Bikes on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewsIncluding the best recumbent exercise bike, the best AI smart bike, and the bike with the highest resistance level.
  38. ask a cool person
    What’s the Best Lip Balm?We asked seven cool people — from makeup artists to celebrity facialists — for their top picks.
  39. recommended by experts
    The Best Hand Creams, According to ExpertsIncluding the best for nail and cuticle care, the best cruelty-free option, and the best oil-free hand cream.
  40. recommended by experts
    The 34 Best Gifts for 5-Year-Olds, According to ExpertsIncluding the best craft gifts, the best board games, and the best STEM toys.
  41. recommended by experts
    What Are the Best 4-Player Board Games?Options for game night.
  42. painless shopping
    The 40 Best E-Gift Cards for Every Type of PersonWe scoured the internet to find an e-card option suitable for absolutely every type of person (and one that will arrive on time).
  43. recommended by experts
    The Best Two-Player Board Games, According to ExpertsSomething for every taste when it’s time for game night for two.
  44. painless shopping
    28 Last-Minute Gifts on Amazon for the People You Almost Forgot AboutIncluding suggestions for your kid’s new BFF, your book club’s Secret Santa, and your snack-obsessed colleague.
  45. big plants small space
    This Holiday Houseplant Gives Christmas Joy All Year RoundThe perfect evergreen way to spread Christmas love, joy, and happiness for seasons to come.
  46. gifts they might actually want
    The Best Gifts for 6-Month-Olds, According to ExpertsExpert recommended gifts from board books to teething toys.
  47. people’s choice
    The Best Patio Heaters on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic ReviewersIncluding the best portable, miniature, and stylish options.
  48. recommended by experts
    How to Care for Your House Plants in Winter, According to ExpertsIncluding advice on watering them, giving them enough light, and providing the best temperature — as well as the best tools for the job.
  49. gift guide
    Every Holiday Gift Guide From the Strategist UK — in One PlaceAll our best holiday gift ideas — what to get for the hard to shop for, the best gifts on a budget, and expert recommendations.
  50. painless shopping
    26 Cheap But Expensive-Looking Rugs (That You Can Buy on Amazon)Including everything from a classic Persian-style rug to a modern circular jute option.
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