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    These Packing Cubes Are Also Perfect Holiday Drawer OrganisersThey do double duty, in your suitcase and then at your travel destination.
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    I Buy Tons of Slip Dresses. This £7 One Gets Me the Most ComplimentsIt’s technically a nightie and would see you through wedding-guest season, parties, and winter layering.
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    You Can’t Go Wrong During Wedding Season With This £25 Oxford ShirtI got one in striped pink; there’s a classic off-white option too.
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    This £7 Body Moisturiser Is Instant Dry-Skin Relief in a Spray CanIt spares you the gloop of heavy emollient creams but revives parched skin within seconds (smelling like dessert).
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    Who Knew a Table Mat Would Solve a Common Sewing Machine Problem?Former Great British Sewing Bee contestant Raph Dilhan didn’t realise his kitchen held the solution to a daily haberdashery gripe.
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    I Sleep Like a Smug Baby During Heat Waves Thanks to This Quiet FanAfter too many summers spent tossing and turning, I finally bought a tower fan. I then had my best night’s sleep in weeks.
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    This Brush Smooths My Curls Like a Mason Pearson — For £40Whether I use it with or without heat, it’s an investment piece that softens my flyaways.
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    These £12 Scent Tags Make My Wardrobe Smell Like the Liberty’s Changing RoomThe smoke-and-musk aroma has lasted for more than six months.
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    This Humble-Looking, Top-Selling Plant Mister Is As Good As the Reviews SayI’m now among the shoppers who rhapsodize about the Flairosol, a £6 mister that feels like a plastic water bottle, but emits a perfect cloud of water.
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    From Leeds Festival to Glastonbury, These Sous-vide Meal Bags Keep Me Well-FedAt five pounds each, the boil-in-bags are a third of the price of one burger from a food van.
  11. foot week
    I Buy These Trainers (Worn by Shaolin Monks) in MultiplesThey stay looking fresh, whites white and colours sharp, longer than any pair of Converse.
  12. foot week
    I Have Been Loyal to These Machine-Washable Slippers for Over Half a Decade’Each time I slide my feet into them, they feel like the seldom luxury of fluffed hotel down pillows.’
  13. foot week
    This Foot Cream Smooths My Heels Better Than Professionals DoEveryone who tries it becomes a convert.
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    This Granddadish Shoehorn Keeps My Wallabees in Mint ConditionI’ve also spied several influencers on TikTok incorporating shoehorns into their “get ready with me” routines.
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    These Temporary Tattoos Are So Convincing, People Ask Me How Much They HurtAll day long, when the tattoo caught people’s eye, I’d get questions such as “when did you get that?” or “wow – did it hurt?”
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    I Found the Solution to My 4-Year-Old Cystic Zit on LinkedIn (of All Places)At one point, the zit grew so big I went to my GP, who assured me my dermal nemesis wasn’t life-threatening (though I still felt self-conscious).
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    From Lapland to Guatemala, I Wear These Never-Fall-Down LeggingsEven after three years of washing-machine cycles, gym sessions, and trips abroad, these leggings have retained their shape, colour, and elasticity.
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    I Breastfeed on Park Benches With This Magically Comfortable Nursing VestI had two winter babies, and feeding outside is brrrrutal.
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    This Bean-Farming Game Will Convert Even the Most Skeptical Anti-GamersIt’s fun. It’s fast. The artwork is delightful. Best of all, it’s easy to learn, even for a dolt like me.
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    Who Knew a German Knife Company Would Make the Best Nail Clippers I’ve Ever Used“After experiencing the smooth fluidity and elegant precision of the Zwilling clippers, I simply can’t go back to cheap ones.”
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    This Five-Minute Acid Peel Makes My Skin Glow Like a RembrandtWithin two weeks, my complexion looked positively dewy, and the glow lasted all day.
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    If, Like Me, You Hate Reading by Lamplight, May I Suggest This Head Torch?“When I wear it, I feel efficient, utilitarian, and, most important of all, well lit.”
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    This Finnish-Made Fizzy Water Maker Made Me Abandon Perrier“Even friends who prefer still water comment on the gadget – undoubtedly because the Mysoda Woody stands handsomely on our countertop.”
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    I Use a Cult Facial Toner to Get Rid of My Dry and Flaky ScalpIf you’re reading this and have a dry scalp, please, for the love of God, stop using dry shampoo.
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    This Remarkably Handsome Umbrella Folds Down to Mary Poppins Proportions“I’ve found it to be markedly sturdier than all the other umbrellas I’ve owned, and it has yet to do any gymnastics on me.”
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    This Travel Pillow Makes Flying Across the Atlantic With a Kid an Easier FeatI resolved to do whatever I could to craft a situation onboard in which my 2-year-old and I might pull a Goodnight Moon.
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    No Matter Where I Travel in the World, I Bring These £5 Light BulbsEven when I go to visit my parents’, the first thing I do is switch their light bulbs out for these.
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    In Just 15 Seconds, This Steam Mop Makes My Flat Look Like a Show Home“Hearing the gentle hiss as it devours sticky sauce stains provides an immediate serotonin hit.”
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    Did Buying This Keyboard Cure My Depression? Time Will Tell.Running my fingers gently across the keys once a day has actually cheered me up.
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    This CBD Balm Is Like a Sports Massage in a TubeIt fits in my hand like the bigger sister to a lip balm, chunky and solid.
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    My 6-Year-Old Prefers This Goofy Plastic Bowl to All Other ToysAnd best of all, it’s battery-free.
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    It Turns Out That All I Needed to Enjoy Baths Was This Extra-Large Bath PillowI’ve been using the pillow since last summer, and I’m officially a bath convert — I take a couple a month.
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    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.
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    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.
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    The Most Popular Swimsuit at Tooting Lido Is Made From Recycled Plastic“It’s extremely flattering on all body shapes. I’ve seen it worn by women between 18 and 80 years old in the lido.”
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    These Dorky Seed Mats Mean I Can Have a Vegetable Patch in My East London FlatI’d stumbled upon a way to grow my own vegetables, while skipping the decades-long waiting list for an allotment in London.
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    This £14 Solar Fountain Turns My Garden Into a Veritable North London VersaillesI’ve sent proud photos to every group chat — from a patio-gardening friend in Stoke Newington to a rooftop gardener pal in St Gilles.
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    This £6 German Self-Watering Doodad Helps Me Keep My Many Plants AliveIt’s made from plastic, which means its frost free and can work with outside plants as well as indoor ones.
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    Try As They Might, My Mischievous Cats Can’t Knock Over This Stylish PlanterThe surprising weightiness of the legs and the low centre of gravity kept the planter still through even the most stubborn of pushes.
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    I Bulk-Buy This £3 Dupe for My Beloved M.A.C ‘Chestnut’ Lip LinerIt’s extremely pigmented, like “Chestnut,” and gives you that perfect ’90s chocolate shade of brown.
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    This £30(ish) Nap-esque Dress Is Fast Becoming My Summer UniformI’ve worn it to the park, a kids’ music class, dinner, and a happy hour with friends — where one ordered it on the spot after I told her the price.
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    My Chunky Glasses Chain Gets Way More Compliments Than Any NecklaceLike every spontaneous purchase I’ve made in the last year and a half, I first saw my glasses chain on TikTok.
  43. dupes week
    I Use This Jumbo Chilly’s Dupe to Take My Chardonnay to the ParkIt can easily house a whole bottle (and is great for batch cocktails and cold brew, too).
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    I Buy This Pixi Toner Dupe in Bulk (and Then Bring It Back to Berlin With Me)At £7 for 100ml, the tonic is about half the price of Pixi but just as effective.
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    These (Absurdly Cheap) Cubitts Dupes Made Me Finally Ditch My Contacts“They make me look like I could appear as the hot-but-relatable daughter in an ’80s sitcom family, which is all I really ask for in eyewear.”
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    This Miracle Night Cream Gives a Rich-Person Glow Without the La Mer Price TagI live in fear that this cream will be discontinued, so much so that I buy it in threes from Liberty.
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    This Nonalcoholic Nightcap Looks and Tastes Not Unlike an Old-FashionedIt feels like a grown-up goodnight drink — not as grandmother-y as herbal tea but less likely to induce a hangover than a traditional nightcap.
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    This Lampshade Is a Philips Hue Dupe (for a Third of the Price)A chameleonic lampshade that made our house a home.
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    These £14 Tees Are the Jewels of My Extensive, 48-Piece T-Shirt Collection“One friend swore she had been eyeing up the same thing in Dover St Market. Little did she know that my version gave me change from a 20.”
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    The Best (Minimalist, Stylish) Bra for Big Boobs Costs Just £32It’s the only bra I’ve tried that I can wear for a full day (without ending up in genuine pain).
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