Personal space is finally back in style, but re-creating it after two decades of its destruction is hardly a straightforward task.
Keeping a cluttered house has long been considered a little tacky, a little weak. But now it’s looking very wise.
The pandemic is reintroducing the nation to its kitchens.
Are “fancy” sweatpants here for good?
What do fake Eames chairs, extra legroom, and $40 scented candles have in common?
The surprising persistence of the mail-order business
For many young Americans, stability and sophistication look like a KitchenAid mixer.
How retailers hide the costs of delivery—and why we’re such suckers for their ploys
Every website wants to pick out your mom’s next cashmere sweater.
If retail is dying, then pop-up shops might be what replace it.
Peloton aficionados say the latest exercise craze gives them a sense of community they sorely missed.
An Instagram-friendly option for people wary of forever
I spent $1,279 of The Atlantic’s money on creams, crystals, and a vibrator from Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness empire. Things got weird.
The perfect drink for a medium-fancy generation
Personalized hair masks, facial serums, and vitamin cocktails are no longer reserved for the wealthy, thanks to technology—and data collection.
The human brain can’t contend with the vastness of online shopping.
Today’s subscription services cover toilet paper, dog toys, and furniture. But what is lost with convenience?
In the open-plan office, wireless headphones are the new cubicles.
No one knows what shoes to wear to work. Silicon Valley has an answer.
There’s a reason Millennials will spend $50 on one.