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It’s Less of a Hassle to Wash Laundry by Hand Than You Think

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Right about now, thousands—even millions—of city dwellers are likely finding themselves in a predicament. That pile of dirty clothes is growing, but going to the laundromat doesn’t exactly jive with staying indoors. If you’re not lucky enough to have an in-unit washer and dryer, figuring out how to do your laundry at home in this period of isolation can be a challenge—but it doesn’t have to be a drag. It just takes a little more time and strategizing than your normal routine. Follow the advice of Gwen Whiting and Lindsey Boyd, cofounders of The Laundress, and you’ll tackle that pile...

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What’s the Difference Between $167 and $525 Linen Sheets?

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Intentional wrinkles and washed-out hues: There’s something about linen sheets that makes them particularly appealing, and it’s no surprise that they’re trendier than ever. Sateen is too shiny—one false step and you run the risk of your bedroom looking like a bachelor pad (and not the chic kind). Percale is more relaxed, but it doesn’t feel as special. Linen is the perfect in-between point, offering both a decadent material and a no-fuss look. At a time when we’re leaning heavily on everyday luxuries, why not make slipping into bed one such comfort? All it takes is the right sheets. “Europeans...

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Target’s Bedroom Section Is Full of Bargain Buys Right Now

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Home should be your happy place—now more than ever. Head to the #MakeYourselfAtHome hub to find tiny projects, feel-good recipes, and clever decorating ideas to make each day a little bit brighter. Whether you’re moving into a new home or looking to spruce up what you already have, adding fresh pieces to your bedroom can create a sense of calm when you need it the most. After all, your space should feel like an oasis where you can unwind and recalibrate freely. And the best way to do that is to fill it with things that make you happy—without hurting your checking...

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Our Top Target Bedroom Buys Look Way More Expensive Than They Are

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The long list of decor decisions involved in designing a bedroom from scratch gets overwhelming fast. A dresser, nightstand, and headboard are just the beginning—let’s not forget good lighting, comfy sheets, a rug, and maybe even a work of art or two. Add a tight budget to the mix and you end up sleeping on a mattress on the floor for a month while you endlessly mull over your options. But don’t panic just yet; there’s hope to be found in the Target home department. We scoured the site for chic bedroom staples that are also refreshingly affordable and struck gold. You might think...

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Tracee Ellis Ross Just Made This Sunday Chore Look Ultra Relaxing

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We’ve never looked forward to laundry day. Sort, wash, dry, fold, repeat. Yawn. Add having a bunch of delicates to clean on top of that and we’re even more likely to put it off. We were sold on the idea of paying the dry cleaner’s to do our dirty work until Tracee Ellis Ross revealed her Sunday ritual: hand-washing.  “It’s one of my great joys,” she shared in a two-minute-something video on Instagram. With a freshly washed, still-wet sweater sprawled out on an ironing board next to her, the actress begins gently smoothing out the creases. “It smells delish—so much...

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