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    Here Are 52 Things That Are Basically Too Pretty Not To Buy

    "You're like, really pretty." —Me to everything in this post

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    1. Flower-encased rose gold ballpoint pens that might not write any differently than a normal pen, but they'll make you feel as if you're the Queen of England when you use them.


    Promising review: "These are such beautiful pens, and they write just as beautifully. I have gotten many compliments from colleagues. I will definitely buy more for my officemates — in fact a few of my coworkers have hinted that they would like these pens as holiday gifts. Their customer service department is great too! They are very responsive to feedback." —Suzanne Scott

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in rose gold and multicolor).

    2. An iridescent Snitch fidget spinner you'll ~seek~ out when you're feeling a bit anxious and need something to do with your hands.


    Promising review: "This fidget spinner is a hefty little toy! I was expecting a cheap toy for my son but it was so much more! Great quality and spins really well. We have all really enjoyed this spinner!" —Awesterlund87

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    3. A five-year journal – each page has an entry for the five next years, giving the recipient a chance to reflect on how much they've grown and changed.


    Promising review: "Five lines a day is just enough to record my thoughts and the day's events. If there were more, I might be tempted to put down too much information and then I would get burnt out before the first month passed. I hope to develop a good habit with journaling so that it's memorable and I can keep it up for all five years. The pages are beautiful with a light blue color wash. The paper is very nice quality and just heavy enough — I write with a fountain pen and there is no bleed through. The ribbon bookmark and the gold edges are a very nice and elegant touch. I love it!" —Kindle customer

    Get it from Amazon for $10.12.

    4. A set of six vases you'll use a ~bunch~ to add a bit of greenery to your home and also add to the atmosphere a bit.


    Promising review: "These are beautiful little vases. I bought them to use with aromatic oil and diffuser reeds, and they are now spread around the house and ideal for that purpose. They were shipped internationally, well packed, and arrived unharmed." —Colin Fulton

    Get them from Amazon for $37.80 (available in five styles).

    5. Pastel makeup brushes you'll want to display on your bathroom counter so people will compliment them when they come over.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love these brushes. They're extremely soft, but firm enough to get the job done. So far no bristles have shed. I LOVE the fact that they are not just for decoration but actually worth using. The price of these brushes is amazing." —Dandre Futral

    Get the set of 11 from Amazon for $16.99.

    6. A dish towel so adorable you'll want to display it and then scold anyone who tries to use it as an actual dish towel. This is not for cleaning up an orange juice spill!!!!!


    Get it from Anthropologie for $20.

    7. A patterned scarf scrunchie to make your day two (or three or four) hair look so good, nobody will even notice that bit of dry shampoo you forgot to blend in.

    Free People

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this scrunchy!! It’s very lightweight and the colors are super vibrant. I was looking for a 1950s inspired scarf for my hair and this was a happy modern-day medium!! I would totally recommend to a friend and I will definitely order this in more patterns!" —IsobelLowry

    Get it from Free People for $18 (available in 17 patterns) or a similar style from Amazon for $13.98 (for a 12 pack).

    8. A pair of statement earrings to add a bit of spring to your wardrobe even if the warm weather seems like it's never coming back again.


    Get them from Baublebar for $38 (available in pink and blue).

    9. A velvet dress with such a gorgeous back, everyone will have to look ~back~ at it and then find you again to compliment it.,

    Promising review: "This dress is beyond gorgeous!!!! It is beyond beautiful and for the price, you can’t beat it! I bought this dress for a wedding we were attending and got so many compliments on it. I paired it with this gold feather belt that I also found on Amazon for only $10! I can’t wait to wear this dress again." —Benjamin D. Becker

    Get it from Amazon for $31.98 (available in sizes XXS–XL and 12 styles).

    10. A pair of rain boots that'll actually make you want to check the forecast and see rain (because it means you'll get to wear them again).

    Keds / Via

    Promising review: "Every time I wear these boots and someone notices them, I get complimented on them. They are so cute! I think I've sold many pairs of Keds simply by wearing these around. They're very comfortable. I've mostly worn them for city walking, but I also wore them on an easy hike, and one difficult muddy wet hike and they did well." —Beth

    Get them from Keds for $64.95 (originally $89.95; available in sizes 5-11).

    11. A jelly flower lipstick made with Vitamin E and jojoba seed oil to really and truly moisturize your lips because the winter season is THE WORST for this.


    Get it from Amazon for $10.98 (available in two shades).

    12. A tiny coffee press just the right size to make java for one person *and* look nice sitting on the counter after.


    Promising review: "This is a really tiny French press—truly enough for one cup of coffee. But I love that because I can measure out enough for just myself. It’s also just a really cute French press. The pastel color scheme is adorable! And the price point is fantastic, in my opinion." —Emma

    Get it from Madewell for $15.

    13. A ring everyone who comes ~a-cross~ will love and ask you where you got it from, trust me.


    Promising review: "Breathtaking piece! The ring is so elegant and beautiful. It came in a cute jewelry pouch and I could not be more happy with the quality and look." —Elan Rotklein

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 5-9 and three colors).

    14. A bento box bowl so gorgeous, you'll want to bring your lunch to work more often just so you can show this off to your coworkers.


    Promising review: "I've stopped using Tupperware for lunches and meal prep. I’ve been waiting for something like this. It looks clean and is highly functional. The fact that you can microwave it and put it in the dishwasher is huge for me." —grubbinseattle

    Get it from Amazon for $25+ (available in ceramic and plastic and in 10 colors).

    15. Mesh ankle socks to take your outfit up a notch, add an interesting delicate detail, and cement your place as the biggest fashionista amongst your friends.


    Promising review: "I love these! I thought they'd be quite flimsy because of the sheer material, but they actually feel like real socks, and I've gotten SO many compliments on them! So far, I've gotten LOTS of bang for my buck!" —Rachael

    Get a set of five from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 11 styles).

    16. A set of metal rainbow straws because doing your part for the environment doesn't have to ~suck~ at all. Actually, it can be pretty fun, especially when you get to use cool products like this.

    Promising review: "I got these straws to eliminate the use of plastic straws for environmental purposes, and they’re great, I love them! They’re beautiful and feel very durable and honestly make my cold beverage taste crisper." —STINAXOXO

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $4.99 (available in rainbow and rose gold).

    17. A set of glass coasters you can personalize in a matter of minutes by cutting down your own pictures into a 3.3" x 3.3" size and sliding them in. Voilà!


    Promising review: "Bought these for my mom for Mother’s Day and loved them so much that I bought myself a set. It’s difficult for me to do as many arts and crafts as I'd like to as I keep getting busier — at some point, I added a cat who likes to take my supplies for himself, but this allowed me to make some fun collages really quickly, and then I had some cute, personalized coasters!" —Katherine

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $12.18.

    18. A set of packing cubes so chic, you'll definitely feel like your clothes are flying in first class, even if you're not. *Sigh* Maybe one day you both will.


    Promising review: "I got these in the marble pattern, and they look great with my silver suitcase. I used two of them and the pouch with my carryon. I can see adding the bigger one with my checked bag. My luggage is so much more organized than the mess it usually turns into by the end of my trip." —Talisa

    Get a set of five from Nordstrom for $48+ (available in eight styles) or CALPAK for $58 (available in nine styles).

    19. A wildflower meadow tapestry – it might just feel like it transports you on an epic vacation with pictures worthy of jealously from all your friends.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "This tapestry is so beautiful to wake up to! The fabric is so soft and the image quality is fantastic! Great resolution. So happy with this purchase. :)" —RinnieM

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $49.

    20. A minimalist watch you might not use to check the time (duh, that's what cell phones are for), but it'll make your outfit look way more grown-up and put together.


    Promising review: "Love this watch! When I wear it, I get compliments all the time. People assume I shelled out a lot of money for it! I was skeptical due to the price, but so far so good! Will probably buy a few as gifts later on." —Andrea Williams

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in eight styles).

    21. Glossier Cloud Paint to make your cheeks (or eyes) ~glow~ even if you overslept and only had .2 seconds to get ready.


    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing, goes on smoothly and is the perfect pop of color to the cheeks. I haven’t found a color that doesn’t look great on my complexion, so I’m pretty convinced every color will blend to look amazing on every skin tone!"—Jen

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six shades).

    Read more about why Glossier's Cloudpaint is worth it here.

    22. A splurge-worthy salt and pepper shaker set you may think should belong in MoMA rather than on your kitchen counter.

    Promising review: "These are worth the extra money. I’ve wanted these salt and pepper shakers for a long time, and I finally splurged on them. They are easy to use and have multiple options for grinding size. The texture is smooth and almost velvety. They feel nice when holding them and clean easily." —Olive12345

    Get the set of two from Amazon for $54.95+ (available in five colors).

    23. A Rifle Paper Co. deskpad planner because staying organized and on top of your work doesn't have to be boring. You'll be proud to display your to-do list on your desk with this.


    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    24. An iconic art print of the one and only J.K. Rowling to add a bit of ~magic~ and inspiration to your wall.

    VioletredStudio / Etsy

    Get it from VioletredStudio on Etsy for $13+ (available in three sizes). And check out all the iconic women portraits here.

    25. A crystal table lamp – people will be shocked when you tell them how much it costs because it'll look like you got it from a fancy boutique.


    Promising review: "Purchased this lamp for my living room and it exceeded my expectations! It’s gorgeous and very classy — we get tons of compliments on it. I decided to purchase a second one because it is great for decoration and gives off the right amount of lighting. I am in love with it!" —Ruben C. Valdez

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+.

    26. A five-piece flamingo-and-pineapple-themed Tarte brush set that'll help turn you into one ~fine-apple~ in the morning when you use it to get the perfect smokey eye.

    Tarte Cosmetics

    Get it from Tarte Cosmetics for $25.

    27. A swimsuit so gorgeous it'll convince you that you that you def need to immediately book that tropical getaway you've been eyeing.


    Get it from Summersalt for $95 (available in sizes 2-14 and in three styles).

    28. A jade roller and gua sha set to give you that spa-like feeling at home on a Tuesday night, reduce swelling, help with draining for beautiful, radiant skin.


    Promising review: "As far as I can tell it is very well-made. I have had not had any problems with it breaking or with the stone coming off. I use the larger side for my cheeks, forehead, neck, and chin, and I use the smaller side for my nose and eyes. I find it is best used with a serum. The jade always feels cooling and is a great way to unwind after a long day. Love this roller so much!" —Allison Wong

    Get the set from Amazon for $16.77.

    29. A pair of flatlay hoops because #BigEarringEnergy isn't going anywhere in 2020. Own it.

    Mulberry & Grand

    Get them from Mulberry & Grand for $26.

    30. A cheeseboard plate you'll ~brie~ very excited to pull out for your next dinner party because is it really a dinner party if there isn't crudités?


    Promising review: "This is cute and durable. The utensils are magnetic so they stay in their respective places. I am so happy with this product." —GS123

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95.

    31. A metallic BAGGU reusable shopping bag to help you ~shine~ at the grocery store as you say no to that plastic bag and do your part to help the environment.


    Get it from Amazon for $16 (available in 44 styles).

    32. A marble catch-all tray to artfully display your collection of candles, flowers, and magazines that you don't really know what to do with. They're decor now.


    Promising review: "This is the cutest tray! I was looking for something to hold my perfumes and it is absolutely perfect. The coloring is beautiful. It is a classic white marble. I couldn’t be more happy with it. I want to buy 40 of them and put them all over my house!" —Suzq

    Get it from Amazon for $17.89.

    33. A crossbody bag ~mint~ to be the ~star~ of your outfit and displayed for the world to see.

    Dagne Dover

    Get it from Dagne Dover for $185 (available in two sizes and 10 styles).

    34. A bulldog ring holder because getting an actual dog might not be in the cards right now, but that doesn't mean it won't happen one day. Until then, this little guy will be there to support you and hold your rings (and not bark back at you).


    Promising review: "I bought this for my husband to put his wedding band and his bracelets. He loves it. The paint job is great. You can hang rings on each ear. You're also able to place bracelets on the base of the dish, along with more rings (in case you can't fit more on the ears)." —E. Liang

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    35. A pair of heels that'll look just ~strapping~ on your feet as you wear them to basically every fancy occasion you're invited to.

    42 Gold Shoes / Via

    Get them from Chinese Laundry for $119.99 (available in sizes 5-11).

    36. A Umbra nested planter that easily converts so you can hang your plant from the ceiling in seconds. It's all about versatility!


    Promising review: "I've put succulents in here, which are perfect for something this size. What makes this great is that the space it takes up is elevated, so the footprint is very small. I like the quality of the of the planter itself. It has some thickness and isn't a dainty piece. The speckled look of it is unique and adds a bit of whimsey to something that is usually pretty drab. The planter is off-white and the specs appear to be dark blue. The piece that holds the planter is also well-constructed; it is VERY easy to change out what way you want to use this. You simply screw on the hanger piece or the part that sets it on a surface." —B. Hamlin

    Get it from Amazon for $25 (also available as a tiered planter, or in a set of both).

    37. A workout top you'll ~lace~ to put on in the morning so you can get to your yoga class early and score that coveted spot in the front and center so everyone has to see how cute you look (and how great your crow pose looks)!


    Get it from Athleta for $98 (available in sizes XXS-XL, S-XL Tall, and XS-L Petite).

    38. A breathtaking crystal necklace and earring set you won't want to take off when you get home. Just put some sweatpants on with it and you'll feel like a secret princess, guaranteed.


    Promising review: "These are absolutely stunning! The photos do not do it justice, the set is even more gorgeous in person. They're really high-quality materials; it looks like I spend WAY more than $26 on this set. It also came well-packaged with a nice black box to store it in. I cannot wait to wear this on my wedding day!" —Katrina C

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    39. An Olive & June polish kit to give yourself an awesome at-home ombre manicure that looks just as good (or even better) than one from the salon.

    Olive & June

    The set includes five nail polishes and a top coat.

    Get it from Olive & June for $40.

    40. A digital food scale with a conversion chart on top so you don't have to call your parents when you can't figure out how many pints are in a quart...again.


    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful line exclusively at Macy's for $13.93 (originally $35.99).

    41. A dainty cityspace ring to show off your hometown or just your favorite city.

    Caitlyn Minimalist / Etsy

    Read our full review, "This $21 Custom City Ring Is Honestly The Cutest Thing I've Ever Seen," to learn more about this endearing crowd fave!

    Get it from Caitlyn Minimalist on Etsy for $28.50 (available in sizes 4.5–12 and three finishes).

    42. A Herbivore Moon Fruit Superfruit Night Treatment filled with super fruits (and indigo powder to make it that gorgeous color) to feed your skin and make you wake up saying, "Yes, I did actually wake up like this".

    Don't fret if the surface color changes to a light pink/beige. That doesn't mean it's gone bad — it just means there are no synthetic color stabilizers in the formula. If you'd like, pop it into the fridge to keep the color ~fresher~ for longer! PLUS, they're cruelty-free, PETA-certified, and Leaping Bunny ceritifed!

    Promising review: "I love all of Herbivore's products but Moonfruit is one of my favorites. It's very nourishing and I love that the products are natural. The scent is a little strong but I don't find it unpleasant and it fades as you massage it in. The process is very relaxing and a great bedtime ritual. My skin is super oily and I love that I don't wake up with an oil slick on my face. Just soft, conditioned skin." —jerik01

    Get it from Sephora for $58.

    43. A heart pendant necklace so dainty but beautiful it'll beat out any other necklaces your currently own as you wear it basically every single day.

    Kendra Scott

    Get it from Kendra Scott for $58 (available in five styles).

    44. A Goodful Aerogarden set that will give you the opportunity to grow fresh herbs no matter what climate you live in (or how much of a green thumb you have).


    The LED lights turn on and off automatically, so you only have to water and add plant food. The kit includes the garden and Genovese basil, curly parsley, dill, mint, thyme, Thai basil seeds, and Miracle-Gro plant food.

    Promising review: "I've had an AeroGarden for about three years now and it's the best thing in my kitchen. I always have herbs right at my finger tip to help make pesto or fresh up a pasta. When I saw the new AeroGarden, I had to get it — the new design is so beautiful! And the 'slim' design fits much better on my countertop." —StevetheITGuy

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Goodful Line, exclusively at Macy's for $129.99 (originally $189.99; available in black and sage).

    45. A acrylic knife block set you ~clearly~ need to display in your kitchen because it will just look so cool sitting on your counter.


    Promising review: "I've gotten so many compliments on them. So different. And very sharp. I cut a little tomato perfectly yesterday. I've been hand washing them because I couldn't find anything that says they were dishwasher-safe. Great knives. Very sleek and cool-looking." —Josh Seidler

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99.

    46. A Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder for the perfect amount of shine that'll ~glow~ all other highlights out of the water.

    Laura Mercier / Via

    Promising review: "This highlighter is so beyond perfect. It's not too overpowering and not too subtle. It has just enough sparkle, but doesn't go overboard, and it makes you look like you're actually glowing instead of oily. LOVE this stuff." —OhLindsie

    Get it from Sephora for $45 (available in three shades).

    47. A insulated water bottle designed to keep water cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 because being outside all day and then taking a sip of hot water from a bottle is one of the worst feelings in the world.

    Mira Brands / Via

    Promising review: "I am never without one of these bottles. I keep one by my bed at night and drink cold water throughout the night. The ice stays ice for about 12-24 hours. I even travel with one by stocking it with ice — yes, ice is allowed through airport security, then I fill it with bottled water and have it at my disposal during the long overseas flights. I take one in my car and fill it with cold juice for the day. I love that they are spill-proof. When I have to take medication, there is always cold water at my disposal. Thanks for these bottles!" —lareine

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in two sizes and 27 styles).

    48. A shaggy open-front parka to switch up your everyday (light) jacket look with something a little more interesting.


    Promising review: "Bought this for California nights out and am in LOVE! The jacket is made well and actually fits! (For reference, I am 5'4", 130lbs, 36C, and I ordered the M.) I read the other reviews about the jacket looking 'sparse' and some of the fringe being sewn into the seams. Mine did have a few areas like this, but I fixed them by using an unsharpened pencil or the skinny end of a makeup brush and gently pulling the fringe out from the seam. If you're on the fence, just buy it! Great $/wear, and I'm probably going to buy the black too!" —Autumn Beck

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99 (available in sizes S–XL and seven colors).

    49. A small watering can designed to look just as good displayed on an open shelf as it does when watering the variety of plants you've accumulated all around your home.


    Promising review: "It's functional and has a good pour to it by not drowning the plants. I also love the chrome color against any surface in my home, so I have left it beside various plants as a decoration and also as a way to remind me to water my plants!" —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    50. A Pacifica Crystal Lit Moon Oil made with lavender, quartz, and blue tansy to give your face a nice little ~boost~ and make your makeup look nice longer, so that's a win-win.

    @pacificabeauty / Via

    Vegan, cruelty-free, and PETA-certified!

    Promising review: "Let me start by saying I have dry/combo skin, so I can use this during the day with no problems. I saw a makeup tutorial where a few drops of were put onto a wet Beautyblender and then blended in with cream makeup. I used this oil like that and my makeup was flawless. I didn't feel dry and crackly when I baked, and my skin had a radiance to it. My makeup didn't slide or crease either. This is also fantastic mixed in with a moisturizer, or even on its own. Smells less herbal than other blue tansy oils and more like watermelon. Hasn't broken me out at all and my skin is smooth, hydrated, and radiant." —SkincareJunkie

    Get it from Ulta for $22.

    51. A Artisanal Kitchen Supply dinnerware because if you can't remember when you bought your dishware, it's probably time to upgrade your IKEA dishes for something that looks nicer but actually doesn't cost that much more.

    Bed Bath & Beyond

    The collection includes: dinner bowls, cereal bowls, salad bowls, plates, mugs, two-tiered servers, and canisters — sold separately or in sets.

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $2.99+ each.

    52. And a french terry bundle so chic and cozy I may have said, "WOW, I need that now" that second I saw it.


    Get it from Summersalt for $125 (available in sizes XS-2X and in two color combinations).

    My reaction to everything on this list:

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