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    31 Splurge-Worthy Things From Target That’ll Be Useful All Year

    From top-notch kitchen appliances and music gadgets to living room furniture and luggage, you're sure to find something that piques your interest.

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    1. A 10-speed KitchenAid mixer so you can whip up holiday treats, of course, but birthday cupcakes and everyday pastries and breads all year-round, too. This is just any old KitchenAid, though — it's Joanna Gaines's special Hearth & Hand Magnolia model.

    The dark teal KitchenAid

    Promising review: "I love this mixer, the color is a deep-dark-green-teal/forest color. I got the copper bowl to go with it. It’s excellent in using and cleaning." —Malmf

    Price: $429.99

    2. A water-resistant Bose speaker that has truly stunning sound quality. People will think you're carrying around a full-blown stereo — it's that good. Plus, it's portable.

    The teal blue speaker

    Promising review: "This is a great speaker that has good sound quality, is not too big, and has good battery life."—BoogieCat

    Price: $129.99 (available in three colors)

    3. A round Sherpa ottoman, so you have somewhere comfy and chic to sit and prop your feet. The wood-accented ottoman stands 18.5 inches tall, making it the perfect height to pair with low-profile mid-century modern couches.

    The round sherpa ottoman

    Promising review: "Firm enough to sit on and perfect height to use with my armchair. Also fits in with my vintage mid-century decor." —Target reviewer

    Price: $90

    4. A Polaroid camera that will change the way you memorialize parties and special moments moving forward. The point-and-shoot device delivers immediate auto-focused shots, making it a great product for anyone who likes instant gratification. Plus, this particular one comes with film, so you can start taking photos right away.

    The black Polaroid camera

    Promising review: "It’s so fun and convenient! I travel with it so I can just grab it and snap a pic. I wish you could take more than eight pics at a time but all and all I love the camera." —Kredd

    Price: $149.99

    5. An executive-style desk with woven-front contrast panels to make you feel like a boss when you're working from home. Plus, with three drawers and two cabinets, it keeps things out of sight, too.

    the desk, which is black with light contrast raffia panels

    Promising review: "Such a beautiful piece!! Looks better in person. I love the woven pattern. Took less than an hour to put together. Mine has no marks/dents/chips/scratches. Super sturdy!" —Kunkus

    Price: $400

    6. A pair of Apple AirPods so you can listen to music or your favorite audiobook, as well as catch up with friends on the phone (or listen in on Zoom) while being hands-free. They're especially great while exercising, running errands, and walking the dog. And if they don't fit quite how you'd like, be sure to swap out the little silicone tips, which come in three sizes.

    The white Apple AirPods

    Promising review: "I like how these fit in my ears. I also love the quality of them. Definitely worth the money. I love that I can connect them with all my Apple products and they have such good sound quality." —Mel

    Price: $199.99 (normally $249.99)

    7. A KitchenAid slicer attachment for anyone looking to get the most out of their KitchenAid mixer. This slicer is especially great for folks who love eating fruits and veggies, as it makes slicing them easier than ever so that you can always have freshly prepped produce in your fridge.

    The KitchenAid slicer attachment

    Promising review: "This a great attachment for shredding cheese and slicing carrots and other vegetables. It helps me save a lot of time in the kitchen for prep work." —ARKR8der

    Price: $59.99

    8. A round swivel barrel chair that's about as trendy as it gets right now. The velvet fabric is soft to the touch and will instantly elevate any room.

    The navy swivel barrel chair

    Promising review: "We purchased one of these chairs and ended up getting a second since they were on sale. The gray color is lighter (more dove gray than pictured on the website), but we couldn't be happier with them! They look great in the space and look more expensive than they were!" —Best New Addition 

    Price: $320 (available in four colors)

    9. A Magic Bullet air fryer so you can whip up crispy and delicious meals without any oil required. It has a 2.5-quart capacity that is fully surrounded with convection heat, so you can expect even cooking (and crisping) every time.

    The Magic Bullet air fryer

    As someone very new to air frying, I'm not only a fan of the even cooking this air fryer offers, but of how small it is, because it elevates your kitchen capabilities without requiring loads of counter space or cabinet storage. 

    Price: $59.99

    10. An Amazon Echo Show 10 because it will help you do so much all year long. I use mine for a rundown on the weather ( — to the point that when I'm traveling, I automatically ask Alexa for the weather without realizing she's not there), to look over recipes, make video calls, check the news, listen to music, and more. You can even use it as a video monitor in your home!

    The black EchoShow10

    Promising review: "I'm very pleased with the Echo10 — size, screen clarity, and the amazing surround sound make music and movies dramatic!" —Patti

    Price: $249.99

    11. A Dyson V8 animal vacuum so your home will be tidier than ever. The vacuum automatically adjusts to floor surfaces to ensure optimal pick-up, whether on a carpet, hardwood floor, tile, linoleum — you get it. Plus, the cord-free design means you won't have to strategically plug-in or work to stay untangled. Phew!


    Promising review: "I love it!! It's so light and easy to use. Cleaning is now sooo much easier!! My regular-size Dyson is really heavy for me to carry around, so this really helps." —Felicia

    Price: $399.99

    12. A genuine marble side table that *also* looks like something you'd find at West Elm or Anthropologie. Whether you pair it with the coffee table or let it stand on its own, it's bound to earn you compliments.

    The table, which has wire legs and a white marble top

    Promising review: "This side table is gorgeous! Started off in the nursery so I had a place to put my phone/drink/etc. when nursing, now using it as a side table in our living room. It’s very high quality and beautiful!" —Shannon G

    Price: $90

    13. A brass-framed floor mirror so you can check out your outfit from head to toe before walking out the door — or even if you just want to take a cute full-length mirror pic. You do you.

    The brass framed floor-length mirror

    Promising review: "Great full-length mirror. If you're looking for a mirror for a limited space, this could be the one for you. The height and width are perfect and the burnished gold frame adds just the right touch. Best of all, absolutely no assembly necessary!" —NYCShopper

    Price: $110

    14. A KitchenAid pasta roller attachment for pasta lovers. The ability to make your own spaghetti, fettuccine, and lasagne noodles? A dream.

    The KitchenAid pasta attachment

    Promising review: "Wonderful attachment!! I’ve used the hand-cranked pasta makers in the past which make a great pasta without having to knead the dough by hand. But, they rarely stay in place while feeding the dough through and cranking at the same time. This KitchenAid attachment is the best of both worlds. So easy to install and fun to use! The cleanup was a breeze, too. All I needed to do was wipe with a damp cloth. It comes with a tiny stiff brush if pasta needs to be cleaned out of the grooves, but I haven’t needed to use it yet. I don’t think my family will ever want to eat store-bought pasta again. It’s a perfect addition to my KitchenAid collection." —LGriff

    Price: $199.99

    15. A three-bulb brass floor lamp so your room will be stylish *and* super well-lit. Each dome bulb can be adjusted individually, so you'll always be able to get the perfect light. Plus, with its brass finish, it's très chic.

    The brass floor lamp

    Promising review: "It looks like the photo. It's super easy to assemble and works great. I liked it so much I bought a second one." —Target reviewer

    Price: $99.99

    16. A NutriBullet for folks who love smoothies. From the way it expertly blends fresh and frozen produce to the way it doesn't take up loads of counter space make it a great kitchen gadget you'll want to use time and time again. Plus, it saves you from dirtying extra dishes since the cup you blend in is the cup you drink from, too.

    The Nutribullet

    Promising review: "This is the best small kitchen appliance I’ve ever purchased!" —MargaretB.

    Price: $79.99

    17. A two-tiered mid-century modern coffee table so you have plenty of room to place your drinks and snacks and/or to prop your feet up. The table has a spacious rectangular design, complete with an under-shelf to display your favorite coffee table books (or that chessboard you got after watching all of The Queen's Gambit in a weekend).

    The wooden coffee table

    Promising review: “This was a great buy. It was very easy to assemble. Despite the low price, it doesn’t look cheap at all." —Faith

    Price: $94.99 (available in three colors)

    18. A cooling Casper mattress that will ensure you have the best night's sleep possible. It offers medium-firm support and comes with a 10-year warranty. What's not to love?

    The cooling Casper mattress

    Promising review: "I am loving this mattress. It’s hard to describe the combination of firmness, yet 'sinking in to a cloud' feeling. I think it’s a great value." —ENWS

    Price: $355.50 (originally $395)

    19. A set of three Oxo food storage containers, because a well-organized pantry can be a beautiful thing — just look at The Home Edit's Instagram feed. These airtight cylindrical containers keep contents fresh and look particularly pretty when filled with colorful and uniquely shaped foods (like rainbow rotini — yum!). All this to say, while $40+ for empty containers might seem steep, they'll elevate your organization in ways you'll appreciate all year long.

    The cylinder-shaped OXO Food Containers

    Promising review: "I have this three-piece set for flour, sugar, and brown sugar. I was tired of flour/sugar getting all over our pantry and floor. It was a mess. Bugs can get in too! These are a lifesaver...and also a great gift idea." –Tiffhope

    Price: $41.99 for a set of three

    20. A stylish sofa so you have a cozy and cute place to curl up by yourself, with your pup, with friends, or whoever. Nearly 6 feet long, it can support up to 500 pounds.

    The green couch

    Promising review: "I moved to a new place and my old couch could not fit through the narrow stairs so I was in the market for a nonconventional couch (aka couch in a box). I love everything about this couch! The style, color, and ability to be disassembled were exactly what I needed. It looked great online and even better in person. The soft velvet is elegant and modern, and assembly was a breeze — it took me 20 to 30 minutes by myself. The cushions are medium-firm and pretty comfortable. All in all, I'm very happy with this couch!" –lispSF

    Price: $650

    21. A stylish 60-inch TV stand with cane mesh cabinet doors and cord cutouts that's great for displaying your TV and organizing your favorite electronics, coffee table books, and living room decor.

    the white tv stand with drawers and shelves

    Promising review: “I never write reviews, but I absolutely LOVE this product! Super-high quality and easy to assemble. Instructions are easy to understand and I was able to put it together in under two hours by myself! Very happy with my purchase! Definitely darker in person but actually love the darker color more. Would highly recommend!!” —Target reviewer

    Price: $400 (available in three colors)

    22. A Stasher reusable food storage bag because it's high time we work to be kinder to the environment. While ~$27 may seem steep for a single baggie, knowing that you're doing your part to be more sustainable is well worth the splurge, no? Plus, think about all the money you'll save on single-use bags.

    A clear Stasher bag

    You can use them to store produce and bagels, to freeze foods without fear of freezer burn, and even to microwave leftovers. Talk about versatile!

    Price: $26.99

    23. An adjustable drop pendant floor lamp, so you can illuminate your home in style. The 70-inch-tall lamp also comes with an adjustable dimmer, so you can set the mood however you please.

    The black floor lamp

    Promising review: "Obsessed with this lamp, brings a nice modern touch to my living room, and having dimmers is a huge plus! There’s also a bottom to the lampshade that filters the light really nicely, and assembly was easy; what more can you ask for!?" —Happycamper

    Price: $100

    24. A Bartesian small kitchen appliance that makes mixing pro-level cocktails a breeze. Simply fill the canisters with your desired spirits, read the directions, and get mixing.

    The Bartesian machine

    Promising review: "This has been wonderful for me. I am loving it very much. Very simple and easy to use. Great for welcoming friends at home and offering a drink." —Leticiasoares07

    Price: $349.99

    25. A cozy armchair to add style, comfort, and an extra place to sit to your space. The mid-century modern chair features a sturdy wooden frame and thick cushions upholstered in smooth fabric (in a variety of colors, I might add).


    Promising review: "I’d been eyeing this chair for almost a year before finally caving and ordering; can’t believe I waited so long. It is even better-looking in person, and is the perfect addition to my living room. The husk color is a nice neutral that compliments my décor, and the warmer wood tone is perfect with my floor. The seat is very firm, but comfortable (I need a little lumbar pillow, but would use one anyway, given the depth of the seat). As for assembly: I was able to put it together by myself is about 30 mins. I followed other reviewers’ advice, and kept everything loose, allowing everything to line up well, before tightening. Bottom line: for the price, this looks and feels like a quality piece of furniture that will last and add a clean, modern look to your home — highly recommend! (PS: My cat has already commandeered this chair as his own, which is a huge plug for its comfort level.)" —Jammy Scone

    Price: $300 (available in eight styles)

    26. A hall tree so you and your family and friends always have a place to set your things as soon as you walk in the door. This one comes with four hooks and five shelves, not to mention under storage to slide shoes.

    The brown hall tree with shelves and hanger space

    Promising review: "I love the design!!! Very modern and doesn’t take a lot of space. Good quality! I’m very happy with my purchase." —Target Reviewer

    Price:  $217.49 (originally $289.99)

    27. A hammered metal accent table to add a stylish element to your space while also giving you extra space to set down beverages and display decor.

    The round hammered gold accent table

    Promising review: “This is a very lovely piece for my living room. It’s well-made and hollow. It’s classy and understated, but perfectly useful and just so cool. It reminds me of a can of soup. Sturdy. Love it!” —Target reviewer

    Price: $80 (available in two colors)

    28. A stackable cookware set that's great for folks with limited cabinet storage but expansive cooking goals. The set comes with nine pieces, including a number of fry pans, lids for them, and even a Dutch oven.

    The black matte cookware stacked

    Promising review: "This is the best set ever. I’ve been waiting so long for my Calphalon set and I am so in love with them! Easy to wash and even dishwasher safe!" –isaurarossette

    Price: $249.99

    29. A storage ottoman, so you can have an extra place to sit and an extra place to store things. The ottoman can hold up to 125 pounds worth of goods, so it will help you hide plenty of clutter while looking pretty as can be from the outside.

    The storage ottoman

    Promising review: "Beautiful rich blue! Packaged nicely and quickly shipped. Storage is much bigger than anticipated, but it was a nice bonus! Legs are super easy to assemble. Hinge closes lightly. Bought it for shoe storage but will be buying another to replace our bulky coffee table!" —Bri

    Price: $161.49 (originally $189.99; available in five colors)

    30. A cast-iron Lodge Dutch oven to broil, braise, bake, or roast in the oven up to 500° F. Alternatively, you can use it without the lid on a stovetop to sauté, simmer, or fry. Plus, the color makes it a fun addition to any kitchen.

    A red cast iron pan with handles and a lid

    Promising review: "I got this primarily for doing baked stew and pasta sauce. It's big enough I can actually put spaghetti noodles in it unbroken, which is nice. I've used Lodge products before but never the enameled kind; I've had a couple of their cast iron skillets. It's great straight from the stove top into the oven." —Al

    Price: $99.99 

    31. Last but not least, a wheeled luggage bag so you can travel to your heart's desire while still being able to stay organized on the go. This stylish, hard-sided suitcase comes on wheels and features a variety of zip pockets for an extra-tidy travel companion.

    The hard-sided luggage

    Promising review: "Recently used on a trip. Honestly, it's spacious and feels sturdy so far. I really liked the TSA locks on the top and it is very easy to organize within. I would definitely recommend this to others. I was able to pack for a four-day trip easily with extra room for sneakers and more clothing if I wanted to. It looks nicer in person. Hopefully, it holds up over time. I am glad it has Targets 365-day happiness guarantee and a 10-year warranty afterward." —Cif

    Price: $159.99 (available in four colors)

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