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    34 Things Worth Buying For Their Looks Alone

    Pretty and practical, ya love to see it.

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    1. An adorable lunch box that'll maaaaybe, juuuuust maybe, convince you to start taking lunch to work every day.

    Promising review: "It is smaller than you’d think, but I read that in reviews before purchasing. It still packs a lot of stuff if you’re smart about it! I purchased square containers on Amazon along with this tote and they work. I fit salmon, veggies, and yogurt. Love love love it. And it’s incredibly cute!" β€”Jacquelyn Collins

    Get it from Amazon for $30.

    2. A white and gold makeup brush set I don't think your vanity is ready for. And your other makeup brushes? They don't stand a chance with these stunners around. Just peep that fluffiness!


    Promising review: "LOOOOOVE!!!! πŸ’• SO glad these brushes didn’t disappoint! I’ve used my fair share of brushes over the years, they are either too soft and useless or too prickly. These brushes are PERFECT! The bristles don’t shed and are SO soft but firm so they don’t mess you up while applying your makeup. And, they are SO beautiful upon display." β€”Solgat Squad

    Get a 15-piece set from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. And! A vintage-style makeup brush holder with faux-pearl beads β€” and I cannot think of a better, more lovely place for the new brushes you just got. :)


    Promising review: "This thing looks amazing, feels really sturdy and the included a lot of pearls, so even short brushes can be stored in it. What a beautiful way to keep your brushes at your finger tips!" β€”Lindsey Sheldon

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    4. A multipack of geometric mesh socks so even your feet can work their best ~angles~. Who knew socks (SOCKS!) could be this fancy???


    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! Haven't tried washing yet, but so far, LOTS of bang for my buck!" β€”Rachael

    Get a pack of five pairs from Amazon for $10.99 (available in 16 style sets).

    5. A veeeery cute dish drying mat that'll actually look nice on your counters. Yes, I said it! A cute dish mat!


    It's machine washable!

    Promising review: "This is so much better than having to have a dish drainer sitting around taking up space. It is attractive and when I am finished with it, I hang it on the oven door to dry, and then I stand it up with my cutting boards. looks nicer on the cabinet than when I am using it." β€”Lori Linder

    Get it from Amazon for $6.49+ (available in four prints).

    6. A Corkcicle champagne flute available in tons of pretty, magical colors (really, there's one color called "unicorn") to keep your drink cool, and you even ~cooler~.


    Promising review: "Perfect shape and size. Keeps my bubbly ice cold until the last drop. Love the pretty colors. Ordered one and had to go back and order a second one. I ordered two different (highly rated) types initially and Corkcicle was definitely the best!" β€”Lori M.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in eight colors, and a wine glass and travel mug version).

    7. A stylish little belt bag that's 10 steps above a boring ol' fanny pack. This cutie has studded trim and two pockets for all your essentials β€” trendy AND practical.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $19.90 (also available in red).

    8. A pack of incredibly pretty gold ball point pens that'll make you consider giving up texting for snail mail. These pens, they're so fierce!


    Promising review: "These are beautiful! They truly look luxe. They also write smooth and look great on any tabletop. I kept four for myself and am giving one away as a gift but am considering buying more sets for the holiday season and 'no occasion' presents." β€”Geckotashore

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in three finishes and two ink colors).

    9. A gorgeous clay mug so you can drink your best hot beverages and get that warmth from the cup as you sip. This is peak fall, and I need one in 10 colors.


    Promising review: "I adore, adore, adore the Clay in Motion Hand Warmer Mug. I've gotten so many for gifts for other mug lovers in my life. Truly a great quality product and beautiful glazing. It fits very well in my hands and is cozy to hold and sip from. Obviously, use caution when putting your hand into the pocket of a newly poured beverage as it may be a little too warm to the touch (like any other mug!) Price is worth if for the quality and beauty of the mug." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $20+ (available in 21 colors and in left/right hand options).

    10. A silicone utensil set your kitchen is guaranteed to swoon over. Really, I didn't think I had opinions on kitchen utensils, but these are so pretty to look at, and now I am rethinking everything.


    This nine-piece set includes a soup ladle, solid spoon, slotted spoon, pasta server, slotted turner, spatula, whisk, tongs, and a wooden barrel holder. It's recommended that you hand wash each piece.

    Promising review: "I am really impressed by the quality of this set! I was expecting something much flimsier but these are really nice tools. They are made out of material that would be safe to use on nonstick surfaces The tools are really attractive and the handles are smooth and substantial. I can tell they are going to last me a long time. Super nice bonus that they came with a set of tongs." β€”Cooper's Parent

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    11. A metallic-flecked toilet seat that β€” ummm β€” is honestly gorgeous. A toilet seat that's...gorgeous? I didn't think such a thing existed yet here we are!

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $69+ (available in two sizes and in gold).

    12. A fringe-trim throw blanket for fooling your visitors (and maybe even yourself?!) into thinking you dropped some serious $$$ on all your accent decor.


    Many reviewers mentioned that, due to the lightweight and slightly scratchy fabric, this blanket is more of a decor piece, rather than a cozy thing to snuggle up with. With that in mind, it will look FABULOUS draped over a chair or ladder.

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in five prints and 11 color combinations).

    13. A crystal table lamp to bring some calming ambience and charm to your room, desk, or nightstand. Shoot, the lighting on this will even make your walls look fancy.


    Promising review: "Classy and well-made lamp. I was looking for something that looks cute even when it is not switched on. This lamp has all the attributes of a high-end lamp. My whole family liked it." β€”AmyQ

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    14. A sleek tumbler (available in TONS of colors and sizes β€” though this "ocean quartz" is an obvious choice) so affordable, you might as well get one for your home *and* desk at work.

    It even comes with two lids and straws β€” one for cold beverages and a lid for warmer drinks (like coffee or tea!).

    Promising review: "I bought the all-black version and it's beautiful. Not only that, but the interchangeable tops and two plastic straws!!! I'm so excited to be saving the whales and looking amazing in the process. I should ask for commission on the sales of this because all of my coworkers want one now. Another great part that I don't think the description mentions, there's NO condensation AT ALL. I also accidentally left half an iced-coffee WITH CUBES in here for nine hours and when I came home the cubes were still there and the coffee was still cold. ALSO, I have tiny hands which sometimes makes holding things difficult. But the 16-oz size is tall and slim and easy to carry/fit in small bags. 20/10." β€”jacklynn ramos

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four sizes, 44 prints/colors, and customizable text).

    15. A modern jewelry box that's compact but mighty. It features multiple compartments lined with a soft linen fabric for all your small pieces, plus a ring roll for ultimate organization.


    Promising review: "This looks great on top of my dresser! It was a little pricier than I intended to spend on a jewelry box but it does seem very sturdy and good quality and I absolutely love the simplicity and elegance of it. I also think the side drawer is pretty cool!" β€”Anna T

    Get it from Amazon for $29.97+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    16. An in-depth planner with a marble-pattern cover that'll work double time to keep you organized while also looking incredibly dreamy on your desk.


    This planner comes with a personal mission statement prompt, yearly goal setting page, weekly scheduling templates, goal setting and tracking pages, 2019 vision board, major holidays list, notes pages, contacts/address book pages, inspirational quotes, monthly reflection questions, and tons more.

    Promising review: "I cannot speak highly enough about this planner. It has EVERYTHING I needed. Goal setting, check. Vision board, check. Habit planner, check. All of these extra fun inserts on top of your regular planning and scheduling. I love the size of this book, not too big but big enough. The monthly calendar and weekly are both the perfect size for jotting down whatever you may need. I bought a companion pack of stickers, and they are so incredibly cute!" β€”Miko

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    17. A box of cutie matches, because your finest of candles deserve to be lit with the finest of matches. Just admit it, these are fabulous!

    The Found / Etsy

    Get a set of 55-60 from The Found on Etsy for $5.95.

    18. A basket caddy β€” and who allowed a shower caddy to be this sophisticated? Honestly, this will make your bathroom look like a dang spa.


    Promising review: "We have a walk-in shower and had nowhere to store shower products except for the floor... that just wasn't cutting it so we bought these storage baskets and are extremely satisfied with the purchase! It's the perfect amount of storage and I love the holes at the bottom of the baskets for easy cleaning." β€”CarStar0804

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97.

    19. A calming tea blend that literally blooms into a flower when steeped β€” and listen, nothing feels fancier than sipping tea so if there's a flower in it, it's some next level fanciness.

    Free People

    It comes in a jar that contains hand-sewn buds of peach green tea, jasmine green tea, and chrysanthemum green tea.

    Get it from Free People for $20.

    20. A teensy retro-style microwave perfect for compact spaces β€” and I don't think my heart (or wallet) can make it through the rest of this post!!!


    Promising review: "Super cute microwave that fits inside the space that we need. It seems to heat things really well (faster than the bigger microwave that we used to have) and the defrost function really seems to defrost quickly, evenly, and without pre-cooking the food. I really like the knob that you spin to set the time (so cute!), and the 30-second push button is perfect for quickly adding time. I thought we might feel annoyed about having to turn the microwave ON each time we used it, but it's really not an issue." β€”Jamie D.

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99+ (available in five colors).

    21. A handwoven textured hamper with adorable pom pom accents to make even your dirty clothes appear chic.


    Get it from PBTeen for $69.

    22. An overnight cold brew filter bottle that honestly has no right to be THIS pretty and cheap.


    Promising review: "This thing is the greatest way to make iced tea I've ever tried! It's super easy to use, and only requires at least six hours to steep. I like giving 24 hours for best flavor." β€”Robert

    Get it from Amazon for $22.50+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    23. A pair of amber glass bottles with erasable chalk labels to declutter your countertops and make your soaps look a whole lot fancier.


    Promising review: "Beautiful bottles. Purchased them to use for hand soap and dish soap and they did not disappoint. I paired them with waterproof labels I purchased on Etsy from The Polished Jar and am loving the combo." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pair from Amazon for $13.25 (also available in clear and cobalt blue).

    24. A GOLD WATERFALL FAUCET, because you are sophisticated and chic, and it's only right that your bathroom sink match. This is the type of small upgrade, big impact that I'm all about.


    Promising review: "Installed this in a half bath and everyone who uses it compliments me on it and asks where I got it. Water runs evenly out and is very quiet. It does leave a little spot of water at the end of faucet that will need to be wiped. Since my use of it is limited and with guests, a little windex now and then keeps it looking great." β€”Austin

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99+ (available in four finishes).

    25. Rainbow stainless steel straws β€” they're not only environmentally-friendly, but simply darling. I love pretty, practical things, I sure do.

    Each set comes with four bent straws, four straight straws, one cleaning brush, and a canvas pouch.

    Promising review: "Got them 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." β€”STINAXOXO

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $7.99.

    26. A rose gold clock for the sad, lonely wall that has nothing on it β€” until now! Wall decor that serves a purpose?? Even better.


    Promising review: "WOW!!! Such a good buy! I love it so much! I have been searching what feels like forever for a clock to put in my bedroom that doesn't tick. The quietest ticking drives me crazy at night. This clock is dead silent and looks so good!!" β€”Shannon Bluhm

    Get it from Amazon for $17.77+ (available in four styles).

    27. A sleek Quip toothbrush so you'll actually look forward to waking up and brushing your teeth. An aesthetically pleasing toothbrush? Yes, there is such a thing!

    The set comes with the Quip brush, travel cover mount, a large toothpaste, and a travel-sized toothpaste. There's also an optional subscription and for $10 every three months, you’ll be sent a new brush head, AAA battery, and two different-sized toothpastes.

    Get it from Quip starting at $25.

    It's our cheap pick for the best electric toothbrush on BuzzFeed Reviews!

    28. A jewelry stand with a faux-marble base to provide a lovely little home for your best pieces. Now this is an organizer I *wouldn't* mind leaving out on my dresser.


    Promising review: "LOVE it! It is super modern with the concrete and copper combo. It is extra tall so it works perfectly for all my longer necklaces. I only wear dangling/hanging earrings, so those store perfectly on it too. It stores SO MUCH! Be sure to measure your space β€” it arrived taller and wider than I imagined. I use the base as extra storage too. It's like a piece of artwork in my bathroom, to be honest." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32 (also available in copper).

    29. A set of salt and pepper grinders that are enough reason to throw a dinner party. Really, these are too pretty to not show off to every human on this planet.


    Get them from Food52 for $75.

    30. A cast iron teapot featuring a pretty floral pattern and stainless steel infuser for all the tea parties you now have to throw thanks to this.


    Promising review: "I absolutely love this little pot. She is so cute. It holds enough water to make three big mugs of tea for my two daughters and myself. It stays so nice and warm too. I resteep my leaves and it does a great job of keeping that tea warm for two hours at least. I named her Lady Violet. It is a periwinkle blue/violet color, which I love." β€”Debra Peterson

    Get it from Amazon for $26.74.

    31. A Turkish bath towel you can count on to be super absorbent, space-friendly, and way cooler than the regular ol' towels currently occupying your towel rack.


    Promising review: "It took a while to get used to but I absolutely love my Turkish towel. It is very light weight and a welcome change from heavy bath towels. I suffer with fibromyalgia and severe arthritis in my shoulders and this towel has been a real blessing. If you're anything like me with physical restraints, give this towel a chance. You'll love it." β€”L. Sauder

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95 (available in 32 colors).

    32. A cutlery set in matte black and gold to give your other silverware a run for their dang money. They don't stand a chance with these in the drawer, sorry!


    This 20-piece set comes with four (of each) spoons, forks, knives, tea spoons, and tea forks. They are dishwasher safe, but it's recommended by many reviewers to hand wash to extend the life and appearance.

    Promising review: "They are the perfect weight and did not arrive damaged. I hand wash them only with fragrance free soap. If you put them in the dishwasher or use acidic soaps (with orange or lemon scents) the gold will wear. However, this is for ANY set of copper/gold plated silverware even if it comes from Crate and Barrel which is quadruple the cost. Perfect value and looking forward to continued use at my new home." β€”Keiana M.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.49+ (available in six colors).

    33. A set of palm glasses, because why would you β€” a classy human with impeccable taste β€” drink your beverages from a plain glass? You wouldn't!

    Urban Outfitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $8.

    34. And a set of silky-soft satin pillowcases designed to help keep your hair from frizzing, your skin from breaking out, and your dreams sweet.


    Promising review: "I love this SOOO MUCH! The hype for silk pillowcases is real! I have a FULL head of hair that is very long, which has also been processed to death. Since my hair is always so dry due to all of the color processes, I like to air-dry it to save it from being damaged further by the heat. Well, my hair would always look like a frizzy mess the morning after, even though I saturated my hair with leave-in treatments and treatment oils. Finally, I decided to try out a silk pillowcase and I'm obsessed! I can now rock my air-dry hair the next morning without looking like I have a rat's nest on my head. The only thing I wish this had is zippers. Since silk is slippery, the cover tends to fall off the pillows often. Other than that, this is perfect. I'm going to bring a pillowcase with me when I travel!" β€”Rubicant

    Get the set of two from Amazon for $8.98+ (available in standard, queen, and two king sizes and in 14 colors).

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