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You Do Not Want To Miss Out On Reformation’s Huge Black Friday Sale

Ring the alarm because sale time has fully landed. We’ve been long awaiting Reformation ‘s fall sale since the weather turned. Our go-to sustainable fashion brand is majorly marking down every NYE perfect slip dress, faux fur cuffed coat, and on-trend pair of jeans for a mere five days, all in the name of Black Friday. And for anyone who’s waited in the line — a line comparable to yesterday’s record-breaking airport security lines — for the brand’s rare sample sales, you’ll know how much of treat it is to be able to do all your shopping right from the comfort of your post-Thanksgiving food coma.

From now until midnight on Cyber Monday, Reformation is slashing its prices site-wide by 30%. So all those little white tops you’ve been eyeing for a tropical getaway and those cozy sweaters to covet for the winter-y months ahead are just an add to cart button away — but only while supplies last. Don’t you fret, though. To help ensure a successful Black Friday outcome, we’ve rounded up 25 of the best deep-discounted pieces from this once-a-year mega sale.

So plug in your laptop and make yourself comfortable — you’ve got some serious shopping to do.

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10 Summer Essentials That Will Help You Beat The Heat

Thigh chafing, sticky feet, sweaty pit stains; these are just some of the annoyances we have to endure in hot weather. Which is why when our eyes catch a glimpse of predicted 85+ temperatures, it’s impossible to even know what to wear. If you’re going to sweat in everything, it almost feels like it doesn’t even matter. But there are a few solutions to prevent summer from turning you into a human puddle.

First, there are the classic tips: wear light colors, stay away from heavy materials, try men’s deodorant for a change. But we’re providing some lesser known options, like investing in a Grade A multipurpose towel or taking a spin at side-snap jeans. You don’t have to forget your love of summer just because the July humidity has decided to wreak its annual havoc on the world. These smart dressing tips will keep you on your feet until you land in front of an open storefront blasting A/C.

There’s a lot of product out there, some would say too much. No doubt this has left you with an overwhelming set of questions about the latest must-haves. Luckily we’ve got answers. At Refinery29 we are here to help you navigate this epic world of stuff. All of our editorial market is independently selected and curated by the team. But if you buy something we link to on our site Refinery29 may earn commission.

Perforations are your best friend in a summer. A knit dress like this will take you from happy hour to vacation all without breaking much of a sweat.

Mango, $99.99, available at Mango

Bike shorts, who? While that trend has been the name of the game, we’re leaning more towards long athletic shorts that are both breezy and combat any dreaded heat-induced thigh chafing.

ASOS, $29, available at ASOS

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Protect yourself from harmful rays and keep cool with this sporty, breathable cap.

NFL New Era Oakland Raiders NFL Training Grey 9Twenty Adjustable Cap, $30.00, available at New Era.

A good multipurpose beach towel goes a long way in the summer. You can use it as a cover-up, lounge on it by the pool, or make it an impromptu picnic blanket. Don’t skimp on investing in a quality option this year.

Eau Club, $45, available at Eau Club

These stretchy kick flares have the best secret: They’re made of 28% lycra and are highly resistant to heat and chlorine. Slip these on post-swim to combat the sun rays and the warm weather while still looking chic.

Rendl, $151.66, available at Rendl

Our little summer secret? Off-the-shoulder everything. It keeps sweaty armpit stains at bay that would otherwise be visible with tight-fitted arms.

Kitri, $182, available at Kitri

Speaking of towels, try your hand at the ultimate sweat wicking footwear: terrycloth sandals. Made up with an espadrille sole and a medium-density foam sole, you’ll never want to take these outdoor-friendly shoes off.

Mara & Mine, $250, available at Mara & Mine

These snap-buttons jeans let you customize how much leg to flaunt for optimal breathability.

3×1, $425, available at 3×1

Skip the back sweat that comes with lugging around a backpack or tote bag around all day. A cute mini bags helps to reenforce the idea of minimizing your life while maximizing your level of literal cool.

Pop & Suki, $235, available at Pop & Suki

White before Labor Day is an old school idea with good reason. The light hue helps reflect off light to keep you cool and collected in even the most intense heat.

Where Mountains Meet, $495, available at Where Mountains Meet

Leave the denim cut-offs at home. Instead, opt for a pair of cotton shorts that’ll keep you feeling light all day long.

Ganni, $125, available at Ganni

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We looked through 1,000s of discounts to find today’s best Amazon Prime Day deals

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Amazon Prime Day 2018 overall best deals

Update 7/16/18 3:46 p.m. ET: We’re noticing some glitches on Amazon.com at the moment, so a few of these deals may not be showing up yet. We think things will sort themselves out soon — but in the meantime, happy shopping!

Update 7/16/18 9:35 p.m. ET: Most of the Amazon site appears to be working as normal.

Prime Day, now in its fourth year, is bigger and better than ever. 

This year, the sales event is live for a full 36 hours and is promising more than one million deals worldwide.

Now through July 17, you can shop an unprecedented number of deals, but you probably can’t dedicate your entire day to looking through pages and pages of deals. That’s why we’re doing it for you and handpicking the best ones that you should focus on today to save you both money and time.

Below you’ll find a master list of the very best Prime Day 2018 deals across all categories, including tech, home and kitchen, travel, and back-to-school products. There are so many deals to look through, so we took the time to find only the best ones. We’ll be updating this page throughout the day, so check back here frequently for the best and most up-to-date flash deals.

Just remember that you have to be a Prime member to take advantage of the deals, so don’t forget to sign up for a free 30-day trial membership here if you haven’t already. There are more perks if you want to stay a Prime member after your trial.  

This is our cheat sheet to the 24 best Prime Day deals of 2018. You can keep scrolling to check out our full list:

Amazon device: Echo, $69.99 (originally $99.99) [You save $30]
Amazon device: Kindle Paperwhite, $79.99 (originally $119.99) [You save $40]
Amazon Prime service: Get your first three months of Audible for $4.95 per month
Smartphone + smart home bundle: Samsung Galaxy S9 Bundle (includes SmartThings Home Monitoring Kit, Echo, and Echo Spot), $719.99 [You save $429.97]
Computer: ASUS FX503VM 15.6” 120Hz FHD Powerful Gaming Laptop, $899 (originally $999) [You save $100]
Tablet: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tablet, $399.99 [You save $150]
TV: Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TVs with Fire TV, $289.99 (originally $399.99) [You save $110]
Media streamer: Fire TV Stick, $19.99 (originally $39.99) [You save $20]
Smart home device: Eufy RoboVac 11, $159.99, (originally $249.99) [You save $90]
Smart home device: Ring Video Doorbell Pro, $174 (originally $249) [You save $75]
Speaker: KEF Q100 Bookshelf Loudspeakers, $249 (originally $549.99) [You save $300.99]
Wireless headphones: nuraphone Wireless Bluetooth Over Ear Headphones, $299 (originally $399) [You save $100]
Wired headphones: Bose QuietComfort 25, $124.99 (originally $198) [You save $74]
Game console: Nintendo New 3DS XL – Super NES Edition with Super Mario Kart Bundle, $149.99 (originally $199) [You save $50]
Wearable: Fitbit Alta HR, $89.95 (originally $149.95) [You save $60]
Small kitchen appliance: Instant Pot DUO60, 6 Quart, $58.99 (originally $99.95) [You save $40.96]
Small kitchen appliance: Keurig K-Cafe Single-Serve K-Cup Coffee Maker and Milk Frother, $109.99 (originally $179.99) [You save $70] 
Small kitchen appliance: Vitamix 5200 Blender, 64-Ounce Container, $297.95 (originally $549.99) [You save $252.04] 
Mattress: Tuft & Needle Mattress, Queen, $459 (originally $575) [You save $116]
Vacuum: Dyson V8 Absolute Cordless Stick Vacuum, $364.99 (originally $499.99) [You save $135]
Robot vacuum: iRobot Roomba 671 Robot Vacuum (Wi-Fi connectivity, works with Alexa), $229.99 (originally $349.99) [You save $120]
Budget phone: Moto G6 64GB Prime Exclusive Phone, $259.99 (originally $299.99) [You save $40]
High-end phone: LG V35 ThinQ 64 GB Prime Exclusive Phone, $599.99 (originally $899.99) [You save $300]
High-end phone: Samsung Galaxy S8 Unlocked 64GB, $499.99 (originally $724.99) [You save $225]

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To get things started, and since this is Amazon Prime Day, here are the best Amazon devices and Prime services on sale. At $69.99, the Amazon Echo is available for its lowest price ever. At $79.99, the Kindle Paperwhite is also at its lowest price to date. 

The best overall deals

Echo, $69.99 (originally $99.99) [You save $30]
Echo Look, $99.99 (originally $199.99) [You save $100]
Echo Show, $129.99 (originally $229.99) [You save $100]
Fire TV Stick, $19.99 (originally $39.99) [You save $20]
Kindle Paperwhite, $79.99 (originally $119.99) [You save $40]
Amazon Cloud Cam, $59.99 (originally $119.99) [You save $60]

The best Amazon Prime service deals

Audible: Get your first three months for $4.95 per month
Kindle Unlimited: Get your first three months for $1
Twitch Prime: New and current members get free PC games and in-game loot
Amazon Music Unlimited: Get your first four months for $0.99
Prime Video: Rent popular movies for $1.99 and under or buy at up to 50% off
Prime Pantry: New subscribers get $10 off their first order of $40 or more with a 30-day free trial Pantry membership
Prime Now: New customers get $10 off their first order of Prime Now or Whole Foods Market, and $10 off their second order
AmazonFresh: New AmazonFresh customers can get $30 off their first AmazonFresh order of $100 or more with a 30-day free trial AmazonFresh membership
Dash Buttons, $0.99 (originally $4.99) [You save $4]

The best Echo deals

Echo Dot, $29.99 (originally $49.99) [You save $20]
Echo Dot Kids Edition, $29.99 (originally $49.99) [You save $20]
Echo, $69.99 (originally $99.99) [You save $30]
Echo Spot, $99.99 (originally $129.99) [You save $30]
Echo Plus, $99.99 (originally $149.99) [You save $50]
Echo Look, $99.99 (originally $199.99) [You save $100]
Echo Show, $129.99 (originally $229.99) [You save $100]

The best Kindle deals

Kindle, $49.99 (originally $79.99) [You save $30]
Kindle Paperwhite, $79.99 (originally $119.99) [You save $40]

The best Fire TV deals

Fire TV Stick, $19.99 (originally $39.99) [You save $20]
Fire TV, $34.99 (originally $69.99) [You save $35]
Fire TV Cube, $89.99 (originally $119.99) [You save $30]
Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart TVs with Fire TV, $289.99 (originally $399.99) [You save $110]

The best Fire tablet deals

Fire 7 Tablets, $29.99 (originally $49.99) [You save $20]
Fire HD 8 Tablet, $49.99 (originally $79.99) [You save $30]
Fire HD 10 Tablets, $99.99 (originally $149.99) [You save $50]
Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet, $69.99 (originally $99.99) [You save $30]
Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablets, $99.99 (originally $129.99) [You save $30]

The best Cloud Cam and Blink security camera deals

Amazon Cloud Cam, $59.99 (originally $119.99) [You save $60]
Blink XT 1, $75 (originally $124.99) [You save $54.99]
Blink Indoor Home Security Camera, $69 (originally $99) [You save $30]
Blink Indoor Home Security Camera (3 CAM), $149.99 (originally $229.99) [You save $80]

The best laptop, tablet, and computer deals
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Computers, laptops, and tablets are a real investment, but when you get one on sale, it makes the decision easier. Here’s a list of all the best computers, laptops, and tablets on sale. 

The best laptop deals

Acer Chromebook 11, Celeron N3060, 11.6″ HD, 4GB DDR3L, 16GB Storage, $139.99 [You save $80]
Acer Chromebook 15 Pentium N4200, 15.6″ Full HD Touch, 4GB LPDDR4, 32GB Storage, $314.99 [You save $85]
Google Pixelbook (i5, 8 GB RAM, 128GB), $845 (originally $999) [You save $154]
ASUS Chromebook Flip 12.5-inch Touchscreen Convertible Chromebook, Intel Core m3, 4GB RAM, 64GB Flash Storage, $399 [You save $100]
ASUS FX503VM 15.6” 120Hz FHD Powerful Gaming Laptop, $899 (originally $999) [You save $100]

The best tablet deals

Fire 7 Tablets, $29.99 (originally $49.99) [You save $20]
Fire HD 8 Tablet, $49.99 (originally $79.99) [You save $30]
Fire HD 10 Tablets, $99.99 (originally $149.99) [You save $50]
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 9.7-Inch, 32GB Tablet, $399.99 [You save $150]

The best PC and all-in-one deals

Check back for the latest PC and all-in-one deals as we find them. 

The best gaming PC deals

CLX SET TGASETGXM8502WR VR-Ready Gaming PC – AMD Ryzen 5 2600 X 3.60Ghz 6-Core, 16GB DDR4, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB, 240GB SSD+3TB HDD, $1,449 (originally $1,719.99) [You save $250]
CLX SET TGASETGXM8504WR VR-Ready Gaming PC – AMD Ryzen 7 2700 X 3.70GHz 8-Core, 16GB DDR4, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB, 240GB SSD+3TB HDD, $1,999.49 (originally $2,389) [You save $390.50]
OMEN by HP 17-inch Gaming Laptop w/ 144Hz Anti-Glare G-Sync Display, i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB, 16GB 2666MHz RAM, 1TB HDD & 128 GB PCIE SSD, $1,299 (originally $1,399) [You save $100]
HP Pavilion Gaming 15-inch Laptop, Intel Core i5-8300H Processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4 GB, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB hard drive and 128 GB SSD, $829.99 (originally $909.99) [You save $80]

The best printer, computer monitor, and computer accessory deals
Amazon

Devices like printers and routers might not be the most exciting tech to shop for, but they’re necessary purchases nonetheless. Save on the best ones with these deals. 

The best printer deals

Brother HLL6200DW Wireless Monochrome Laser Printer with Large Paper Capacity, $169.99 (originally $199.99) [You save $30]
Brother WorkSmart MFC-J880DW Compact All-in-One Inkjet Printer, $109.99 (originally $249.99) [You save $140]

The best computer monitor deals

Planar PLN2770W 27″ LCD Monitor, $140 (originally $176.87) [You save $36.87]
BenQ GW2280 22-Inch 1080p LED Frameless Monitor, $89.99 (originally $111.48) [You save $21.49]
BenQ 27-inch 1080p HDR10 Monitor, $199.99 (originally $269) [You save $70]
BenQ EL2870U 28 inch 4K HDR10 Gaming Monitor, $399 (originally $499) [You save $100]

The best router deals

NETGEAR R6700 Nighthawk AC1750 Dual Band Smart WiFi Router, $89.99 (originally $99.98) [You save $10]
NETGEAR Nighthawk WiFi Cable Modem Router+ Voice, $257.73 (originally $227.73) [You save $30]
NETGEAR Orbi Home Mesh WiFi System $259.33 (originally $289.33) [You save $30]
NETGEAR WiFi Range Extender, $59.98 (originally $69.98) [You save $10]
Google WiFi system, $99 (originally $129) [You save $30]

The best hard drive deals

WD My Passport SSD (512GB), $119.99 (originally $159.99) [You save $40]
WD My Passport for Mac Portable external Hard Drive (2TB), $63.99 (originally $99.99) [You save $36]
Samsung T5 Portable SSD (1TB), $270 (originally $379.99) [You save $109]

The best computer accessory deals

SanDisk 64GB Cruzer Force Flash Drive, $13.49 (originally $17.99) [You save $4.50]
HooToo USB C Hub, $11.76 (originally $19.99) [You save $8.23]
Belkin F4U095tt Thunderbolt 3 Express Dock HD with 3.3-Foot Thunderbolt 3 Cable, $222.10, (originally $277.63), [You save $55.53]
AmazonBasics USB 3.1 Type-C VGA Multiport Adapter, $24.49 (originally $34.99)[You save $10.50]

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The best bras you can buy

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The Insider Pick:

We know that finding a bra that’s so comfortable that you forget it’s on sounds impossible, but it’s not. With an intelligent fit finder quiz, half sizes, and carefully designed bras that are as sexy as they are comfortable, ThirdLove makes the best bras you can buy.

Ladies, we’ve gotta take care of our ladies. Like us, they deserve the utmost respect and support, like us, they should never settle for second best. To that end, buying a bra that does your breasts proud is just about the best thing that you can do for yourself.

Alright, fine — That’s probably something of an overstatement, but the sentiment rings true. Buying bras may not be the most fun experience, but that doesn’t make it any less important. Luckily, there are a handful of companies that are looking to make the bra-purchasing process less of a hassle. But more importantly, the results are everything that you’ve ever wanted for your chest.

Your primary consideration when purchasing a bra should be comfort. After all, unless you’re letting the girls run free all the livelong day (which is fine!), you’re likely going to be wearing your bra for at least the eight-hour workday. That means that your underwire can’t be digging into your ribcage, that your straps can be tangling uncomfortably against your shoulder, and that your clasp can’t be scratching your back.

Then, you should also consider what style of bra you’d like. Are you looking to make an impression by pushing the ladies up, or are you looking to be a bit more inconspicuous with a classic t-shirt bra? There’s no wrong answer, of course, but there are certainly different bras for different occasions.

Perhaps most importantly, you’ll want to keep fit in mind. After all, an ill-fitting bra will be neither comfortable nor stylish (regardless of what you’re trying to achieve), but sometimes, figuring out exactly what bra size you are can be a bit difficult. This is especially the case when you’re doing your shopping online. Luckily, that’s not the case with a number of our favorite bra purveyors, who have gone to great lengths to ensure that you and your bra get along.

Regardless of which of these bras you choose, we’re confident that you (and the ladies) will be well satisfied.

Best bras overall: ThirdLove 
Best delicate bras: Journelle
Best bras for $10 to $20: Hanes 
Best for atypical shapes: Natori
Best strapless bras: Wacoal
Best bras for E (DD) to J: Trusst 
Best bras and bralettes for $35: Lively

Updated on 7/18/2018 by Valis Vicenty and Malarie Gokey: Added Trusst and Lively bras based on testing.

Read on in the slides below to check out our top picks.The best bra overall
ThirdLove

Why you’ll love it: At ThirdLove, it’s all about the fit, and oh, how these bras fit, thanks to the intelligent Fit Finder quiz and optional half sizes (starting at $68).

Face it — Today’s standard cup sizes aren’t always exactly what your body needs. And luckily, at ThirdLove, no one is expecting you (or your breasts) to fit into a predetermined mold. In just 60 seconds, Thirdlove will help you find a bra that feels as though it was actually tailored to your body, all without your ever having to leave the couch.

It all starts with ThirdLove’s Fit Finder tool, which as the name suggests, helps you find your actual right size. You’ll input the cup size and band measurements you normally abide by, as well as the company from which you’ve historically purchased your bra. But then you’ll also talk about where the shortcomings are — how much of a gap there is, how well the band actually sits against your back, and to what extent you find yourself adjusting the straps.

Most importantly, you’ll tell ThirdLove about the shape of your breasts, because yes, that will impact what bra is ultimately recommended.

Once you’re done with the full questionnaire, you’ll input your email address, and you’ll be shown what your bra size should be (it may be different than you previously imagined based on your answers), as well as a recommended bra. And best of all, if your bra size comes in a half cup (because yes, that’s a thing), ThirdLove can send you a bra that comes in a half size.

While you may not think that a web-based survey could actually take you to a better fitting bra, think again. As soon as I put on my ThirdLove Classic T-Shirt Bra, I knew that I’d been wrong with just about every other bra I’d ever worn. This is easily one of the most comfortable and truly supportive pieces of lingerie I’ve ever worn, and whereas other bras seem to work only with certain outfits, I’ve managed to wear this particular bra under cocktail dresses and sweats alike.

Although the T-Shirt Bra is the classic choice, ThirdLove has plenty of other fantastic options for you to choose from as well, including a racerback, a lace racerback with a front closure (which is beautiful, by the way), and another personal favorite, the lace balconette (for special occasions).

Several other women on the Insider Picks team have tried ThirdLove’s bras and love them. Since we’re all a range of sizes and shapes, it’s impressive that we all love these bras.

Reviewers at People called ThirdLove bras “the most comfortable…that [have] ever been on my body,” while nearly 22,500 customers have given the Classic T-Shirt Bra a 4.5 out of 5 stars on the company’s website.

Pros: Careful sizing guide, great fit, and comfortable material that doesn’t irritate the skin even after a long day of wear

Cons: The Classic T-Shirt Bra isn’t the sexiest bra in the world, but there are other options for that, too

Shop the ThirdLove collection beginning at $68

The best delicate bra
Journelle

Why you’ll love it: If you want to feel like an airy princess, Journelle has just the bra for you in the Isabel collection (starting at $84).

One of the best things about Journelle is that it’s both an online and offline shop with a truly boutique experience. Just ask our friends over at The Gloss, who called shopping for a bra at Journelle “the best experience at a lingerie store ever.” But perhaps even better than the friendly sales associates (and truly, they’re difficult to beat), is the Isabel, which just so happens to be Journelle’s very first complete lingerie collection.

It combines Journelle’s two favorite things — French lingerie and “having things exactly how we want them.” And trust me, you want this bra. The classic French demi silhouette is delicate, whimsical, and feminine in the best of ways. There isn’t a detail missed on this bra, from the scalloped trim on the peek-a-boo straps to the floral lace pattern.

But don’t think that just because the Isabel is terribly pretty it won’t be terribly useful. This bra will do what it’s meant to do: keep you lifted and supported all the live-long day. That’s likely thanks to the two-part cup construction. The seaming helps to create shape, add comfort, and of course, aid in support.

And no matter what size you may be, the delicacy of the Isabel Balconette can indeed be for you. The bra comes in cup sizes A through G, and band sizes range from 30 to 36. Because it’s constructed of 100% nylon, it’s actually surprisingly comfortable despite all its fine lace detail.

Folks over at the Lingerie Addict note that the Isabel may be “a replacement for [their] favorite bra,” and the Isabel has solidified a spot on Journelle’s best selling list of lingerie. With the matching Isabel underwear, which comes in both a bikini and a thong, as well as a suspender belt, you can adorn yourself with a full Isabel set.

Pros: Sexy, delicate, and oh so feminine, all while being as supportive as a bra should be

Cons: At $84, the Isabel isn’t exactly the most budget-friendly buy   

Buy the Isabel by Journelle for $84

The best budget bra
Hanes

Why you’ll love it: You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a good bra, and Hanes is here to prove it (starting at $10).

High prices don’t always correlate with high quality, and similarly, budget buys don’t mean budget quality. No one knows this better than Hanes, the classic underwear brand that makes one of the best wire-free bras on the market.

Whether you want to call it a bralette or a wireless bra, you’ll certainly call it supremely comfortable. The Comfort Wire-Free bra line by Hanes is one of the sturdier bras you can buy. Sure, it’s not made of sexy lace, but as a result, it can withstand quite a bit of wear and tear. It doesn’t lose its shape or stretch out in unattractive ways after several cycles in the washing machine, and because it doesn’t have an underwire, it’s incredibly lightweight and flexible.

But don’t think that a lack of wire means a lack of support or structure. As folks over at Good Housekeeping noted, “I liked that this bra did not have an underwire, yet I felt fully supported. It was soft and comfortable…I almost forgot I was wearing a bra.”

Because the Wire-Free bras are fully adjustable, they also stay put quite well. Over 2,000 folks on Amazon have given the Hanes bra 4.4 out of 5 stars. Reviewers note that the bra “holds everything where it needs to be without wires and without binding or squishing or pushing things higher than they need to go.” 

Pros: Extremely affordable, wide range of colors, good support, and straps that stay in place

Cons: There are a limited selection of cup and band sizes, so chestier women may not be able to find a good fit  

Shop the Hanes Wire-Free collection starting at $10

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The 23 best World Cup players after the first round of action

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup has arrived.

The first round of group stage fixtures is already over, with every single one of the 32 World Cup nations competing at least once already — and boy, has the tournament created drama.

Russia got the World Cup off to a thrilling start when it wowed crowds with a 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the curtain-raising game on June 14, before tournament favourites like Argentina and Brazil failed to register a win. Germany, the 2014 World Cup winners, even lost.

But who are the key players after round one?

Business Insider has put together a power ranking of the 23 best soccer players in Russia so far in the tournament, using statistical data from number-crunching soccer site whoscored.com. The website grades players based on how the individual performs relative to his position, and ranks each player out of a maximum score of 10.

Keep scrolling to see who made the list, ranked by score in ascending order.

23. Iceland goalkeeper Hannes Thór Halldórsson — 7.86.
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Considering Argentina can boast elite forwards like Lionel Messi and Sergio Agüero, the country was expected to bulldoze through Iceland on June 16.

But Iceland flipped the pre-match script and stunned the South American side by claiming a 1-1 draw, with goalkeeper Hannes Thór Halldórsson earning rave reviews for his role between the sticks.

Halldórsson even saved a penalty from Messi (see picture above) and if that is not worthy of a place on this list, we don’t know what is.

22. Russia defender Yuri Zhirkov — 7.87.
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Yuri Zhirkov is the lowest-ranked entrant from the five Russians on this list.

The left back helped get the very best out of key man Aleksandr Golovin thanks to his intuitive link-up play with the midfielder in Russia’s outstanding 5-0 slaughter over Saudi Arabia.

Zhirkov was ambitious with the variety in his passing but did not neglect his defensive duties with two clearances and four tackles from the back.

21. Belgium attacker Dries Mertens — 7.99.
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Had he not scored a wondergoal, there is no doubt that Dries Mertens would have failed to make this list.

This is because he hardly did anything else that was worthy of note in Belgium’s victory over Panama on Monday.

However, goals mean a lot. Especially when they arrive, in spectacular fashion, when the team needs them most.

Mertens scored Belgium’s first goal of the game with a brilliant volley in the 47th minute, and it helped the team on its way to a confidence-boosting 3-0 win.

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These are the 10 best-selling sneakers of the year so far (NKE)

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The NPD sports-industry analyst Matt Powell recently revealed a list of the 10 top-selling sneakers of the first quarter of 2018.
All 10 were shoes made by Nike. Nine were either Nike or its Jordan brand, and the 10th was a shoe by Converse, which is also a Nike subsidiary.
For the first time in months, there were no Adidas shoes among the top 10.
None of the top-selling sneakers were performance shoes, continuing the trend away from performance sneakers.

Nike is dominating the sneaker industry.

According to the NPD sports-industry analyst Matt Powell, nine of the 10 best-selling sneakers in the first quarter of 2018 were made by either Nike or its Jordan brand. The remaining sneaker was the Converse All Star Low, which is also made by a Nike subsidiary. Powell also noted that for the first time in months, no Adidas shoes were among the 10 best-selling sneakers, in part because the company is diversifying its portfolio.

He explains in his note that the first-quarter sales figures show a continuing shift away from performance and toward lifestyle, thanks to the ongoing athleisure trend. The $65 Nike Tanjun remained in the No. 1 spot based on sales. In February, Powell told Business Insider the affordable shoe posting such strong sales reflected a shift toward a more moderate market.

See which other sneakers are top sellers based on sales:

10. Nike Flex Contact
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9. Nike Air Force 1 Low
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8. Jordan IX Mid
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Warren Buffett reportedly tried to invest $3 billion in Uber

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Warren Buffett was close to investing $3 billion in Uber, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday.
The deal fell apart due to disagreements over the size and terms of the stake. 

Legendary investor Warren Buffett tried to buy a $3 billion stake in Uber earlier this year through his Berkshire Hathaway company, Bloomberg News’ Eric Newcomer and Olivia Zaleski reported Wednesday.

However, the deal fell apart due to disagreements over the size and terms of the potential investment, Bloomberg said, citing people familiar with the discussions. Neither Uber nor Berkshire Hathaway responded to Bloomberg’s request for comment.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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Raptors coach Dwane Casey — who was voted coach of the year by his peers — fired after franchise-best season and brutal playoff loss

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The Toronto Raptors fired head coach Dwane Casey on Friday, according to reports.
The move came after the Raptors had a franchise-best 59-23 season, but lost in embarrassing fashion in the second round of the playoffs.
Casey was recently voted coach of the year in a coaches-only vote.

The Toronto Raptors have fired head coach Dwane Casey. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski first reported the move.

The move comes after a whirlwind turn of events for Casey and the Raptors. The Raptors went 59-23 this season, the best season in franchise history, locking up the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The team revamped its offense and was though to be a legitimate contender in the East.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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