There are two types of people: the ones who did puzzles in the early days of the pandemic and the others who would still...rather not. If you're in the former group and cherish a night in with a new set, invest in some more puzzles, like these chic picks, ahead. They pair great with a cold beer (or a glass of wine!) after a long day of staring at a screen.
Yoga Studio Puzzle
Yogis, rejoice: This 50-piece yoga studio puzzle is a great gift for your yoga teacher when the holidays roll around or, you know, yourself.
Printworks The Wonder of Nature Rocks 500-Piece Puzzle
Printworks' "The Wonder of Nature Rocks" puzzle is no easy feat. If you're not a beginner puzzler (we all have to start somewhere!), invest in this 500-piece set and put together a beautiful picture of Antelope Canyon.
JIGGY x Bloomingdale's Puzzle
Feeling nostalgic these days? Perfect for fashion lovers, JIGGY x Bloomingdale's puzzle—designed by Johanna Armstrong—is a picture of a bustling Bloomingdales storefront at the iconic 59th street location in NYC.
Springbok Candy Galore Puzzle
Who amongst us doesn't love a good candy puzzle? Whip out this 1,000-piece (!) set and make sure to have plenty of Sour Patch Kids on deck to eat while you're putting it together.
Areaware Cereal Puzzle
For a quick afternoon activity, enlighten yourself with this 70-piece cereal puzzle part of the brand's munchies collection.
Rifle Paper Co. Maps Jigsaw Puzzle
Rifle Paper Co.'s gorgeous designs have been transformed into this maps puzzle of Amsterdam, Athens, London, and more cities to temporarily satisfy your wanderlust.
Ordinary Habitat "Community" by Shanee Benjamin Puzzle
Brooklyn-based artist Shanée Benjamin’s "Community" 100-piece puzzle is an ode to the feminine form and a reminder of the sense of community we've been desperately missing throughout the pandemic.
'Schitt’s Creek' David Rose 500 Piece Puzzle
Made for 'Schitt's Creek' super fans, this 500-piece puzzle celebrates David Rose in all of his glory.
Madewell Slowdown Studio Yoro Park Puzzle
Transport yourself to Japan with this 285-piece puzzle of The Site of Reversible Destiny in Yoro Park, Japan.
Minted Birthday Bouquet Puzzle
Every creative will appreciate this Minted puzzle that looks like it belongs in an art gallery. I mean, those colors!
Piecework Buns Out Puzzle
Sun's out, buns out! Prepare yourself for a hot girl summer starting with this "Buns Out" puzzle from Piecework.
The Met Hokusai Great Wave Puzzle
For those feeling nostalgic about wandering through the annual Met exhibitions, order this puzzle of Katsushika Hokusai's famous woodblock print, "Under the Great Wave at Kanagawa," that gives a taste of the museum's memorable artwork.
Puzzles of Color "Out Of My Soul" by Noland Anderson Puzzle
Puzzles of Color, a Black-owned family puzzle business created during the pandemic, highlights artists of color through its gorgeous puzzle designs. Case-in-point: This piece of art by artist Noland Anderson.
UncommonGoods Nevertheless She Persisted Puzzle
Talk about a sign of the times. This "Nevertheless She Persisted" puzzle is made up of beautiful illustrations and quotes from powerful women throughout history, including Rosa Parks, Malala Yousafazi, and Angela Davis.
Gray Malin The New York City Two-Sided Puzzle
New Yorkers long for the iconic restaurants and activities that make NYC what it is. This two-sided puzzle of the city will remind you why it's still the best.
Jiggy Puzzles Boobs Puzzle
Jiggy's 450-piece boobs puzzle, illustrated by Brooklyn-based illustrator Julia Heffernan, is exactly the kind of puzzle your friends will obsess over when they see it framed and hung up in your room.
MoMa Viva La Vida Frida Kahlo Jigsaw Puzzle
This Viva la Vida Frida Kahlo puzzle is not for those of us currently feeling unmotivated—it consists of 1,000 pieces (!) that pays homage to Kahlo and her iconic art.
Jonathan Adler Lips-Shaped Puzzle
Jonathan Adler's chic matte lip puzzle belongs on every coffee table once it's finished.
Galison Andy Warhol Soup Can Puzzle
Andy Warhol's double-sided soup can art is basically two puzzles in one.
Springbok Puzzles Springbok Pencil Pushers Jigsaw Puzzle
For a more challenging pick, dive into Springbok's 500-piece pencil pushers puzzle.
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