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Coupons & Sales: Week of 10/31/14

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Coupon codes, sales, and online shopping deals

* Aeropostale will give you $20 off your order of $80 or more with code TREAT. Plus get free shipping on orders over $80. Both offers good through today, 10/31.

* Alternative Apparel is offering 20% off, plus free shipping through 11/2 when you use code HOODSUP at checkout.

* Bloomingdale’s has the following deal: Take 20% off almost all women’s shoes when you buy 2 or more pairs of regular-price or already reduced styles. Enter code SHOELOVE through 11/2 to receive discount.

* The Body Shop is having a buy more, save more event though 11/2: buy 3 items to get 30% off, buy 4 items to get 40% off, and buy 5 items to get 50% off. No code needed!

* Charlotte Russe has shoes BOGO for $8, dresses starting at $20, $5 scarves, jewelry 2 for $10, and free shipping on denim. All of these deals are available through 11/2 at 3AM EST.

* e.l.f. Cosmetics is having a Halloween flash sale: take 31% off sitewide with any purchase of $30 or more. Enter code HALLOWEEN at checkout. Offer valid today, 10/31 only!

* Famous Footwear will give you 20% off your order with code 25SHARE through 11/2.

* Folica is offering 30% off items in their Halloween Shop. Use code HALLOWEEN30 through today, 10/31.

* Heels.com will give you 50% off 50 of their hottest shoe styles for a limited time. Just enter code ENVY at checkout.

* Hot Topic has a deal that’s good for today, 10/31 only: Enter code HTOCT31 at checkout on Halloween and get 25% off everything. Plus take $5 off orders of $50+ with code HT10AF14 through 11/5.

* Kiehl’s has the following offer: Receive two deluxe samples with any $60 purchase. Enter code HOLIDAY at checkout. Offer valid now through 12/25.

* Kmart is offering an extra 15% off any clothing, shoe, and jewelry purchase of $69 or more. Use code FASHION15 until 11/1.

* Kohl’s will give you free shipping on orders over $50 with code SCARY50 through 11/2.

* Lord & Taylor has a code that’s good for an extra 15% off select styles. Enter SHOP at checkout through 11/5.

* Madewell is offering an extra 30% off sale styles in stores and online. Use code HAVEITALL through today, 10/31.

* Nine West will give you 25% off all boots and booties through 11/3. No code needed; discount reflected at checkout.

* Oasis US is offering free delivery through 11/2 with code FREE14.

* PacSun will give you 20% off your entire purchase plus free shipping with no minimum. Use code HALLOWEEN20 through midnight PST on 11/1.

* Puma will give you 25% off one full price item today, 10/31 only.

* Ruche is having a huge sale, with hundreds of items 50% to 75% off. Remember to shop early for the best selection!

* Sally Beauty Supply has the following deal: save 20% on orders $50+through today, 10/31. Enter promo code 555193 at checkout. Offer excludes OPI, sale and clearance items, equipment, gift cards and Beauty Club memberships.

* Stila Cosmetics has the following offer: save 20% on your order with code 20OFF through 11/7. Excludes reduced price items.

* Target has a deal that’s good through 11/1: Save 20% when you spend $50 on women’s shoes with promo code SHOELUV.

* Tilly’s is offering an extra 50% off select merchandise through 11/4.

* TOMS will give you $5 off any $25 TOMS branded purchase with code FALL through 11/30.

* The Trend Boutique has a code that’s good for an extra 50% off sale items through 12/31: EXTRA50.

* UrbanOG will give you 15% off any order, plus free shipping on orders of $60 or more. Use code AF15 through 10/31. Plus get 25% off all shoes with code GIMMIE25 for a limited time.

* Walgreens is offering 20% off regular-priced items when you use code ORANGE20. Deal ends 11/1.

* Yoox.com will give you an extra 25% off select styles with code YOOXREMIX. Offer valid through 11/2.

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Hautelinks: Week of 10/30/14

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Hautelinks - your weekly source for the best of the web

* Do you go extra HAM on slang or are you the wait-what friend? Banish your FOMO and learn the A-Z of slang with this YouTube video by i-D.

* Taylor Swift takes down sexist critics with one very good point. Definitely agree with this.

* ICYMI: Kelly Clarkson covered “Shake it Off” in concert!

* One more Taylor post: Which Taylor Swift album are you?

* We love FSU Marching Band’s rendition of “Single Ladies” – epic!

* Speaking of epic… Potty-Mouthed Princesses Drop F-Bombs for Feminism. OMG!

* People who dread eating alone should read this great Buzzfeed post.

* This is so cute and perfect for Halloween: Black Cat French Mani, via Lulu’s.

* Speaking of which, if you’re going as a cat for Halloween (we’ve all been there), level up your game with one of these 9 cat makeup ideas from Byrdie.

* Also Halloween-perfect: Final Girl Style: Seven Superbly Dressed Horror Movie Heroines, via Lucky.

* And if you need some new horror movies to watch, look no further than Rotten Tomatoes’ horror movie recommendations.

* Starbucks has just released a new seasonal drink called the Franken Frappuccino. Don’t let the name scare you, this drink is a green tea Frappuccino with mint and chocolate mixed in. Let us know if you plan on trying one!

* Too funny: Men try on ladies’ sexy Halloween costumes.

* “Not About Your Waist” is a great parody of “All About That Bass”, meant to promote positive body image. Very cool!

* UD fans, you’re going to want to add this new item to your Xmas wishlist.

* 53 amazing facts about Disney movies. Mind Blown.

* So exciting: Beyonce is teaming up with Topshop for a collection!

* If you’re lucky enough to afford (and have the time!) to travel, here are the 20 trips to take in your 20s.

* For my fellow Harry Potter fans, this hotel is the stuff of our dreams!

* HelloGiggles has some shoe options for ladies who don’t do heels.

* Also from HelloGiggles, a little inspiration to keep pursuing your dream job.

* Refinery 29 recreates some winter runway trends on the cheap(ish).

* Style.com did a great interview with the iconic DVF. Love her.

* Need some hairstyle inspiration? Look no further than the 100 day hair challenge. Impressive!

* And finally… 28 dogs who already won Halloween.

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Trend Watch: Capes

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Trend Watch: Capes
Photos Courtesy of ELLE: 1, 2, 3

Welcome to CF’s series, Trend Watch. From high fashion to street style, we’re covering all the latest trends, then showing you affordable ways to rock each look. This column is all about making super-trendy pieces work for the average college girl, so if you have a trend you would like to see featured here, leave a comment and let us know!

The first thing that comes to mind when you hear the term “cape” is typically muscular men in tights, a.k.a. superheroes. However, for this week’s Trend Watch post, I will approach capes like the fashionable statement pieces they really are. Even Audrey Hepburn was a huge fan of the cape!

Scroll down to find out how I would wear a cape this fall:

 The Traditional Cape

Cape coat, black top, red skirt, over the knee boots
Bag, Skirt, Boots, Cape, Top

The most traditional cape is probably the camel-colored version. It is a classic piece that adds sophistication and a ladylike charm to any outfit. I paired it with a bright red-orange skater skirt, boots, and a black long-sleeved shirt. I love the way the over-the-knee boots complement the cape and match the leather trim on the pockets. Finish the look with a polished black tote bag.

 Plaid ‘n’ Paris

Plaid cape, black jeans, graphic tee
Cape, Bag, Earcuff, Shoes, Top, Jeans

I love how this ensemble uses a non-traditional cape for a look that is more “rocker glam” than “fine lady.” For this outfit, pair your favorite black skinny jeans with a statement-making graphic tee. Add a pair of comfortable Chelsea boots and a sleek messenger bag. To achieve that edgy vibe, accessorize with an ear cuff and throw on this gorgeous plaid cape.

 Dark And Darker

Black cape, plaid dress, flats
Cape, Bag, Necklace, Shoes, Dress

The last look is very chic yet extremely easy to recreate. Wear your favorite casual dress – I chose one with a blue-and-green print and a Peter Pan collar – and put on a versatile black cape to keep you warm. I also chose to accessorize with a statement necklace and d’Orsay flats for a sophisticated look. This cute handbag matches the dark-colored cape, as well as the dress, and pulls the ensemble together cohesively.

Your Thoughts?

Which of these three outfits is your favorite? Are you as obsessed with capes as me? Will you wear a cape this fall? How would you style it? Remember to tell us your thoughts by leaving a comment!

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