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Hautelinks: Week of 5/16/13

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* I Tried Gwyneth Paltrow’s Diet, from The Cut. I have to say, this was the funniest thing I read all week.

* This is long but worth the read: The Luxe Life in Gatsby, The Bling Ring, and Other Films (and what it all says about our culture).

* And for those of you procrastinating studying for finals right now, you are welcome.

* Also from Buzzfeed and also motivating for study time: 22 Inspirational Posters That Might Actually Inspire You.

* A cure for your finals-induced dark circles, from Michelle Phan.

* And for those who know that stressed is desserts spelled backwards, a recipe for the best peanut butter brownies you’ll ever have, from A Cup of Jo.

* See also: Caramel Toffee Cheesecake Bars, from Annie’s Eats.

* Oh my god, yes: Why Miss Frizzle is Our Favorite Street Style Star of All Time, from Lucky.

* In case you missed it, Angelina Jolie wrote a piece for the New York Times on her choice to have a preventative double mastectomy after finding out she had an 87% risk of contracting breast cancer. We commend Angelina for her bravery and honesty. Hopefully, her story will inspire more women to be proactive with their health.

* And while we’re on the subject, Jezebel gave Angie a standing ovation for her choice.

* Also Angie-Related: Angelina’s 10 Best Red Carpet Moments, from StyleList.

* Kendi, of Kendi Everyday, wrote an incredibly honest post about her struggle with panic attacks and depression and the real pressures that entrepreneurship can put on a person. It’s so, so cool of her to come out with this and we wish her all the best!

* This might just be the best to-go breakfast idea ever. Must try!

* Cute DIY idea: Illusion Hem Skirt à la Alexander Wang Spring 2013.

* And 30 more cute DIY ideas: 30 Ways to Get Your T-Shirts Ready for Summer, from Buzzfeed.

* 11 Nerdy Recipes from Books, Movies, and TV. Bookmark this and try them all this summer!

* Target is promoting their new home line in perhaps the cutest way possible. I want to visit!

* Extra Petite did a great post on becoming a more responsible apparel consumer, in light of the recent tragedies in Bangladesh and Cambodia. No one has all the answers yet, but her links do provide a great starting point.

* Female Video Game Developer Calls Boss Out on Sexism with Amusing Art Prank. This lady is awesome.

* Okay, now you probably don’t need a tutorial to show you how to use lipstick as blush, however The Beauty Department does do it in cute picture form that really shows how the look can work.

* Also from TBD, a guide to the best moisturizing shampoos at different price points.

* After eight years, countless episodes, and the cutest coworker romance of all time, The Office is finally airing its series finale tonight on NBC. Grantland discusses the end of an era and why the show’s ending is particularly fitting.

* Haha, love: #PrincessProblems.

* Oh god, this is both wonderful and horrific: A Bling Ring Shopping Guide, from The Gloss.

* Teen Vogue did a great interview with Karlie Kloss – she talks about her new jean line (with 40 inch inseams!), her buzz worthy haircut, and her plans to go back to school.

* 8 Signs You Are Actually a Cat, from Thought Catalog. I’m like 50% cat. (Okay, 65.) What about you?

* Ohhhh snap: 7 Classic Movies That Are Shameless Ripoffs, from Cracked.

* This adorable braid tutorial is probably the most perfect summer hairstyle for long hair, um, ever.

* Aww, this is great: Service Dog Arrives at College Graduation in Cap and Gown, Becomes Celebrity

* This is a super cute way to spruce up your apartment dining table for summer.

* Would you shop at a drive-through department store? I feel like this can’t be far off in America.

* These photos are so cute that it’s making me ill: Top 15 Fashion Blogger Weddings.

* R29 shows you how to pack for a carry-on vacation. Very helpful!

* The Six Major Anxieties of Social Media. Yep, you probably have all of these. So do the rest of us. All of us. Seriously.

* Hahah, story of my life: 10 Things That Are Bound to Happen Whenever You Paint Your Nails.

* According to Noveau Cheap, you might want to head to your local CVS right away for some deep beauty discounts!

* And finally, it does not get cuter than this puppy at Yosemite! I die.

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4 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 5/16/13”

  1. 1
    May 16th, 2013 at 9:14 pm

    I’m 80% cat

  2. 2
    May 17th, 2013 at 12:18 am

    100% cat and I knew that would be it before I even opened it

  3. 3
    May 17th, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Aww I was really hoping you guys would put the story a about Abercrombie and the homeless on here!

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/14/abercrombie-and-fitch-homeless-brand-readjustment_n_3272498.html

  4. 4
    May 17th, 2013 at 2:49 pm

    Dani – Oooh, missed that! Great post! I’ll remember it for next week’s list :) (BTW, if you see anything you want to suggest for Hautelinks, just hit up our contact form and make Hautelinks your message’s subject – we’ll always take submissions from readers, it’s just not widely publicized.)

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