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Hautelinks: Week of 6/20/13

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* For you Game of Thrones fans, Lucky Mag shows you how to get the best braided hairstyles from the show!

* 21 Actors Who Almost Got the Part, from Buzzfeed. Woah!

* These layered ice cubes are so adorable and the perfect way to dress up any cold beverage this summer.

* And if you’re 21-plus and need some beverage ideas, these summer cocktails from Cupcakes + Cashmere might be just the thing.

* CF reader Vanessa sent in this article about the current status of the music industry and a look at what it’s really like to be an artist these days. Fascinating reading!

* 9 Ways Money Can Buy Happiness, from The Simply Luxurious Life.

* If you’re lucky enough to be traveling to the City of Lights this summer (hi, jealous!), keep these Paris safety tips in mind.

* NYC Councilwoman Introduces Plan to Make Buying Counterfeit Handbags a Crime. What do you think of the proposal?

* For those of you who commented on our throwback fashion trends post, you’ll love these ways to make your basic hoop earrings more interesting.

* Also from Brit + Co, 40 Genius No-Sew DIY Projects and some Cute Pinterest Hairstyle Ideas to try.

* For those summer BBQs, A Girl’s Guide to Grilling.

* From The Beauty Department, how to curl your eyelashes with a spoon! Honestly, the mere idea of spoons near eyes just makes me cringe, but it is a good trick to have in your arsenal.

* A Beautiful Mess shows you how to make some gorgeous leather hair clips.

* Another cute DIY to try: Studded Satchel, from Glitter n Glue.

* 19 Ways to Make Mornings Less Terrible, from Thought Catalog. Great ideas if you’re not a morning person.

* From Buzzfeed, What It Was Like Growing Up With Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen. Raise your hand if you nodded your head at almost all of these…

* Stripes + Sequins did some super gorgeous DIY crystal drop earrings that we’re dying to make ourselves.

* Modern technology is great, but it can also create some serious turn-offs. (Poking = no.)

* Speaking of which, here are The 10 Ways That Men Text Women. So true!

* Hahah, this is also “so true” and so funny: What Goes Through My Mind Every Time I Get Frozen Yogurt.

* Sun printing is such a cool idea! Need to try this.

* Cute! DIY iPad cover from a composition notebook.

* Last one from Buzzfeed, promise: A Real Person Tests 5 Popular Pinterest Beauty Trends… and the results are surprising, in a good way!

* Adam Levine’s new perfume ad is a definite departure from your typical “celebrity fragrance” ads.

* Birchbox has some great travel beauty tips from some pretty cool ladies.

* And speaking of travel, The Beauty Department has some lovely travel makeup tips for summer vacays.

* 5 Ways to Make Over Your Look Without Spending a Dime, from Lauren Conrad.

* From Cracked, and just in time for the latest summer blockbuster, 5 Terrible Lessons We Learned from Superman Movies.

* And finally, KITTENS!!! (I would have gotten both, too. It’s OK.)

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7 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 6/20/13”

  1. 1
    June 20th, 2013 at 9:12 pm

    haha! loved the Mary Kate and Ashley article! agreed with every single one. how I miss those days…(:

  2. 2
    June 20th, 2013 at 9:52 pm

    Thank you for including The Simply Luxurious Life. :)

  3. 3
    June 21st, 2013 at 3:38 am

    That Mary-Kate and Ashley one. CLUTCH.

  4. 4
    June 21st, 2013 at 6:20 pm

    I’m putting this out there:
    I think it’s kinda rude that you said Adam’s fragrance ad is weird.
    If you knew anything about him, you’d realize that’s just who he is. He hates anything overused, or overdone, and is, in general, overtly sexual.
    I really don’t understand why you’d feel the need to tear a 34-year-old man down (on your **fashion** blog) for trying something new, making something of himself, and being proud of it.
    So that’s my two cents. Travis–Boots–is a directorial genius, and I like what they did with the video.

  5. 5
    June 22nd, 2013 at 1:47 pm

    Rose and Kristine – Glad you liked! Ahh I miss the days of their movies and TV shows together. (Also, I’ve tried to find So Little Time on Netflix and they only have, like, one of the DVDs. Sadness!)

    Simply Luxurious – No problem! Great post :)

    Bee – Aaah, apologies! I totally didn’t mean it as a teardown; I was trying to say that the video was atypical for celeb fragrances, not that it was bad, but it didn’t come across right. I’ll re-word it. Nothing but love for AL! It’s a cool video.

  6. 6
    June 24th, 2013 at 6:34 am

    Awesome links!!!

    I really loved the DIY ones! <3

  7. 7
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