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Hautelinks: Week of 10/25/12

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* As fans of Disney and fashion, we’re a little torn on this: Skinny Minnie Mouse Draws Protest. On one hand, it’s artistic. On the other, it’s kind of unnerving to see these beloved characters looking so thin… What do you think?

* Fashionista posted Disney’s response to the controversy as well.

* A much less controversial Disney + fashion combo: Disney Princesses in High Fashion from Marchesa to Versace.

* Halloween is almost here! To celebrate, Lauren Conrad has some super cute Halloween party planning tips.

* We also loved Lauren’s tips on creating a makeup palette from an old CD case.

* One more from LC: My Top 10 Favorite Fall Crafts.

* 10 Tips for Decorating Small, Rented Spaces, from A Beautiful Mess. These are fabulous.

* Hahah, this is wonderful: Dora the Explorer Movie Trailer (with Ariel Winter)

* Happily Ever After Revisited, from HelloGiggles – interesting take! “Ironically, ‘happily ever after’ replaced ‘and they lived happily until they died’ in fairytales.”

* Also from HelloGiggles, these bloody Halloween nails are pretty amazing.

* One more: The Frustrating Task of Self Motivation.

* Speaking of which, we love Lifehacker’s idea of keeping a “done list” to stay motivated… might have to try this one!

* The Most Consistent Haircuts in the Fashion World, from The Cut. Are you rocking any of these ‘dos?

* Hahaha, oh my god! Buzzfeed calls out H&M for ripping off… Zoolander?

* Another one from Buzzfeed: 31 Inspirational Style Quotes to Live By.

* 3 Gorgeous Halloween Costume Ideas Too Lovely Not to Wear At Least Once in Your Life, from Glamour.

* From HuffPo: Celebrity Costume Ideas: Halloween 2012 Edition. I love the idea of dressing up as Mercy! Kinda brilliant.

* Speaking of pet-related costumes, you need to see the photos from Tompkins Square’s Annual Halloween Dog Parade! So much cute!

* 32 of Life’s Perfect Moments, from Thought Catalog. Aw!

* File this under “um, what?”: The Insane, Weird World of Abercrombie’s Private Jet.

* Mental Floss shares the history of the MGM lion. Wow! Jackie’s life was pretty darn impressive.

* It’s crazy to see how much Victoria’s Secret has changed over the years!

* Also from The Gloss, this is one of the craziest stories you may never have heard….

* Okay, these vintage pictures from seances are pretty bizarre and some are disturbing… but they’re also pretty Halloween-perfect AND would lend themselves to some amazing captions…

* The Glitter Guide has some super cute rainy day outfit ideas.

* Beating the Winter Skin Blues, from YouBeauty, breaks down the different ingredients in moisturizers and which ones are best for your skin woes.

* Why I’m Still Watching Gossip Girl (Even Though Nobody Else Is), from Thought Catalog. The last sentence says it all, really.

* This is more than a little disturbing: Anatomical Barbie Reveals Just How Impossible Her Proportions Are.

* Portrait of a Witch, from The Awl, discusses what it means to be “a witch” in a modern day context.

* Sure, movie relationships can be very unrealistic, but they DO give some good advice at times. Seventeen has the top movie quotes about relationships.

* Speaking of relationships, Cocorosa lists the top 10 fashion blogger boyfriends. Which one is your fave? I have to say, I’m torn between Colin and Bobby.

* We love this DIY crystal beanie tutorial from Teen Vogue.

* Harper’s Bazaar lists their favorite nude lipsticks of all time.

* 22 Reasons Why You’re Breaking Out (And What to Do About It), from BellaSugar, explains the causes of those dreaded random breakouts. Sidenote: They should just have an entire bullet point dedicated to “exams”….

* And finally, CUTENESS! Aaaannddd… MORE CUTENESS!

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4 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 10/25/12”

  1. 1
    October 25th, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    Not going to lie, I was quite offended by the “Portrait of a Witch” article. Although it’s not a term I use for myself as a practicing pagan, I have many a Wiccan, pagan and non-religious-but-practicing friends who consider themselves to be witches and reading this, I only felt demeaned to a devil-working stereotype.

  2. 2
    October 25th, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    Skinny Minnie is the stuff of nightmares. “This hole is mine…”

  3. 3
    October 25th, 2012 at 10:37 pm

    I enjoyed the Disney link for I love different adaptions of the Disney princesses. I also find the anatomically correct Barbie article interesting for I didn’t think that a women would actually try to shrink her waistline like that. It’s a bit disturbing :(

  4. 4
    October 26th, 2012 at 2:44 am

    On the subject of “Skinny Minnie”– as an artist, I can’t say I see how altering a beloved female character– who COULD serve as a positive role model for young girls (and grown women!)– in order for her to fit more closely with close-minded and often harmful ideas about beauty and who is “allowed” to wear fashion is artistic.

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