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Hautelinks: Week of 12/15/11

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* Why Coffee & Tea are Amazing for You! I already feel better about my Venti Americano habit…

* Flavorwire lists the top 25 most beautiful college libraries in the world. Did your school’s lib make the cut?

* 6 Non-Dorky Ways to Wear Turtlenecks, from Refinery29. I still mostly associate the turtleneck with geekdom, but they’re starting to win me over…

* Still looking for a last-minute, inexpensive gift for a friend? Look no further than Paper Mag’s list of 50 gifts for $10 or less. Seriously genius.

* Speaking of gifts, learn how to gift wrap in an eco-friendly way.

* This outfit selector from Madewell is so much fun! I spent a good 10 minutes playing with it and trying new combos.

* CF reader GiGi wrote this for The Beauty Department and we agree 100%: Beauty Resolutions for 2011.

* Haha, this is mean/hilarious: Jimmy Kimmel is at it again – I Gave My Kids A Horrible Present.

* Using Social Media to Find an Airline Seatmate. Hm, not sure if I like this or not. Would you link your FB profile to your ticket?

* Glee’s Dianna Agron just launched her new website, You, Me and Charlie, and it’s a great boredom cure!

* Are computer generated models the future of online shopping? This is SO weird, but does sort of make sense from a business standpoint.

* Harry Potter fans, you will want to marry this guy. Amazing.

* Lucky Magazine shows you how to wear your warm-weather wardrobe in winter.

* Just in time for finals (or in time for you to laugh now that you’re done), 15 Phrases You’ll Hear During Finals, and What They Really Mean, from CollegeHumor.

* Did the holiday season sneak up on you? Not to worry, R29 has 11 perfect last-minute party dresses.

* Also from R29, DIY A Chic Hair Bow That Even Gaga Would Envy. Cute!

* And speaking of hair, InStyle made a great list of the best at-home hair tricks to know. Great if you’re on a budget or just want a more natural way to get gorgeous locks.

* One more hair post: 7 Hairstyles for When You’re Growing Out Your Bangs, from Cosmo.

* We linked to this in our Elizabeth Taylor post earlier this week, but in case you missed it, Liz Taylor’s jewelry went up for auction… and the prices are astounding.

* EHow Style lists the 25 most controversial trendsetters of all time – did your fave make the list?

* This waterless snowglobe tutorial is absolutely adorable, and would make for great holiday gifts.

* Teen Vogue lists their favorite glittery glam holiday beauty products. Perfect if you like to add a little sparkle to your look during the holidays!

* Have you been following the pre-fall runway shows? If not, Refinery29 has a great roundup of the best collections.

* This is a little old but totally helpful this time of year: 25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 minutes.

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11 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 12/15/11”

  1. 1
    December 15th, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    Jimmy Kimmel, not Jimmy Fallon. :-) I like them both but they’re not the same. Look up “You sneaky mom,” from his Halloween version. it’s great.

  2. 2
    December 15th, 2011 at 7:37 pm

    That’s Jimmy Kimmel, not Jimmy Fallon.

  3. 3
    December 15th, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    omygosh the harry potter link… <3

  4. 4
    December 15th, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    **Jimmy Kimmell…not Jimmy Fallon

  5. 5
    December 15th, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    Love Hautelnks! But can’t believe you said that turtlenecks are geeky. They are not!

  6. 6
    December 15th, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    Hey it’s actually Jimmy Kimmel, not Jimmy Fallon! :)

  7. 7
    December 15th, 2011 at 11:34 pm

    Haha, thanks for the multiple corrections, guys – total typo, I know which is which. Can you tell it’s been a long week? Fixed it. :)

  8. 8
    December 16th, 2011 at 2:40 am

    Funnily enough, my school WAS on the list of college libraries (barely). I feel bad though, because I have yet to set foot in Fisher. -__-

  9. 9
    December 16th, 2011 at 7:30 am

    Love the library list! Trinity College Dublin = best!

  10. 10
    December 16th, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    That computer generated model issue from H&M is ridiculous. I mean, I can’t believe everyone is saying such bad things about it, I prefer it to real models! That way I can say “Hmm will this colour look good with my skin tone? Well, I have the same skin tone as her.. so I can check!”
    Then people are saying it creates unrealistic expectations – and yet, models do the same but are worse because most models are even skinner than these computer generated ones!

    I just can’t believe it. People will argue over anything nowadays.

  11. 11
    December 18th, 2011 at 12:45 am

    How do I get the outfit selector from Madewell to work?

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