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Hautelinks: Week of 1/26/12


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* In case you haven’t been following couture week, Chanel held their show this past week, and while the clothes were amazing, the show’s setting was even moreso…. It was held on a plane. Yes, an AIRPLANE. Oh, Chanel, we love you.

* The first commercial for Jason Wu’s Target line is out and we love everything about it! How cute is that kitten?

* The Frisky debates the jeggings trend. Personally, I’m pro-jegging most of the time. What about you?

* Love this: We all have our favorite quotes. So many good ones to remember.

* Gossip Girl fans, you’ll love this: FabSugar breaks down all the best season 5 looks from all your favorite characters.

* From Cracked, 5 Places Where Society Inexplicably Breaks Down. Just when you thought we all had it together… Sidenote: Not sure if this is comforting or frightening.

* Also from Cracked: The 7 Stupidest Things That Make People Proud. Let’s face it; we’re all guilty of these.

* Haha, Lucky magazine ranks fashion blogs with merit badges.

* 101 Lazy Girl Makeover Tips, from Real Beauty. Many of these were new to me – surprisingly creative.

* Also from RealBeauty, the 50 best celebrity makeovers of all time. Wow! Rooney Mara is barely recognizable in that first picture.

* InStyle shows you how to wear navy eyeliner like Emma Stone – how fabulous is her look?! Must. Try.

* And on the opposite side of the beauty post spectrum, 7 Tips for Girls Who Hate Makeup, from CollegeCandy.

* Hahahah oh my god this is great: My First Hardcore Song, by 8-year-old Juliet. Amazing!

* File this one under “blogs to watch”: The Fresh Mani may be a new blog, but she’s already posted some great manicures that are garnering lots of attention. Love the ombre one!

* My personal favorite blog find of the week: Fictional Food, a blog dedicated to making foods you’ve seen mentioned in your favorite books and movies – they’ve got Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, etc. – so great.

* Speaking of manicures, this nautical-themed tutorial is too cute to miss.

* YouBeauty readers share their proven secrets for getting rid of acne. I heard the sugar thing was a myth, but I’ve tried the asprin mask, and it actually does work to calm inflammation.

* 9 Winter Hats That Won’t Make You Look Like a Dork, from Refinery29. Cute picks!

* For our high school readers with prom coming up (yes, we know about you!), the floral gown trend might be a fun one to try!

* So cool: The 50 Best Street Art Works of 2011.

* Refinery 29 explains The History of Nail Art…. and it dates all the way back to 5000 BC. Crazy, right?

* Oscar nominations were announced this week, and as always, there were definitely a few surprises… and snubs. Continuing with this theme, Buzzfeed lists the 27 Best Movies to Not Be Nominated for Best Picture.

* It’s that time of year again: Your favorite sweater is starting to “pill” and you’re ready to throw it out. Fortunately, this simple fix will have it looking brand new again in no time! (Seriously, this is genius.)

* The celebs are out at Sundance, and FabSugar lists the best celebrity looks of the festival to inspire your cold weather style.

* From Glamour, the color you’re probably not wearing this winter… but should be!

* Also from Glamour, pretty, preppy fashion inspiration can be found in the Jack Wills Spring 2012 Handbook.

* Even more amazing inspiration: Madewell’s Spring 2012 lookbook. We want everything!

* Pretty sure this is the prettiest cake of all time: Cherry-Vanilla Layer Cake, from Sprinkle Bakes.

* A few weeks ago, we showed you how to make button stud earrings. Here’s another use for those old buttons you have sitting around: Button Statement Rings!

* If you’re feeling the winter blues, Real Simple has 9 Easy Ways to Be Happier. Very cool!

* Also from Real Simple, How to Break Bad Habits – perfect for starting the semester off right.

* By now you’ve probably heard about the Paula Deen diabetes controversy, but have you seen the list of Paula’s 10 Deadliest Recipes? The mind boggles…

* Hahah, this is wonderful: S&*t Oscar PR Girl Says. “I love that.”

Posted on on January 26, 2012 / Filed Under: Hot Websites / Tags: , ,

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7 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 1/26/12”

  1. 1
    January 26th, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    I’m in love with the Button rings!! You can paint Ring Pop bases and make rings. SO beyond brilliant!

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    January 26th, 2012 at 11:19 pm

    I already wear navy eyeshadow! Ahead of the times! Yee-ha.

  3. 3
    January 27th, 2012 at 2:08 am

    Those button rings? Amazing! Love the link to the floral dresses (yay, prom!) and that link to Paula Deens 10 deadliest recipes? I can almost feel my arteries clogging :o wowza. I love hautelinks! They’re one of the best parts of my usual blog reading! :)

  4. 4
    January 27th, 2012 at 8:07 am

    I would just like to complement the way that you organize the “Haute Links.” I LOVE that they open in a new tab. It’s a simple thing, but it definitely encourages me to open more of the tabs. Just thought you should know that your efforts have not gone unnoticed.

  5. 5
    January 27th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    Glad you guys like! And Olivia, thanks – glad you noticed! I always hate when link roundup lists don’t have the links open in new tabs; it becomes impossible to find the list again. So I always make sure ours do. :)

  6. 6
    January 27th, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    love your site !!

  7. 7
    January 30th, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    I looooooooooooooooooooove Hautelinks!! : ) You guys have saved my life with some of your links! (like the useful apartment-finder links)

    This time, my favorite is the breaking bad habits-link. Thank you!! <3

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