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Hautelinks: Week of 9/20/12

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* 15 Ways 20-Somethings Ruin Their Twenties – okay, “ruin” is a strong word and everyone’s experience is different, but there are some good pointers here.

* How to Make Yourself Luckier, from Lifehacker.

* Love these: Valentino’s costumes for the New York City Ballet.

* Also from The Cut, an amazing roundup of London Fashion Week street style – swoon!

* Oh my god, this sounds like the most amazing recipe EVER: Nutella-Stuffed Brown Butter + Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies. Someone try it an report back!!

* Another one I want to try: Askinosie Chocolate Malt Milkshake, from A Beautiful Mess.

* Gwyneth Paltrow tests out J.Crew’s latest offerings for fall – love her or hate her, you have to appreciate the J.Crew awesomeness.

* The Glitter Guide did some nail art tutorials inspired by NYFW Spring 2013.

* Jezebel did their bi-yearly analysis of models of color at NYFW S/S 2013 – the numbers look better than ever, which is encouraging!

* 27 Photos That Have Been Recolored and Brought Back to Life – beautiful!

* Teen Vogue interviewed professional rock climber Sierra Blair – her story is so inspiring! Have you ever tried rock climbing? I kind of want to now…

* How cute is this heart shaped braid hairstyle?

* This retro-chic hairstyle is super cute as well.

* What does your nail polish say about you? I got “unconventional,” although I feel like gunmetal polish is extremely ordinary these days.

* Glamour lists what you should watch, read, and listen to before becoming a grown-up.

* Insanely Creative and Unique Product Packaging Designs, from MadBlog. Cool!

* The Beauty Department did a roundup of NYFW eye makeup, from bright to barely there.

* Also from TBD, a cool little eyeliner trick for instant intensity – will have to try.

* And NY Mag posted Fashion Week in Watercolor! So cool.

* HelloGiggles did a great roundup of the trends at NYFW, too.

* Holy crap, these are adorable: DIY embroidered fox slippers, from What I Wore!

* 7 Movies That Put Insane Detail Into Stuff You Never Noticed, from Cracked. Wow! This is, um, insane!

* Remember the YouTube girl who became famous for her video on covering cystic acne? Well, she just walked at Fashion Week! Very cool.

* Speaking of acne, this post is informative (and disgusting to think about): What germs may come: How to Stop Bacterial Breakouts.

* 5 Infamous Female Spies, from Mental Floss – so cool and inspiring!

* Speaking of cool women in history, The Hairpin did an interesting post on Greta Garbo that’s long but worth reading.

* HelloGiggles shows you some creative ways to mess with your friends on Facebook – evil but funny.

* 23 Easy Ways to Instantly Make Your Day Better. <3 <3 <3

* Also from BuzzFeed, 12 Amazing DIY Nail Art Designs Using Scotch Tape.

* The Atlantic talks about hookup culture in college. What do you think of this phenomenon?

* Lady Gaga Opens Philip Treacy’s Michael Jackson-Themed London Fashion Week Show.

* Refinery29 did a Fall 2012 TV cheat sheet, with all the must-sees for the season.

* Aaaaaand just because: CLICK HERE TO FEEL INSTANTLY HAPPIER!!! You’re welcome.

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5 Responses to “Hautelinks: Week of 9/20/12”

  1. 1
    September 20th, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    I definitely feel happier after that last link! :D

  2. 2
    September 20th, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Agreed with Shannon. I’m a senior in HS and I’ve been bogged down with a lot of college app stuff lately, but that last link made me feel much better. Thank you <3

  3. 3
    September 20th, 2012 at 10:54 pm

    I think I remember you linking the “Hookup Culture” article last week?

  4. 4
    September 21st, 2012 at 12:41 am

    I’ve made something very similar to that cookie recipe a few times. They’re very tasty, but make sure you *chill the dough*. Do not skip that step. I gave my version of the recipe to a friend, who skipped the chill step and wound up with one very large, very thin cookie. Still tasty, though. However, you can shave off some time by portioning and filling the cookies and sticking the whole cookie sheet in the freezer for around 10 or 15 minutes.

    Those milkshakes look delicious. I recently made a coffee malt, which for some bizarre reason I’d never thought to do before, and it was *amazing*.

    And finally, if we’re talking coming of age stories, I have to plug Ray Bradbury. Any of the Greentown books are great and fit the theme–I love them so much I’ve read Dandelion Wine every June and Something Wicked This Way Comes every October since middle school, and usually reread the others yearly also–but I’d go with Dandelion Wine if I had to pick just one.

  5. 5
    September 27th, 2012 at 10:59 pm

    I love the write-up on Greta Garbo. I’m now a fan!

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