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Hautelinks: Week of 9/22/11

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* Missed your chance at the Missoni for Target collection? Rolling in extra cash? The pieces are available on eBay… for a serious price.

* Is a “Gossip Girl” clothing line in the works? If they do it right, this could be major – can’t wait to check it out!

* Starbucks has finally combined our two great loves, coffee and fashion. The spilled coffee tee is weirdly amazing.

* A Cautionary Tale for College Students: The Five Dumbest Money Mistakes I Ever Made, via Lifehacker. Should be required reading!

* Also from Lifehacker, Everything You Need to Know About the New Features Coming to Facebook. Yup, the “news ticker” is just the beginning…

* Refinery 29 has some great tips on winning an eBay auction.

* Hahaha, Hipster Puppies is an amazing idea for a blog. Cute AND hilarious.

* If you love Nicholas Sparks’ books and movies, get excited: He’s now creating a TV show for ABC.

* Oh god, this is funny: You Are Not a Photographer, a collection of awful photos taken by people with supposed “photography businesses”.

* Chictopia did a fantastic list of tips on transitioning your wardrobe into fall, with must-have pieces to help.

* Aw, we love the idea of a “universal grocery list” – such a great way to stay positive and keep track of all the good things going on in your life.

* Movies That Were Good as a Kid, but Kind of Suck Now, from CollegeCandy. Aw, Homeward Bound was the best, but maybe I’m just saying that because I last watched it >10 years ago…

* Got some old tee shirts laying around that you never wear? Try one of these DIY t-shirt recycling projects!

* Related: 25 Unexpected Uses for Beauty, Fashion, and Household Items, from ELLE.

* Not sure if this is old news, but I hadn’t seen it before: J.K. Rowling on “being a Hermione, not a Pansy Parkinson” is a fantastic post on keeping your priorities straight in a skinny-obsessed world.

* Jezebel did a great post on the lesser-known designers at New York Fashion Week.

* Do you guys remember Free Rice? We just re-discovered it and it’s a great way to kill time AND contribute to a worthy cause.

* On a similar note, I’m super late to the party on this but I just discovered Sporcle and I’m addicted! Such an awesome site if you’re a trivia nerd or just like to play fun games.

* Brands Embrace Augmented Reality Technology, from the NYTimes. Pretty exciting stuff!

* Love The Man Repeller? Leandra did a great interview recently where she gives behind-the-scenes info on her blog, free clothes from designers, and her upcoming book!

* Four words: Cake. Batter. Cinnamon. Rolls. YUM!

* Oldie but a goodie: How to Dress Like a Frenchwoman, from TLC. Love that they give you permission to outfit-repeat!

* Ooh, this is a great temporary way to try the pastel hair trend we saw on all the runways. Definitely going to give this a shot myself.

* CF reader Blair sent this in: How to Make Homemade Apple Sauce in the Microwave. Would be perfect to make in a dorm room.

* In case you missed them, the Emmys were this past weekend, and has a roundup of all the dresses seen on the red carpet. Who was your fashion fave?

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One Response to “Hautelinks: Week of 9/22/11”

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    September 24th, 2011 at 12:54 am

    Hautelinks is by far my favourite post of the week!

    You should put a warning on Sporcle. I discovered it in 4th year and it became the biggest and worse distractions in lectures.

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