Hautelinks: Week of 1/9/14

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Amazing inspiration and really true: The 7 Habits of Highly Stylish People, from StyleCaster.

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On a similar note, Secrets of the World's Most Fashionable Women, from CNN.

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Whether you believe in astrology or not, it's always fun to read your horoscope for the new year. Our fave pick? The Astrotwins' 2014 'Scopes, via ELLE.

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21 Films to Look Forward to in 2014, from The Atlantic.

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Love: Kid President shares 20 things we should say more often.

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If you're still on vacay or just need some new Netflix binge-watching suggestions for study breaks, Buzzfeed's latest quiz will tell you what to watch next. (I got The West Wing - what about you?)

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Speaking of Netflix, The Atlantic examines how they reverse-engineered Hollywood. Fascinating!

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Always important for this time of year: 17 Things To Look Forward To Now That The Holidays Are Over.

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16 Modern Day Signs of a True Friend. Too cute.

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From Teen Vogue: How to Avoid the Dreaded but Imminent Second Semester Slump.

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No, Fashion Writers Don't Have to Dress Well to be Credible, from Styleite. Such an interesting and valid point.

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With it being resolution season and all, Buzzfeed has 24 Invaluable Skills to Learn This Year, filled with tons of awesome resources. Bookmarking this one for sure.

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ELLE's Joe Zee has a lovely guide to dressing like an "it girl", with some fresh new styling ideas to try.

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For those of you experiencing crazy cold temps right now (pretty much every American, right?): 9 Fashion Mistakes to Avoid on Cold Days, from StyleList.

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Grace from Stripes + Sequins wrote a wonderful post on body image that should be required reading for all college girls.

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Along similar lines, Literally Darling proposes that we all stop being our own worst enemies. Yes, yes, and yes.

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In Defense of Peeta Mellark, via HelloGiggles. I've been guilty of some Peeta snark and now I feel a teensy bit bad.

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In Defense of Disgusting Gym Clothes, from The Cut. I find cute stuff motivating, but the important thing is that you're there, not what you're wearing!

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Okay, this awesome decor tutorial is New Year's-themed but would be awesome to do with sorority letters or any phrase!

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For the new semester: How to Train Your Brain to Be More Successful, via The Daily Muse.

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Because she'll always be our style crush: Why Rihanna Was the Best-Dressed Celeb of 2013.

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Chictopia examines the fashion world... from an engineer's perspective. Pretty great.

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I personally love this website but CF reader Allison reminded me that we've oddly never mentioned it here: WornOnTV.net is an amazing resource that lists all the exact clothes seen on your favorite TV shows. It's truly fantastic and worth a bookmark!

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If you're looking to beef up your beauty Bloglovin' list, here are 14 Beauty Must-Reads for 2014, from The Sunday Girl.

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H&M Plans to Pay Garment Workers Fair Wages; Here's Why It's Probably BS, from Mother Jones. This is fascinating reading but definitely disappointing - truly hope it doesn't go this way.

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So inspiring: From coding to the catwalk, this model has a secret double life.

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Although this post is aimed at older women, the tips are applicable to everyone: Ways to Discover Your Personal Style, from Midlife Blvd.

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Hahaha, OMG, this video is hilarious for any dancers or dance-fans out there.

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Also hilarious (and so true): How to Get Me to Watch a Movie, from The Oatmeal.

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If you want to get a head start on shopping for some 2014 trends, look no further than Bustle's list of trends you'll be seeing everywhere in 2014.

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Hahahah, this is ridiculous but I can't stop laughing: Royals Lorde by Runforthecube.

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Have you been applying powder wrong all your life? (We have!) TBD says stamp, don't sweep.

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Warning: This does contain some harsh language, but let's be honest: We've all suffered the consequences of a flaky friend.

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Amazing news for any '90s kids: TLC's Chilli is dating Wayne Brady (of Whose Line? fame). This makes me so happy.

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Also for '90s kids, how much is your original American Girl doll worth? The price tag will shock you.

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Healthy Beauty Habits with Big Benefits, via The Glitter Guide.

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Also from The Glitter Guide, some amazing new takes on hot chocolate. Making the chai one immediately.

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If you're into celebrity fashion, you will love HuffPo's guide to (fairly) inexpensive celebrity fashion finds.

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Also from HuffPo: This behind-the-scenes "Friends" special will brighten your day.

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In case you weren't on Facebook last week, everyone and their mama was linking 23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Engaged At 23. Now Thought Catalog has a pretty awesome rebuff: I Don't Care If You Get Engaged Before You Turn 23.

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28 New Year's Resolutions Every 20-Something Should Make, from (who else?) Buzzfeed. I don't know that I could ever get down with #3. (Dry shampoo, how I love you...)

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And if you want to feel super old, Buzzfeed has a list of movies that are turning 10 this year.

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Haha, too cute: 21 Images That Prove Cats Are Liquids.