Hautelinks: Week of 10/20/11

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The Beauty Department shows you how to do a candy corn manicure - such a cute idea for the season!

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In other Halloween news, get some fab costume tips and ideas from the ultimate queen of costumes, Katy Perry.

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If your Halloween costume has a vintage flare, this post on how to wear a petticoat will help you give your outfit a distinctly retro vibe.

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Okay, we know it's only October, BUT... Spring will be here before you know it! The Cut gets you up-to-date on the ten trends that will be everywhere next Spring.

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Cool project idea: How to Make a Vintage-Looking Sign. Would be great for clubs or just decorating your room.

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Speaking of decorating your room, how cute is this outlined headboard? Would be so easy to do in an apartment.

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Love this: A Portrait is a cool tumblr dedicated solely to posting unique portraits of celebs.

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CollegeHumor lists 10 Foods That Should Exist. We're with them on cookie dough pancakes and marshmallow kit kats - yum!

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CF reader Erin sent this in: RainyMood.com is a website that plays the sound of rain on repeat to help you relax. What a cool idea!

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Is your university one of the Top 10 Masters of Campus Social Media? (Hint, the list is a slideshow - click the picture to advance to the next slide!)

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As a Kanye fan, I thought this was rad: Every Kanye Sample EVER, in YouTube form.

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If you want to be Carrie Bradshaw for Halloween, this step-by-step costume tutorial is one of the best we've ever seen. She totally nails the outfit!

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And for something a little different, try one of these Unique and Affordable Literary Halloween Costumes. I would die if I saw someone dressed as Buckbeak!

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One more costume tutorial: Rag Doll. How cute is this??

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Michelle Obama Reveals Her Fashion Motto. Amen!

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Oooh, this DIY honey face wash looks amazing and perfect for winter - totally plan to try it!

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Okay, Google, we love you for so many reasons, but this video kinda makes us fear you, too...

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Jane from Sea of Shoes did a fab hair tutorial this week - if you've ever wondered how she gets those gorgeous waves, she's spilling the secrets.

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Memory Lane with Mary-Kate - Why We Fell in Love, from Wildfox. Let's face it - Ms. Olsen has always had style.

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And speaking of Olsens, the Elizabeth and James Spring 2012 lookbook is definitely worth a minute of your time. I want every single piece.

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Not that we're really advocating public makeout sessions, BUT.... Cosmo just released a new study about the benefits of PDA. Something to think about the next time you want to yell "get a room"!

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Did you notice Kristen Stewart's missing arm on the latest Glamour cover? We didn't see it the first time, but it's glaringly obvious now!

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CNN did an interesting piece on the evolution of beauty pageants in China. Do you think pageants are empowering, or do you think the country was better off before they were popular?

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Fellow "Rachel Zoe Project" addicts (or design fans), The Coveteur did a great feature on Rachel Zoe's office - and it's, of course, MAJOR.

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Haha, ANTM fans will love this funny video by Youtube star Keenan Cahill featuring Tyra rapping and smizing!

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Refinery29 did a roundup of the best fall tights. Those sweater tights look so cozy!

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Also from Refinery 29, The Creepiest Halloween Candy That's More Trick Than Treat. Eww!

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Want a break during midterms? Take a few minutes to play the beloved childhood game Dots against the computer.

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Nutella lovers, rejoice: Here's a recipe to help you make it at home!

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Another cool recipe to try: 2-Ingredient Lemon Bars. These look incredibly easy and delicious.

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One more cool two-ingredient recipe: Pumpkin muffins!

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Hmm, not sure if I agree with this but it's definitely interesting: A new study says that having more Facebook friends means you have a bigger brain. What do you think?

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Hand Stitching Your Handwriting, from Freckled Nest. What a cool project idea!

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Proof that true love exists: This real-life "Notebook" story will definitely make you tear up.

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If you've been wanting to try the brightly colored ends hair trend, you might want to give hair chalking a shot - seems like an easy way to get the look, especially if you have darker hair.

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E! host Giuliana Rancic announced this week that she has breast cancer, and her story is a reminder that it can happen to anyone, at any age, AND that catching it early is key. We're rooting for you, G!

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If you've been following the Occupy Wall Street movement at all, you'll enjoy this tumblr: We Are The 99 Percent.