Hautelinks: Week of 12/16/10

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Lucky Magazine shows you 5 quick layering tips to keep you warm without adding bulk. Love these ideas!

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So incredibly cool: The first man is officially cured of HIV.

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I'm obsessed with I Want to Be Her! Andrea Linett, former creative director at Lucky Magazine, stops women on streets of NYC to talk about their style. Then, she features them and their style in a totally creative, really fun way.

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Fabsugar counts down the top 10 trends of 2010 - can you believe the year is almost over?

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Still have no idea what to get some of the people on your holiday list? Etiquette expert Anna Post shares some helpful tips for strategic gift-giving - love the one about personalization instead of price tags! I also ran into another article she wrote elsewhere (the lady's obviously e-stalking me): 5 Rules of Regifting.

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Don't have the cash to really buy people stuff this year? CollegeCandy shows you homemade gifts that don't suck.

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And if you have money to spend, Gala Darling's gift guide is A-plus.

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My friend Jordana also covered holiday gifts with a sense of humor: 10 Gifts Guys Should Never Buy Their Girlfriends.

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As much as we love Forever 21 (it's a lot), let's get real: Not everything from there is cute.

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Similar and also funny: Worst of Gilt, highlighting the tackiest and least useful things Gilt Groupe has to offer.

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This Refinery 29 post about sexy Christmas costumes has potentially the best captions ever. P.S. We're curious: Is there really a market for trashy Christmas-themed lingerie like this? The mind boggles.

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Also from Refinery 29 this week: P.S. I Made This Teaches Us How to Make Faux Fur Booties! Lovely.

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In our humble opinion, all of the outfits in WhoWhatWear's latest "What Was She Wearing" are flawless.

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Everyone's favorite ex-Rachel Zoe client, Nicole Richie, got married this weekend and wore not one, not two, but THREE Marchesa gowns throughout the evening! Amazing.

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If you're like me and obsessed with baking during the holidays (or really anytime), you'll love Cupcakes & Cashmere's sugar cookies and royal icing tutorial!

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Did you see this? Facebook Brings Facial Recognition to Photo Tagging. I like the idea, but when I tried to use it, it thought my sister and I were the same person...

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Also FB related, the company topped GlassDoor's list of the best places to work, 2010.

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Is this the new "Carrie" nameplate necklace?

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Loved this: On "skinny guilt" and absolving it. Moral of the story: No woman, at any size, should be made to feel bad about her body, ever! Now if everyone could just remember this...

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Related: Already Pretty thinks you should learn to love the body part you hate! Amen.

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Hahaha, oh god: This is proof, albeit from a questionable source, that changing your hairstyle can change your entire look. Glam!

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Also funny: Hoverhands, a blog dedicated to the awkward photo phenomenon sweeping the world..

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Cute post from Frock & Roll: What to do when you're feeling mad, sad, or just plain bad!

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18 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I was 18 - pretty much a goldmine of career and life advice. Bookmark it.

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Okay, so this is sort of evil but also genius and worth reading if you sell stuff on eBay: How to Get Deadbeat eBay Buyers to Pay Up.

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Haha, poor boys: The saddest male models in the world.

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11 Celebrities Who Were Secretly Total Badasses - okay, most of these I could have guessed, but still cool!

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In case you haven't seen it (where have you been?), Miley Cyrus was filmed taking rips from a bong that was *allegedly* full of salvia (which is legal in CA), and the video is all over the internet. Gotta love tween idol controversy.

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Ever been confused as to why designers release "Pre-Fall" collections? The Gloss demystifies this practice.

That's it for now! As always, let us know what you think with a comment, and feel free to link up anything else read-worthy you found this week, too. Happy almost-done-with-finals week!