Hautelinks: Week of 3/14/13

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Makeup inspiration alert: NYMag has a great roundup of the best eye makeup looks from Paris Fashion Week.

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Speaking of beauty, Chictopia has a fab guide to some spring 2013 beauty trends.

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Here at CF, we're always talking about how art influences fashion. And if you needed more proof that the two are inextricably linked, Part Nouveau is a fantastic blog dedicated to exposing these connections in side-by-side format. (We've bookmarked this one!)

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If you need some study music, look no further: Justin Timberlake's new album, 'The 20/20 Experience' is now available to steam on iTunes! (P.S. My 13-year-old self is still waiting for that marriage proposal, JT!)

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Instagram Postcards from Paris. <3 <3 <3

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Just cool: 25 Amazing Papercut Artists, from Design*Sponge.

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Similarly inspiring/cool: "Thought of You" is a truly beautiful and impressive 3 minutes of animation. Love, love, love.

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Cinderella to Wear Minidress and Sparkly High-Tops in Disneyland Paris Runway Show. This sounds AMAZING! Does anyone know if they'll be streaming this online? Minnie + Lanvin = win in our book.

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Celebrate St. Paddy's on your fingertips with these 20 St. Patrick's Day nail designs.

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And what better way to enjoy the holiday than with a Homemade Shamrock Shake?!

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The Rise of the Well-Dressed Man, from T Magazine. I've definitely noticed more guys getting into fashion lately - and I have to say, I'm all in favor of this trend!

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Okay, so no offense to our Iowan readers (I know you guys are more stylish than this!), but we couldn't help but snicker at The Onion's piece on "Iowa Fashion Week". Just jokes, Midwesterners - we love you!

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How to Increase Your Attention Span (Or At Least Stop Refreshing Facebook Every Five Minutes), from HelloGiggles. Oh my god, I really needed this, and I'm guessing I'm not alone!

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7 Amazing Movie Special Effects You Won't Believe Aren't CGI, from Cracked. THEY REALLY DROPPED A PLANE IN TDKR?! Mind: Blown.

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A longish read but fascinating: The Long Journey of Blue Jeans, from Vice.

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Speaking of jeans, would you rock denim made from plastic bottles? Such a cool idea - we hope it catches on!

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Perfect Music Festival Hair Tutorial, from PopSugar.

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Great winter-to-spring fashion inspiration: 9 Transitional Pieces to Put Some Spring in Your Step.

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And while we're talking spring fashion, The Glitter Guide has a great list of adorable spring flats to pick up.

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20 Things Every Smart Traveler Should Know. If you're heading out for spring break soon, keep these in mind!

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Ugh, this is beyond bizarre and honestly, we expected better from her: Why is Michelle Williams in Redface?, from Jezebel.

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11 Writers Who Really Loved Cats, from Mental Floss. Cat lovers represent!

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Portraits of China's People and Their Possessions, from IHT. Wow, this really puts things into perspective, no?

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Oh my god, I will never think about LOTHT the same way again: Wretches of the Hidden Temple: Cruelest game show, played by worst children.

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Huffpost shares 15 nail salon nightmares… and their tips on how to avoid them. (Love the .gifs - nice touch!)

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Turn an old tee shirt into a cool "greek goddess" dress - so simple and cute!

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Lauren Conrad shares her secrets to looking sweet, yet sexy for a first date. She definitely has that romantic, "girl next door" thing down!

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Miss LC also has some tips on how to measure yourself for online shopping. SO important for a good fit - knowing your number size doesn't cut it anymore!

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9 Destiny's Child Lyrics That Belong in a Self Help Book, from Thought Catalog. Preach, DC!

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Grace from Stripes + Sequins teamed up with Lulu Frost this week for her first-ever "Designer DIY". Love the idea and the finished product!

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You guys, I don't even know what to think about this. I can't be the only one completely confused by the concept...

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Drugstore Princess (cute blog name!) shows you how to build a makeup kit, with different levels of must-have products, from beginner to novice.

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How to Really, Truly LOVE Working Out, from Refinery 29. I'll be honest, I'm still not 100% convinced this is possible, but the post gave me hope.

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And finally, if this adorable post doesn't make you go "awww", be sure to check your pulse! Beyond cute.