Hautelinks: Week of 3/24/11

Avatar:
Zephyr - Editor in Chief
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
4
Hautelinks - your weekly source for the best of the web

*

In case you haven't heard, we lost a true legend this week: Elizabeth Taylor passed away on Wednesday at the age of 79. To celebrate her legacy, FabSugar did a great post on her beauty and style through the years. See also, from Refinery 29, 10 Things You Didn't Know About Elizabeth Taylor. She'll definitely be missed!

*

Umm, wow! I knew paparazzi photos could be sold for lots of money, but I had no idea street-style photographers made this much (or that the competition was so crazy)! Insane.

*

Refinery 29 created The Ultimate Fashion Website Blogroll and it's a truly fantastic resource worth bookmarking. Even better, CF is on the list! Thanks R29, we heart you back!

*

Oh my god, Sad Etsy Models is too funny. Apparently, some crafty girls like to make their boyfriends into "models" for their wares, and the results are hilarious.

*

Usually study at your local coffee shop or library? Lifehacker has some tips to make sure your time is well-spent.

*

BellaSugar shows you five old-fashioned beauty tricks that actually work. Who knew lemon juice could do double duty as a cuticle softener?

*

This cracked me up and brought me back to my childhood at the same time: 10 Cartoon Theme Songs in Foreign Languages!

*

As nice as long showers are, they're not the best for the environment. Cut down on your energy and water usage (and save time) with these tips for shortening your showers.

*

Need to get your resume in shape for when you apply for summer internships? (BTW, if you wanna write for CF, we'll be posting details about our writing internships here on May 1st!) College Magazine has some helpful tips to help you improve yours.

*

New hair tools for spring! I have to say, that "wave clip" thing has me pretty intrigued...

*

CollegeCandy shows you 5 common roommate problems and how to deal with them.

*

Wow, this list is dead on: Blogging Typology breaks down the different styles of fashion blogs out there, giving examples of the characteristics that make up each "genre" of blogs.

*

Kinda related: What Your Street Style Pose Says About You!

*

Do you want to work for one of the top 10 employers young people covet most?

*

We're obsessed with the '70s trend for spring and it looks like InStyle is, too. Check out their picks for the best '70s style finds!

*

Also from InStyle, a list of Lauren Conrad's Top Style Secrets. She does have pretty enviable eyeliner skills.

*

Hahaha, if you're addicted to candy (like me), you'll love this What Should I Eat? flowchart, which will find the perfect sweet treat for your mood.

*

This post about fashion in film is a great rundown of the greatest fashion moments in movies through the years.

*

It's that time of year again: The rainy season has returned! Stay dry (and stylish) with Fashionologie's fashionable rain gear picks.

*

15 Things I've Learned as a Post-Grad, via USA Today College, has some great tips.

*

Glamour shows you how to find the best spring jacket for your body type.

*

If you read CF often, you know that we believe you can find cute clothes everywhere... even at Wal Mart. According to Refinery 29, this LA-based blogger agrees! Check out her Wal Mart finds and get inspired!

*

Love this: What Should I Read Next is a database that offers you new books to read based on a title you loved.

*

We all love Jessica Simpson's shoe line, but these flipper heels have to be a joke... right?

*

In case you needed more proof that short cuts are in, supermodel Brooklyn Decker just cut 10 inches off her long locks - and, of course, she looks amazing! Now I want to chop my hair, hmm..

*

Ever wonder what a guy really means when he texts "What's up" out of the blue? CollegeCandy helps you decode boy text speak.

*

The Upside of Conflict, from Positively Present, has some great tips to help you work through a fight.

*

5 TV Reunions I Want to See, from CollegeCandy. Tiffany-Amber, please agree to the SBTB reunion - I don't care if there's no Screech (sorry, Dustin, not a fan), but Kelly is non-negotiable!

*

This post is definitely controversial with some of you but I thought it was too relevant not to link up: Paying for College and Grad School: How to Avoid Spending $100,000 (or more) on a Credential You Don't Need.

*

This DIY bow belt is adorbs and looks pretty simple to make, although it does take a little bit of sewing knowledge.

*

If you're an animal lover, check out this post on ways to help Japan's animals. While obviously the people need our help (visit redcross.org to donate!), all too often animals are completely forgotten during tragedies like this.

*

Totally fascinating: The Secret Strategies Behind Many "Viral Videos"

*

Also from TechCrunch, Why Women Rule The Internet. That's right!

*

I know this site isn't new, but in case you haven't seen it, IKEA Hackers is a fabulous resource for interior design-minded college students. Basically, they re-purpose IKEA furniture into cool, vintage-inspired pieces, and the projects are usually super easy to do. Thanks to CF reader Lia for sending this in!

*

CF reader Mary sent me this link and I absolutely love the site! MSU Lookbook is a street style blog featuring looks from students at Morgan State University, and the photography is excellent.