Hautelinks: Week of 3/28/13

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Glamour shares 16 amazing beauty tips they picked up backstage during NYFW Fall 2013. I love the idea of mixed metallics on eyes. Also, dry shampoo FTW!

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6 Design Flaws That Annoy You Every Day (And Why They Exist), from Cracked. This makes me feel sliiiightly better about all the injuries I've sustained from clamshell packaging.

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Also from Cracked, 5 Factors That Secretly Influence How Much You Like a Movie. Mind = blown.

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One more: 5 Brain Hacks That Give You Mind-Blowing Powers. I am officially using the "memory palace" for grocery lists from now on…. that is, if I can remember to do it.

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My Gucci Addiction, from GQ, takes you inside the world of a serious shopaholic. The dollar amounts are just staggering, and I think it's interesting to see shopaholism from the perspective of a man, since it's so often associated with women.

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By now, you've probably heard about the controversy surrounding Victoria's Secret's "Bright Young Things" line, but in case you haven't, Shine explains what all the fuss is about.

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If you're going to Coachella (or just have a boho-chic sense of style), Chictopia has some super hipster-y hairstyles to try.

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More hairstyle inspiration: 3 Easy, Polished Updos, from ELLE

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This post combines three of my all-time favorite things, ever: Wes Anderson + Candy + Prada.

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Now we're not huge believers in the idea of tailoring the colors you wear to the season (gotta wear the shades that look good on you!), however, if you want to get super trendy this season, StyleList has a breakdown of the colors you should and shouldn't be wearing this season to stay on-trend.

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10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Mind. I think we can all use these tips right now!

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InStyle lists some spring accessory trends to try, with all the high-end eye candy a girl could want.

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Wow, this is pretty nuts: Toy Story x The Walking Dead story mashup album. (Tip: Click the photos on the right to navigate.)

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In Defense of Wearing Thongs to Work Out, from The Cut. I can't believe people have such strong opinions on this! We're with The Cut: Wear what you want, just please be sanitary for your fellow gym-goers!

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The Daily Beast asks - and answers - the question: Whatever Happened to 'The O.C.' Star Mischa Barton? It's so weird to think that she joined the O.C. a full 10 years ago!

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We love I Spy DIY's neon rope and chain necklace tutorial. Cute!

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Speaking of adorable DIYs, AnneorShine on Youtube shows you how to make TopShop bunny ears for Easter.

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Also Easter-related, Design*Sponge shows you how to dye eggs the natural way.

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One more Easter post: DIY Easter Egg Ideas, from The Glitter Guide.

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33 Unusual Tips to Being a Better Writer, from Thought Catalog.

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Alison Williams takes StyleList into her makeup bag and shares her must-have beauty products. I really want that Chanel quad now!

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Yum! Buzzfeed lists 8 easy smoothies that only require three ingredients each.

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Lauren Conrad did a great list of things that every girl in her 20s should know.

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12 Geeky Costumes That Completely Nail It. Ahh, the Ruby Rhod one truly is perfection!

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High Snobiety shares the history of the varsity jacket.

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Chanel's latest color collection, inspired by "Old Hollywood cinematic beauty", launches soon, and NY Daily News has the scoop.

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With cherry blossom season on its way (they'll be out soon, I know it!), the BBC has a slideshow of beautiful cherry blossoms around the world.

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Divine Caroline shares some simple ways to get better skin. Most of these weren't new to me, but I love that they finally explained WHY you're supposed to wash your face with cold water! Makes sense.

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Teen Vogue did an interview with popular actress Shenae Grimes, and she discusses her spring fashion essentials and life after 90210. Love to hear that celebs are addicted to blogs, too!

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So cool: Whitney just stumbled upon this cool 3D bag that only LOOKS two-dimensional.

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R29 has some great $50 makeovers for your desk area, using stuff from the dollar store! Very cool.

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And finally, for your daily dose of cuteness, see this video of a super cute baby giraffe standing up for the first time! It's so wobbly!! Aaaah!