Hautelinks: Week of 4/28/11

Avatar:
Zephyr - Editor in Chief
Author:
Publish date:
Social count:
7
Hautelinks - your weekly source for the best of the web

*

The New York Times did an interesting article on vanity sizing and a new body-scanning service designed to end the size confusion, telling you what sizes you are in different styles at mall stores. Would you try the MyBestFit scanner?

*

Related: Check out this infographic of how a "size 8" measures up across different brands. Crazy!

*

Seeking self-improvement? Want to know what your friends really think of you? A new website, Failn.gs, allows friends to leave anonymous comments about behaviors they think you should improve on. I don't think I'd use this, but it's certainly interesting!

*

Beginning to write outside of an academic setting? Here are some great writing tips that you could probably use in your school essays, too!

*

Love this: Racked suggests the perfect NYC clothing store for each Glee character - those Marc Jacobs mouse flats would be totally Rachel...

*

How to Green Your Beauty Routine, from Stylelist is a fabulously detailed guide to eco-friendly beauty!

*

In need of a new dress for spring? iVillage has 50 cute dresses under $50 each..

*

How to Be Stress-Free and Successful in College, from CollegeCandy. Obviously, we agree with the bullet on looking presentable for class!

*

We knew it was only a matter of time: Women Surpass Men in Advanced Degrees for First Time.

*

How are Mac & PC people different? I'm definitely a "mac person" (not a fan of that term, but OK), and I found the facts pretty true for me - how about you?

*

Teen Vogue shows you how to deal with your worst under-eye circles - just in time for finals week...

*

Wow! The Coppola Complex Smoothing Therapy treatment sounds like a hair dream come true for those of us with out-of-control waves. Are you dying to try this too?

*

If you're decorating a summer apartment or just re-doing your room for the warmer months, check out Refinery 29's list of affordable wall art options under $50.

*

The 2011 Lollapalooza lineup was just announced, and it looks pretty epic! Will you be attending the festival?

*

Love these incredibly creative high heels. I had seen a few of them before, but the slide ones were new to me! So cute.

*

All "Pushing Daisies" fans should look at the new preview for the comics by Bryan Fuller!

*

Hahaha, Extraneous Lyrics makes over your favorite Top 40 songs some more intelligent-sounding words.

*

Just a little bit obsessed with the royal wedding? (Admit it - you're getting up early tomorrow to watch, too!) Check out this A to Z guide to Kate Middleton's beauty looks.

*

Haha, CollegeCandy lists the top 10 most annoying commercials. I agree with all of these, especially Skittle Boy - so creepy, and NOT in a funny way.

*

We just discovered LoveMeagan's hair tutorial section - it's fab if you love the romantic, boho style!

*

If you're starting a new job or internship this summer that requires professional dress, check out Refinery 29's slideshow of fabulous office looks for inspiration!

*

Reddit, how do I stop being so f***ing lazy? is a great Reddit thread with some decent pointers if you're among those who habitually procrastinate. In other news, I think we've all felt this way at some point or another!

*

Wow! Pencil vs. Camera is pretty impressive.

*

Attending a concert soon? FabSugar shows you what to wear to rock out in style.

*

We love Fashionologie's 16 naturally fresh summer bags. So pretty!