Hautelinks: Week of 8/18/11

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Is good handwriting a thing of the past? This article was kinda shocking!

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Funny and helpful for those of you visiting Europe this year: How Europeans Know You're American.

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In a similar vein, How New Yorkers Can Spot a Tourist.

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Real Housewives fans, are you going to catch them on tour when they come to your city?

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As a Harry Potter fan, I was really excited to discover this recipe for butterbeer cupcakes (plus, the site has links to other Potter-related food ideas).

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This DIY bow tank top is such a cute idea!

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Another great DIY idea: Make your own lip balm! The best part? The only two ingredients are petroleum jelly and kool aid - genius!

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One more DIY: Make your own eye makeup remover.

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If you haven't been to your orientation yet, Teen Vogue has a great post on orientation outfit ideas.

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6 Haircuts Men Hate & Why You Should Try Them Anyway, from The Gloss. Guys' beauty opinions are SO overrated if you ask me - you should dress (and do your hair) for yourself only!

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Glamour did an interesting feature on the roles actors didn't get - funny to picture some of them in these movies.

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Refinery 29 has three great tips on wearing vintage.

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Taylor Momsen has reportedly quit acting forever. Are you sad to see her go?

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FabSugar posted a preview of Jennifer Lopez's new fashion line for Kohl's - will you be checking this out once it launches?

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Vogue gives you a sneak peek inside a new charity concept shop from Nordstrom.

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Although we just posted an article about J.Crew's Jenna Lyons, we loved this recent one from NYMag, too.

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New York skinny vs. Paris skinny, through the eyes of Garance Dore. Definitely an interesting read, although I think we can all agree that both places represent a variety of body types...

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This English-to-12-year-old AOL translator will bring you back to the days when everyone you knew was on AIM..

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The 25 Most Romantic Movie Quotes, from Extra. Just TRY not to tear up!

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We loved this unique look inside Gap's 1969 design studio.

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Ugh, this is obnoxious but oddly interesting: Just mentioning Kate Middleton is a ticket for celebs to get more press.

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3 Super Cool Braided Hairstyles You Can Actually Do, from Refinery 29. Just in case you need some hair-spiration.

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Need to kill some time? ThisIsSand.com is a fun, unique, zen-like experience.

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Have you guys seen Anne Hathaway's rap yet? Just when I thought it wasn't possible to like her more..

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We're all for bold fashion choices, but even we aren't brave enough to rock these crazy fanny packs.

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The Complete Collection of Lies That High School Told Me is a great compilation of college misconceptions - great for incoming freshmen!

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We love this list of old movies with inspiring style.

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We're Jersey Shore fans (in a guilty pleasure kind of way), but I can almost say with certainty that we won't be purchasing Snooki's new line of sunglasses....

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Do you have a Tumblr? If not, these 7 ways to use Tumblr to its crazy awesome fullest might make you want to start one! (Side note: Does CF need a Tumblr? We're thinking about starting one...)

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10 Bags That Look Expensive but Aren't, from Refinery 29 - perfect for back to school!