First, our hearts go out to the victims of the Las Vegas shooting — we’re stunned and heartbroken and sick to our stomachs. Sending love and prayers to all those affected.
One positive story to come out of this horrible tragedy: There are plenty of heroes who deserve recognition for their efforts this weekend.
Also related: Mass Shootings Are a Bad Way to Understand Gun Violence. I thought this was a good take — if we want to prevent these tragedies, we need to focus on the right things.
Now for the lighter stuff…
How to Decorate Your Mantle for Halloween. So cute! This would also work for bookshelves, etc.
Ahhh this makes us so happy! More Princess Diana-inspired style, please.
Speaking of Diana, here’s a piece on how she dealt with mental illness in the public eye.
Racked did a fascinating piece on the racism that happens with drugstore beauty products. Well worth your time.
Wow, Savannah Guthrie’s life is seriously inspiring — it will make you want to get more done in a day.
Um, whaat? Crocs went down the runway in Paris.
Hmm, interesting: The justice department is investigating Harvard’s admissions practices.
Business Insider explains the images that just won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. How cool!
Apparently Sally Hansen is a real person. This story is wild!
Also from Racked, why Muji’s skincare is worth trying.
Whaaat? Apparently there’s an unaired ‘Gilmore Girls’ pilot that’s totally different.
There’s going to be a Bob’s Burgers movie!!! So excite.
Sigh, the street style outside the Chanel show was to die.
News alert: Instagram is making changes to become a safer and more positive place.
Sam Smith is dating Brandon Flynn and they’re officially our new favorite couple.
An upcoming Gossip Girl meets Pretty Little Liars TV series that will star Shay Mitchell? OMG, sounds too good to be true, but it’s real!
Omgggg: Baby Louboutins may be the most ridiculous thing ever but I can’t stop looking at them.
The most important career advice you haven’t heard before, from Cupcakes & Cashmere.
OMG, love this: If Disney princesses wore Fenty x Puma.
PopSugar shares 10 Halloween decor trends you never saw coming.
Here are some beauty faves that are participating in breast cancer awareness month. Might as well send your dollars to a good cause!
Get in the Halloween spirit with these thrillers to read this month.
And if you, like me, prefer your books spooky but not scary, here are some awesome recommendations.
5 Ways to Make Your Hair Look More Expensive, from the Coveteur.
Omg! The real life Marnie sells ‘Halloweentown’ merch on Etsy. Too freakin’ cute.
Find out what the most popular Halloween costume was the year you were born.
Tips for achieving work/life balance, from Design:Sponge.
These memoirs by millennials prove you’re never too young to tell your story.
Get excited for Starbucks holiday merch!!
Love! H&M has some super cute Halloween costumes for sale.
And finally, puppy overload!