Let me just start by saying this week’s Hautelinks list is approaching 1000 words – perhaps an all-time record for this column – and I have no idea how it got so long! (Non) legal disclaimer before we begin: we will not be held responsible for any damages incurred due to this link list sucking up multiple hours of your time. You’ve been warned.
Tired of throwing on that same old coat and boots and calling it a day? WhoWhatWear has some cold weather fashion inspiration sure to give you some new ideas.
Refinery 29 also offers up a few more winter-proof outfits to try if you’re still in a rut.
Or just try something new this year, wardrobe-wise, with Refinery 29’s list of fashion switch ups for 2011.
I absolutely loved Rachel Zoe’s Home Accessories Guide – I’m lusting after those platform shoe bookends!
Check out photos of Alexander Wang’s Pre-Fall 2011 collection for a sneak peek at what all the “It” girls will be rocking soon.
Thinking of moving to a new city? Nabewise is a really cool new site that will tell you what neighborhood you’re meant to live in!
We all know tanning is a huge health problem among college students, but could mothers be to blame for starting the trend?
For a healthy glow, minus the cancer risk, check out BellaSugar’s guide to wearing bronzer in winter.
If you need some new books for your to-read list, check out this list of recommendations from the people at Powell’s books. It’s safe to say they know their stuff!
This article on creatively solving New Year’s resolutions from Daily Candy is super sassy. Love!
See also: 5 Steps to Bring Your New Year’s Resolutions to Life – No excuses! Let’s make 2011 the best year yet.
If your New Year’s resolution involves getting in shape, you’ll like these fitness tips from a former dancer.
Does Makeup Make the Model? is a totally fascinating look at judgmental attitudes towards women in the modeling industry. Okay, and it’s also a chance to see some famous faces sans-makeup, which is always strangely comforting.
Haha, amazing: An Honest Grad School Ad, from CollegeHumor.
The pitfalls and benefits of having a long distance relationship in college are highlighted in this NY Times article. Surprising a long distance boyfriend by collaborating with his friends to create a scavenger hunt for his birthday? Maybe romance isn’t dead!
Teach Your Parents Tech is hilarious and awesome. Perfect if your ‘rents are stuck in the dark ages.
We’re totally in love with the nude trend for spring – definitely a shade to stock up on!
The Chronicle of Higher Education wrote an interesting blog post this week (obviously to be taken with a grain of salt, but worth reading): New Evidence That College is a Risky Investment.
James Van Der Beek is celebrating the ten year anniversary of his well-circulated post-dumping sobbing scene on Dawson’s Creek by creating a variety of different .gifs for every occasion. Amazing!
Is your hair in need of some winter TLC? Stylelist shows you how to choose a deep conditioner.
Funny yet strangely fascinating: My Day in Jeggings – Confessions of an Average Guy in Extraordinary Pants. Yes, it’s about exactly what you think it’s about.
MTV Style shows you how to wear shorts in winter.
Anndd, MTV’s own Olivia Palermo breaks down her sense of style for ElleGirl.
Freaking out over finding a job after graduation, but don’t have a zillion internships/jobs relevant to your field? Here are some tips to try out that will have you sighing with relief.
Amazing: Kate Moss for Balmain is basically a high-fashion version of Paula Abdul’s “Straight Up” video – except with cartoon snakes instead of a cat. And Kate Moss.
CollegeCandy did a great list of ten super empowering women for Women’s Self-Empowering Week. Inspiring!
Also totally inspiring and rad: Kayla Martell, Miss Delaware, is redefining beauty despite an illness that causes her to lose her hair. She’s absolutely gorgeous, inside and out!
Prolific photoblogger The Selby displays his top favorite photos of 2010. Lots of eye candy here!
Winter blues? According to NYLON, this new blush promises to lift your mood…
A Day in the Life of Gwyneth Paltrow kinda made me cringe. It’s weird to see how out of touch Hollywood actors can be from the rest of the world.
Closet full of basics and nothing to wear? Think again! Nicole Richie recently rocked an outfit full of basics you can probably re-create right now. (Okay, minus the jumbo Chanel bag and Louboutins.)
Also from Because I’m Addicted, a peek inside Lauren Santo Domingo’s apartment. Check out that jewelry collection!
The Daybook lists their top 10 winter wardrobe essentials, with some fantastic picks. Even better? They’re all decently budget-friendly.
8 Fun Ways to Dress Up Your Jeans, from InStyle, will help you beat blue jean boredom.
Is it just us, or do sweater leggings kinda sound like the best thing EVER right now? Totally perfect for winter.
Oh god, this is kinda disturbing: An 11-year-old gets “Snookified” by Snooki herself. In other news, is anyone else counting down the minutes ’til Jersey Shore tonight?? I’m addicted.
Also trashy TV-related, CollegeCandy asks: Should MTV be doing more for their Teen Moms?
If you know your fashion bloggers, you may be excited to know that Elin Kling is H&M’s next designer collaboration!
The Lazy DIY-er’s Craft Bag has a great list of cheap, easy-to-find essentials to have on hand for your next project.
Great news from one of our fave online shops: Bluefly will start selling fragrances at deep discounts!
How much time do you spend judging others? For most of us, it’s probably more than we’d like to admit. I know it’s something I’d like to do less. What about you?
Thanks to a Twitter follower for this one: Hatecation is a funny blog dedicated to vacations from hell. So funny!