Need some fall outfit inspiration? Refinery 29 did a great feature on real-girl fall fashion with outfits that are totally wearable.
WhoWhatWear's November Editorial is along those same lines - tons of gorgeous fall/winter fashion inspiration!
Coveting the Stella McCartney for Gap Kids collection as much as we are? Check this out.
The ladies of UK fashion magazine Grazia do us all a favor by attempting to squeeze into some of the best pieces from Stella McCartney's just-released collaboration with Gap Kids in this clip above. After exhaustive research, the team determines that the purple princess coat, the boys' flannel button-down, the trench, and the boys' gray cashmere hoodie are all wearable by adults (at least, petite adults).
The Skinny is a brand new sample sale site that focuses 100% on beauty products! Don't know about online sample sales? Read our post, The Ultimate Guide to Online Sample Sales for the 411, as well as some invites to the best ones.
Some call it "off menu" but "secret" seems so much more mysterious and exciting. We still aren't sure if the undercover "menu" has been adopted by all the Jamba stores (yet), but we'll let you know more as we find out.
Divine Caroline lists the Ten Worst Fall Fashions, which, um, aren't really that bad. While it's hard to argue that half-shaved hair is anything but awful, we don't agree with most of these.. Peep-toe booties? Faux fur vests? So cute!
Aldo DIY is a really cool & interesting site with tons of DIY tutorials, all using shoes/boots from Aldo!
This is just weird - Lady GaGa's Looks Kill Photographer. No idea if it's true, but that outfit IS a little frightening..
Not fashion-related, but this is just really amazing.
Autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire has been hard at work this week drawing the Manhattan skyline from memory over at Pratt. He only took a 20 minute helicopter ride prior to getting started, "during which time he impressed on his mind thousands of landmarks, great and small." He told the Brooklyn Paper: “My arm starts to hurt sometimes, but I push on.”
9 Things Every Guy Should Buy or Wear is an amazing list that should be required-reading for all boys.
Simple Pleasures from the Secret Society of List Addicts - sometimes it's nice to appreciate the small things in life! What are your favorite simple pleasures?
Style.com did a great list of 21 beauty picks for fall that will help you escape typical fall beauty doldrums, including limp hair, dry skin, and all those cold weather woes!
How to Wear Colors Without Looking Crazy, via FutureLint!
This first look is something I like to call "The Anthropologie Effect." Having never set foot in an Anthro (gasp! I know - what a bad fashionista I am), thanks to the interwebs, I am pretty darn familiar with their aesthetic... So here I am wearing turqouise and orange, two colors that most def don't "go" but because the tones are subdued and the whole outfit is a bit whimsical thanks to the poof and fringe and t-straps (always whimsical!) it looks fine!
Still on the hunt for that perfect winter coat? InStyle has tips to help you choose the right coat for your figure!
Now that Halloween's over, check out what the stars wore! FabSugar has photos from Heidi Klum's Halloween party - it's always totally crazy and over-the-top. Always last-minute with your costume? Why not bookmark a few ideas to borrow for next year?
Christian Louboutin helped design a stiletto-shaped champagne glass. How anyone can feasibly drink champagne out of it is completely beyond us, but it does look like a great collector's item!
You can never have too many denim-buying tips, and Lucky Mag has some great ones.
If you find great-in-the-butt jeans with other fit issues, remember that a tailor can make adjustments to both the length of the hem and the fit through the leg.
Wearing low-cut tops can be tricky. Sometimes it can be tough to find the line between sexy and trashy. This series of comparative outfits by Cosmo really helps show the difference between what's cute and what's going too far.
The Business of Fashion is a must-bookmark blog if you plan to work in the industry one day!
College Candy's list of Campus Traditions is really interesting and fun to read, especially if you've attended one of the featured schools. This one's too funny:
Lauren H – The New School: You know you go to New School when there’s only one guy in your class and he’s looking for guys too.
Claire Thomson has amazing style, and dishes some great advice. And she wears Urban Outfitters! We love her.
If you need a sparkly dress for holiday parties, The Look 4 Less has you covered.
That's all we've got for now! What were your favorite links of the week? Leave them in the comments so we can all check 'em out!