Crazy cool DIY you can do with any tee shirt: DIY Crochet Trim Seam, from Trash to Couture.
Super cute nail idea from The Beauty Department: To save time and effort, paint your nails all one shade and try an “accent nail” with a pattern inspired by what’s already in your closet!
Also nail-related, if you, like us, are prone to nail polish stains, you need BellaSugar’s guide to getting nail polish off of just about anything.
One more nail post: Fashionista covers the “Caviar Manicure” trend. Would you try it?
Long but totally fascinating: The Song Machine, from The New Yorker, is a look at the musical masterminds who write hits for artists like Rihanna, and the process involved in creating these chart toppers.
We just discovered the BBC’s free online language classes – such an awesome and useful resource!
Hunger Games fans, you will love Capitol Style at a District Price, with breakdowns of the shoes seen in the film plus cheaper versions (i.e. less than $50 a pop) that everyone can afford!
Also HG-related: Makeup Geek shows you how to do Katniss Everdeen’s chunky fishtail braid.
Anddd NY Mag takes HG makeup to the streets and sees if people can tell it apart from runway makeup.
On a much more depressing Hunger Games note, from Jezebel, Racist Hunger Games Fans Are Very Disappointed. Can’t believe those tweets are even real – so awful.
Last one: Hunger Games Wedding Inspiration. This is both awesome and crazy over-the-top!
So f-ing cool: MISSONIHOME, the “first 52-story Missoni-designed condo tower,” rises in Manila. That’s it, I’m moving here ASAP.
Lauren Conrad lists the 10 fashion trends she loved in the 1990s – I was obsessed with everyone of these, and I’m not embarrassed to admit it! (Okay, maybe a tiny bit.)
Karl Lagerfeld Reveals His Insane Daily Routine, from what he wears to bed to his obsession with drinking nothing but Diet Coke all day. (Sidenote: His cat is so cute!)
Rightclick-save: The 10 Most Mesmerizing Fashion Gifs, from Fashionista.
A long and disturbing (you’ve been warned) but eye-opening look at what really happens inside some ivy league fraternities: Inside Dartmouth’s Hazing Abuses, via Rolling Stone.
If you’re going to Coachella, R29 has a list of styling tips to help you navigate the festival in style.
Also from R29, the 13 best movies for sick days.
How to Wear Flowers in Your Hair Without Looking Like a Kid, from The Gloss. Always important.
Get ready to have your jaw drop to the floor: CollegeCandy lists the most expensive handbags… ever.
How to Make Chevron Earrings from Bobby Pins. This is crazy crafty and looks incredibly simple to do!
For my fellow vegetarians and vegans, The Healthy Voyager has a guide to eating veggie or vegan at almost all fast food restaurants. (Such a bummer about the McDonald’s fries, ugh!)
This is just cool (and a good way to waste 5 minutes): Canvas Pinball
Okay, this is an old post, but the trend is fresh again this year: DIY Slashed/Ripped Jeans, from Nitro:Licious!
Another cool DIY: Studded Wrap Bracelets!