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Shopping Guide: Cute Hair Clips We’re Loving

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My hair is straight and dark and longish and easy, but boring as hell most days. That said, sometimes a headband feels like too much of a commitment and I’m a little bit sick of being accused of copping Blair Waldorf‘s style. If you want an easier fix for hair ennui, try a barrette like these funny little polka-dotted ones or any of the more intricate options you’ll find as you click through. [$10 for 8, Anthropologie]

DIY Ribbon And Bead Necklace

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It’s DIY time again, so grab an old, long-ish beaded necklace, about a yard of ribbon (we prefer silk grosgrain), scissors and a hot glue and you’ll have a new, more fun necklace in about ten minutes and three steps.

Shopping Guide: Seriously Studly

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We’ve always liked studs. Whether pyramid or round or flat, we’re into it. Luckily, lots of designers are too right now, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorite studded pieces. These Louise Goldin for Topshop pumps aren’t out until February, but there are plenty of other ways to get prepared for the spike-fest. Check it out.

Alice-Approved Frocks, Jewels And More

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Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” adaptation won’t be out until March, but designers are jumping all over the Alice style bandwagon with collaboration pieces we’re slightly obsessed with. Stella McCartney and Tom Binns are the most recent duo to get into the Alice-approved fashion arena with a line of (expensive!) jewelry that will be available next month. In the meantime, don’t wait for designers to tell you how to get movie-ready, do it yourself with Alice-y looks you can buy right now. []

6 Challenges We’d Really Like To See On “Project Runway”

Project Runway” returned this week with a typical cast of over-dramatic characters trotting pretty little dresses (and some hot messes) down the runway. We like sweet frocks as much as the next girl, but there are a few challenges we’d much rather see this season on “PR.” Personally, I’m rooting for a challenge that involves dresses made of pastries and culminates in an eating contest for the models where the first girl to finish eating her garment without passing out wins. For those of you who don’t quite see the connection between fashion shows and eating contests, more possibilities after the jump. Keep reading »

Shopping Guide: Graphic But Totally SFW

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Lewis Cho’s incredibly adorable geometric look book has inspired us to get a little more adventurous when it comes to our printed matter. We absolutely love this silky dress, but it’s definitely not the only option. [$194, Best Behavior, Pixie Market]
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