Links We Love: Jan. 19, 2014

By Sarah Darrow
Photos: Roberto Cavalli via

Now that classes and co-ops have kicked in, we are all under more stress than usual. Unfortunately, since we’re broke college students, retail therapy isn’t always the most affordable way to deal with this stress. Instead, take a break from studying or trying to get ahead on your homework and read through these links of the week that might curb some of your retail therapy cravings!


1. If you love Zara and all of the beautiful clothes it has to offer, check out this entertaining feature for it’s witty anecdotes about “the lives of Zara models.” [A Peek Inside the Lives of Zara Models; Refinery29]

2. As we all might have noticed, Miley Cyrus has no fear when it comes to clothes, especially pieces that are particularly tight and revealing. For her upcoming tour, Roberto Cavalli will be designing her one of a kind costumes, which speak very much to the singers out there style. [Roberto Cavalli Reveals Revealing Miley Cyrus Tour Costumes;]

3. And the award for Pantone’s color of the year goes to…”Radiant Orchid!” This purplish tone will be perfect for your spring accessories and garments. Take a look at some pieces that incorporate this “Radiant Orchid” hue. [Pantone Color of the Year 2014: Radiant Orchid; The Every Girl]

4. Grace Atwood is the face behind the blog Stripes & Sequins, which ranges from shots of her own outfits to DIY necklaces, earrings and more! She also heads social media at BaubleBar. Her blog has a nice and simple layout that is full of amazing content! [Stripes & Sequins]

5. If you feel uninspired and lost every time you look in your closet, read through Lauren Conrad’s January style tips that can be applied to any winter month. Some recommendations include playing with proportions and updating your classic boyfriend jeans. Read more for inspiration this winter. [Tuesday Ten: January Style Tips; Lauren Conrad]

6. Whether or not you’ve read “The Baby-Sitters Club” series, just read this article that ranks the cover outfits on all 131 books. It will take your mind off of any paper you’re trying to write. [The Definitive Ranking of All 131 Baby-Sitter’s Club Cover Outfits; Buzzfeed]

7. If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to be organized this year, you have to check out these stylish agendas that will motivate you to keep all of your upcoming tests, events, rehearsals or whatnot in a chic and organized place. [New Year, New Agenda: 15 Stylish Planners to Organize Your 2014; StyleCaster]

8. Although I’ve never tried to start my own fashion blog, I can assume that it’s no easy feat. So, if you’ve started one of your own and need some advice on how to make it stand out and succeed, read through these helpful tips on how to make it as a fashion blogger! [How to Make It as a Fashion Blogger: Facts, Figures, and Insider Tips; StyleCaster]

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