News to Know: Lauren Conrad Rips Things, Jack Wills' Handbook, J. Crew's Ads, More!

News to Know: Lauren Conrad Rips Things, Jack Wills' Handbook, J. Crew's Ads, More!
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This just in—Jack Wills' autumn-winter 2012 collection. We're obsessed with the brand's seasonal catalog, The Handbook—and always get really excited when it arrives in our mailbox and spend hours poring over it—it's like a magazine full of photos of how we want to live life. Check it out here. [Jack Wills]

Watch Lauren Conrad, former Teen Vogue fake fashion intern, rip up some books. [Gawker]

New York Times fashion guru Cathy Horyn takes Paul Ryan down a notch—not for his politics, but because his jacket sucks—"He had on a blazer with an open-neck shirt and dark trousers.... Yet if Mr. Ryan was chosen to bring youth and vigor and a kind of Ayn Rand boldness to the G.O.P., as the commentators kept saying, then his jacket was killing it." [NYT]

The new J. Crew ads are pretty awesome—mostly because they feature true-life stylish cool people, not some anonymous model-types. Check it out here. [Refinery29]

What kind of mascara did you pop on your lashes this morning? Was it volumizing, lengthening, plumping, colorful, or sparkly? Check out what old-fashion mascara used to look like—hint: black stuff in a tin with a brush. [Buzzfeed Shift]

Aaaaahhhhh, we are so jealous! Bryanboy got a miniature David-Beckham-in-his-skivvies statue from H&M! [Twitter]

Want to go shopping the next time you're in New York? Looks like upper Madison Avenue is the place to be—according to this report, nearly 50 new shops opened up on Madison Avenue in the last 18 months. [Racked NY]

This really has nothing to do with anything, but we've really enjoyed today at StyleBistro HQ—it's a virtual stress-reliever thing. Sort of. Also, absurd and wonderful. [StaggeringBeauty]
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