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The 12 Types of Crushes Every Girl Will Have

There are at least 12 types of guys that every girl will probably get butterflies in her stomach for at least once in her life. They are:<p>Baby Josh Hutcherson as the cutest childhood crush ever in life.<p><b>1. The childhood crush:</b> The guy you screamed "Cooties!" at in the third grade and "went out" with …

An Essential Guide to Packing for Paris

What would you take, and why?<p>You've booked your tickets to visit the City of Light—and you're bringing along one suitcase. What would you take, and why? Debate no longer, and instead organize these essentials, based on your true personality—or at least the personality you want to channel overseas.

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

This Positive News About Dating Will Reinvigorate Your Romantic Spirit

According to major news outlets, judgmental old folks who think they did it better in their day, swipe-happy insta-hookup apps, and even, occasionally, your resident frustrated single blogger, dating is dead. Romance is over. Mourn and move on, you guys.<p>But wait! It's not really. Thanks to our …

Obsessed TV Report Card: Trophy Wife

<i>Trophy Wife</i> has a concept I love on paper: A former hard-partying single gal (Malin Akerman) marries a twice-divorced older dude, thus inheriting a whole family unit instantly and trading in karaoke for carpooling. Fun, right?<p>Well, the crazy thing is, throughout last night's premiere episode, I …

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The first fall trend we can’t live without? #Tailored. From blazers to tuxedo pants, this trend evokes smart style.

Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss: Munchies to Satisfy Every Craving

10 Healthy Snacks for Weight Loss<p>10 can't-go-wrong munchies to satisfy every craving<p>Plamen Petkov<p>Satisfy Your Hunger<p>Want to stick to your diet? Start snacking. It helps control hunger and rein in portion sizes at meals. And don't worry, it's supposed to feel indulgent. If a healthy snack isn't …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: everything you need to know

Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two models: the iPhone 5c, a colorful plastic phone that starts at $99, and the iPhone 5s, a high-end device …

3 Weight-Loss Lessons That Actually Work, According to Science

Does it seem to you like weight-loss tips sometimes change on the regular? Yeah, it can be a little overwhelming. But the good news is that there are some diet strategies that are irrefutably backed by science...which means there's at least some sort of solid base for those of us feeling like we …

7 Awesome Covers of Summer's Best Songs

This Doo-Wop version of Miley Cyrus' "We Can't Stop" (in the video below) has been making the Internet rounds today, and I erm, <i>can't stop</i> listening to it. It definitely freshens up a song I was near tired of hearing. Maybe Miley should do a whole vintage-inspired makeover? Is that asking too …

A Guide to the Saddest Meals for Singles (but You Guys, Let's Laugh, Not Cry)

For the record, there's nothing technically sad about eating a meal solo at all. But sometimes, packaging and certain circumstances <i>can</i> make it feel a little lonely.<p>Inspired by this hilarious but kind of genius white zinfandel and Chips Ahoy snack pack I spotted over on <i>Jezebel yesterday</i>, I put …

Healthy Lunch Idea: Grilled Cheese, Basil, and Pear Sandwiches

1. Lay four slices of bread on a flat surface. Using a knife, spread honey onto two slices to cover the surface.<p>2. Lay two slices of cheese on two slices of bread, then lay pear slices and basil on top.<p>3. Top the cheese and pear halves with remaining bread slices.<p>4. Heat one tablespoon of butter in …

Meet LoveFlutter, the Quirky New Dating Site That Won't Let Me Join Because I'm Too Boring

Because the best kind of a girl is a quirky girl.<p>Whenever there's a new dating site making waves, I clearly have to test it out for both professional and personal reasons. It's not always a good fit for me. Like for instance, I think I'm about 12 years too old to truly enjoy Tinder, and while I do …

11 Wedge Booties Made For Leaf Stomping

You can't separate a lady from her heels just because temps have taken a nosedive. In fact, you won't find our feet in chunky, sheepskin-lined …

Nike Has Developed a Stylish Fleece That You Will Want to Wear to Work, Dinner, and Then Some. No, Really

If you're like me, you keep a few zip-up fleece sweaters in your winter dressing rotation because they keep you warm, but since they are usually kind of, well, unattractive they get hidden underneath your jacket.<p>I'm rethinking this plan now that I've been introduced to the Nike Tech Fleece …

Sophia Loren, Brigitte Bardot And More Celebrities Who Taught Us All About Cat-Eye Liner

Cat-eye liner is one of the most classic looks in beauty history. Actresses, including Audrey Hepburn, Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot played a prominent role in making the cat-eye relevant. And music icons such as Nina Simone, Diana Ross and Madonna have all put their own spin on the feminine and …

Easy Outfit Ideas From Diane Kruger, Kate Bosworth, & More!

As we transition out of summer and plan for autumn, we’re eyeing the way Kate Moss gave her ensemble a rock’n’roll spin and how Kate Bosworth …

Meet The New Masters Of Preppy-Chic

The District isn't exactly known for its successful fashion startups. But the arrival of Tuckernuck, a new online retailer poised to become the Urban …

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Cheers: Olivia Wilde On 'Drinking Buddies' and Working With Her Fiancé Jason Sudeikis

Photo: Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures<p>It's impossible to watch <i>Drinking Buddies</i>—one of the year's best comedies—without recognizing your own friends, boyfriend, and yourself. Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, and Ron Livingston are likable, relatable, and fun to hang with, as friends whose …

#AskElle: What Is a Must for Fall 2013?

Photo: Courtesy of Shopbop, Bergdorf Goodman, and H&M<p><i>You asked, we answered! We're excited to kick off a new blog series in which we will answer any fashion and beauty related questions you have. Simply use the hashtag #AskELLE on Twitter.</i><p>This week's question comes from: <b>@CelebUpdates247: "What is a</b> …

Ask E. Jean: The Evolution of Wooing

Bring the cake! This column is turning 20. What's happened to the American woman since 1993?<p>Now that we know Uncle Sam is hacking the e-mails and calls coming in to Ask E. Jean, the love lives of those pasty analysts at the NSA ought to be a shade more fascinating. Indeed, the classic wormhole for …

The Worst Feeling Is Spotting the Tip of the Relationship Iceberg (Um, Yeah, I'll Explain)

Since you guys totally got it when I shared my theory of the dreaded single-girl phenomenon of Breaking the Seal, I have another theory I want to commiserate over…<p>I'm calling it: spotting the tip of the relationship iceberg. Mostly so I can use this picture and make <i>Titanic</i> references, because …

7 Real Women Tell Their Very Different Stories of One-Night Stands

Pinterest<p>Not all one-night stands have to turn into the urban legend of the one that turned into a relationship. In the rain. Always in the rain.<p>One-night stands tend to be a hot-button issue among women, including you, dear Smitten readers, so it's interesting to hear how different women have …

Football vs. Fashion: 5 Gorgeous Clear Handbags That'll Get You Through the Season in Style

Pinterest<p>Take a moment and think back to the last time you went through a TSA security checkpoint at the airport. I'm sitting in the Denver airport writing this right now, so it's all pretty fresh in my memory—it goes something like this: empty your pockets, make sure all your liquid beauty …

Is This the Craigslist Missed Connection to Out-Romance All Other Missed Connections for the Rest of Time?

Have you guys seen this Craigslist Missed Connection that's being passed all over the Internet? It starts off as your average description of a guy's infatuation with his manic pixie dream girl—She wears vintage! She reads LBJ biographies! She skips her stop on the train to keep reading/exchange …

The 8 Stages of Being the Only Single Friend

We've all been there: those times you feel like the only single girl in the world. The eight stages we all go through, demonstrated through some single-gal GIFs:<p><b>Stage 1: Your last single friend starts seeing someone.</b><p>Maybe you just assumed she would be your solidarity sister forever, or you always …