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In the last week of 2012, readers and web denizens will be barraged by endless lists and roundups encapsulating the last 365 days, but we promise, this look back is something a little different. These ten stories and features were picked not by us, but by the most awesome people around — Refinery29 readers!
Yep, these are the ten pieces that you guys loved most this year. The ones you couldn't resist clicking, sharing, and coming back to for inspiration, again and again. Though a few of these are only a couple months old, they have already gone down in the R29 pantheon as some of our most popular stories of all-time. Oh, and we've got to admit, you guys certainly do have some great taste...not that we're biased, or anything.
Art Deco jewelry is unlike anything that came before it in history — loud, geometric, and forward. "A heady, celebratory air flowed through Europe and America after the end of the first World War," explains Doyle & Doyle founder Elizabeth Doyle. "Artists [of all kinds] strove to create a new vocabulary of design, read
We practically peruse Aritzia’s site every day — we can’t get enough of the cool and easy pieces, each just waiting to become wardrobe staples. While the store's price points certainly have some range, there are a ton of affordable finds that are worth a thorough look-see, too. To save you time scrolling read