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In case you missed them, here are the top stories from the week in Racked:
· Kate Middleton makes the darndest faces at the Olympics
· 6 things we learned about the inimitable Helen Gurly Brown
· Pop quiz: can you match the nail polish brand to its bottle?
· Michael Phelps' dons a Speedo for his Louis Vuitton ad
· Are Zara's sizes too small for Americans?
· Celebrate shark week with these 10 manicures
· Get all 1% with these international designer hotels