Hanging with friends this weekend? Get your small talk inspiration from some of the week’s biggest stories!

1. Jennifer Aniston debuted her giant engagement ring, then diverted attention by booking a hair deal.
2. The Halloween countdown is on. Here’s some fun beauty ideas and (naturally) celebrities picking pumpkins.
3. Christina Aguilera launched Red Sin and Britney Spears launched Twisted Fantasy fragrances. Nice to see the battle continues.
4. Brrr, it’s cold out there! That means Kate Middleton’s collection of great coats is back!
5. The beginning of the end of Gossip Girl started this week. See the clothes!
6. Catch up on your DVR: The Vampire Diaries and Nashville premiered this week.
7. YES! Breakfast at Tiffany’s is headed to Broadway.
8. The bride wore… yellow? Amber Tamblyn channeled Liz Taylor.