Ever wondered what a typical day is like for our fashion director, Jackie? Well, you’re about to find out. E!, one of our favorite television networks, chose to feature our very own style guru in its “Trendsetters at Work” series. For the piece, E! visited Rue’s New York offices in the heart of Bryant Park to talk style, chic work spaces, and climbing the fashion ladder. Check out a few soundbites below.

Jackie Nasser Featured on E!

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How did you get started in your career?
I got an internship at ELLE magazine. I initially had a hybrid role working for both the beauty and the features departments. I got to test out hundreds of new products, learn the science and technology behind beauty products, go to press events and, most importantly, I learned how to write (it’s harder than you think!). Interning is the best way to work out if a job is right for you or not. I knew immediately that I wanted to be in the editorial world. When a fashion position opened up at ELLEgirl magazine I jumped at the chance.

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April 2, 2014

After eight years of witty remarks and oft-raunchy jokes, Chelsea Handler – TV’s sole late-night comedy queen – is stepping down from her E! throne. And now, as Handler gears up to leave Chelsea Lately at the end of this year, we have so many unanswered questions. Who will fill her shoes? What will she do next? And, most importantly: Where will Chuy go?

Chelsea Handler Leaving Talk Show

According to her manager, Irving Azoff, who spoke with The Hollywood Reporter, the comedian has been actively contemplating her post–talk show career. She’s also rumored to be in negotiations with several different “suitors.” Among them? Netflix, FX, and even a few radio stations. The fate of her faithful sidekick, however, remains unknown.

Learn more about Chelsea Handler’s E! exit on nydailynews.com.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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March 31, 2014

Everything’s bigger in summer. Movies become blockbusters. Weekends are tagged by the word “long.” Hotdogs grow to entire feet. (Buns, of course, follow suit.) And concerts? Suddenly the big names come marching to stages near you by the hundreds. Case in point: this summer’s unsurpassed lineup at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Here’s what lies ahead for music lovers of all kinds.

Barclays Center

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March 25, 2014

When I caught word that Matthew McConaughey wouldn’t be returning for season two of True Detective, I have to admit, I panicked. However, considering the HBO show is an anthology and with each season the cast and theme changes, I should have been prepared to see McConaughey go. As for his replacement? It looks like the show might enlist the one and only Brad Pitt. But, to be honest, that’s not really easing my anguish. Or anyone else’s, it seems.

Brad Pitt

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March 24, 2014

If you’re anything like me, it’s almost like Lena Dunham – a.k.a. Hannah Horvath – is speaking directly to you via her HBO original series, Girls. She can’t pay rent? You can’t pay rent. (Well, sometimes.) Ups and downs with your best friend? Preaching to the choir. And now, us just-like-me fans can connect with Dunham through a whole new medium: a book.

Lena Dunham

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February 11, 2014

We love her on New Girl, and soon Zooey Deschanel will be stealing our hearts yet again with another FOX show: the half-hour animated workplace comedy titled Queen of Everything. The show, which Deschanel will executive-produce along with Sophia Rossi and Ali Waller (who also produces American Dad and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon), is a modern-day fairytale about an evil queen who enlists the help of her staff to try and change her ways.

We’re not quite sure if her voice will be starring in the program or not, but as long as that quirky sense of humor of hers is, we’ll definitely be tuning in.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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February 11, 2014

We all have an ex we love to hate, and that drives-you-crazy dynamic is one of the many factors that has me addicted to Orange Is the New Black. The memoir-based Netflix series stars Taylor Schilling as a privileged, preppy 30-something who’s serving time in the same women’s prison as her former flame, bad girl Alex Vause (played to despicable perfection by Laura Prepon), for a drug-trafficking attempt gone wrong a decade earlier.

Laura Prepon
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February 5, 2014

At this point in the day, I assume you’ve talked your fair share of touchdowns and fumbles, fully (or at least partially) recovered from that buffalo-chicken dip, and watched Richard Sherman share a soft-spoken moment or two with the camera. So let’s talk more serious things. Like “The Nike Bowl.”

Seahawks Broncos Uniforms

That’s right. Last night, both teams wore Nike – and two of brand’s most significant signature designs, at that. The Denver Broncos’ orange-over-white, debuted with much fanfare in 1997, is what ESPN dubs “Old Nike.” The Seattle Seahawks’ white-over-navy? As Nike’s showcase when they took over the NFL uniform contract in 2012, they were dubbed “New Nike.” Naturally.

So who takes home the best-uniform title? Old or New? I’m staying Sweden here. Read the full scoop on ESPN, then tweet us at @ruelala and cast your vote.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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February 3, 2014

Come February 6, athletes from all over the world will descend upon Sochi, Russia, to compete in the 2014 Winter Games. And I, like millions of other viewers, will be riveted to the TV screen watching skiing, figure skating, curling, and more. If history is any indication, I’ll also be shedding a tear or two when I get overwhelmed by the incredible triumphs that are playing out before me. But there’s still a few days to go – so to hold us all over until then, here are five things you may not know about the Winter Games this year.

5 Facts About the 2014 Sochi Winter Games

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February 1, 2014

Arby’s got lucky last night. It’s not every day an award-winning singer dresses in a spitting image of your own logo.

Pharrell Williams at the Grammys

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But despite roast-beef-and-curly-fry similarities, Williams’s Arby’s-esque hat – a cartoonish park ranger-style thing which now has its own Twitter account – isn’t just crazy. There’s history behind it. According to Esquire, the Vivienne Westwood–designed hat is called a “Campaign” hat and has been around since the 1840s. In 1911, it was made the official hat of the U.S. Army. After Westwood debuted the hats in 1982, early hip-hop group The World’s Famous Supreme Team wore them often. As New York Magazine so maturely concludes, Williams could have simply been nodding to the early days of hip-hop.

Regardless, it’s funny. And 2014’s easiest Halloween costume has just been identified.

Read more on Esquire.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor

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January 27, 2014