The Best-Dressed Bachelorette: Our Fashion Director Weighs In

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
Okay, I admit it. I watch The Bachelor (and The Bachelorette). And I’m not the only one. Every Tuesday morning in the Rue offices, it’s always the topic of conversation: What was Andi wearing? Is he [insert name] there for the right reasons? Was it really the “most dramatic rose ceremony ever”? Now that we’ve safely put Juan “It’s okay” Pablo behind us, we can once again focus on someone who really deserves to find love and can look great doing it.

Jackie Nasser on Andi Dorfman's Bachelorette Style

Andi Dorfman has definitely mastered the casual look, from her chic black and white ensemble while on a miming group date in France to her skinny white jeans, sandals, and tunic for the lie-detector test in Italy.  But it’s her more glamorous looks that really shine. Whether in a long, shimmery gown or a sexy cocktail dress, she gets it right every single time.

To pull off an Andi-inspired look, I spoke with Rue La La Dress Buyer (and fellow Bachelor fan) Ilana S. Here, she gives us her tips for the summer wedding season, chic cocktail parties, and even black-tie events:
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June 27, 2014

New Designers and Old-School Brands? Our Fashion Director Weighs In

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
The game of fashion musical chairs has finally stopped, and with several big, iconic fashion houses now run by new  – and, in some cases, unexpected – designers, it will be interesting to see how some of our favorite brands (Dior! Vuitton!) will evolve. Here are the four big changes to keep an eye on.

Jackie Nasser on New Designers at Old-School Brands

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April 17, 2014

Trendsetters at Work: E! Online Interviews Our Fashion Director

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!

Image via eonline.com

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

Loving Lupita: Our Fashion Director on Hollywood’s New It Girl

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
She seemingly came out of nowhere, but now, this girl is on everyone’s radar. And I mean everyone’s. After nabbing the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress from right under Jennifer Lawrence’s nose, stealing the show at every red-carpet event, and sparking dating rumors with fellow Oscar winner Jared Leto (he even referred to her as “my future ex-wife” in one of his acceptance speeches), it’s no wonder we’re all a little Lupita-obsessed right now.

While her performance in 12 Years a Slave got our attention, it’s her unique style that has us all really enthralled. It’s not easy to outshine Angelina Jolie, Cate Blanchett, and Julia Roberts on the red carpet, but somehow, Lupita has managed to do it time and again. Here are my picks for her top five awards-show looks.

Jackie Nasser on Lupita Nyong'o

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March 20, 2014

The Academy Awards Best-Dressed List

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
Last night, Hollywood’s A-list gathered in celebration of the Academy Awards – and, while the weather may have been dismal, the fashion was anything but. The night’s best dresses? Check out my top five picks below.

Jackie Nasser's Oscars Best-Dressed List, 2014
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March 3, 2014

Burgundy vs. Gold: The Great Fashion-Week Debate

For their F/W 2014 collections, designers ditched last season’s pretty pastel hues and instead turned to rich and attention-grabbing colors like burgundy and gold. But what will be the color of fall? Our fashion editor and fashion director each make a case for their favorite below.

The Fashion-Week Debate: Gold or Burgundy for Fall?
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February 13, 2014

The Grammy Awards Best-Dressed List

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
After a steady stream of awards shows celebrating both movies and TV, last night it was all about the music industry. Forget elegant gowns and dainty jewelry – at the Grammys, the red carpet is by far the most entertaining part of the show. The fashions are a little wild (Daft Punk in helmets), a little revealing (Paris Hilton in super-sheer House of Milani) and a little unexpected (Madonna and son David in matching Ralph Lauren suits). Here are my top five picks for best dressed:

Jackie Nasser on the Best Dressed at the Grammys 2014

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January 27, 2014

The Golden Globe Awards Best-Dressed List

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
The People’s Choice Awards wasn’t even a week ago and yet we’re already on to awards show number two: the Golden Globes. With a red carpet that included everyone from Julia Roberts to Taylor Swift, my best-dressed list is a true mix of Hollywood heavyweights and a new breed of style icons.

The Best-Dressed at the Golden Globes

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January 13, 2014

The People’s Choice Awards Best-Dressed List

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

 
Last night, the People’s Choice Awards kicked off what will be a steady stream of awards shows over the next few months, culminating with the Academy Awards in March. And while there were plenty of big wins (Sandra Bullock! Justin Timberlake! Britney!) and some truly hilarious speeches on stage – do yourself a favor and YouTube Ellen DeGeneres’s acceptance for Favorite Daytime TV Host – the real competition was on the red carpet.

Best-Dressed at the People's Choice Awards 2014

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January 9, 2014

What’s On Your Rue Wish List? Rue’s Fashion Director Shares

Rue La La Fashion Director Jackie Nasser wants...

 
True, the holidays are just about here. But the shopping? It’s far from over. Our Fashion Director, Jackie, put together her very own (and completely shoppable) Rue La La wish list for last-minute inspiration.

Jackie Nasser's Rue La La Wish List

“Whether it’s cashmere or buttery leather, I love bringing a touch of luxe to a friend’s closet,” Jackie says. Shop her Rue wish list to snag giftable musts, like this Forte cashmere sweater, Franchi “Alma” silk clutch, and gorjana pyramid-studded leather wrap bracelet.

The best part? You have four more days to shop on Rue with expedited shipping for holiday delivery.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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December 19, 2013