Make It Yours: Audrey Hepburn’s Chic, All-Black Ensemble

She taught us the importance of an LBD and that flats and cigarette pants can be feminine. And now, channeling her iconic style is even easier with a little help from our Make It Your Own: Style Inspired by Audrey Hepburn Boutique. The simplest (and most classic) outfit to start with? Her signature head-to-toe black ensemble – just throw on sparkly drop earrings to ensure it’s anything but basic.

Make It Yours: Audrey Hepburn's Chic, All-Black Ensemble

Our Make It Your Own: Style Inspired by Audrey Hepburn Boutique opens Tuesday, June 24, at 3PM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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June 24, 2014

Who Won the World Cup’s Style Game?

As much as I’d like to go over why we should have won last night’s game against Portugal, I’m choosing to excuse myself from dwelling on that last-minute tie and instead take a moment to discuss something we’re all a little less sad about. Like, style.

Brazil v Mexico: Group A - 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Image via the New York Post

Soccer can be as much a sport of dynamic athletes as it is of sartorial pros – just look to the New York Post's inventory of the World Cup’s most fashionable as proof. Worth noting? Italy’s forward Mario Balotelli, who wore mismatched cleats in brilliant blue and pink. Turns out they were PUMA Tricks, released specifically for the 2014 Cup. (Leave it to this fashion-forward player to be one of the first to sport the new trend.)

Another stylish player of note is Neymar (featured above), whom the Post calls “Brazil’s It boy.” With spiked blond hair and a primary-color-coordinated look, I think Neymar won the sartorial game for the World Cup – or, he would have if there were an actual competition for it.

Regardless, he and all the other soccer style pros out there serve as a good distraction from last night. You feel better already, right?

Read the full article on the New York Post.

By Christine Mitchell, Staff Writer

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June 23, 2014

Most Coveted: A Peek at This Week’s Boutiques

By Nicole Andrew, Rue La La Fashion Editor

 
The musts for any wardrobe? Versatile, go-anywhere pieces you can throw on – and most importantly, look great in – without thinking. Cue this week’s picks, a collection of up-for-anything pieces ready to do the work for you.

Rue's Most Coveted 6.23

  1. Ray-Ban Clubmaster Sunglasses. A staple since the 50s, these retro shades will lend an all-American touch to any outfit.
  2. Prada Vitello Satchel. Accessories are an easy way to add a pop of color. Look to happy-hued extras, like this yellow bag, for high impact.
  3. Pour La Victoire Selena Sandal. Navy is the new neutral, so let these perforated pumps take you from desk to dinner and beyond.
  4. Tory Burch Lucienne Dress. For a no-fail approach, grab this easy drawstring-waist dress. The subtle print will give you endless pairing options.

 

Check out these picks and more on Rue La La this week.

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 23, 2014

The Best-Dressed List: Top Looks from June 15 to 21

Each week, our fashion editor decides who deserves top honors

 
From bold red to vibrant blue, these celebs are embracing bursts of color. And since tomorrow is the first official day of summer (finally), I can’t think of a better way to celebrate – aside from spending a day or two at the pool, cocktails and mini umbrellas included.

Best Dressed of the Week June 15 – 21

  1. Sophia Bush in Zimmermann at an InStyle cocktail party in West Hollywood.
  2. Olivia Palermo in Tibi at the New York premiere of Yves Saint Laurent.
  3. Margot Robbie in Vionnet at the One For The Boys charity ball in London.

 
By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 20, 2014

Most Coveted: A Peek at This Week’s Boutiques

By Nicole Andrew, Rue La La Fashion Editor

 
If you’re anything like me, you gravitate toward neutrals. But there’s no better time than now to inject a little color into your wardrobe. After all, your glowing summer skin is primed to showcase this season’s best brights.

Most Coveted 6-16

  1. Ella Moss Maxi Dress. Side slits and lightweight crepe make this crimson number a breezy no-brainer.
  2. Marc by Marc Jacobs “Rock” Watch. Balance bold prints and colors with simple metallic accessories like this rose-gold boyfriend watch.
  3. Stella McCartney “Falabella” Clutch. Soft florals and an edgy chain-link trim play up the most vivid of hues.
  4. Sophia Webster “Riko” Sandal. Don’t be afraid to introduce even more color. These lace-up heels stand out in all the right ways.

 
Check out these picks and more on Rue La La this week.

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 17, 2014

The Best-Dressed List: Top Looks from June 8 to 14

Each Week, Our Fashion Editor Decides Who Deserves Top Honors

 
Prints, color, and all things feminine are just three reasons to love this week’s top looks. Need one more? Kerry Washington’s first post-pregnancy appearance (spoiler alert: she nailed it).

Rue's Best-Dressed of the Week

  1. Kerry Washington in Sportmax at the Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards in Los Angeles.
  2. Victoria Beckham in a dress from a future (not-yet-revealed) Victoria Beckham collection in New York City.
  3. Jessica Alba in Preen by Thornton Bregazzi at the Samsung Hope for Children Gala in New York City.

 
By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 13, 2014

Most Coveted: A Peek at This Week’s Boutiques

By Nicole Andrew, Rue La La Fashion Editor

 
Time to upgrade your vacation wardrobe? Whether poolside or beachfront, this week’s picks will give it that extra touch of luxe.

Rue La La's Most Coveted 6/9

  1. Monique Leshman Cuff. Make a statement at the pool bar with this earthy-meets-glam bracelet.
  2. Karl Lagerfeld Sunglasses. Switch up your sunny-day look by adding a pair of soft-hued aviators.
  3. LANVIN Crystal-Strap Sandals. On the boardwalk or at an alfresco dinner, these trendy embellished sandals are sure to turn heads.
  4. CÉLINE “Cabas Phantom” Leather Tote. Perfectly sized for all your poolside needs – magazines, flip-flops, etc. Just don’t forget the sunscreen.
  5. Monique Leshman Beaded Caftan. At the end of the day, toss your beach waves into a topknot and let this jeweled neckline shine.

 
Check out these picks and more on Rue La La this week.

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 9, 2014

The Best-Dressed List: Top Looks from June 1 to 7

Each Week, Our Fashion Editor Decides Who Deserves Top Honors

 
With looks ranging from 60s glam to soft and feminine, these celebs are showing us how to dress the part for any occasion… even if that means stomping divots. Take note.

Best Dressed in June

  1. Alexa Chung in Christian Dior at Glamour‘s Women of the Year Awards.
  2. Julianne Moore in Rosie Assoulin and Lupita Nyong’o in Alexander McQueen at the Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic.
  3. Blake Lively in Michael Kors at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

 

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 6, 2014

An Eye for Fashion: DVF Designs Google Glass

Let’s be honest. Aesthetically, the original Google Glass was about as appealing as $2 drugstore frames. So, basically, not the type of eyewear I’d be willing to drop $1,500 on. But when I saw Diane von Furstenberg’s take on the techy specs, well, my opinion did a complete one-eighty.

DVF Designs for Google Glass

Image via elle.com

The 68-year-old designer isn’t a newcomer to Google Glass. In fact, she was the first to feature it on a catwalk during her Spring 2013 show. And now that she’s giving it her own stylish twist, it’s actually something I could see myself wearing. The polarized shades and thick-framed lenses are reminiscent of DVF’s iconic wrap dress – functional with a dash of sexy.

Intrigued? The full DVF | Made for Glass collection launches June 23. (And I’ll be first in line.)

Read more about Diane von Furstenberg’s Google Glass designs at elle.com.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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June 5, 2014

Most Coveted: A Peek at This Week’s Boutiques

By Nicole Andrew, Rue La La Fashion Editor

 
If you’re anything like me, your summer agenda is filling up fast with parties and events. This week, my picks have all your sunny celebrations in mind. It’s time to start planning. Now.

Rue La La's Most Coveted 6-02

  1. Whitney Stern Diamond & Gemstone Ring. A stunning cocktail ring is always a great conversation starter.
  2. LANVIN Coffee-Table Book. A great gift for any fashion lover on your list (including yourself).
  3. Proenza Schouler PS1 Large Zip Wallet. The little sister to the “anti–It bag” will double as an oh-so-chic clutch.
  4. Valentino Rockstud Leather Slingback. These edgy pumps have become a classic – just choose a color and buy them already.
  5. Tahari ASL Floral Print Dress. Sweet and refined, this will be your go-to number for summer weddings and showers.

 
Check out these picks and more on Rue La La this week.

By Nicole Andrew, Fashion Editor

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June 2, 2014