Right now, our Fashion Director, Jackie Nasser, and her (very lucky) team are at New York Fashion Week taking notes on all the latest runway trends. Back at the Boston offices, the rest of us are getting our NYFW fix via Livestream and Pinterest. Thank goodness for social media.

1. Shout-out to Paris, because we wouldn’t have NYFW otherwise.

2. Like it or not, fashion is all about picking favorites.

3. After all the time spent creating their collections, these designers more than deserve a bow at curtain call.

4. Fact: There’s always just as much style outside the tents as there is inside on the runways.

5. If Anna Wintour doesn’t show up, is it even NYFW?

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.

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February 11, 2014

One word can describe how we feel about our More is More. The Sweepstakes: obsessed. So it’s only natural that we have all things NYC on the brain. Just think about it. What would Friends be without Central Perk? Where would Kevin be if he hadn’t gone galavanting around The Plaza?

Read on for our top New York City moments from the big and small screens. Bonus: You can visit where they took place if you win our Grand Prize. Jealous.

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October 10, 2013


Ice skating in Bryant Park. Shopping (so much shopping). Cronuts™. The fact that you can literally stay up all night. There is something for everyone in the city of all cities – New York.

So starting today through October 31, 2013, we’re giving you the chance to win a luxe weekend there for you and a friend, on us.

All you have to do is sign up for the sweepstakes to gain your first entry, then share with your friends to score additional entries. It’s that simple. The more entries we get, the more prizes are unlocked, all leading up to this crazy-luxurious grand prize:

  • Three days, two nights in a luxury hotel for two, December 6 – 8, 2013
  • $1,000 toward round-trip airfare
  • $250 gift card to The Palm
  • $500 in Rue La La Credit
  • Exclusive Google Hangout chat with our Fashion Director, Jackie Nasser
  • A Rue map that details our can’t-miss spots in the city

Drooling yet? Us too. And did we mention you get an additional entry for each friend you get to enter the sweepstakes? Stop reading – start clicking.

Enter More is More. The Sweepstakes., October 3 – 31, 2013, for the chance to win your dream holiday weekend in New York City.

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October 3, 2013

We can’t stop talking about (and looking at pictures of) New York Fashion Week. And Pinterest is only perpetuating the problem.

1. With so many people rushing around, it’s important to know who’s who.

2. Runway makeup is reimagined every season.

3. That moment when you realize street style is almost competing with the collections.

4. These shots make us feel so much closer to the front row.

5. Only the best of the best? Don’t mind if we do.

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.  

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September 10, 2013

The Huffington Post, on New York Fashion Week: BLG-1719 We Couldn't Have Said it BetterWhich great quotes did we miss? Share them in the comments below, or tweet us at @ruelala.

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September 6, 2013

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It’s road-trip time. From Boston to Phoenix, behold: a collection of inspiration for your next weekend getaway. Pack the car, turn on some tunes (“Hot town, summer in the city…”), and make way for the highway.

1. Chicago is the place to be when temps soar. Catch a game at Wrigley Field, then cool down in Lake Michigan.

2. Walk The Highline, shop Brooklyn Flea, and go on a pizza tour? Please, take us to New York. Today.

3. Nothing says summer quite like palm trees set against the sunset in Miami’s South Beach.

4. Had enough humidity? Head to the dry heat of Phoenix. Canyons, cacti, and local flavors, like green chili sauce and jerk chicken.

5. And finally, visit Boston – our hometown – for North End cannoli, Newbury Street, and the breezy Public Garden (along with its tulips and swan boats).

Can’t get enough Pinterest inspiration? Check out past boards that caught our eye.

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June 18, 2013


Lauren David Peden

If I had any doubts that New York City is the fashion capital of America, they were laid to rest when I attended the HSFI (High School of Fashion Industries) senior show in Chelsea. The show also honored Ruben and Isabel Toledo, the dynamic duo known for their incredible fashion illustration (him) and fashion design (her).

Founded in 1926, HSFI is the only high school dedicated to fashion studies in the country (and perhaps, the world). The school’s Advisory Board reads like a Who’s Who of industry heavyweights, with folks from Lancôme, Allegri, ICP (International Center of Photography), Mandee, Geneva Watch Group, Saks Fifth Avenue, and The Fragrance Foundation supporting the students and school with materials, mentoring, and money.

Wednesday’s fashion show was a culmination of four years of hard work and study.
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June 3, 2011


Elaine Turner

We’re all about destination glamour and transporting our customer to a location. And every season, I design collections based on two inspirations: a muse and a place. For Fall 2010, I was inspired by Jackie O. and her years in New York City.

Like New York itself, Jackie O. was multi-dimensional and complex. She expressed her style yet always remained classic, elegant, and timeless. I am fascinated by the legacy of her culture, compassion, and charm.
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November 10, 2010


What is my favorite street? Stops along memory lane pop into my head like strobe lights. The coastline along Cinque Terre, its trail through the five towns with the sound of water crushing against the coast. The image of Delhi Polo grounds still fresh with its smell of morning dew. But after my thoughts traveled around the world, they brought me back home, back to New York City.
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July 27, 2010


We were so excited (and incredibly proud) to sponsor the City of Hope’s Spirit of Life Award Luncheon and Yummie Tummie fashion show in NYC. Not only does City of Hope help a great cause, but the event involved a runway show of one of our favorite woman-friendly fashion essentials. Our reporter, Dani Incropera, went behind the scenes to chat with Yummie Tummie designer and founder Heather Thomson and other high-profile stars. Watch our exclusive footage now:

May 6, 2010