Have what it takes to nail this classic look? Of course you do. Just snag these five seaside staples.

Preppy StyleA Printed Shift
The brighter, the better. Go for classic florals or nautical prints. Bonus points for adding baubles.

Preppy StyleAn Iconic Sandal
Two words: Jack Rogers. There’s just something about the whipstitched style that makes us (and our outfits) feel complete.

Preppy StyleClassic Sunnies
Ray-Bans seriously have it made in the shade. Opt for mirrored lenses and put a modern spin on an old favorite.

Preppy StylePastel Shorts
Pastels are practically neutrals. Think of these bottoms as your blank canvas and pair from there.

Preppy StyleA Go-To Tunic
This top is down for whatever. Toss over your swimsuit by day and pair with white denim at night.

Our Off to Martha’s Vineyard: Classic Summer Style Boutique opened Thursday, June 25, at 11AM ET.

By Jillian Hudon, Staff Writer

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June 25, 2015

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

Sunglasses are crucial to summer style. They shield your eyes from the sun and look good doing it. For paparazzi-ready perfection, choose sunnies that contrast with your face shape.

Sunglasses Shapes
Oversized shades accentuate square, round, and oval faces flawlessy.

Sunglasses Shapes
Retro sunnies don’t play favorites – they look chic on just about anyone.

Sunglasses Shapes
Aviator frames help elongate heart-shaped faces and flatter oval shapes.

Our Sunglasses Inspired by Celebs: Snag Their Style Boutique opens Tuesday, June 23, at 11AM ET.

By Brianna Lapolla, Staff Writer

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June 2, 2013

1. Sondra Roberts bag. Hello, dreamweaver. (See what I did there?) Our The Final Dash: Handbags & Little Leather Treats Boutique opens Tuesday, December 18, at 11AM ET.

2. Ray-Ban sunglasses. While I’ve always wavered on whether this shape will fit my face, you know what? I’m over it. There’s no way these wouldn’t look totally cool on anyone. Our Ray-Ban Boutique opens Monday, December 17, at 11AM ET.

3. alice + olivia dress. I learned very early on that the best way to party is in an unrestricting (read: eating-friendly) dress. So bring on the passed hors d’oeuvres. Our alice + olivia Boutique opens Tuesday, December 18, at 11AM ET.

4. luxury rebel boots. Chalk it up to the holidays, but glittery gold’s become my newest favorite neutral. Our luxury rebel Boutique opens Monday, December 17, at 11AM ET.

By Sarah Stanley, Staff Writer

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December 16, 2012