On The Hunt: New App Tracks Down the Looks You Love

We’ve all been there. Making a coffee run, heading home from the gym, or sitting down to brunch only to be stopped in our tracks by a passerby’s flawless ensemble. But lest we disturb (or, worse, scare) the supremely chic being, we watch wistfully as the Perfect Outfit saunters by, along with any hope of learning where it came from. However, thanks to a new app called The Hunt, we no longer have to invade someone’s personal space to steal his or her great style.

The Hunt Fashion App
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Instead, all that’s required is The Hunt and a healthy dose of stealth. Using the app, simply snap a quick photo of the fashionably gifted guy or girl (taking care to not include his or her face) and then share it with fellow users who, with their own fashion savviness, can help identify the items. Consider it crowdsourcing couture.

Not quite ready to play paparazzi? Try snapping pictures of celebrities you see online or in magazines before you take to the streets in search of great style.

Head over to Glamour to read more about The Hunt.

By Lindsay Lambert, Editor

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April 2, 2014

Outside the Tents: The 3 Street-Style Stars to Watch

Twice a year, bloggers, socialites, and editors flock to the world’s four fashion capitals for runway show after runway show. And every time, they somehow end up being the most photographed and outfit-inspiring people there. So, who should you look out for next time Fashion Month rolls around? The three street-style stars below. Trust me – come September, you won’t be disappointed.

Three Street-Style Stars to Watch

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March 14, 2014

NYFW Street Style: What We’re Seeing Outside the Tents

During Spring Fashion Week, A-line skirts were seen coming down just about every runway. And now, a short five months later, we’ve spotted the flattering skirt on several Fall Fashion Week showgoers. Seeing how the style set is putting together pieces from the season prior? That’s what NYFW street style is all about.

A-Line Skirts at Fashion Week

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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February 12, 2014

NYFW Street Style: What We’re Seeing Outside the Tents

Here at New York Fashion Week, it’s cold – and I mean really cold. So to keep warm without sacrificing style, many showgoers are turning to chic toppers. From wide-brimmed wonders to bold fedoras, here’s how NYFW street style is taking headwear to new heights.

Street-Style Hats at New York Fashion Week

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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February 10, 2014

Has Fashion Week Brought Back the Popped Collar?

It looks like the ultra preppy aren’t the only ones rocking the popped collar these days. Thanks to street-style photos by Nam of STREETFSN, we’ve been seeing the trend at both Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks.

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Photo via hypebeast.com

Although a popped collar brings the cotton polo shirt to mind, that isn’t what’s happening here. Instead, street-style photos show the collar of a button-front shirt strategically poking out from under a turtleneck sweater or a crewneck sweatshirt with a tied handkerchief.

Is it a clever way of beating the winter chill? Or is it just a passing trend that looks uncomfortably snug around the neckline? We’ll just have to wait and see.

Read more about Fashion Week’s popped-collar trend here.

By Christine Mitchell, Staff Writer

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February 7, 2014

Chitter Chatter

From new Nikes to street style, here's what we're buzzing about this week

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: Riccardo Tisci’s new Nike kicks. A knee-high sneaker? #want

Meet: The spunkiest six-year-old model ever. Can you say adorable?

Know: The 22 pieces that lure street-style photographers. Study up – NYFW is just around the corner.

See: Kim K.’s redesigned (a.k.a. cut in half) Dior dress. Why, Kimye, why?

Tell us what you’re buzzing about this week, or tweet us at @ruelala.

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January 27, 2014

Outside the Tents: White-Hot Blazers at Fashion Week

Labor Day, what? This week outside the tents at Lincoln Center, winter-white blazers were popping up everywhere. Bloggers, editors, socialites – all wearing some version of the crisp cream jacket, a look many a magazine predicted we’d see this fall.

Winter White

And the trend’s must-have accessory? Why, a Tide to Go pen, of course.

By Keriann Coffey, Associate Editor

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September 11, 2013

Rue Road Test: 3 Shoe Trends to Try

Start from the bottom up with these flashy footwear fads

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It’s easy to settle into a shoe rut at this time of year – when wool socks feel like a must-have accessory and the snow banks only seem to be growing higher – but a weekend trip to NYC gave me the perfect excuse to kick off my boots and try some of the hottest shoe trends of the season.

Sneaker wedges: I really wasn’t sold on the concept of heeled sneakers (even after Beyoncé rocked them in the Love on Top video) – until I tried them on. Not only are they super comfortable and easy to walk in, they look effortlessly cool with both pants or bare legs. I wore these black suede lace-ups with an oversized camouflage jacket, tights, and a black minidress for a low-key night out.

Spiked pumps: These nude spiked pumps are definitely not for the faint of heart. I love them because they’re a bit more subtle and easier to pull off in the office than their metallic counterparts, but are still on-trend. If you haven’t completely warmed up to the look, try a style with a cap-toe or spiked heel.

Pop of color: These turquoise suede platform pumps are perfect for achieving a head-to-toe colorblocked look. I paired these puppies with another bright on top – try coral or fuchsia – and had all eyes on me.

By Grace Romanowsky of Valenki By ACE, Staff Writer

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February 23, 2013

Fashion Outside the Tents: Men’s Street Style

By guest blogger Alejandro Lopez of Adentro Style

Men's Street Style

In and around Lincoln Center this week, guys were all about showing off their boots. To replicate this cold-weather, street-style trend, simply roll up your pants (that goes for jeans and chinos) to right above the tops of your shoes. The best part? This look works whether you’re tall, short, or somewhere in between.

By Alejandro Lopez, Adentro Style

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February 14, 2013

What We’re Seeing Now: Leopard Prints at New York Fashion Week

What We're Seeing Now: Leopard Prints at New York Fashion WeekAs the epitome of the urban jungle, it makes sense that Manhattan is crawling with feline-printed fashion. While the rules of too-much-leopard are long gone, we’re loving the look when worn as a pop-of-print accessory.


September 16, 2011