#CastMeMarc: Label Picks New Face via Social Media

Last night, ultra-cool label Marc by Marc Jacobs announced that it will be selecting the face of its latest campaign through a social media “casting call.” Yes, you read that right – one of us mere tweeting mortals might just skyrocket to glossy-paged stardom.

Marc by Marc Jacobs Social Media Casting Call

Image via nylonmag.com

The audition process is pretty straightforward. All you have to do is snap a picture, hashtag it with #CastMeMarc, and post it to Instagram or Twitter. So expect your feeds to get slammed with artfully staged selfies over the next few days. I mean, who could resist the opportunity to join the ranks of Victoria Beckham, Sofia Coppola, Miley Cyrus, and the Fanning sisters? Not this writer.

Now, go get that selfie game on point. The “casting call” ends April 9.

Read more on marcjacobs.com.

By Emily Ketterer, Staff Writer

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April 3, 2014

All in the Family: Brooklyn Beckham Lands Modeling Gig

As the offspring of an international pop star–turned–designer and soccer legend–slash–underwear god, the Beckham children come from one seriously amazing gene pool. So the fact that they’re taking over the fashion world one by one shouldn’t really come as a surprise.

First there was Romeo, who starred alongside Cara Delevingne in a 2013 Burberry campaign. And now Brooklyn, his brother and the eldest child of the superstar couple, is jumping on the modeling bandwagon – he landed the cover of this year’s spring/summer issue of Man About Town.

Honestly, it’s probably just a matter of time before Cruz, Harper, and the family’s pet all ink their own modeling deals.

By Mairead McGonagle, Staff Writer

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April 3, 2014

Guess Who Topped the List of 2013′s Most-Searched Fashion Designers

It looks like Victoria Beckham has yet another win to add to her long list of accomplishments. Just the other day, Bing announced its “Top Bing Searches for 2013,” and the ex–Spice Girl topped the list of most-searched fashion designers. The fact that she launched an e-commerce site this year may have something to do with it, or maybe it’s just that she is insanely popular (along with her husband).

Either way, seems she’s in pretty good company – Michael Kors (last year’s top dog) and Ralph Lauren rounded out the top three.

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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December 4, 2013

Get Your Hands on Victoria Beckham’s Wardrobe

First Heidi Klum and now Victoria and David Beckham – these celebs are donating their clothes for a cause. In Victoria and David’s case, it’s to aid typhoon relief efforts in the Philippines. While Heidi picked out a few choice items, the Beckhams are basically cleaning house. They’ve picked out a truckload of their previously worn clothes and shoes and shipped it all off to a London charity shop.

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Image via Victoria Beckham’s Twitter.

InStyle UK is reporting that the donation includes hundreds of Victoria’s shoes (look out for some gently worn Jimmy Choos and Manolo Blahniks) in addition to pieces by Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, and more. Plus, there are a bunch of David’s baseball caps – if you’re into that sort of thing.

The items went on sale today, but don’t expect the charity shop to ship – if you’re not in the UK, you’re a bit out of luck when it comes to snagging the goods. (Anyone else kind of want to hop a plane to Heathrow ASAP?)

By Chrissy Makkas, Staff Writer

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November 22, 2013

You’d Look Great in Beckham’s Wedding Crown

In case you were looking for a really ravishing “something new,” consider this your official heads-up that Victoria Beckham’s gold and diamond wedding crown is soon to be up for sale. The going price? Somewhere between £18,000 to £25,000 (a casual $29,000 to $40,000).

Tempting Posh, but my crown budget caps at 10K.

Sneak a peek at the crown on Vogue UK.

By Joanna Berliner, Editor 

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November 16, 2013

Our Fashion Director Sounds Off On the Newest Celeb-Turned-Designer

By Jackie Nasser, Rue La La Fashion Director

While a lot of our favorite celebrities – Gwen Stefani, Victoria Beckham, and Beyoncé, just to name a few –  have made the leap into the fashion world, one I didn’t see coming was Cameron Diaz. But in a surprising move, she’s stepped up as Artistic Director of Pour La Victoire (a Rue favorite).

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Not only will Diaz be designing handbags and shoes, but as a co-owner of the label, she’ll also be involved with the brand’s creative, marketing, and advertising.

“I don’t do endorsements really. This is completely different. Being influential in a brand and in its [advertising] campaigns interests me,” Diaz told WWD.com. “I love fashion. It’s a large part of my life. What I wear is looked at. It influences what other people wear because that’s just the world we live in.”

One thing’s for sure: with Cam’s A-lister friends, these new Pour La Victoire designs are about to get a lot of exposure.

Have questions about the latest fashion happenings? Tweet our Fashion Director, Jackie Nasser, at @ruelala with #askjackie.

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Jackie Nasser joined Rue La La as Fashion Director in November of 2012. In close collaboration with the merchandising teams, she leads content production for lookbooks, style tips, and curated Boutiques. Jackie is the former Lead Editor for InStyle’s sister shopping site, StyleFind.com, which she launched. Prior to that, she served as Senior Fashion Editor at Lucky and at ELLEgirl, ELLE Accessories, and ELLE.com.


August 15, 2013

Icon Status: Breaking Down What Makes the Birkin So Beloved

The Birkin's Icon Status

What is it that makes the Birkin so lusted-after? Well, part of it certainly has to do with its careful craftsmanship. But there’s more to it, too.

It’s Hollywood’s fashion darling.
The celeb world has taken a serious shine to the Birkin. It’s said that Victoria Beckham (a.k.a. Posh Spice) has a collection that’s worth over 1.5 million pounds – that’s over 2 million U.S. dollars. Though not all collections are that extensive, the bag is certainly not a stranger to paparazzi sightings.

It’s a pop-culture phenomenon.
The bag is frequently referred to in movies and on TV. And did I mention there’s a whole book about what it takes to snag a Birkin? It’s safe to say that the bag has solidified its place in pop-culture lore.

It’s proof that good things come to those who wait.
Getting your hands on a Birkin takes a special kind of devotion. The (now defunct) waiting list was known to be as long as five years, meaning if you wanted a bag you’d have to really want it. And as they say, you always want what you can’t have.

By Anna Kuchinsky, Staff Writer

Last call! Enter our Bag a Birkin Giveaway by tomorrow, March 30, 2013, at 11AM for the chance to win your dream bag.

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March 29, 2013

Red Hot: Stylish Celebrity Couples We Love

iStock_000003951574SmallWhile we love to hypothesize about the romances of our favorite celebrities (looking at you, Taylor Swift), there’s one thing better than the cycle of makeups and breakups in the spotlight – the fashion. These stylish lovebirds are always on our best-dressed list:

Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen: A Brazilian supermodel and an NFL superstar with runway good looks? Okay, fine. You guys win.

David and Victoria Beckham: Celebrity designer meets (and marries) hunky athlete. Every date night is a fashion statement for these two.

Jay-Z and Queen Bey: Because – she’s Beyoncé.

Barack and Michelle Obama: The First Couple are the new Kennedys. Michelle has become a fashion icon in her own right, and her signature style – pairing designer labels with brands like J.Crew – continuously stuns.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge: Kate Middleton’s fashion influence has a near-global reach. From the Alexander McQueen wedding dress to her grocery-store attire, Kate’s style has morphed into a cult-like obsession. (And the Prince in Irish Guards? Yes, please.)

Which celebrity couple do you think is the most stylish?

By Lauryn Paiva, Staff Writer

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February 14, 2013

We Couldn’t Have Said It Better…

We Couldn't Have Said it Better Ourselves

– The Telegraph Fashion

Apparently, the days of the shoulder strap are over. Icons like Kate Moss and Victoria Beckham are opting for a more involved approach – and giving new meaning to a love for fashion.

By Anna Kuchinsky, Staff Writer

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February 1, 2013

Chitter Chatter

Check Out: A sneak peek at our girl crush Vicky Beckham’s stunning photos with Karl Lagerfeld for French ELLE. And yes, that is the late, great Coco Chanel’s home.

Know: Sally Singer is gainfully employed once again, returning to her old stomping grounds, Vogue, as the creative director of digital.

Look: Away if you have a weak stomach – this post isn’t for you. InStyle reports that Martha Stewart paints her Louboutin soles black. We repeat: BLACK. Martha, you may be the queen of crafts, but this is just unacceptable.

Watch: An adorable Mila Kunis in this 1993 Lisa Frank commercial. The former Dior spokesmodel sure has come a long way (although we do love that hat).

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October 22, 2012