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  • Rissy Roo's Featured in New Jersey LifeStyle Magazine!

    To all of our New Jersey Roo friends out there, the December 2013 LifeStyle Report of the New Jersey LifeStyle Magazine is out, and we're so proud to announce that we've been featured in their Holiday Gift Guide! Lifestyle Report 400x400 Their The LifeStyle Report Holiday Gift Guide lists their last-minute treasures for everyone on your Holiday gift list, so it's quite an honor that we were included amongst their favorite finds. Two of our brand new products were listed: our Sweetie's Anne Lace Ballet Flats and our Leopard Purse! The flats are fabulous lace ballet style shoes with a knot detail and clear stone detail. They are the perfect shoe to sweeten up any social occasion dress if you don't want to go with heels. The Leopard Purse is an envelope clutch that is a perfect way to glam up any outfit. It's currently not available on our website, but can be purchased at our store in Linwood, NJ.

    New Jersey LifeStyle Magazine LifeStyle Report

      That's not all that's in the December LifeStyle Report, though! The magazine also has a whole article on what to wear at Holiday parties: gold, of course! Of their selection, they wrote, "These picks for the holiday season will have you effortlessly standing out from the crowd and looking, and feeling, like a celebrity. This year, make your holiday statement piece a head-turning gold dress, suitable for any occasion.

    Gold dresses in LifeStyle Report

    When it comes to choosing a long dress, they featured one of the dresses that we have at Rissy Roo's: Tony Bowls style Tony B 2351317! It's a sequin dress with a halter neckline and pleated waistline that's accented with a contrasting hand-beaded medallion. It's one of our sale dresses - it was originally $458, but is now only $299. The LifeStyle Report mentions that it's a perfect dress to wear if you have a Holiday gala event or black-tie New Year's Eve party, and we couldn't agree more. The article's author, Alyson Boxman Levine wrote, "full-length and flowing, yet fitted in all the right places, this sparkly halter dress will quickly become your glamorous go-to favorite."

    Tony Bowls tb2351317

    And, if you love the short metallic number that's featured in this article, you can get the same look with Terani style C1329. It's a metallic bandage dress with a v neckline that's a classic look for a Holiday party or any other semi-formal event that you may have. Since it's a bandage dress, it will hug your curves in all the right ways!

    Terani c1329

    We hope you love these Holiday gift and outfit staples as much as we do! Happy Holiday shopping!

  • Pixie Parties!

    Have you attended a "pixie party" yet? Probably not, since it's not something you necessarily attend; it's more of a movement. Pixie haircuts are taking over our favorite Hollywood hotties and we're loving the fresh and fun hair-do!

    Pixie cuts are so prominent that almost every magazine has picked out their favorite starlets that switched from long locks to pixie cuts. We've gathered up our favorites - take a look below!

    sev-cos-01-jennifer-lawrence-pixie-lgnJennifer Lawrence - The Roo Crew are HUGE fans of The Hunger Games, so it's no surprise that J. Law topped our pixie list. Rumor has it thst the reason she traded in her long Katniss braid for short blonde hair is due to the damage dying constantly has caused to her locks. Either way, we think she looks gorgeous.

    sev-celebs-with-short-hair-shailene-woodley-lgnShailene Woodley - We can't even begin to describe how excited we are for Shailene to star in The Fault in Our Stars - another bestselling book turned movie. She chopped all her hair off to play the role of Hazel Grace, a cancer survivor, and after the big cut she donated her hair to a nonprofit called "Children with Hairloss."

    Charlize-Theron-Glamour-7oct13_pa_b_592x888Charlize Theron - We loved Charlize as the Queen in "Snow White and the Hunstman" which is why we're not surprised that she picked a hairstyle suited for royalty.

    anne-hathaway_glamour_7may2013_pa_bAnne Hathaway - It is widely known that Anne chopped her long Princess-Diaries locks off for her lead role in Le Miserables. However, what most people don't know is that she is having an extremely hard time with the hair growing back. We're not upset about it because we're totally loving her pixie princess look!

    With the New Year almost here, a pixie haircut is definitely a great look to try out for a New You! Just print out a picture of your favorite hairstyle and bring it to your stylist! Which celeb is rocking your favorite pixie cut? Comment below to share!

    Source: Seventeen Magazine, Glamour Magazine

  • Back to School Essentials

    Labor Day has passed and the official start of Fall is only weeks away, so it's definitely time to get Back-t0-School ready. And, what does Back-to-School mean? New clothes and fashion essentials, of course! So what are the hottest must have items that you should have in your backpack? And, what backpack should you even get??

    Your backpack is definitely an essential, as it's something that you will see and carry everyday of the week. So, let's start there! Since it's a fashion staple that you'll be carrying day in, day out, we definitely recommend making sure that you find one that you love (and that's practical, too, of course). With that said, don't be afraid go wild when it comes to choosing the perfect one. Teen Vogue recently put out a list of their Top 100 Backpacks for Back-to-School, and we're oogling over all of them! But, we narrowed it down from their long list to our favorites to make the decision a little easier for you.

    We like the bright plain bags because they are simple, fun, and easy to match with outfits.

    For the divas out there, we love the above recommendations from Teen Vogue. They're totally glammed out and will be sure to make a statement! If you love any of these backpacks, you can find all of the details for buying them in Teen Vogue's article.

    So with all of the technology these days you probably have an iPhone, iPod and/or laptop. These are all great products and also helps cut down the study time because of all the great resources they provide and on-the-go ability to do work. We love that you can download even your school books onto your devices; it's a perfect way to go green by saving paper and money! Also not having all those books in your bag makes your backpack a heck of lot lighter; no more breaking your back with a library of books, just download them!

    So, if you're a gadget geek like us, why not glam up your tech essentials? We love to see all the funky cool cases and they are a must have to show off your personality and style. If nothing else, they're great conversation starters for meeting new friends! Since we love pink and animal print, of course those are our go-to choices. But, there's plenty of different styles to choose from when it comes to dressing up (and protecting) your gadgets! Below are some of our favorites - all easily findable via Goole searches and Amazon!

    Of course you are going to need the basics such as notebooks, pens, pencils, highlighters, flash drives, and your organizer/planner. Always make sure that your backpack is stocked with these items because they are a definite must-have on school property. When shopping for these seemingly boring items, make it fun and pick out items that suite your personality. Just like the gadget protectors above, there's plenty of ways to add a personal touch to your stationary essentials, too.

    While it's always fun to add a chic touch to anything and everything, just remember that school is for learning, so do your best job to pay attention and get a good education. Keep those grades up and your confidence even higher! Good luck guys and make this school year a good one!

  • Mix 'n' Match Patterns for #ManicureMonday!

    Most salon goers tend to stick with one, or two, colors when getting a mani/pedi; however there are some risk takers out there who love to experiment with new and exciting patterns! You have ten finger nails that act as a blank canvas, waiting for you to fill them up with beautiful and unique nail art! Let's take a look at some of the most popular mix and match nail patterns:

    Coral pink mix n' match nails

    How adorable is this mani!? The base color, which is a coral pink, is the perfect color for summer time! The jewels on the middle nail will shine in the summer sun, as well as the silver embellishments located on the pinky and thumb nail. The white polka-dot and stripes are the perfect mediums to balance the nails out and make sure they don't look TOO over the top!

    Black, white, and gold mix n' match nails

    The Roo Girls are LOVING this beautifully done mix and match manicure! It reminds us of the Flapper Era, which is extremely popular now due to the release of The Great Gatsby remake. The baroque design, located on the thumb, is also a trend we look forward to seeing A LOT of this fall. The gold polish adds just enough glitz for the nails to be noticed. We couldn't have asked for a trendier mani!

    Blue and floral mix n' match nails

    The mani above is a bit more simple than the previous two; but it is still a mix and match mani, nonetheless! The manicurist decided to keep the middle, pinky and thumb finger a bold blue and add a little spark of gold to accentuate the gold glitter in the pointer finger nail. The ring finger design can't hep but to remind us of a Betsey Johnson design! A lovely yellow with pretty pink flowers; these fingers are runway ready!

    What's your favorite Mix and Match Mani? Leave a comment below!

  • Perfect Neon Ombre Looks for #ManicureMonday

    Last week we talked about great summer nail trends to try out, and two of them that we're loving are neon and ombre. Well, this #ManicureMonday we're combining those two trends, because it doesn't get much better than a look with both neon AND ombre in it! We've been loving all of the ways you can rock neon in your outfits and on your nails, but with ombre being such a big hit lately, too, we asked...why separate the trends?? So, here's something we've been completely obsessing over: the neon ombre manicure! And, best yet, if you're looking to pair your new neon ombre nails with your next formal outfit, read on for our favorite match-ups.

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    Lime green is definitely taking the fashion world by storm! We love how this fashionista paired the lime green with a white undertone - it allows the color to really pop! Love the lime green look and want to bring it to your next formal event? We have a lime green dress here at Continue reading

  • 2013 Swimsuit Trends!

    Summer 2013 is officially in full-swing and it's time to take out those bikinis from last year and buy some new ones for this year! If you're having a hard time deciding which type of bathing suit you want to purchase, or which would look best on your body type, here are the hottest styles so far from the 2013 season!

    floral pattern, high-waisted bathing suit

    Floral patterns have been taking over in the fashion world, from swim suits to dresses. So, of course, we weren't surprised to see this vintage floral pattern spread across this High Waist Bikini. High Waist bikini's are great for every shape and size! They definitely flatter your curves as well as accentuate your body type! This High Waist bathing suit can be found at WildFoxCouture.com

    Floral pattern, corset bathing suit

    Corset-Like bathing suit tops! These particular tops are great for girls with small to medium size busts. Of course, just like on bathing suits, anything with a corset shape is always figure flattering for all body types. The tops fit tight, and in this bathing suit case it provides bra-like cups for the bust to fit into. This item can be found at www.Delias.com.

    spacer Crop top bathing suit

    Crop bathing suit tops! The cropped-top look is perfect for any bust size! It fits similar to a t-shirt and gives you a form fitting feel but a loose look! The crop bathing suit top is extremely popular this summer, especially for teenage girls. This bathing suit can be found at www.Macys.com.

    What are your favorite bathing suit trends this year? Comment below to share!

  • Prom Looks Straight from the Runway (Models)

    Finding the perfect prom dress is of course a very important (and sometimes difficult) task. And, every girl unquestionably dreams of wearing the most fashionable frock on prom night. If you could choose your dress right off the Fashion Week Runway, who wouldn't jump at that chance?? That's why we loved Teen Vogue Magazine's latest article -  they sat down with some of fashion's stars to talk all about prom memories and what they wore! The models they talked to were Karlie Kloss, Ali Stephens, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Andie Arthur, and Kelly Mittendorf, and all of their stories were great. We especially loved Jacquelyn's and Karlie's stories, though - check them out below!

    Jacquelyn Jablonski

     

    Jacquelyn Jablonski, pictured ready for prom in her white dress in Teen Vogue's image above, is a model from Rissy Roo's home state - New Jersey! She started her modeling career at just 15 years old, so she was always up to date on the biggest trends to wear at prom. She has been a model in campaigns for many famous designers, such as Givenchy, Pucci, Hermes, J. Crew, Tommy Hilfiger, and Max Mara. She's even been a part of H&M and Gap's campaigns!

    When Jacquelyn talked to Teen Vogue about prom, she said:

    "I chose a white dress. I decided on white because I had worn a mint green dress the year before and felt like everyone wears color. Also, I could accessorize more with white—I wore my mom's big vintage necklace."

    That's definitely great advice to keep in mind for those who love accessorizing - going with a more simple dress can mean more room for fun jewelry and shoes!

    Karlie Kloss

    Karlie Kloss, pictured all dressed up for prom on the left in Teen Vogue's photo above, started modeling at 14 years old, so she always got to take her fashion knowledge to prom, too! She is ranked on the Top 50 Models Women list by Models.com, and Vogue Paris named her one of the top 30 models of the 2000s. So, you can guess that just like Jacquelyn, she's modeled for the best of the best in the fashion industry - Christian Dior, Lacoste, Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, and many more.

    As far as prom goes, Karlie told Teen Vogue:

    "It was special to be able to wear dresses fresh off the runway to my high school dances! Even though nobody else ever knew who or what I was wearing, I did, and it always made me feel like a princess."

    We're sure Karlie truly did look like a princess! If you want to read more from Karlie and Jacquelyn and the other models Teen Vogue talked to, check out their "Our Favorite Models Tell Us About Their Prom Looks" article.

    Source: TeenVogue.com

  • Accessorize with Tights for the Winter

    Since the winter has taken a turn for the ridiculously cold this week here on the East Coast, the talk at Rissy Roo's has been all about wearing winter ready outfits. And, what we mean by that is finding fun tights to wear with our dresses! After all, why should a little snow stop us from rocking cute dresses??

    We do realize, though, that there tend to be 2 types of women in the world: those who don't like tights, and those who obsess over tights. Since we can't bear to part with our dresses and skirts during the winter time, you can guess that the staff here at Rissy Roo's are quite obsessed with tights! That's why we've picked out our favorite funky pairs that we found on Pinterest. Tights can be found in so many different styles, colors, and patterns that they really are a great way to bring some personality to any outfit. So, we're hoping that we'll convince those non-tight-wearers out there to give it a go and put those dresses back on!

    Fun Shapes

    With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we thought these tights with hearts on them were too cute! Find a sexy black or red dress to wear with them, and you'll be ready to show off your V-Day spirit. If hearts aren't your thing, you can find tights with all sorts of fun shapes on them - everything from classic polka dots to funky geometic shapes, so keep a look-out for something that you feel matches your style and don't be afraid to try it out!

    Lace

    Since lace is such a hot trend right now, we love the idea of rocking the look in tights, rather than the normal shirt or dress. It gives a fun, new way to wear the look and be on-trend, while showing off your unique style and deviating from the norm a little.

    Winter Inspired

    Of course, with it being winter right now, you can't go wrong with winter-inspired tights! Look for ones that mimic a cozy winter sweater. A lot of these tights even come in thicker fabrics that are perfect for staying warm in the cold weather. We especially love the ones with little reindeer on them!

    Ombre

    Ombre has been a hot trend on everything from hair to dresses, so it's no surprise that the look as even made it to tights! If you love wearing bold, solid color tights, this is another great way to rock them.

    Floral Print

    We love all clothes with floral prints, and we especially love the idea of floral printed stockings matched with a plain, solid color dress. It's a great way to let one accessory do all the talking!

    Do you love to wear tights? If so, leave us a comment and let us know what look is your favorite!

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