Tag Archives: Monthly Features

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014

    Why settle for drab and boring work clothing? Your work ensembles should reflect your personal style as much as what you wear off-duty, albeit with added professional polish. So join us in taking a new approach to 9-5 style with work clothing resolutions for the New Year! Resolve to wear more color, add feminine details, adorn with accessories, and be bold with prints. Browse our new style feature for our stylist’s tips on the cutest work clothing and inspiration to dress with sophistication and confidence. 

    Shop Professional Polish for work clothing to revamp your 9-5 look.

    xo,
    Ruche


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  • Monday, January 6, 2014

    We’ve all been there before. Standing in front of your closet, fifteen minutes to get dressed, and you suddenly realize...you have nothing to wear. Well, not exactly nothing. You just need a wardrobe update, an infusion of new pieces to mix and match with your current closet regulars. And that’s exactly where our new style feature, 13 going on 30 comes in!

    For 13 going on 30, we chose 13 Ruchette essentials that create an entire month’s worth of outfits. Now just imagine how these 13 pieces might mix and match with what you already have in your closet. Versatile wardrobe essentials make your style possibilities…well…endless! You can pair a delicate ivory lace top with distressed boyfriend jeans, a midnight blue pencil skirt, or gray tuxedo striped pants with a chic cropped fit. Our other favorite versatile tops are an olive green button-up and a rustic plaid blouse that can be layered over or under other pieces. Then mix and match with go-to layering essentials, a gray cotton moto jacket with black detailing, a peachy perfect cable knit sweater, and soft sage-colored scarf. And of course a wardrobe update needs at least one printed dress! Finally add two pairs of shoes to your closet that go with any ensemble, like chocolate brown ankle booties and taupe canvas pumps.

    Browse through the outfits for style inspiration and determine which pieces your closet needs pronto. Then shop the 13 going on 30 feature to mix and match to your heart’s content!

    xo,
    Ruche


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  • Monday, December 9, 2013

    As the Saturdays and Sundays on our calendar get filled in with holiday parties, we want to fill our closet with holiday outfits to RSVP in style…because for the most merry time of year, only the cutest of holiday outfits will do! Whether you’re planning a casual-luxe holiday outfit for hanging the ornaments at home, putting together a sophisticated ensemble to attend a dinner party, or looking for the perfect party dress for the big NYE bash, find soiree-style inspiration in our holiday feature, Let It Snow

    Let your holiday outfits take a cue from the tinsel and lights of the festive season and become just a little more glamorous, with dashes of sparkle and romance. Reach for on trend metallics to incorporate modern edge into classic staples, and pair them with unexpected pieces, like black and white Aztec prints or chunky knit sweaters. Leather jackets and faux fur vests are also perfect modern additions that lend a chic edge to feminine pieces like lace dresses and flowy maxis. If you have to go straight from the office to after-work cocktails, or just want to give the dresses your closet a break, try tucking an embellished blouse into tailored trousers. A sleek hairstyle, a pair of heels, and red lipstick are all the look needs to be soiree-ready. Another effortless but elegant holiday outfit comes together when you mix black and white pieces together – perfect for dashing out the door when you need to get to the Nutcracker on time! And let little black dresses be your faithful holiday outfit standbys. An LBD can be accessorized differently depending on the soiree, so you can dress it up for a fancy evening, or add a cardigan and flats for a relaxed get-together. Although every holiday outfit deserves a statement necklace as the finishing touch!

    We love taking you behind the scenes of our lookbooks and features, to give you peek into the creative process. For example, when we laid down the snow, we discovered that it was quite slippery. So our wonderful model Ali had to pose while moving as little as possible! You’d never know by how gorgeous she looks in every frame right? We asked our stylist, Sarah, for her thoughts on the shoot and inspiration. "I was inspired by the spirit of the season and how magical it is this time of year. I wanted to incorporate quintessential holiday pieces, as well as more casual pieces that can take you from day to night. I wanted the hair and makeup to have a modern, yet whimsical feel. It was also exciting to have "snow" on set, although it was slippery to walk on!"

    Shop our winter collection, Let It Snow, for the most charming and chic of holiday outfits.

    xo,
    Ruche


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  • Monday, December 2, 2013

    That's right, receive 30% off of today's brand new arrivals! Today and today only, our hand-selected new arrivals will be red lined (aka final sale) just for you, Ruchettes! Be sure to fill up your cart and check out by 11:59 PM PST before all items return to their regular price. Happy Cyber Monday!

    xo,
    Ruche


  • Thursday, November 28, 2013

    Save yourself from the crowds of pushy people this Black Friday and steal a deal with our 20% off regular price (excludes buckets) sitewide sale! We'll even give you a head start by opening our virtual doors now. No code needed, the discount is automatically applied at checkout. Hurry and grab the goods before they're gone. This deal only lasts until Friday, November 29th, at 11:59 PM PST.

    xo,
    Ruche 


  • Sunday, November 24, 2013
    It's here, it's here! Our Black Friday Week is finally back and we are bringing you the best-of-the-best with awesome deals! Starting tonight we will have buckets of deals for $5, $10, $15, and $20 just for you. No discount code needed, the prices are as marked. Steal the deals before they're gone - it ends at 11:59 PM PST on Monday, December 2!
     
    xo,
    Ruche

  • Monday, November 11, 2013

    Attention Shoppers: Ruche is now mobile-friendly!

    What's Mobile Friendly?
    Our website is now optimized for mobile, making it user-friendly, easy to effortlessly navigate, and look absolutely beautiful on your phone screen.

    What Does This Mean For Me?
    With the launch of our new mobile site, you can now conveniently browse our lookbooks and features on your phone, add pretty new arrivals to your wishlist while you’re out and about, and shop directly from your phone whenever and wherever you please!

    So, what are you waiting for? Start tapping, scrolling, and shopping to your heart’s content!

    xo,
    Ruche


  • Saturday, November 9, 2013

    Alright, we don’t know about you, but as much as we love the holidays, it does seem like stores start putting out the glittery ornaments and the candy canes at Halloween! While we aren’t quite ready to put up our holiday decorations just yet, if there is one thing we *do* want to get done as early as possible it’s our holiday shopping. Forgive us for thinking that the last thing to put us in the celebratory spirit of the season is standing in line at a crowded mall. We’ve all been there: circling the parking lot for a coveted space, rushing around looking for a last-minute gift, and then leaving only to realize you forgot something for your Aunt Jean and have to go back again. 

    Save yourself the time and hassle this year and get ahead on your holiday shopping with our handy gift guide! There is an adorable present for everyone on your list, with gift ideas that are under $50, under $25, and under $10…plus fun stocking stuffers to hang by the mantle. Besides, once you have all your gifts neatly wrapped up, there will be more time to enjoy all the simple pleasures of the holiday season, like cookie baking parties, driving around to see Christmas lights, and curling up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa. At least that’s why we can’t wait to be fully prepared for the season of giving this year!

    xo,
    Ruche


  • Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    We love fashion, so we are easily captivated by a beautiful print or intricate piece of jewelery the same way one can be captivated by a stunning painting or statue carved from marble. Imagine our excitement when Enid Rebeca turned some of our favorite fall pieces into beautiful drawings!

    We love how Enid transformed pieces from our vintage inspired fall lookbook, One Fine Day, and one of the looks from our layering feature, Keep Cozy, into these darling illustrations! She captured the warm fall hues and outfits perfectly while integrating her own unique and charming style.

    To see more of Enid's work, visit her Facebook! If you're well versed in Spanish, you also want to check out her blog, "La Caja Oxidada" or "The Rusty Box", where she features her darling works of art, fashion, and more!

    xo,
    Ruche

    Do you love art and fashion and want your pieces to be featured on our blog? Email your artwork featuring Ruche to blog@shopruche.com!


  • Monday, October 28, 2013

    Our business to casual collection is filled with the kinds of wardrobe staples that are perfect for the office Monday through Friday, and then, styled differently, just right for weekend afternoons. You might not expect the versatility of formal 9-5 wardrobe staples, so our feature is full of outfit inspiration showing how you can transition from afternoon PowerPoint presentations to happy hour with just a few clothing and accessories swaps.

    A pleated midi skirt in a classic print for work is perfectly paired with a bold blue cropped blazer and statement necklace for a sophisticated 9-5 ensemble. But when you’re meeting a friend at a cafe, you can style it more casually with a knit sweater and longer pendant necklace. The key is to balance out a tailored work piece with more relaxed clothes and accessories. For example, cropped trousers look dressed up with heels, a jewel toned blouse, and a polished coat, but less work and more play when paired with ankle boots, neutrals, and a cozy scarf! Shop our business to casual feature to effortlessly transition between work and play.

    xo,
    Ruche


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