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    1 Windbreaker, 3 Ways

    We’re talkin’ the fan favorite layer that gives you the edge you want and style we love: the windbreaker. Whether you’re out with the girls, popping into a party or casually walking to class on a whole new level, this stylish separate is a must-have in your spring wardrobe. All you need now is a little style inspo to get you going 😉    This go-to jacket is so lightweight and slick, it pairs with all your best looks. The bright white base makes for the perfect layering piece and when you add in that pop of must-have neon—swoon—you’ll wanna wear this layer everywhere. The best part? The variety in…

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    #IWD2019 Interview with Haley Lu Richardson

    Happy International Women’s Day to every single woman out there! Today is about celebrating all women—it’s meant to inspire and empower women to be themselves, be a community and be incredible. In our last blog post, we gave a shout out to some of our brand’s main babes. Today, we’re highlighting a woman who empowers on-and-off the silver screen: Haley Lu Richardson. Haley Lu has starred in the films, “The Edge of Seventeen,” “Split” and her most recent role as Stella in the upcoming film, “Five Feet Apart” (in theaters March 15th, 2019!). Love. We’re so excited to have been able to partner with her and ask some questions about…

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    International Women’s Day 2019

    #IWD2019 is all about encouraging and empowering every woman to show the world what an amazing, smart and unstoppable force she is. Wherever you are, whatever you do—this is the day of the year where women get to have the voice that they deserve every day. To show our support and love for all the kick-butt ladies out there, we’re bringing you the stories of some truly incredible women that we’re honored to work with as a brand. This week leading up to International Women’s Day, we’re highlighting women who inspire, empower and impact their community every day. Our Insta’s getting a dose of girl power, and we are so…

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    MTV x rue21 Spring Break Sweepstakes

    With spring break just around the corner, we can already taste the sea salt in the air! Whether you’re headed to the mountains with your ski club or to the beach with your besties, spring break is the best time to let loose and totally forget about school for the week. For those of you who don’t have getaway plans yet, no worries—we’ve got a way for you to enter to win the greatest spring break trip of all time. This season, we’ve partnered with MTV for a Sweepstakes to send one lucky winner and a friend to the reboot of MTV Spring Break in Cancun, Mexico at the Grand…

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    4 Ways to Style Your Bodysuit

    Girls’ night in or going out-out this weekend? Whatever your plans, your look starts with the right base layer—the bodysuit. We know, bodysuits are essential in every girl’s wardrobe, but styling it could always be easier. Well babes, no stress. We’ve got your 4 perfect looks covered.   We went not-so-basic basic with one of our absolute favorite bodysuits. It’s super-soft, long sleeve and has that deep V-neck that shows off just enough of your flirty side while still being totally appropriate for, like everywhere. The solid color makes it a great layering piece, but you could always take your look to the next level with a floral print or…

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    New Year, New Arrivals

    With the new year settling in, we’re getting in the groove of our resolutions: join the gym, eat healthier (even if it means fewer tacos 😩) , read more, etc. A new year means a new you, and what says “new you” better than a new wardrobe? From your early morning workout look to your dinner with friends ‘fit, we’ve got your wardrobe covered for 2019. Start the new year right in our latest styles and new arrivals, and be sure to check out some of our favorites below. Bodysuit Lovin’ Shop this look: Black Deep V Neck Long Sleeve Super Soft Bodysuit, Sand Button Down Front Corduroy Mini Skirt…

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    The Influencer Edit: Kelsey Weber

    Up next on “The Influencer Edit” series here on the rue21 blog is one of our favorite plus size babes: Kelsey Weber! Kelsey is a next-level influencer! She appeared on Khloe Kardashian’s weight loss show, “Revenge Body” and is all about self-love and embracing who you are. The body positivity beauty lives in Los Angeles and her feed is proof that the world is her playground. Her photos capture sun-drenched days in LA, swoon-worthy travel inspo and some seriously gorgeous lifestyle shots. Want to know more about this stylish babe? Read on for the interview: Shop this look: Floral Print Swing Necklace Dress, Plus Mustard Varsity Striped V Neck Sweater…

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    The #GETREALwithrue Challenge

    Ya know those perfect Instagram photos that seem too good to be true? #GETREALwithrue is all about showing off what goes on behind the filter. In this Instagram vs. reality challenge, we’re asking YOU to post gram-worthy photos right next to the behind-the-scene shot. Think that perfect tropical paradise photo with a hibiscus in the background vs. the reality that you’ve just taken a selfie at your local garden center. Instagram Reality vs. Reality Instagram Reality vs. Reality Wanna get involved? Perfect! Your task is simple, show off your best rue21 style in an Insta vs. reality scene and tag @rue21official and #GETREALwithrue. We appreciate your support and wanna have fun…

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    rue Loves…

    Fall style isn’t just about sweaters and leggings, it’s a window of opportunity to reinvent your wardrobe and go through a time of renewal. Your summer faves are packed away and you get to embrace the chill of fall nights and the heat of crackling bonfires. What better way to do so than by shopping some of our favorite collections and brands we love?! That’s right, we’re talking about everything from throwbacks like MTV and Polaroid to iconic brands like Playboy and Champion—and these are just a few of the collections we’re obsessing over! So, keep on reading to learn more about our six fall must-haves… Playboy Shop this look:…

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    The Influencer Edit: Nygel Drury

    Welcome back to our latest series, “The Influencer Edit” here on the rue21 blog! In case you missed our first post of the series (which you can check out here), here’s the lowdown: once a month we interview one of our rue21 Influencers and get to know them a little better! From questions about fashion to what their typical day looks like, we get the inside scoop on their everyday life so we can share it with our fave people (that’s you!). This round, we interviewed a guy with style so fresh, he has us shook every time he posts: Nygel Drury! Nygel currently lives in Portland, Oregon and kills…