Payton Rae’s top 5 Sweet 16 Dresses from ALYCE Paris!

We LOVE dress designer ALYCE Paris, and can you guess who else does? Country singer Payton Rae! She’s been the face of ALYCE Paris for two years now, and she always looks gorgeous in every single ALYCE dress. With all of the new dresses that ALYCE has been coming out with lately, Payton stopped by to pick out her favorites from their Sweet 16 collection! These cute and flirty dresses are perfect for not only a Sweet 16 birthday party, but also for homecoming or any other party! Check out Payton Rae’s top 5 Sweet 16 dress picks below!

1. ALYCE Paris style 3638

Alyce 3638

Stand out in this moving two-piece short dress showcasing a beautiful, fully beaded crop top with sheer cap sleeves and open back. The full, ruffled layered, sheer tulle skirt on Alyce 3638 features a subtle ‘liquid’ beaded waistband. Get ready to dance all night in this stunning dress.

2. ALYCE Paris style 3601

Alyce 3601

Look chic and classy in this tulle and lace dress. Alyce style 3601 features a strapless sweetheart neckline, delicate beaded lace bodice over lining, and full sheer layered skirt with a demure corset back.

3. ALYCE Paris style 3635

Alyce 3635

This stunning party dress features a strapless sweetheart neckline and drop waist. The ombre beaded corset style bodice and full layered net short skirt makes Alyce style 3635 so flirty and fun!

4. ALYCE Paris style 3620

Alyce 3620

Lavish elegance surrounds this unique halter cocktail dress. The beautiful jeweled applique high neck on Alyce style 3620 cascades down the illusion front into a faux plunge sweetheart neckline. It also features a dual tone sheer layered tulle short skirt, beaded waist detail, and an alluring open back.

5. ALYCE Paris style 3600

Alyce 3600

Short ands weet describes Alyce style 3600 perfectly! Dance all night in this strapless flowy chiffon short dress with a heavily beaded bodice at the empire waist.

Which dress is your favorite? Leave us a comment below!

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FINAL DAY of our Homecoming Sale!

The day has come – the FINAL DAY of our Homecoming Promo and Summer Dresses Sale is here! So, to help you find the perfect dresses, we picked our one of our favorite looks from each category. Check them out below!

For the Homecoming Sale, just use Promo Code “HOMECOMING” at check-out to get FREE lip gloss and garment bag with your purchase. For our Summer Dresses Sale, we have a bunch of casual looks at up to 50% off! Perfect casual looks that you could not only wear for Summer, but for Homecoming, too!

Homecoming Dress

Sherri Hill 1928

We LOVE Sherri Hill style 1928 for Homecoming! This sassy strapless cocktail dress features a beaded sweetheart neckline, a beaded waist, and a short soft flowy chiffon skirt. This dress looks so glam in Navy, but it also comes in colors Black, Jade, Light Green, Periwinkle, Ruby and Teal. This dress is perfect for not only Homecoming, but for Prom, too.

Casual Dress

Lace Accent Cut Out Dress

For a casual summer dress, we’re all about this Lace Accent Cut Out Dress! This black and print short dress has lace trim, side cut outs, and a cut out back. We love this feminine and sexy look so much because it’s not only perfect for a casual look, but it can be dressed up so easily for Homecoming! This dress was originally $52, but is now on sale for only $26!

We hope you find the perfect dress during our sale! Have fun shopping!

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Behind-The-Scenes Pics From The Vampire Diaries Season 6 Photo Shoot

We are itching for The Vampire Diaries Season 6 premiere to finally hit! While we love summer time, us Roo Girls seriously can’t wait for October 2nd to come already. Season 5 of TVD ended so abruptly that waiting months and months and months for the next season to air has been torture…in the most vampiric way possible, of course! Well, the TVD gods have finally shined down on us by giving us some little tid bits to hold us over until Fall comes: a sneak peek of the Season Six promo photo shoot!

The show’s stars shared behind-the-scenes videos and pics from the photo shoot on their Instagrams that are so steamy (literally)! The most exciting news? It looks like Damon (Ian Somerhalder) is in some of the photos and videos…so we can only hope that means he’s back for Season 6! Check out the Instagram posts below and decide for yourself whether you think he’ll be back in action for the next TVD season.

Pretty awesome pictures and videos, right? You can guess what we loved the most (other than seeing the faces of the hot TVD guys, of course), Nina Dobrev’s (Elena on The Vampire Diaries) sexy black cut-out dress! The gown looked so perfect on her – we wish we could see the final photo shoot of her in the dress already! If you want her cut-out look for your next formal event, we’re all about Nika style 9041! This gown features a strapless sweetheart bodice, illusion straps and back, and side cut outs just like Nina’s dress. The gown also features elegant embellished cuff sleeves.

Nika 9041

Did these photos and videos get you itching for more TVD already? They sure got us wanting more – we hope you’re as excited for The Vampire Diaries Season 6 as we are! Get ready for the Fall and October (and hopefully more Damon)!

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Homecoming is HERE! Get Ready With Our 2014 Homecoming Dresses Sale!

Can you believe that Summer is almost over and Fall is just a month away? We sure can’t! While we’re sad to see Summer go, we are SO excited for Homecoming, and we’re LOVING all of our new 2014 Homecoming Dresses! So, to help you get ready, we have some Homecoming fun for you! From today through Tuesday, August 12th, you can get FREE lip gloss and a Rissy Roo’s garment bag with your dress purchase! PLUS, you even get free shipping on purchases of $200+! Just use Promo Code “HOMECOMING” at check-out.

2014 Homecoming Sale

That’s not all, though! To make sure you have a final last month of warm weather, we’re also holding a Summer Dresses Sale this weekend! Our casual dresses are all discounted at up to 50% off through August 12th, as well!

Summer Dresses SaleHappy shopping!

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Haircut Trends to try for a New You!

The school year is about to begin and the New Year is just around the corner! You are once again reunited with your classmates and getting settled into your new classes. This year, it’s your chance to amp up your style and refresh your look. Fashion is constantly changing and usually some back-to-school shopping does the trick. But, if you want to really make a drastic change to your look…try a whole new hairstyle! So many haircuts are on trend right now and we picked out a few of our favorite current ones.

The Lob – Long Bob

So many celebs have drastically changed their hair for summer of 2014. One of the biggest trends of the year was the infamous long bob. This intermediate cut is not too short but not too lengthy.  The on trend term for the Long Bob is The Lob.  The long bob has a wide range of variations from sexy waves to groovy seventies inspired bangs.  Even Beyonce went from her luscious long locks to this sassy short cut. Everyone is jumping on this hairstyle and can’t get enough of it. Who said short hair wasn’t sexy? This is great for someone who wants to try something new but not totally extreme.  Sienna Miller and Jennifer Aniston are just two of the many A-List celebs that have opted for the the long bob hairstyle.

Sienna Miller wears long bob lob hairstyle

long bob hairstyle - the lob - Jennifer aniston

Ombre Highlights

For the past couple of years, ombre highlights have been getting so popular…everybody tried some kind of form of ombre…even ombre dresses! When it comes to your hair, whether it’s a subtle one shade lighter ombre or a full on platinum blonde ombre…there’s endless possibilities on how extreme you can go. Adding color like pinks and reds to add some edginess to your style is a great way to more drastically change your appearance.  Check out how Ciara and Rachel Bilson rock the ombre hairstyle below.

Ciara Ombre HairRachel Bilson Ombre Hair

Shaved Side Hairstyle

Another trend celebs all over this year have been rocking is the shaved side hairstyle. You’ve seen it on pop stars like Miley Cyrus…Rihanna…and Cassie. Not many people would go for this look because of the drastic side buzz cut and the maintenance, but if you want a look that will have you standing out from the crowd, then this will definitely do it!

Rihanna's shaved side hairstyleIf you want to try it but don’t want to go too extreme, here’s a temporary look Kendall Jenner rocked similar to that trend. Short, small braids is a great way to go edgy for just a few days without giving your mom a heart attack!

Kendall Jenner's short small side braidsWhich trend is your favorite? Which one will you try out?? Tell us by leaving a comment below!

 

 

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One Direction’s New Perfume ‘You & I!’

One Direction made the Internet go crazy yesterday (as usual) when they gave Directioners clues about a big announcement that would be coming soon. After some minor (and by minor, we mean huge) panic attacks, the 1D boys finally revealed what they had in store for their fans! If you’re reading this, we’re sure you probably already know what the big surprise ended up being…but if you don’t…it’s that 1D announced the release of their brand new perfume, called “You and I.” This is their third perfume, so we’re happy to report that there’s a brand new one available to continue to smell like our favorite rock stars.

One Direction's new perfume!

Seventeen Magazine caught up with the boys and got the scoop behind the new perfume from Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson. The two boys told Seventeen all about what went into making their latest scent…and even more…like who inspires them when things get a little nuts on the road and what makes a girl sexy.

This was Liam’s response to how they chose their latest scent:

“We went through a list of things and found what we liked and what we didn’t like – what our girlfriends would wear and stuff, and that’s kind of how we got around to it.”

-Liam Payne

And, here’s what Louis had to say on naming the perfume “You and I”

“We loved the song, and obviously it’s quite personal. [The song] is a personal thing, and it’s a personal thing with the fragrance, too – so that was the whole idea behind that. The title was actually the hardest thing for this one!”

-Louis Tomlinson

Want to read more about what Liam and Louis had to say about the perfume and other 1D thoughts and news? Check out Seventeen’s article “One Direction Dish About Their New Perfume, the Best Part of Being in a Band, and What Makes a Girl Sexy!

Will you be rocking the One Direction new perfume? Leave us a comment below!

 

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Paris Hilton Wears Mac Duggal In Her New Video Come Alive!

Paris Hilton’s newest single “Come Alive” finally came out on July 15, 2014, and we’re loving it! The song is so much fun, and the video is so whimsical, with Paris frolicking in an open field, hanging out on a cloud, swinging on a swing full of beautiful flowers…and there’s even a unicorn and a rainbow! Check out the video here:

We love the chorus and overall message:

“You make me smile, you make me dream, you make me feel alive. You make me dance, you make me feel, you make me come to life, you make me come alive, you make me feel alive.”

Who wouldn’t want to be with someone who made you feel that way?? And of course, Paris looks as gorgeous as ever with her diamond encrusted nails and flower filled hair. There’s one other reason we’re digging Paris’ look, though: did you catch her wearing one of our favorite dress designers in the video? She rocked Mac Duggal style 3908A in the part of the video where she’s with the unicorn!

Paris Hilton in Mac Duggal 3908A in "Come Alive" music video!

Mac Duggal 3908A is a fully sequined, high fashion gown with an open back that looked absolutely fabulous on Paris! The sequins on this gown had Paris sparkling perfectly within her video, and really helped her “come alive!” The whole scene with her in the sparkly Mac Duggal gown, with the unicorn and rainbow in the background looked like something out of a dream!

MacDuggal 3908A

While the color that Paris wore in the video is no longer available, Mac Duggal 3908A is also available in a show-stopping Peacock color, which you can see above. It’s definitely the perfect way to feel like a celebrity at Prom or your next formal event!

Do you love the Paris Hilton Come Alive music video as much as we do? Leave your comments below and let us know!

 

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Rissy Roo’s Prom Dress Testimonial: Kiara and Kiana Chiles

Prom 2014 may be over, but we still have so many more prom testimonials to share with you from our Roo Girls! The latest is from sisters Kiara and Kiana Chiles. Their mom recently sent us a prom picture of them together both wearing their Rissy Roo’s prom dresses, and they look fabulous!

Alicia, their mom, said:

“Thank you Rissy Roo’s for the great service and the beautiful dresses!”

And, here are the two girls, looking so gorgeous:

Kiara and Kiana Chiles in their Rissy Roo's Prom Dresses

Both girls are wearing Mori Lee by Madeline Gardner dresses. Kiara (left) is wearing Sticks & Stones by Mori Lee 9199, a short strapless ombre tulle cocktail dress with beading and a corset back. Kiana (right) is wearing Sticks & Stones by Mori Lee 9253, a strapless party dress with beautiful ombre beading on the bodice, corset back, and a short tulle shirt.

Both of these dresses are such fun looks, and Kiara and Kiana rocked them so well! While these girls wore their short Mori Lee dresses to Prom, these two looks are versatile enough to also rock at Homecoming, or even for a Sweet 16 birthday party.

Thank you, Alicia, for sending us the picture! We’re glad that Kiara and Kiana had such a wonderful time at their Prom!

 

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College Dorm Room Must Haves!

For those girls getting ready to take the giant leap off to college in the Fall, you have a million things running through your minds. From picking out your classes and trying to get to know your new roommate, to shopping and attempting to pack the 18 years worth of stuff you have accumulated in a few boxes, your head is spinning. Now is the time to put everything aside and really make sure you have the most important, absolutely cannot live without, items to take with you in order to help make your dorm room a livable space. It is better to be prepared so you can arrive in your new environment as stress free as possible! We did some searching and thought these were the top college dorm room must haves for any new girl on campus!

1. Extra Long Sheets and Bed Raisers

There is nothing worse than seeing the bed you will be sleeping in for the next year and realizing the sheets you bought were for a regular twin size bed. Be sure to get extra long (soft) sheets and probably a mattress pad if you want to sleep well. Bed raisers are a space and life saver when it comes to dorm rooms. Some raisers now come with other functionality like power and USB outlets included in one of the raisers! Brilliant!

Dorm Room Must Haves-7 Inch Power Bed Raisers

7 Inch Power Bed Raisers Available at Bed Bath & Beyond

2. Flip Flops and Caddy for the Shower

Yes, sharing a bathroom with several people can be a horrifying thought at first, especially if you were privileged enough to never have to. However, you can avoid feeling any discomfort by buying a pair of non-slip flip-flops to shower in, and a cute shower caddy to conveniently carry all of your rub-a-dub goodies so nothing gets lost or goes MIA. Don’t make the mistake of leaving your expensive products in the communal bathroom!

3. Over the Door Vanity with Mirror and Extra Hooks

We promise, this is one dorm room essential you may not have thought of, but will save you so much hassle! You will have a place to do your makeup, organize beauty supplies, hang jewelry, scarves, keys, or whatever you would like! The over-the-door feature will keep everything securely in place, while saving space and allowing your desk to be clutter free and used for what it’s supposed to…studying!

Dorm Room Must Haves-Over the Door Vanity with Mirror and Hooks

Over the Door Vanity with Mirror, Shelves, and Extra Hooks

4. Mini Fridge and Personal Utensils

Having a miniature fridge and eating utensils in your dorm room is a necessity! Even though you may be eating at the dining hall when you can, it is important to keep healthy snacks on hand at all times. Having a fridge will save you money because you can go to the local market and buy bottled water, fruit, yogurt, or any of your favorites and keep them in your room instead of running to a vending machine or local pizza place whenever you get hungry. The dining hall may not be open all the time so keep this dorm room must have on your list, especially if you play sports or stick to a particular diet.

College Dorm Room Must Haves-Mini Fridge

Mini Fridge with Dry Erase Markers

5. Organizational Dry Erase Board

With so much going on in your new college lifestyle, it can be hard to keep track of exams, papers, socials, and everyday stuff. This is why we suggest getting some type of organizational board to hang on your dorm room wall to keep track of your busy schedule. Something with a dry erase board is perfect because you can easily keep track of daily tasks like tests or meetings, as well as weekly things like parties, laundry, shopping lists etc. Having one of these is having your schedule mapped out right in front of you, so no task will be missed.

Now that you have the essentials for your dorm room, you can focus on the fun part of Fall, like shopping for your first homecoming dress for your new school! With so many parties and socials ahead, you will be busier then you can ever imagine, but you will be happy you have these dorm room essentials in your arsenal to keep you organized and stress free!

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RHONJ Season 6 Cast Start it off Right in Jovani!

It looks like the drama is heating up this Summer with the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” coming back, bigger and better than ever. Some new old faces are rejoining the cast, as well as some new, which is a winning recipe for explosive drama. Season 6 will be picking up with the return of Season 1 favorite cast member, Dina Manzo, as well an addition of three new housewives into the mix. The Guidice legal drama is still going on, which is a whirlwind of ups and downs on its own.

The RHONJ Season 6 cast make their return to the show looking just gorgeous as always! The Season 6 preview has two of the lovely housewives wearing one of our favorite designers, Jovani!

RHONJ Start the Season Right in Jovani

RHONJ Start the Season Right in Jovani!

Two of the wives, identical twin sisters, Nicole Mauriello and Teresa Aprea are both stunning in Jovani and JVN designs. Notice Nicole wearing a Jovani strapless pink evening gown. Meanwhile, her sister Teresa opted for a strapless red evening gown with an embellished sparkly neckline by JVN, Jovani’s newest line, which is more affordable, yet still super stylish and chic.

Nicole Mauriello in Jovani 111144

Nicole Mauriello in Jovani

Teresa Aprea in Jovani's new line, JVN

Teresa Aprea in Jovani’s new line, JVN

With the season just getting started, we can’t wait to see what these ladies have in store as far as their gorgeous fashion, wild parties, and out of control TV moments. These are women we truly love to watch and must admit this show and their fashion choices are guilty pleasures we love to indulge in! What crazy things do these women have up their sleeves for Season 6? I guess we will have to watch to find out! Stay tuned for more fashion updates!

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