You get some ✨sparkle, and you get some sparkle✨ and you get some ✨sparkle!

One of the best gift items we have right now from Ruby Ribbon is the new Sparkle Scarf. Women of nearly any age will love it, especially those that like the on-trend rose gold metallic.

In an oatmeal heather color, this scarf will go with so many outfits. Wear it over a sweater for a cozy winter look. Or, use it with a coat (any color, really) as an outwear scarf. Or, wrap it around yourself like a shawl for the perfect additional layer over nearly any top, or even a dress.

This scarf can only be described as extra cozy and it’s also super soft in a knit that feels like cashmere. It also feature rose gold sparkly nailheads scattered across it.


Here’s a link to all my posts showcasing the 2018 Winter and Holiday Collection.

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You haven’t seen leggings like these!

As part of the new 2018 Winter and Holiday Collection, we got in two special leggings options for you – the Velvet Legging and the Studio 54 Legging.

Both of these leggings can go from casual to high fashion, just in how you style them. They feature the signature Ruby Ribbon “skinny waistband” and sizes run from XS to 3XL.

Velvet Leggings

Our most decadent and plush leggings yet, the Velvet Leggings are a cozy and warm stretch velvet. We are offering them in a rich eggplant color that will pair well with all neutrals.

I’d consider wearing them with the Shimmy Tunic Dress, the black Drape Tunic or the even Chiffon Poncho with the tiger print. The Ponte Blazer also would look great with these leggings. These outfits will be over-the-top with great statement jewelry or other bling.

Studio 54 Leggings

At first glance, the Studio 54 Leggings appear to be inspired by sportswear, and they were. But take a second look at these lux leggings with the metallic gold stripe on each leg.

When you hear “Studio 54,” what do you think of? Elegance and decadence, maybe disco and nightclub. These leggings seem to have all of that and are aptly named.

Style them casually with our Dual Tank or the black Layered Tunic. Or make them ultra holiday by adding the Studio Sequin Tank from last holiday, just one idea.

Here’s a link to all my posts showcasing the 2018 Winter and Holiday Collection. Check back as it takes a few weeks to get them all previewed for you.

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Shimmy into this sparkly holiday tunic

I think the new Shimmy Tunic Dress is the piece in the 2018 Winter/Holiday Collection getting the most buzz. It will go great at the most festive or elegant event this season.

Check out the bugle beads sewn in the shoulder straps, and these straps are part a cold-shoulder cutout feature, as well. Talk about eye-catching, and with a light shimmer in this beautiful silver heather color.

This top also features an elegant draped neckline, long sleeves, and a wide band at the bottom. You can move the band higher or lower for a variety of different looks for this top. Note you can wear it alone as a sparkly dress, or pair it with a skirt, pants or leggings (I’d go for black but other colors would be fun also) for a long and lean look.

As always, we have your perfect fit with sizes ranging from extra small to 3XL. Here’s a link to all my posts showcasing the 2018 Winter and Holiday Collection. Check back as it takes a few weeks to get them all previewed for you.

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Cozy for a winter day

A cozy piece to pack for the weekend, our new Lux Tunic is going to become a staple in our wardrobe.
This tunic-length sweater features a cowl neckline that is so flattering. A fun fashion tip is to fill in the neck with a chic scarf to add a layer of warmth. It’s not cashmere, but it feels so soft.
Pair it with leggings (you know where to get the best) and boots and you have the perfect winter look.  Or belt it with a cute pencil skirt, add tights and you’re off to the office. You can get it in either Wine Heather or basic Black, and as always, comes in sizes XS to 3XL.

Holiday/Winter 2017 Capsule Summary

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They're back!

One of the newest fashion trends hitting the streets may catch you a little off guard. You may have worn them in the 80’s and guess what, they’re back!  Introducing our chunky cable knit Leg Warmers in black. (Why said history didn’t repeat itself?)
legwarmer_black_frontTo get you into the leg warmer mood, I thought I would share a few tips on how to style them in the most trendy ways:

  1. Pull them over your jeans — your skinny jeans and any shoe will take on a fresh look (let them rumple a little – leg warmers aren’t meant to be stretched flat)
  2. Let them peak out of your calf-height boots — More texture, some additional warmth (maybe at an outdoor sporting event), and total style
  3. Pair them with a heel – check out the picture on the right for how to pull off this slouchy look.
  4. Stay warm on your commute — For those of you that need to walk outside in skirts and dresses this winter, leg warmers are a great option to keep you warm and then take them off at the office if they don’t “go” with your look
  5. Share them with a friend — as a stocking stuffer for a millennial… or her super cool Mom!

So, who’s ready to rock the new Ruby Ribbon Leg Warmers.

Summary of Winter and Holiday Treasures

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Light and floaty Layered Tunic delivers

When I saw this Layered Tunic, I knew immediately it was going to be one of my personal favorites in this collection.  It’s light and floaty with a mix of chiffon and jersey knit.
While it looks like two pieces, the draped “jacket” is attached to the body of the top, so it’s all one piece. I LOVED it in the Spruce color (and could already envision it with the black Jacquard Leggings), and later I realized that we also can get it in black. I find that I can always find space in my closet for another black tunic, don’t you?

What to wear with the Spruce?

  • Black — of course, like the Ankle Leggings or the Ponte Leggings or the Bootcut Leggings or the Panel Leggings or the Ottoman Ponte Leggings (So. Many. Choices.)
  • It will be gorgeous with the Stretch Woven Pants in either color — mink brown or black
  • Try it with the Asymmetric Skirt for a dressier look
  • Next spring, pair it with the gray or black Criss Cross Capri Leggings (or don’t wait – go on vacation so you can try this outfit now!)

What to wear with the Black?

  • Suedette Leggings in ANY of the five colors — camel, wine, gray, spruce or black – you can’t go wrong
  • In the spring, the black will be chic with the white Jacquard Leggings
  • Pair it with our sapphire Slim Leg Pants or Flounce Skirt for a “breaking the rules” look
  • Maybe even try it with our Sequin Skirt? Who knows?

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Winter Capsule Summary
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Introducing our first coat!

The Stretch Woven Coat is the first time that Ruby Ribbon has done outerwear, and you’ll be impressed.
This coat is a “must have” this season and features:

  • Stretch and comfort and it’s fully lined too
  • An exact match to our Stretch Woven Pants (same fabric too in black)
  • Unique military detailing
  • A zipper that can be zipped from both the top and the bottom
  • A tailored look with on-seam pockets
  • A fun button and belt detail on the back
  • Leather piping detail too – look closer

It may not be a “coat” in the North Dakota sense of the word, but I’m certain it will fit the bill as a layering piece or a coat depending upon where you are.
Winter and Holiday Capsule Summary
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This could not be more on trend – our Choker Plunge Top

Look anywhere right now and you’ll see that Ruby Ribbon’s design team is in tune with the trends. Not only are we debuting a Choker Plunge Top in two color options, but many other lines also are offering them.
Ours is light and soft and gathered at the shoulder. In a Deep Sea and a Wine tone, these tops will be perfect for many events you’re attending this season. With a bracelet-length sleeve, you’ll be able to show off your favorite bling, and there’s really no need for any other jewelry.
This top is a longer length that can be easily tucked in or worn out. Pair with skirts, our Palazzo Pants, or the ponte pants we’re known for. Either of these colors will be perfect with both black and mink brown.
Choker Top
Winter and Holiday Capsule Defined
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Moto Chic!

We’ve had a skirt and a dress, so let’s complete the “Moto Chic!” options with the newest Ruby Ribbon legging, the Ottoman Ponte Legging. (We had to do it, we’re known for our leggings – comfortable, slimming, smoothing, great textures, delightful details).
This cool and sleek look in leggings will “wow” you, and you’ll be amazed at how figure flattering that ottoman detail is — panels in just the right places.
Think of these as your favorite Ruby Ribbon leggings, only kicked up a notch. You’ll style them the same way, but maybe with a little more edginess, a bigger buckle on your boots, a bit more kick.
If it’s time to replace one of your black leggings, maybe these are just what you need?
Winter and Holiday Capsule Summary
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Ottoman moves to a dress

Yesterday I told you about ottoman fabric and how it’s used in our new Winter season skirt to give a “moto” look.
Today, I’m introducing you to the Ottoman Ponte Dress, which is also designed to give that edgy vibe including a non-functional zipper detail, faux pockets and a bracelet-length sleeve. (It does have a functional zipper on the back too)
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It’s shown here with the Ruby Ribbon black belt; I can also see it with an energetic scarf and here where I come from, we’ll be wearing it with books and tights. Or, who would dare to wear it with our new Fur Scarf?
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