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About Us

Krista and Alexa are two sisters influenced by their grandmother called Mum Mum who taught them the value of investing in timeless, beautiful fashion.  The sisters grew up believing that the best wardrobes include iconic designer pieces from the past mixed with current fashion.   

Krista and Alexa spent the first years becoming experts in authenticating, buying, and selling luxury consignment to clients all over the world.  Soon, Krista and Alexa noticed that Ella Rue clients wanted more than just incredible consignment finds, so the sisters sought out emerging, unique ready-to-wear lines to add to Ella Rue’s assortment.  Now, Ella Rue is a full-service consignment destination that strives to conserve and pair past designer pieces with current fashion to curate the perfect wardrobe. 


  • What is the best consignment piece you’ve ever bought?

    My favorite find ever was a 1960s Kenneth Jay Lane jeweled necklace.

  • What is the perfect wardrobe to you?

    Something that speaks about your personality. 

  • What is your favorite place to travel?


  • How did you get the name Ella-Rue?

    I adopted two dogs while in college and changed their shelter names from Della and Cooper to Ella and Rue. Della was adopted and on the radio was Ella Fitzgerald, so she became "Ella."  "Cooper" became "Rue" because he was rescued on the street which in french is "Rue." 

  • What is the first thing you do when you wake up

    I coffee.

  • Alexa

  • What can’t you leave the house without?

    Rose Bud Lip Balm 

  • What is the perfect wardrobe to you?

    Each season I make a valiant effort to try and build a perfect wardrobe, an idea that keeps my closet in rotation of new emerging designers and timeless classics. 

  • What is your morning routine?

    Coffee and I walk my pup Tessa. 

  • What inspires you?

    The arts inspire me because they are a focused, undiluted look at that unique essence of our make-up. What we see or hear in a painting, fashion , music or film is the recognition of what we all have inside ourselves. 

  • How do you take your coffee?

    Iced with oat milk and raw sugar.

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