The Runway Recycled: Sheer Inspiration!

One of our favorite trends for spring is sheer overlays! They were all over the runway for the Spring 2013 Ready to Wear shows. The look below from Erdem is definitely just for the runway, so check out our take on how you can make the trend work in your every day outfits:



Erdem Spring 2013 RTW, from

OVERLAY POSTDenim Jacket- Nic & Joe sz S $45

Sheer Pink Tank- Lola sz S/M $24

Black Lace Tank- Papillon sz S $16

Purple Jeans- Free People sz 28 $48

Necklace- Burberry $140

Scarf- $12

An easy way to dip your toes into the trend is by layering a semi-sheer tank over another one!

OVERLAY POST 3Sheer Printed Blouse- Analili sz XS $140

Sequined Tank (Worn Underneath)- Zara sz M $20

Pleated Skirt- Ann Taylor Loft sz 14 $16

Necklace- $36

Try out our favorite way to wear sheers- by layering a printed blouse over a sequined top!


Sheer Beaded Tunic- Fifteen Twenty sz S $60

Lace Top- Bonnie Strauss sz S $68

Black Tank- Billy Reid sz S $16

Charcoal Jeans- Rachel Rachel Roy sz 28 $44

Play with texture by putting your sheer top over a lace tank!

What’s your favorite trend for Spring?


The Girls at Designer Renaissance

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Michael Cosme
    Feb 28, 2013 @ 13:10:08

    You girls are so good! It is a pleasure to know you all. I haven’t been in the shop in a while, but I’ll be in sometime next week. I have a quiestion, do I need to make an appointment to bring things in? This is Michael, the stylist.



  2. Michael Cosme
    Feb 28, 2013 @ 13:10:40

    Hey, btw, do you gals have any new Chanel pieces?



    • designerrenaissance
      Mar 01, 2013 @ 16:04:51

      Hi Michael! Thanks for the lovely comments 🙂 We DO have some new Chanel pieces as a matter of fact…2 fabulous vintage quilted handbags! We posted photos of them on the facebook page. Check ’em out and come in and see us..we miss you!



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