Pretty Pastels for Easter – Inspired by Leona

It’s almost Easter, and we can’t wait to wear our pastels! All week we’ve been anxiously awaiting for the start of Nashville Fashion Week, and we couldn’t help but be inspired by one of the local designers, Leona by Lauren Leonard! Her designs are feminine and perfect for the upcoming holiday – check out our take on her Spring 2013 looks below:

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Leona Spring 2013

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Jacket- Vertigo sz S $20

Top- Tracy Reese sz S $30 (on sale from $120!)

Shorts- Adidas sz S $16

Scarf- $12

Slides- Ferragamo sz 8.5 $100

Chain Strap Purse- Gianni Bini $24

leona blog post 4Cardigan- Brunello Cucinelli sz S $400

Blouse- Sundance sz XS $8

Shorts- Catharine Malandrino sz 4 $17 (on sale from $68!)

Scarf- Emanuel $24

Sandals- Gucci sz 5.5 $160

leona blog post 6Blazer- Elie Tahari sz 4 $68

Strapless Dress- Shoshanna sz 8 $140

Metallic Belt- $12

Necklace- Freshwater Pearls $240

Ribbon Pumps- Gianni Bini sz 8.5 $24

leona blog post 5Eyelet Dress- Kate Spade sz 2 $200

Cardigan- Gidget sz S $20

Purse- Vintage Stuart Weitzman $20

Belt- J Crew sz M $20

Strappy Heels- Jimmy Choo sz 7 $100

You can see Leona’s show at Nashville Fashion Week next Friday April 5th at 7:30 PM! Click here for more info and to buy tickets

Hoppy Easter! 🙂

PS We will be closing early today at 4 pm so hurry in to get your perfect pastel ensemble before then!

Nashville Fashion Week 2013: What to Wear

Nashville Fashion Week is next week!  Now if you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, don’t worry!  There are still tickets available and you can buy week passes or just pick the nights you can make it here.  So, we’ve got tickets, but what to wear?!?!?  We are all scrambling around, just like you, trying to figure out what we will wear to wow photographers and fellow attendees.  Who doesn’t want to be in a Street Fashion blog??  Here are few cute looks and tips to get you through a few nights of fashion week!

Here is a chic look any of us can do: Mix 1 part dark skinny jean with a saucy top and then slather on some sparkling, edgy necklaces and you’ve got yourself a recipe for fab!

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Seven (jeans): $5.00, No Label (top): $20.00, Rachel Rachel Roy (shoes): $68.00,

Necklaces: $16.00, $20.00, $28.00

No, you can never go wrong with sequins and sparkles.  Incorporate sequins, leather, and animal print and you’ll be looking even fabber than ever before!

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Robert Rodriguez (cardigan): $68.00, BCBG (blouse): $32.00, Muubaa (shorts): $88.00,

Brian Atwood (shoes): $60.00, Necklace: $24.o0

Edge up a knee length dress with some studs and a pop of color on your feet!  And if you must wear a solid dress try to find one with some texture, like this lace one.

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Jovani (blazer): $140.00, Abs (dress): $40.00, Miu Miu (shoes): $360.00, Necklace: $24.00

Now if you want to look the fabulest, you must be BOLD!  Pair  graphic prints together with bright colors and you are sure to stand out all night long.

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BCBG (dress): $125.00, Liberty of London (scarf): $28.00, YSL (shoes): $400.00,

Coldwater Creek (necklace): $24.00

Go have some fun in your closet; I’m sure you have something to wow us with!  And if you need anything you just come by and we’ll fix you up to look like a model hot off the runway!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Look What the Wind Blue In!

Today is the perfect day to trot around town in your favorite sundress.  Don’t fret if you haven’t found that special dress for days like this, we have got you covered!  Here are a few easy breezy looks to take you from place to place as you gallivant looking your finest!

This adorable denim mini dress is great for casual day outings like the farmer’s market or taking a tour of your local brewery.  And there is no better way to show your Nashville Pride than wearing it with some good ‘ol cowgirl boots!

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BCBGirls (boots): $48, Built By Wendy (dress): $51, leather necklaces: $5 each

Try adding some funk to your sundress by pairing it with some chunky espadrilles and a leather jacket.  Now grab your greatest gal pals and get ready for some yummy drinks on the patio!

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Millard’s Creek (leather jacket): $120, ABS (dress): $24,

XTC Melrose (shoes): $80, necklace: $16

This last look is perfect for those of you going on a hot date tonight!  Keep it sexy with a lace theme going through your look and then add some edge with a statement bracelet.

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1060 Sherman (dress): $28, Manolo Blahnik (shoes): $50, bracelet: $16

As always ladies, have a wonderful weekend and enjoy yourself in whatever you’re sporting because you always look fabulous!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance