COMMANDER IN COLOR

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HAT: $16

BACKPACK: $88

 

GOTH POSH

GOTH POSH.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND GOT A LITTLE LOST.

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DRESS: VIVIENNE WESTWOOD SIZE S $100

PURSE: CHANEL $4,000

RING: BLACK GEM $10

BLACK BEADED $40

BRACELET: LEATHER MAROON CUFF $12

STRIPE BANGLE (W MONOGRAM) $10

THIN POLKA DOT BANGLES $12

PINK METAL CUFF $12

SHOES: VIOLET & RED $28 SIZE 10.5/11

HEADPIECE:  (SOLD)

CHOKER: $12

SHADES OF SPRING

COME LOAD UP ON FLORALS TO GET IN THE MOOD FOR SPRING!IMG_9423IMG_9425IMG_9427IMG_9429

Inspired By: Dolce & Gabbana’s Polka Dots

We’re daydreaming about spring again over at the shop. This week we were inspired by this fabulous sheer polka dot dress from Dolce & Gabbana’s spring collection. Check out how to wear polka dots right now, below:

DOLCE & GABBANA POLKA DOTSDolce & Gabbana Spring 2014

POLKA DOT BLOGDress- Sugarhill sz S $48 (sold!)

Top- Ric Rac sz M $12

Belt- No Label sz M $24

POLKA DOT BLOG3Blouse- Frank & Eileen sz L $48

Striped Cardigan- The Limited sz L $12

Maxi Dress (under blouse)- JFW sz XL $24

Pin- Michael Golan $16

POLKA DOT BLOG2Polka Dot Dress- Jovovich Hawk for Target sz S/M $48

Grimey’s Tee- sz S/M $10

Necklace- $20

POLKA DOT BLOG4Chambray Blouse- Trouve sz S $32

Lattice Front Sweater- Sundance sz S $28

Polka Dot Skirt- Ann Taylor sz 4 $20

Necklace- $12

POLKA DOT BLOG5Jacket- Karen Kane sz L $12

Floral & Crochet Blouse- Jaloux sz M $16

Polka Dot Dress- Pinkyotto sz S $120

POLKA DOT BLOG6Coat- Soft Surroundings sz S $20

Blouse- Loro Piana sz XS/S $48

Polka Dot Dress- Sans Souci sz M $24

Necklace- Angel Court $160

Stay Warm!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Kiss and Tell: Inspired by our Favorite Spring Lip Colors!

They say you’re never fully dressed without a smile….we at Designer Renaissance think nothing compliments a pretty pout better than a fabulous lip color. We’ve each come up with an ensemble inspired by our favorite hue, below:

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lipstick postBlazer- Elie Tahari sz 4 $68

Blouse- Calypso St. Barth sz XS $68

White Pants- Elie Tahari sz 0 $68

Wedges- J Crew sz 6 $48

Necklace- $24

Kallie’s favorite lipstick at the moment is a deep wine shade called “Crush” by Revlon’s Just Bitten Balm Stain. Pair a darker lip color like this with neutrals or pastels for an unexpected pop!

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Yellow Jacket- WD NY sz 4 $16

Striped Top- KLD Signature sz S $16

Shorts- MM Couture sz S $20

Scarf (Worn as Belt)- $8

Puffed Heart Necklace- $24

Wedges- Seychelles sz 6.5 $48

Brooke is also totally loving Revlon’s Just Bitten Balm Stain! She pairs a poppy red called “Romantic” with primary colors for a fun summery look- perfect for today’s weather 🙂

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lipstick post2Denim Jacket- Seal Company sz XS $16

Polka Dot Top- Lilith M sz M $40

Lace Shorts- Moon Collection sz 8/10 $40

Beaded Flats-Report sz 9 $24

Bird Cuff Bracelet- $24

Gold Bracelet- $18

Orange Beaded Bracelet- $12

Necklace- $28

Anna is just smitten with Sephora’s cream lip stain in “Forever Fuchsia”. Hot pink looks fabulous with denim and cream, don’t you agree?

What’s your favorite lip color this season?

Love,

 The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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:

 

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Erdem Spring 2013 RTW, from Style.com

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!

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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?

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Scarves for Days!

This past week we received a TON of fabulous new scarves and we’ve been pondering new and different ways we can wear them. We came across the youtube video below that shows you 25 different ways to tie a scarf! We picked a few of our favorite ways, and had Brooke model them for you.

 

 

 

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Here Brooke models “The Basic Loop”

Pashmina Scarf- $18

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This one is called “The Magic Trick”

Skull Scarf- $30

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Create a drapey effect with “The Waterfall”

Leopard Scarf- $30

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Brooke pulls off “The Twist and Pull” just marvelously, don’t you think?

Red Scarf- $28

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And last but not least, “The Fake Knot”!

Butterfly Scarf- $30

What are your favorites from the video?

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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