Musical Match Up: You Say Goodbye and I Say Hello

Here’s to hoping the groundhog doesn’t see his shadow.


Goodbye coat




Hello boat (attire)



Come on by and grab your end of season coat or your nauticals for the budding one!


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Musical Match-Up – “It’s the last time, running through snow…”

Winter has finally taken its toll on Nashville with these recent bursts of chilly January air, but with Nashville’s wild weather, spring will be here before we know it.

So weather you’re looking for something to keep you warm…
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…or you’re planning for the not-so-distant  future…


…Designer Renaissance has got you covered!

Winter Outfit:

Fox Fur by Oscar De La Renta, Size XL – $1000

Spring Outfit:

Dress by Hinge, Size S – $24

Hat by Claire’s, Size N/A – $16 $12

Blouse by Billy Reid, Size XS – $36 $27



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It’s the last time running through snow
Where the vaults are full and the fire is bold.”

“Don’t Lie” – Vampire Weekend


Graduate in Style!

It’s graduation season! Whether you’re donning that cap and gown or just an attendant, we’ve got some fun outfit ideas, below:


GRADUATION BLOGDress- Betsey Johnson Size 2 $48

Necklace $12

Shoes-White MT 8.5 $10


GRADUATION BLOG2Dress- French Collection Size 4

Necklace- Lydell NYC $20

Shoe- Prabal Size 8 $44

GRADUATION BLOG3Dress- Man & Cleo Size 6 $64


Shoes-Charles David Size 9 $16




Dress- Laundry Size 6 $180

Jacket-Willow & Clay Size M $36

Necklace- $24

Shoes-Kiwi Size 5.5 $34


2 Piece Jil Sander Size XS/S

Blouse- BCBG Size M $24

Necklace-Betsey Johnson $24

Shoes-Marni Size 7 $48


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Falling for Fur!

We’ve got a whole rack of fabulous fur and faux fur vests as well as coats! We can’t all be Rachel Zoe, so we came up with some fun ways to wear them, below:

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Raccoon Fur Sweater Vest- Jocelyn sz S $88

Sweater- Tulle sz XS $16

Dress- Sleeping on Snow sz S $48

Necklace- $20

Boots- Franco Sarto sz 9.5 $12

Fringe Bag- Madeline sz 7.5 $48

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Faux Fur Coat- Frances Khan sz 12 $48

Top- Carol Horn sz XS $10

Skirt- Vittadini sz M/L $16

Pumps- Boot Shop sz 9 $12

Necklace- Petra $100

fur vest blogfur vest blog 2Dress- Betsey Johnson sz 4 $48

Faux Fur Jacket- Free People sz XS $48

Bag- Francesca Biasia $17  (on sale from $68!)

Heels- Madeline sz 7.5 $5

We’ve got tons more in store, come check them out 🙂


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Seeing Spots!

Every year we see trends that just keep getting better. One of those trends for fall 2013 is animal prints! We were totally inspired by the look below from Diane Von Furstenberg’s fall ready to wear collection. Check out the looks we put together with the fabulous animal print pieces we have in store right now:

LEOPARD BLOG DVFDiane Von Furstenberg Fall 2013 RTW

animal print blogRabbit Fur Coat- John Carlisle sz S/M $20

Sweater- Pure Collection Cashmere sz S $24

Plaid Blouse- Sanctuary sz M $18

Jeans- Joes sz XS $10

Necklace- $15

Heels- Aldo sz 7 $40

animal print blog 2Blouse- Cindy Collins sz M $12

Leather Skirt- Jenne Mack sz S/M $68

Blazer- BCBG sz S $80

Necklace- $16

Leopard Platforms- Betsey Johnson sz 9 $12 (on sale from $48!!)

animal print blog 3Dress- Topshp sz 4 424

Jacket- BCBG sz S $80

Scarf- $10

Belt- sz S $12

Heels- Gomax sz 6.5 $24

animal print blog 5Blouse- Pinkyotto sz XS $15

Cardigan- J Crew sz M $24

Skirt- Loft sz 2 $16

Necklace- $20

 Heels- Oh Deer! sz 6.5 $48

animal print blog 4Coat- Appraisal sz M $32

Dress- Jax sz 8 $40

Necklace- $16

T Strap Heels- Pink Studio sz 8.5 $24

Will you be wearing animals prints this fall??

Happy Thursday!


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“Street Style”- Designer Renaissance Style!

Today the girls are all rocking our favorite Designer Renaissance pieces! Check out the outfits we’ve put together, below:


DR OUTFIT POSTDR OUTFIT POST 2Anna shows off her favorite blazer, graphic tee, and TOM’s shoes, all from Designer Renaissance!

DR OUTFIT POST 7DR OUTFIT POST 8Brooke is wearing a fabulous pair of graphic pants, canvas wedges, and a beaded choker from DR!

DR OUTFIT POST 3DR OUTFIT POST 4We have a TON of great vintage pieces right now. Kallie looks lovely in this floral and lace dress and wooden heels!


DR OUTFIT POST 6Paige grabbed this amazing Betsey Johnson fruit print dress at 75% off this week. Perfect with her retro pin-up style!

Come see us today and we’ll help you pick out your own DR outfit 🙂


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A Craving for Arm Candy!

One of the best parts of our day here at Designer Renaissance is seeing what everyone is wearing each morning. Brooke is always done up head to toe in mix & match prints, Anna rocks some fun headbands and hats, and Kallie brings a pop of color with bright lipstick!

We all have different style, but there’s one thing we can always agree on- some fabulous arm candy! We have tons of fun and funky wrist-wear in the store right now, so we stacked some on for you:


From top to bottom:

Wire Seed Bead Bracelet- $16

Resign Bangle- Ketty Dasgaard Denmark $10

Tribal Stretch Bracelet- $8

Ceramic Square Bead Bracelet- $16

Faux Stone Orange Resin Bracelet- $12

Charm Bracelet-$16

ARM CANDY BLOG2From Top to Bottom:

Ebony Wooden Bangle- $4

Wooden Multi Colored Bracelet- $8

Multi Cut Rhinestone Bracelet- $16

Stripe Stretch Bracelet- $8

ARM CANDY BLOG4From Top to Bottom:

Black Faceted Stretch Bracelet- $12

Hinged Brushed Metal Bangle- $16

Stretch Charm Bracelet- Betsey Johnson $12

ARM CANDY BLOGFrom Top to Bottom:

Mint Lucite Bangle-$12

Vintage Rhinestone and Swirl Bracelet- Trifari (part of a set that includes a necklace/earrings) $48

Stretch Agate Heart Bracelet- $8

Brushed Gold and Stone Bracelet- $10

Come in and get some arm candy of your own!


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