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

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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

Inspired by: Pantone’s Fall 2013 Color Report

New York Fashion Week has just begun again and we’re so excited to see all of the fabulous fall collections! Along with all of the fall trends, we’re interested to see what colors we’ll be seeing a lot of. Pantone has released their fall color report, and it’s all about bright berry tones and luxurious shades of emerald and cobalt blue. We’re just starting to put out our spring pieces here at the store, but we couldn’t resist putting together some ensembles inspired by the forecasted colors, below:

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Dress- Milly sz 6 $120

Cardigan- Moth sz S $32

Belt-Ralph Lauren sz M $16

Necklace- $16

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PANTONE POST 3Dress- Max & Cleo sz 12 $88

Scarf- Vera $8

Necklace- $7.50

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Blue Sweater- Prive sz S $32

Poncho- Flying Tomato sz S/M $28

Suede Belt- Creacione sz S $5

Pants- Yanuk sz 26 $32

Velvet Scarf- $16

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Blouse- Ralph Lauren sz S $20

Denim Vest-sz S $40

Necklace- $32

Corduroy Pants- Adriano Goldschmied sz 28 $68

*All illustrations are from Pantone.com

(Click through to  see the full color report too!)

Happy Fashion Week!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance