The Runway Recycled: Menswear!

Fall is about to be in full swing in store, and we’re getting inspired by the trends from the runway! One of the biggest ones you’ll be seeing is menswear fabrics, shapes, and details. Check out our favorite looks from the Fall 2013 Ready to Wear shows, and our take on them, below:

MENSWEAR 3.1 PHILLIP LIM3.1 Phillip Lim

MENSWEAR BLOG 1Coat- Jack by BB Dakota sz S $48

Angora Sweater- Chaus sz S $20

Blouse- Prada sz S $80

Pencil Skirt- Fluxus sx S $48

Heels- Boutique 9 sz 7.5 $48

MENSWEAR BLOG 4Marc Jacobs

MENSWEAR BLOG 2Blouse- Malene Birger sz M $40

Cardigan- BCBG sz S $12

Tweed Shorts- H&M sz 4 $16

Suede Flats- J Crew sz 8 $16

MENSWEAR BILLY REIDBilly Reid

MENSWEAR BLOG 5Blouse- Woolrich sz M/L $16

Vest- Ryu sz M $28

Trousers- Lux sz 8 $16

Necklaces- $16 each

Suede Spectator Heels- Dolce Vita sz 10 $40

MENSWEAR MARC BY MARCMarc by Marc Jacobs

menswear blog 6Blouse- Caslon sz 8 $20

 High Waisted Jeans- Cheap Monday sz 27/28 $36

Jacket- Kensie sz 2 $24

Patent Loafers- Dolce Vita sz 7 $24

*All Runway photos from Style.com

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Pretty in Paris!

But wait, which Paris? Whether you’re channeling la Francaise, Paris, Tennessee, or the fair city in Texas where the 1984 film “Paris, TX” gets its name, we’ve got you covered!

PARIS BLOGPARIS BLOG 3Capture the chicness of the French in a simple lace dress and metallic flats. Oui Oui!

Dress- Marc by Marc Jacobs sz 4 $140

Flats- Vince Camuto sz 7 $48

Belt- Avignon sz S $16

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PARIS BLOG 5Paris, TN has the  world’s biggest fish fry festival, but there’s nothing fishy about this ensemble 😉

Dress- H&M sz S $12

Plaid Shirt- Caslon sz M $20

Belt- $3

Necklace- $12

Boots- Donald J Pliner sz 6.5 $100

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You can’t go wandering around in the heat of Paris, TX without the perfect cowboy hat!

Blouse- Ryan Michaels sz M $28

Jeans- J Brand sz 29 $68

Belt- sz M $12

Boots- Old Gringo sz 8.5 $360

Hat- Vintage sz 7 $20

Au Revoir,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

How To Dress Up Your Graphic Tee!

We love a good graphic tee, but it’s easy to fall into a tee shirt and shorts slump- especially in the summer.  We came up with some exciting ways for you to wear your favorite band tee, below:

GRAPHIC TEE BLOG 4Tee- Marc by Marc Jacobs sz M/L $24

Skirt- sz 4 $16

Necklaces- $16 each

Platform Sandals- Kimchi Blue sz 7 $24

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TV Graphic Tee- F21 sz S $12

Blazer- Ann Taylor sz 4 $28

Jeans- Gap sz 0 $8

Necklace- Alfani $24

Sneaker Wedges- ZigiSoho sz 9 $32

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Bowie Tee- Doe sz S $16

Shorts- Silence & Noise sz 6/8 $20

Denim Jacket- Paper Denim & Cloth sz S $40

Belt- $12

Necklace- Lucky Brand $20

Gladiator Sandals- Blowfish sz 5.5 $12

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Tee- Truly Madly Deeply M $20

Blazer- Greylin sz S $88

Jeans- Bluelab sz XS $34

Necklace- $12

Wedges- MIA sz 10 $28

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Marilyn Monroe Face Tee- sz XS $12

Leopard Cardigan- J Crew sz S $16

Skirt- Odille sz M $28

Necklace- J Crew $40

Flats- Sam Edelman sz 7 $36

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Dr. Seuss Tee- Delia’s sz S $16

Blouse- Alternative Apparel sz S $16

Jeans- Blessed & Cursed sz 28 $88

Necklace- $12

Ruffle Heels- Velvet Angel sz 6.5 $68

And here’s Kallie’s take on the trend:

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Need help styling your graphic tee? Come on in and see us 🙂 And don’t forget to like us on Facebook, we’ve still got our Surprise sales going on every day in July!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance