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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Off to the Races!

It’s Race season, and we’re all ready over at the shop! Check out the fabulous hats we have that are perfect for Derby this weekend or Steeplechase on May 10th!

 STEEPLECHASE BROOKDress- Strenesse sz M $12

Necklace- $24

Bracelet- Vintage $12

Hat- Carol Carr $320

STEEPLECHASE DANIELLETulle Skirt- Lilith sz M $240

Blouse- Danielle’s 🙂

Necklace- SOLD!

Hat- HR $200

STEEPLECHASE EVADress- Prabal Gurung for Target sz 8 $16

Heels- BCBG sz 9 $28

Hat- HR $240

STEEPLECHASE KALLIEDress- Cynthia Rowley sz S $28

Wedges- Dirty Laundry sz 7 $16

Necklace- Wendy Mink $36

Fringed Bag- Marni (New With Tags!!) $600

Hat- HR $210


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Holiday Gift Guide!

The holidays are fast approaching and we’re all scrambling to get our gift shopping done. Are you stressing out, too? Well don’t worry, we’ve put together some chic and more importantly, unique gift ideas for everyone from your Mother to your best friend, below:

GIFT GUIDE 2013 3GIFT GUIDE 2013 4Sequin Cuff- Hoss $12

Bangles- Tory Burch $68 each

Bejeweled Cuff- Erickson Beaman $90 (on sale from $360!)

Everyone loves some arm candy!

gift guide 2013 7gift guide 2013 6Taupe Bag- Marni $150 (On sale from $600)

Scarf Clutch- Pilcro $48

Travel Zip Pouch- Pendleton $20

A Marni bag for $150?! Surprise your designer-label lovin’ sister with this great leather handbag.

GIFT GUIDE 2013 2Multicolor Wrap Belt- Johnny Was sz S $36

Sequined Wrap Belt- The Limited sz M $16

Chain & Leather Wrap Belts- J Crew $20 each

We’re always looking for fun belts to jazz up our outfits. Give your gal pals each a fun wrap style belt this year, we’ve got several to choose from!

gift guide 2013 5Matching Hat & Scarf- Michael Stars $24 & $40

Red Gloves w/ Faux Fur- $8

Black Gloves w/ Suede Bows- San Diego Hat Co $36 (New With Tags!)

Red Gloves- $12

It’s finally winter here in Nashville, so you can’t go wrong with a funky matching hat & scarf set!

Need more ideas? Come in and see us!


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The Runway Recycled: Inspired by Pastels!

The weather may still be cold and dreary here in Nashville, but we’ve already started daydreaming about spring! The florals, the color palettes, and of course, getting to put away our heavy winter coats. Inspired by some of our favorite Spring 2013 Runway looks (below), we put together some pastel-colored ensembles that will tide you over until the weather warms up!


Marni S/S 2013 Ready to Wear


Anna Sui S/S 2013 Ready to Wear


Kelly Wearstler S/S 2013 Ready to Wear


Mulberry S/S 2013 Ready to Wear

*All above photos are from


Lavender Dress (shown as a top)- Rebecca Taylor sz S $80

Hooded Sweater (worn underneath)- Oleg Cassini Sport sz S $24

Skirt- Pure Jill sz XS $16

Necklace- $24

Belt- Banana Republic sz S $12


Green Linen Blouse- Tin Lizzie sz L $40

Cardigan- Guinevere sz S $32

Jeans- J Brand sz 28 $88

Belt- Banana Republic sz S/M $10



Cardigan- Loft sz S $16

Lace Top- Topaz sz S $12

Printed Tank- Sparrow sz S $28

Green Bellbottoms- BDG sz 28 $36


Strapless Dress- J Crew sz O $32

Lace Top- Ella Moss sz S $24

Crocheted Sweater- Free People sz S $28

Necklace- Talbots $18

Scarf- Cashmere $24

And just a reminder, all of our winter items are on sale 25 to 75% off to make room for fabulous new spring pieces!


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