Inspired by: Pantone’s Color of the Year

Every year Pantone forecasts a set of colors that will be on trend for the year. This year’s main color is “Marsala”, which they describe as a robust and earthy wine red. Sounds good to us!

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Check out how we styled the color of the year, below:

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Dress- Alice & Olivia sz S $100

Sweater- Eileen Fisher sz M $80

Scarf- J Raani $14

Necklace- BINY USA $68

Studded Boots- Ash sz 40 $105

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Striped Turtleneck- Velvet sz S $15

Faux Leather Vest- Chelsea & Violet sz L $40

Skirt- Jigsaw sz 8 $24

Belt- sz M/L $16

Necklace- $32

Booties- Jeffrey Campbell sz 11 $40

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Blouse- Tribal sz XL $24

Sequin Tank (Worn under blouse)- Anne Klein sz S $9

Wide Leg Herringbone Pants sz 2 $24

Necklace- $9

Bag- Monserrat $54

Booties- Dolce Vita sz 7.5 $60

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Dress- JF & Son sz 0 $34

Velour Flats- Johnston & Murphy sz 7.5 $25 (on sale from $100!!)

Will you be rocking Pantone’s color of the year??

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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Inspired by Color: Pantone’s Fall Forecast

Back in the spring we were so excited about the fall fashion shows that we did a blog about Pantone’s fall 2013 color forecast. Now that it’s actually fall, we’ve revisited those colors and put together our favorite combos using pieces in the store! Check out what we came up with, below:

PANTONE COLOR COMBOS 10pantone color combosDress- Moda International sz XS $36

Knit Moto Jacket- Free People sz 6 $48

Infinity Scarf- $10

Feather Necklace- $10

Boots- Vintage Frye sz 8 $140

Cobalt blue “Mykonos” pops when paired with the taupey “Carafe”

pantone vivaciouspantone color combos 2Coat- Banana Republic sz XS $120

Scarf- Etienne Aigner $16

Pants- Rag & Bone sz S $17

Leopard Flats- Stuart Weitzman sz 7.5 $80

Be bold with a raspberry hued “Vivacious” scarf and a classic emerald green wool coat!

PANTONE COLOR COMBOS8PANTONE COLOR COMBOS 4Plaid Blouse- Grapevine sz S $4

Polka Dot Dress- Velvet sz S/M $16

Vest- Cotton sz S $16

Scarf- $16

Vintage Belt- sz S/M $16

Oxfords- J. Peterman sz 8.5 $120

Pumpkin colored “koi” is perfect for fall paired with neutrals like taupe and gray “turbulence”

PANTONE COLOR COMBOS 6 pantone color combos 3Tweed Blazer- J Crew sz 6 $24

Hooded Sweatshirt- Tulle sz XS $12

Jeans- J Brand sz 28 $80

Bag- Repetto (New With Tag!) $48

Flats- Tory Burch sz 5 $140

Check out this blazer we have with 3 of Pantone’s forecasted colors for fall, “Emerald”, “Acai”, and “Mykonos”!

Will you be wearing the forecasted colors this fall?

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