Pretty Pastels for Easter – Inspired by Leona

It’s almost Easter, and we can’t wait to wear our pastels! All week we’ve been anxiously awaiting for the start of Nashville Fashion Week, and we couldn’t help but be inspired by one of the local designers, Leona by Lauren Leonard! Her designs are feminine and perfect for the upcoming holiday – check out our take on her Spring 2013 looks below:

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Leona Spring 2013

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Jacket- Vertigo sz S $20

Top- Tracy Reese sz S $30 (on sale from $120!)

Shorts- Adidas sz S $16

Scarf- $12

Slides- Ferragamo sz 8.5 $100

Chain Strap Purse- Gianni Bini $24

leona blog post 4Cardigan- Brunello Cucinelli sz S $400

Blouse- Sundance sz XS $8

Shorts- Catharine Malandrino sz 4 $17 (on sale from $68!)

Scarf- Emanuel $24

Sandals- Gucci sz 5.5 $160

leona blog post 6Blazer- Elie Tahari sz 4 $68

Strapless Dress- Shoshanna sz 8 $140

Metallic Belt- $12

Necklace- Freshwater Pearls $240

Ribbon Pumps- Gianni Bini sz 8.5 $24

leona blog post 5Eyelet Dress- Kate Spade sz 2 $200

Cardigan- Gidget sz S $20

Purse- Vintage Stuart Weitzman $20

Belt- J Crew sz M $20

Strappy Heels- Jimmy Choo sz 7 $100

You can see Leona’s show at Nashville Fashion Week next Friday April 5th at 7:30 PM! Click here for more info and to buy tickets

Hoppy Easter! 🙂

PS We will be closing early today at 4 pm so hurry in to get your perfect pastel ensemble before then!

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!

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Marni S/S 2013 Ready to Wear

SPRING RUNWAY- ANNA SUI

Anna Sui S/S 2013 Ready to Wear

SPRING RUNWAY-KELLY WEARSTLER

Kelly Wearstler S/S 2013 Ready to Wear

SPRING RUNWAY-MULBERRY

Mulberry S/S 2013 Ready to Wear

*All above photos are from Style.com

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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

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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

Scarf-$12

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Cardigan- Loft sz S $16

Lace Top- Topaz sz S $12

Printed Tank- Sparrow sz S $28

Green Bellbottoms- BDG sz 28 $36

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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!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance