Maxed Out!

Can you wear your maxi skirts and dresses into fall? We think so!! Check out how, below:

maxi skirtsDress- Nic & Zoe sz L/XL $68

Cardigan- Eileen Fisher sz M $48

Belt- sz S $16

Scarf- $16

Boots- Jessica Simpson sz 8.5/9 $48

Layer a cardigan over your favorite tribal print maxi dress, belt it, and voila!

maxi skirts2Lace Crop Top- S $12

Green Tank- Chicos sz S $12

Velvet Skirt- Eileen Fisher sz S $48

Necklace- $16

Lace up Suede Pumps- Sam Edelman sz 8.5 $48

Lace, velvet, suede, oh my!

maxi skirts3Striped Maxi Dress- sz S $12

Blouse- Sharon Young  sz 6 $10

Necklace- $10

Scarf- $8

Boots- Ugg sz 7 $140

Tie your favorite blouse over a striped maxi with short boots for a great fall look!

maxi skirts4Skirt- Lie sz 6 $24

Sweater- BCBG sz S $28

Jacket- Sanctuary sz S/M $28

Necklace- $10

Wedges- Chloe sz 7 $20 (on sale from $80!)

Pair a slouchy cowl neck sweater and jacket with a flowy maxi skirt for a cozy ensemble!

How will you wear your maxi’s this fall?


The Girls at Designer Renaissance

White (Blazers!) After Labor Day

It seems as if the old fashion rule “no white after Labor Day” has officially been thrown out the window! We’ve covered a few of the big fall trends already, but another interesting one is white blazers. Check out how we’ve styled our favorite ones, below:

white blazers calvin kleinSome inspiration from the fall 2013 Calvin Klein RTW show


Sweater- Valentino sz S $120

Cobalt Jeans- Gap sz 8 $16

Booties- Blair sz 8.5 $16

We love the contrast of the white blazer with a leopard print sweater!


Leather Jacket- Illia sz S $280

Plaid Blouse- Caslon sz 8 $20

Brocade Skirt- BB Dakota sz 4 $12

Belt- $20

Necklace- Betsey Johnson $32

Suede Heels- Sacha London sz 7 $48

Not convinced yet? Start out with an off white jacket or blazer like this great leather one by Illia!

WHITE BLAZERS 3Jacket- YaYa sz XS $88

Blouse- Rachel Roy sz S $20

Skirt- Pure DKNY sz 10 $48

Necklace- $3

Scarf- Made of Me $16

Boots- Franco Barbieri sz 9 $32

Pair your white jacket with jewel tones like green and navy for a look that pops.

WHITE BLAZERS 4Blazer- Central Park West sz S $88

Blouse- Joan Leslie sz M/L $16

Jeans- Cheap Monday sz 27/28 $36

Lace Up Heels- Sam Edelman sz 7 $48

Necklace- Danielle Stevens $28

Cuff the sleeves of your white blazer with a printed blouse for a unique look.

What do you think, will you be trying out the white blazer trend this fall?


The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Bring your Summer Favorites into Fall!

We’re ready for it to cool down a bit here in Nashville, but we’re a bit sad to pack away our summer clothing for the new season. Well guess, what?!  You don’t have to say goodbye just yet! We’ve come up with some great ideas to bring some of your favorite summer pieces into fall, below:



Jacket- Free People sz 0 $32

Scarf- $16

Necklace- $16

Heels- Pink Studio sz 9 $24

Purse- Imoshion $56

Take your favorite summer dress into fall with a light jacket and a scarf!

TRANSITION POST 4TRANSITION POST 3Drapey Bubble Hem Skirt- Lunn sz S/M $88

Sweater- Nick & Mo sz M/L $24

Boots- Franco Sarto sz 9 $32

Pair a cozy sweater and boots with that maxi skirt you’ve been loving all summer long!

TRANSITION POST 5TRANSITION POST 6Top- Alice & Olivia sz M $17 (marked down from $68!)

Leather Jacket- Illia sz 6 $120

Skirt- Diane Von Furstenberg sz 8 $100

Scarf- $24

Boots- Steve Madden sz 8 $24

Pair a summery blouse with fall colors and textures like leather for a great transitional look!


Cashmere Sweater- J Crew sz S $36

Braided Belt- sz S $16

Necklace- Danielle Stevens $28

Cobalt Pumps- H&M sz 9 $10

Another easy way to bring that sundress into fall? Throw a sweater on over it and belt it!


Sparkly Sweater- Gap sz S $10

Green Pants- Vince Camuto sz 0 $36

Necklace- $24

Suede Wedges- Sam Edelman sz 7 $48

Sheer blouses can come with us into fall too, just layer another top or sweater over them!

What are you going to bring from your summer wardrobe into fall? Speaking of summer, ALL of our summer items are 75% off and they’re going fast!

Happy Thursday 🙂


The Girls at Designer Renaissance