Inspired By: Chanel’s Windows!

Jodi’s been off exploring the Big Apple, and she brought back some fabulous inspiration for us! Check out these fun Chanel storefront windows, below:

chanels window

CHANEL WINDOW POSTDress- Hinge sz S $24

Sweater- Hoss Intro sz S $24

Scarf- Joolay $9

Necklace- $12

Booties- Mossimo sz 6 $15


Blue Top- Rory Beca sz S $28

Cardigan- Kate Spade sz M $100

Jeans- Vince sz 26 $21

Necklace- Nygaard $24

Mary Janes- Boutique 9 sz 9 $48


Blouse- Fossil sz S $24

Velvet Dress- Theme sz S $18

Necklace- $12

Wedges- Enzo Angiolini sz 6.5 $48

Frame Bag- Vintage $24


Top- Olivaceous sz S $15

Polka Dot Pants- Elizabeth & James sz 4 $36

Boucle Jacket- Jon sz 10 $20

Necklace- $5

Heels- Me Too sz 9 $32

Vegan Leather Purse- Gunas $75

Belt- $10


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It’s a Horse, Of Course!

Miller is looking lovely today in a watercolor horse print jumpsuit (you heard me right!) that we just got in.

Giddy Up!




Jumpsuit- Ainsley sz L $48

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!


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

pantone marsala2

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

pantone marsala5

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

pantone marsala

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??


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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…
millershed  millerfur

…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


Taken with Tribal Prints!

This week we’re inspired by this fab street style snap from Paris Fashion Week! (Taken by Tommy Ton, duh!). Check out our take on the tribal trend, below:

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TRIBAL BLOGDress- Whitley sz XS $48

Gingham Blouse- sz S $12

Howlite Necklace- $24 (comes with matching earrings)

Belt- sz S/M $5

Wedges- Nine West sz 10 $10

TRIBAL BLOG 2Tunic Top- Ark & Co sz S $24

Gray Leggings- Paris Angel sz $10

Necklace- $16

Scarf- Dimri $16

Boots- Corral sz 8.5 $160

TRIBAL BLOG 1Jacket- See Thru Soul sz S $16

Leopard Top- True Grit sz M $5

Skirt- Tory Burch sz 2 $88

Necklace- $16

Lace Up Wedges- Mia sz 9 $24

TRIBAL BLOG 4Dress- Flying Tomato sz 5/6 $40

Striped Tank- Chicos sz S $16

Belt- Cabi sz S $24

Cardigan- Nic & Zoe sz M $40

Necklace- $20

Wedges- Jessica Simpson sz 8.5 $24


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Pantone Spring 2014 Color Forecast!

This week we’re inspired by Pantone’s seasonal color forecast! Check out our favorites, below:

PANTONE SPRING 2014Image from

Violet Tulip

PANTONE SPRING 2014 3Sweater- H&M sz M $12

Skirt- Odille sz 4 $24

Howlite  Necklace- $24

Agate Necklace- $24

Lace up boots- Frye

Cayenne & Hemlock

PANTONE SPRING 2014 2Top- No Label sz S/M $24

Striped Jacket- Comme Des Garcons sz 6 $50 (on sale from $200!)

Skirt- Marc Jacobs sz 6 $40

Belt- S $16

Heels- Crown Vintage sz 9 $16

Radiant Orchid

PANTONE SPRING 2014 4Blouse- L8ter sz M $16

Shorts- Divided sz 6 $12

Blazer- Hilfiger sz 8 $44

Belt- A&F sz XS $16 Necklace- AV Max $24

Heels- Nine West sz 10 $10

Celosia Orange & Placid Blue

PANTONE SPRING 2014 5Graphic Tee- 5th Culture sz M $16

Cardigan- Ann Taylor sz XS $16

Floral Jeans- Real Clothes sz 6 $20

Necklace- $16

Gladiator Sandals- Dolce Vita sz 8.5 $28

Paloma & Sand

PANTONE SPRING 2014 1Bubble Dress- Rundholz sz S $160

Mesh Top- sz XS $10

Vest- Vivienne Westwood sz M/L $10 (SOLD!)

Necklaces- $12 each

Heels- Coclico sz 8 $68

What are your favorite Pantone color picks for spring?


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The Runway Recycled: Miu Miu’s Quirky Prints!

We’re absolutely in love with Miu Miu’s prints for Spring! Check out how to bring some quirky and fun prints into your outfits this season, below:


RUNWAY RECYCLED MIU MIU 2Top- Guinevere sz S $16

Skirt- Tibi sz 2 $48

Belt- sz S/M $6

Heels- Coach sz 7 $56

RUNWAY RECYCLED MIU MIU 4Jacket0 Jeanne Marc sz M/L $20

Lace Top- Victoria’s Secret sz M $12

Necklace- $20

(Boots & Jeans are Brooke’s 🙂 )

RUNWAY RECYCLED MIU MIU 5Dress- Forever 21 sz M $16

Belt- sz M/L $16

Wedges- Laundry sz 9.5 $24

RUNWAY RECYCLED MIU MIU 6Dress- Merona sz XL $20

Necklace- $16

Wooden Bangle- $8

Painted Metal Bangle- $10

Set of Wooden Bangles- $12

(Shoes & Adorable Hat are Eva’s own)

RUNWAY RECYCLED MIU MIU 3Floral Top- no label sz S $16

Cardigan- Ann Taylor sz XS $16

High-Waisted Jeans- Imogene & Willie sz 27/28 $60

Bow Flats- Report sz 7 $12

runway recycled miu miu 7Dress- Leona sz M $200

Necklace- Stella & Dot $40

Heels- Via Spiga sz7 $18


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Beat the Blues!

Does all of this dreary winter cold have you feeling blue? Cheer up with some fun denim pieces! Check out our favorites, below:

FEELING BLUEStriped Blouse- Kate Spade sz 6 $20 (on sale from $80!)

DenimVest- Style Book sz M $24

Floral Chiffon Skirt- J Crew sz XS $16

Belt- Tommy Hilfiger sz M $16

Cross Body Bag- Ecote $16

Booties- Sam Edelman sz 7 $36

FEELING BLUE3Denim Dress- J Crew sz 14 $24

Jacket- Helmut Lang sz 6 $100

Necklace- $16

Heels- Merona sz 8.5 $10

FEELING BLUE2Stretch Denim Dress- Isabel Marant sz S $200 (New With Tags!)

Bow Top (worn underneath)- BCBG sz S $16

Knit Jacket- LC Lauren Conrad sz XS $16

Heels- X Appeal sz 7 $16

FEELING BLUE4Lace Dress- Hazel sz M $72

Blouse- Passport sz M $12

Denim/Leather Jacket- Odyn sz 6 $160

Necklaces- $16 each

Booties- Schuler & Sons sz 7.5 $68

FEELING BLUE 5High-Waisted Jeans- Imogene & Willie sz 29 $80

Mustache Sweatshirt- Derek Heart (New With Tags!) sz S/M $16

Blouse- Worthington sz XS $16

Necklace- $10

Heels- Madden Girl sz 7 $24


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Inspired By: Dolce & Gabbana’s Polka Dots

We’re daydreaming about spring again over at the shop. This week we were inspired by this fabulous sheer polka dot dress from Dolce & Gabbana’s spring collection. Check out how to wear polka dots right now, below:

DOLCE & GABBANA POLKA DOTSDolce & Gabbana Spring 2014

POLKA DOT BLOGDress- Sugarhill sz S $48 (sold!)

Top- Ric Rac sz M $12

Belt- No Label sz M $24

POLKA DOT BLOG3Blouse- Frank & Eileen sz L $48

Striped Cardigan- The Limited sz L $12

Maxi Dress (under blouse)- JFW sz XL $24

Pin- Michael Golan $16

POLKA DOT BLOG2Polka Dot Dress- Jovovich Hawk for Target sz S/M $48

Grimey’s Tee- sz S/M $10

Necklace- $20

POLKA DOT BLOG4Chambray Blouse- Trouve sz S $32

Lattice Front Sweater- Sundance sz S $28

Polka Dot Skirt- Ann Taylor sz 4 $20

Necklace- $12

POLKA DOT BLOG5Jacket- Karen Kane sz L $12

Floral & Crochet Blouse- Jaloux sz M $16

Polka Dot Dress- Pinkyotto sz S $120

POLKA DOT BLOG6Coat- Soft Surroundings sz S $20

Blouse- Loro Piana sz XS/S $48

Polka Dot Dress- Sans Souci sz M $24

Necklace- Angel Court $160

Stay Warm!


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Warm our Hearts

Every season there are always a few big trends that stand out from the runways. Winter is still in full force but we’re ready to start channeling our favorite looks for Spring. Check out our inspirations from, below:

SPRING 14 THE ROWThe Row- Spring 2014 RTW

SPRING TRENDS NOW 2Teal Top- Nallie & Milly sz S $18

Scarf Print Shrug- Free People sz S $28
Jeans- Earnest Sewn sz 24 $48

Scarf- $9

Belt- sz XS $16

Suede Boots- Zodiac sz 8 $24

Get The Row‘s ethnic vibe with a fun scarf print vest!

Celine spring 2014

Celine Spring 2014 RTW

SPRING TRENDS NOW 3Blouse- Carlisle sz 12 $21

Jacket- Liz Claiborne sz M $9

Skirt- Ann Taylor sz 2 $12

Necklace- $7.50

Heels- Michael sz 7.5 $12

Another big trend for spring is art inspired prints. Get the look a la Celine with a brushstroke print blouse!

no. 21 spring trendNo. 21 Spring 2014 RTW

SPRING TRENDS NOWChambray Shirtdress (Worn as a top)- Bebop sz S $12

Cardigan- Knit sz S $36

Blazer- Gap sz 6 $18

Jeans- Serfontaine sz 25 $48

Boots- Tory Burch sz 9 $210

Necklace- $12

Guess, what?! Menswear will still be a trend into Spring, so keep those collared shirts handy 🙂

What Spring trend are you most excited about?


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