SHADES OF SPRING

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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…
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…or you’re planning for the not-so-distant  future…

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…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

 

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

It’s the last time running through snow
Where the vaults are full and the fire is bold.”

“Don’t Lie” – Vampire Weekend

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She Wears Flowers in Her Hair

Spring is officially here (Or in Nashville’s case…it seems that we’ve skipped right to summer with this heatwave)! They say that April’s showers bring May flowers, and we’re ready for the beautiful blooms. We have a fabulous  selection of floral headgear in the shop right now- check out our favorites below:

FLOWER CHILD4FLOWER CHILD3Yellow Jacket- WD NY sz 4 $16

Top- JVN sz S $25 (on sale from$100!)

Skirt- Thread sz 2 $48

Necklace- $16

Vintage Hat- $20

FLOWER CHILD2FLOWER CHILDPolka Dot Wrap Dress- Pink Tartan sz S $68

Cami- Max Studio sz S $16

Necklace- $12

Fabric Petal Crown- $16

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Blouse- Calypso St. Barth sz S $68

Crochet Vest- Puff & Bean sz M $24

Skirt- Rag & Bone sz6 $68

Fish Necklace- $20

Bird Necklace-$20

Beaded Necklace- $28

Flower Garland Crown- $16

Speaking of spring celebrations, next week is our 25th Birthday! Come out to the store on Thursday April 25th from 10 am-5:45 pm for big sales, cupcakes, trunk shows, and other surprises!

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

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Anna Sui S/S 2013 Ready to Wear

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Kelly Wearstler S/S 2013 Ready to Wear

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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

Put a SPRING in your step with some cute new shoes!

If you have a case of spring fever, the only cure is to buy new shoes!
With that in mind, let us help you find the perfect pair to go with all of your adorable new spring outfits.

Whether you’re going to be spending time indoors, or out –  your feet will be perfectly happy stepping out in a pair of designer shoes.  Come check us out, and come see these beauties in person!


Left to Right: Nicole Sz 10 – $48,  White Buffalo Moccasins Sz 10 – $120,  Bacio Sz 10 – $48



Loeffer Randall Taupe Sandal Sz  9.5, $48


Dani Black Beige Sandal Sz 7 – $120

The above collection reminds me of camping. Not like you could camp in high heels… but IF you could, what better way to adorn your feet?  So, ditch the grass for some pavement and try “Glamping” instead.

Chanel Quilted Pump Sz 9, $120
Looking for something a little more classic for your taste? We’ve got you covered.


Sam Edelman Spiked/Studded Heel Sz 8.5, $100
These also double as a weapon! Just saying! I’m all about multi-purpose.


Sachelle Sunshine Yellow Wedge Sz 8, $48

Maybe grass, trees and all the allergies that come with them just aren’t your thing. You could always spend your time on the lake in these adorable sunshine yellow wedges.  Pair them with an adorable swimsuit, shorts or a flirty summer dress.

So stop on by to find your perfect spring pairings.  Ciao Bellas!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance