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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New Year’s Eve Sparkles!

You’ve just got one more week to get your sparkles for New Year’s Eve! Check out our favorites, below:

NYE 2014 2Sequined Dress- BCBG sz XS $195 (New With Tags!)

Faux Leather Jacket- H&M sz 6 $24

Scarf- $3

Suede Booties- Lovely People sz 7 $48

NYE 2014 3Sequined Sweater- Fifteen Twenty sz S $60

Sweater Leggings- Alice & Olivia sz XS $68

Scarf- $12

Cowboy Boots- Charlie Horse sz 7 $75 (on sale from $300!)

NYE 2014Polka Dot Sweater- Only Mine sz M $36

Leather Vest- The Eternal sz 8 $100 (on sale from $400!)

Leather Mini Skirt- Patrick sz S $200

Glitter Wedges- Senso sz 9/9.5 $48

Necklace- J. Crew $28

NYE 2014 POST 5Metallic Top- David Kahn sz M $40

Maroon Jeans- Vince sz 28 $56

Silver Necklace- $76

Patent Stiletto Booties- Stuart Weitzman sz 6 $100

NYE POST 4Hand Knitted Sweater- sz M/L $48

Sequined Leggings- sz XS $12

Necklace- $28

Satin Bow Flats- Kate Spade sz 9.5 $60

Just a reminder that we will only be open until 4 PM today (Saturday Dec. 21st) and we will be closed all next week! We will open back up on Monday Dec 30th 🙂

Happy New Year!
Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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

Making Statements!

Do you ever choose your outfit based on a killer new pair of shoes or piece of jewelry? We sure do. Check out some amazing statement accessories we have in store right now, below:

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STATEMENT BLOGSpiked Booties- Jeffrey Campbell sz 7 $100

Cardigan- J Crew sz L $20

Green Top- Blu Pepper sz S $16

Skirt- Plenty by Tracy Reese sz 6 $24

Belt- Kenneth Cole sz S/M $8

Scarf- $7

STATEMENT BLOG6STATEMENT BLOG5Jade Bee Handbag- Rafael Sanchez $280

Sweater- Karen Kane sz M $16

Blouse- Chico’s sz S/M $16

Jeans- NYDJ sz 6 $36

Necklace- $24

Heels- Steve Madden sz 8 $22

STATEMENT BLOG4STATEMENT BLOG 2Tribal Necklace- $24

Striped Blouse- sz S $16

Tank (Worn Underneath)- Sparkle & Fade  sz S $16

Green Skinny Jeans- Tripp NYC sz 0 $16

Leopard Fur Flats- Stuart Weitzman sz 7.5 $80

STATEMENT BLOG8STATEMENT BLOG7Vintage Belt- $48

Vest- Ronin Chen sz M/L $56

Knit Dress- Zara sz S/M $12

Sweater- Coldwater Creek sz M $6

Agate Necklace- $10

Need help styling your fall statement accessories? Come on in and see us 🙂

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Inspired by: The Great Gatsby!

Are you as excited as we are for the premier of The Great Gatsby movie?! We’ve put together some fabulous Jazz Age inspired ensembles that would be perfect to don at the movies on May 10th , below:

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Feather Dress- Painted Lady sz S/M $88

Sequin Belt- sz S/M $16

Pearl Necklace- $20

Heels- Manolo Blahnik sz 5.5 $160

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Fringe Tank- Iron sz M $20

Skirt- Banana Republic sz 8 $16

Heels- BCBG sz 7.5 $28

Feather Hair Clip- $8

Pearl Clutch- Magid  $28

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Leopard Shift- Dana Buchman sz 6 $20

Multi-Chain Necklace- $24

Scarf- $20

Rhinestoned Heels- Stuart Weitzman sz 6 $12 (on sale from $48!)

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Beaded Dress- Patra sz 10 $56

Glitter T Strap Heels- Betsey Johnson sz 9 $48

Hair Pin- $12

Need some more help channeling your inner Daisy Buchanan? Come in and let us style you! 🙂

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissnace

Valentine’s Day in Nashville!

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Still figuring out the perfect date night outfit? Or perhaps you don’t even have plans yet? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered on both fronts. We’ve put together some fabulous ensembles that will hopefully inspire you to do something fun whether it’s with your better half or your favorite group of girl friends (Gal-entines Day, anyone?)!

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Dress- Girls From Savoy sz 4 $48

Vest- no label sz XS $16

Booties- Soda sz 6.5 $24

Necklace- Worth $28

Enjoy a night of laughs with your loved one at Music City Improv’s monthly show on Friday February 15th in a boho chic ensemble!

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valentines day 4valentines day 3Dress- Vintage sz 4 $28

Cardigan- Fornarina sz S $10

Cap Toe Maryjanes- Stuart Weitzman sz 7 $48

Necklace- Lydell $36

Make your reservations now for a lovely gourmet dinner at Margot in East Nashville. We’ve paired a floral vintage dress with a retro inspired cardigan and sweet cap toe heels!

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Blazer- Rachel Rachel Roy sz 4 $32

Blouse- Ann Taylor sz 8 $24

Jeans- J Crew sz 29 $24

Spike Heels- Stuart Weitzman sz 7 $140

Earrings- Betsey Johnson $20

Grab your favorite gal pals and head to The Belcourt for a showing of Amour. Not feeling the love? Then see the next installment of the SEVEN UP! documentary series, 56 UP! Dress up your favorite skinny jeans with some blingy Stuart Weitzman spike heels, but be careful on those Hillsboro Village sidewalks 😉

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Dress- Free People sz M $68

Jacket- Camilla & Marc sz M $100 (on sale from $400!!)

Boots- Dolce Vita sz 6.5 $100

Necklace- $36

After your fabulous dinner at Margot, go and hear some great local live music at the winter East Nashville Underground shows (Friday & Saturday Feb 15th & 16th!). Don’t have a great statement jacket to pair over that cozy knit dress? We’ve got a great selection of leather, faux fur, and funky pieces like the buckle detailed one above.

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

High-End Holiday!

Everyone deserves a little treat when the holidays come around.  So, we’ve rounded up some fabulous gift ideas for yourself (or your loved ones).  Nothing compares to showing up to a holiday party back at home in sparkly shoes, carrying a designer handbag, and impressing everyone with a gorgeous statement ring.  Here are a few combinations to wow your friends as they open these gifts or dazzle them as you enter the room confidently in these wonderful pieces.

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Abaco (purse): $160.00

Tory Burch (necklace): $120.00

Miu Miu (skirt) size XS: $200.00

Mixing the sweet pleated skirt with a leather fringe bag and a chunky chain necklace creates an updated and modern look for those tree trimming parties.

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Miss Albright (purse): $24.00

Tory Burch (wrap bracelet): $100.00

Stuart Weitzman size 8.5 (shoes): $120.00

These subtle gold accessories will be the perfect parings for all your festive holiday outfits.

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Zuki size 10 (fur coat): $2,000

Alexis Bittar (ring): $88.00

Eileen Shields size 7.5 (shoes): $200.00

Leopard print, red heels, and a statement ring-need I say more???  If any of this isn’t in your budget, we always have Layaway!  Just stop by to pay for half of your purchase and pick it up by December 15th (enough time to get packed into your suitcase for the holidays)!

See you soon!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance