A DAY IN THE LIFE: SINGER EDITION

FROM MUSIC ROW, TO THE RED CARPET, TO THE AFTER PARTY.

WE’VE GOTCHA COVERED.

DAY:

TO NIGHT:

TO MORNING:

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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ON THE 2ND DAY OF CHRISTMAS….

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My true love gave to me:

Pants with just enough stretch to expand with each hors d’oeuvres. Tis the season!

TODAY ONLY: 25% OFF FULL-PRICE PANTS!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Summer Trend: Daytime Metallics

Metallics have usually been reserved for a night out on the town or a holiday event, but for Spring/Summer this year lots of designers showed the glitzy gold & silver for daytime (remember Fashion Week wayyyy back in February?). See how you can take on the trend this summer, below:

 

proenza schouler metallicsisabel marant metallicsFirst off, our inspiration! The first look is from Proenza Schouler, and Isabel Marant is below

(both images from Style.com)

Metallic Trend BlogCardigan- Tosca sz S/M $5

Chain Tank- Alythea sz S $14

Pleated Skirt- J Crew sz 6 $36

Belt- sz S $2

Metallic Heels- Gianni Bini sz 6.5 $12

metallic trend blog2Metallic Treated Shorts- Seven for All Mankind sz 25 $11

Top- Vince sz M $60

Bells Necklace- $16

Suede Cord w/ Pearls Necklace- $88

Sandals- Chinese Laundry sz 7 $8

metallic trend blog3Metallic Crochet Dress- (sold!)

Slip (Worn underneath dress)- Ana Mika sz S $12

Necklace- $12

Scarf- $16

Belt sz XS $16

Heels- Sophia & Lee sz 8 $24

metallic trend blog4Maxi Dress- Lil sz 0 $12

Metallic Scarf- Saks $16

Fringed Clutch- Romygold $36

Wedges- Vanelli sz 8.5 $24

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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 MIUImage from Style.com

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

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Tommy Ton Winter Street Style Inspiration!

Tommy Ton is at it again! Check out our favorite street style snaps and our interpretations, below:

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TOMMY TON WINTERVintage Coat- Holly G sz 4/6 $68

Chambray Blouse- Merona sz M $10

Sweater Dress- Yansi Fugel sz S/M $48

Belt- J Crew sz M/L $5

Necklace- $16

Boots- Loeffler Randall sz 7.5 $240

TOMMY TON WINTER BLOGTOMMY TON WINTER 2Trench Coat- Tommy Hilfiger sz M $36

Striped Blouse- Ralph Lauren sz M $16

Jeans- Free People sz 29 $36

Loafers- Aldo sz 7 $10

Necklace- $16

TOMMY TON WINTER BLOG3TOMMY TON WINTER 4Puffer Coat- Moda sz S $36

Striped Blouse- sz S $16

Tweed Dress- Tulle sz 4/6 $30

Flats- Dolce Vita sz 7.5 $32

TOMMY TON WINTER BLOG4TOMMY TON WINTER 3Fur Coat- Isabel Marant sz XS/S $1000

Elephant Print Top- Truly Madly Deeply sz M $24

Jeans- William Rast- sz 26 $60

Scarf- $12

Booties- Roper sz 8.5 $68

All street style looks are by Tommy Ton from Style.com

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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 Style.com, 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!

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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?

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

The Runway Recycled: Menswear!

Fall is about to be in full swing in store, and we’re getting inspired by the trends from the runway! One of the biggest ones you’ll be seeing is menswear fabrics, shapes, and details. Check out our favorite looks from the Fall 2013 Ready to Wear shows, and our take on them, below:

MENSWEAR 3.1 PHILLIP LIM3.1 Phillip Lim

MENSWEAR BLOG 1Coat- Jack by BB Dakota sz S $48

Angora Sweater- Chaus sz S $20

Blouse- Prada sz S $80

Pencil Skirt- Fluxus sx S $48

Heels- Boutique 9 sz 7.5 $48

MENSWEAR BLOG 4Marc Jacobs

MENSWEAR BLOG 2Blouse- Malene Birger sz M $40

Cardigan- BCBG sz S $12

Tweed Shorts- H&M sz 4 $16

Suede Flats- J Crew sz 8 $16

MENSWEAR BILLY REIDBilly Reid

MENSWEAR BLOG 5Blouse- Woolrich sz M/L $16

Vest- Ryu sz M $28

Trousers- Lux sz 8 $16

Necklaces- $16 each

Suede Spectator Heels- Dolce Vita sz 10 $40

MENSWEAR MARC BY MARCMarc by Marc Jacobs

menswear blog 6Blouse- Caslon sz 8 $20

 High Waisted Jeans- Cheap Monday sz 27/28 $36

Jacket- Kensie sz 2 $24

Patent Loafers- Dolce Vita sz 7 $24

*All Runway photos from Style.com

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

Tommy Ton We Love You Tons!

If you haven’t figured it out yet, Tommy Ton’s street style photography on Style.com is one of our favorite go-to’s for inspiration! His coverage of the Spring 2014 menswear shows in Paris was full of fun ways to mix up your summer wardrobe and start wearing the fall trends. Some of our favorites are below:

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TOMMY TON BLOG3Sweater- Willi Smith sz M/L $16

Tank (Under Sweater)- Banana Republic sz XS $6

Skirt- Luscious sz S/M $6

Necklace- $16

Studded Purse- Mod $7

T Strap Wedges- Report sz 9 $24

Florals are here to stay, folks! We love the loose knit sweater with a dark tank underneath.

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TOMMY TON BLOG

Blazer- Escada sz 2/4 $40

Lace Shorts- Calypso sz 4 $40

Green Tank- Anthropologie sz xs $24

Pins- $16 each

Necklace- $16

Give the menswear trend a try with a chic summer suit. Keep it more casual with sandals and lacy shorts!

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TOMMY TON BLOG2

Blouse- J Crew sz S $16

Skirt- Natalie L’Ete Paris sz 10 $32

Necklace- $16

Rope Heels- Seven For All Mankind sz 9 $48

We know you’re all pro’s with mixing prints, by now 🙂

TOMMY TON POST 2

TOMMY TON BLOG4Dress- Band of Gypsies sz M $24

Leather Jacket- BCBG sz XS $36

Collar Necklace- $16

Suede Heels- Spiga sz 9.5 $12

Bring your favorite floral dress into fall with a moto jacket!

All Tommy Ton photos are from Style.com

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Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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