Summer Statement Necklaces!

One of the easiest ways to liven up an outfit is with a fabulous statement necklace. We just got some amazing ones, so we couldn’t help but share them with you. Check out how we styled them, below:

STATEMENT NECKLACEBlouse- Bamford sz XS $28

Dress- Horny Toad sz L $14

Bird Necklace- Cynthia Jean $60

Heels- Frye sz 7 $68

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Blouse- Old Navy sz S $12

Lace Pencil Skirt- J Crew sz 4 $32

Necklace- $16

Heels- Mariana by Golc sz 6 $17 (on sale form $68!)

STATEMENT NECKLACE3Dress- Newport News sz 6 $28

Blazer- BCBG sz M $68

Ethnic Necklace- $56

Heels- Steven by Steve Madden sz 8 $40

STATEMENT NECKLACE4Top- Clu sz M $51

Jeans- Red Engine sz 27 $30

Feather Necklace- $20

Patchwork Wedges- Lucky Brand sz 11 $9 (on sale from $36!)

Kallie and Brooke love their statement necklaces, too! 🙂

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Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

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The Runway Recycled: Sheer Inspiration!

One of our favorite trends for spring is sheer overlays! They were all over the runway for the Spring 2013 Ready to Wear shows. The look below from Erdem is definitely just for the runway, so check out our take on how you can make the trend work in your every day outfits:

 

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Erdem Spring 2013 RTW, from Style.com

OVERLAY POSTDenim Jacket- Nic & Joe sz S $45

Sheer Pink Tank- Lola sz S/M $24

Black Lace Tank- Papillon sz S $16

Purple Jeans- Free People sz 28 $48

Necklace- Burberry $140

Scarf- $12

An easy way to dip your toes into the trend is by layering a semi-sheer tank over another one!

OVERLAY POST 3Sheer Printed Blouse- Analili sz XS $140

Sequined Tank (Worn Underneath)- Zara sz M $20

Pleated Skirt- Ann Taylor Loft sz 14 $16

Necklace- $36

Try out our favorite way to wear sheers- by layering a printed blouse over a sequined top!

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Sheer Beaded Tunic- Fifteen Twenty sz S $60

Lace Top- Bonnie Strauss sz S $68

Black Tank- Billy Reid sz S $16

Charcoal Jeans- Rachel Rachel Roy sz 28 $44

Play with texture by putting your sheer top over a lace tank!

What’s your favorite trend for Spring?

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance

A Craving for Arm Candy!

One of the best parts of our day here at Designer Renaissance is seeing what everyone is wearing each morning. Brooke is always done up head to toe in mix & match prints, Anna rocks some fun headbands and hats, and Kallie brings a pop of color with bright lipstick!

We all have different style, but there’s one thing we can always agree on- some fabulous arm candy! We have tons of fun and funky wrist-wear in the store right now, so we stacked some on for you:

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From top to bottom:

Wire Seed Bead Bracelet- $16

Resign Bangle- Ketty Dasgaard Denmark $10

Tribal Stretch Bracelet- $8

Ceramic Square Bead Bracelet- $16

Faux Stone Orange Resin Bracelet- $12

Charm Bracelet-$16

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Ebony Wooden Bangle- $4

Wooden Multi Colored Bracelet- $8

Multi Cut Rhinestone Bracelet- $16

Stripe Stretch Bracelet- $8

ARM CANDY BLOG4From Top to Bottom:

Black Faceted Stretch Bracelet- $12

Hinged Brushed Metal Bangle- $16

Stretch Charm Bracelet- Betsey Johnson $12

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Mint Lucite Bangle-$12

Vintage Rhinestone and Swirl Bracelet- Trifari (part of a set that includes a necklace/earrings) $48

Stretch Agate Heart Bracelet- $8

Brushed Gold and Stone Bracelet- $10

Come in and get some arm candy of your own!

Love,

The Girls at Designer Renaissance