Welcome to Style Imitating Art. I hope your visit means you’re planning to join us, because we’d definitely love to have you…


Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar {14 Shades of Grey}, Kim {Fierce Fashion Blog}, and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of us selects an inspiration image and we each post the image on our blogs. The following Monday we share our art inspired outfits. And that Wednesday, the curator shares all of the submissions on her blog.


This week’s image was chosen by by me.


Cap | Early 19th Century | The Met

Back to school means Autumn for me. Even when it’s still over 90° outside. I can’t help it. I always think cozy sweaters, rich colors, snuggly caps. Well, that’s simply not an option in Louisiana. However, this cap kinda gives me autumnal vibes. The colors are pastel but saturated and, well, it’s a cap. And y’all know how I feel about embroidery: LOVE IT.

Have fun styling this piece! I know I will. By the way, if you’d like to go on a tour of my closet and see the pieces I have to choose from, visit this post.


Make sure you stop by and visit my co-hosts at 14 Shades of Grey, and Fierce Fashion Blog. You’ll definitely want to see their interpretations as well.


Next week’s inspiration piece will be posted on Monday, 14 September. Send a picture of your Style Imitating Art inspired outfit to me at livingoutsidethestacks@gmail.com by Tuesday, 22 September and I’ll share the submissions on my blog on Wednesday, 23 September.

You don’t have to have a blog to join, you can share your images on Instagram as well! Just tag Kim, Salazar, and me or use the hashtag #StyleImitatingArt so we know you’re there. We’d love to see how you interpret the inspiration piece.

Now go play in your closet,

Daenel T {Living Outside the Stacks}





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For more stylish inspiration, check out the following linkups:

Where I Co-host

  • Ageless Style – Ten women, over the age of forty, prove that style is ageless. First Tuesday of the month.
  • Fab Forties – Six bloggers, over the age of forty, show they’re still fabulously fashionable. First Monday of the month.
  • Style Imitating Art – Style inspired by pieces of art. Every other week.

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