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Welcome to the first Style Imitating Art of 2021. I’m so ready for the start of the new year, aren’t you? Do you have any big plans? I don’t. I mostly just want us all to get back to some sense of normalcy. I don’t know what that new normal is, but I know that it has to be better than the way we’re living now.

2021 brings an exciting change to Style Imitating Art… I’d like to introduce you to our new co-host Terri from Meadow Tree Style. Terri is “…a retired art teacher who also knits, sews, and thrifts to come up with style inspirations.” Salazar and I are happy to have her join us.


Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar {14 Shades of Grey}, Terri {Meadow Tree Style}, 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. Participants submit their art inspired outfits with the curator by 10 PM Tuesday and, that Wednesday, the curator shares all of the submissions on her blog.


This week’s image was chosen by Terri because she likes Vermeer.


Our inspiration piece is Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer. For more information about the image, click here.


Send a picture of your Style Imitating Art inspired outfit to Terri at by Tuesday, 12 January and she’ll share the submissions on her blog on Wednesday, 13 January.

You don’t have to have a blog to join, you can share your images on Instagram as well! Just tag Salazar, Terri, and me or use the hashtags #TeamLOTSStyle and #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

  • 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.