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Style Imitating Art Twitter @DaenelT #StyleImitatingArt


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 me.


Number 453 by Anne Ryan

I chose this image because it’s soothing and calming, but bright and summery. I kind of felt like we needed a bit of brightness after the past few weeks.


To find out more about the contributors, click the highlighted blog name.

Jodie {Jodie’s Touch of Style}

You guys, Jodie made that sweater. SHE MADE THAT SWEATER. I cannot say type that any louder or clearer than that. I am in awe of her talent and, ohmygosh, that sweater totally looks like something I would wear. It’s so funky and colorful. And it’s HANDMADE!!

Kezzie {KezzieAG}

And we all know that I totally fan girl over Kezzie’s outfits every time she participates. I honestly don’t know which I like more, the shoes or the top, but the jewelry is pretty fab as well.

Leslie and Valerie {Once Upon a Time and Happily Ever After}

And Leslie is giving us a two-fer {that’s her sister, Valerie, down below}. I love love love the print of Leslie’s maxi and the cool edginess of her denim jacket. I think I need to do that pairing… Very chic.

I think this may be the first time we’ve had sister submissions? Yay, us!! Valerie’s knotted kimono and half tuck are super cute. Love the white shorts as well, they kind of have a tailored look to them, which I think plays nicely with the relaxed vibe of her outfit.

And *bonus* they’re my librarian sisters!!

Mike {Postcard Purposes}

I think I’ve written about my love of graphic tees before, so I’m giving Mike a special social distanced high-five for joining me in the wearing of the graphic tee. The “patches” on his tee are colorful and add interest to his outfit, which is the point of a graphic tee, right?


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. Make sure you come back on Wednesday to see my co-hosts’ outfits.

Salazar {14 Shades of Grey}

How fun is Salazar’s plaid skirt and oxfords? Very demure, with a bit of funk. I mean, seriously, check out the pop of blue from her belt.

Kim {Fierce Fashion Blog}

I am so digging Kim’s color combination: salmon and pink. Fuuuuuuuun! And look. at. that. necklace. Yes, please!


You can see my original post here. And you can check out my Pinterest board for graphic tee styling ideas here.


Next week’s inspiration piece will be posted on Monday, 6 July. Send a picture of your Style Imitating Art inspired outfit to Kim at by Tuesday, 14 July and she’ll share the submissions on her blog on Wednesday, 15 July.

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.

Other Linkups