Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Building a Capsule Wardrobe by Starting with Art: Alphonse Mucha Summer

Yes, there's plenty more to come from Paris, after jet lag has released it's relentless grip...

This painting made me want to find things that were soft, feminine, but with a certain inner strength or control.  The expression on her face is pretty confident!

Tee shirt – Thakoon, corduroy jeans – Current/Elliott, ankle boots – Mango, cashmere turtleneck – Eickhoff, skirt – 3.1 Phillip Lim, pumps – Salvatore Ferragamo

TopMoschino Cheap & Chic, skirt – Jenni Kayne, sandals – Dorothy Perkins, halter dress – Missoni, sandals – Manolo Blahnik

Dress – Diane von Furstenberg, slingbacksMiu Miu, blouse – Aubin & Wills, pleated skirt – Alexander McQueen, ballet flats - Givenchy

Cardigan – Eickhoff, Jeans – Current Elliott, sneakers – Converse Chuck Taylor, jacket – Jaeger, tee shirt – Splendid, oxfords – Junya Watenabe, pants – Haider Ackermann


  1. I love the colors, this is fabulous . Welcome back from gay Paree.

  2. Hey, I used this artwork for my Facebook profile pic sometimes! I never thought about basing outfits on it though. Interesting!

  3. I would LOVE to see what you would do with the Lybian Sibyl! (Nice clear photo here:

  4. Oh, oh! Or my favorite Rothko!

  5. Thank you! I love the way you create tonal ensembles. This is lovely and inspirational! I love these colours :-)

  6. Really, really beautiful and so for the autumn season! Love this post. Good luck with the jet lag -- for me it is always about one day for every hour of time difference...seems to get worse before it gets better. Thank you! Susan