Love Those Dolmans

Love Those Dolmans

Eons ago, when I was in my early twenties, I fell in love with dolman sleeves. There are reasons for this, I suppose. Being enthusiastic about old movies and fashion history, it just was a natural for me to love this elegant style hearkening back to more romantic days (well, more romantic in my eyes, [...]

Style Imitating Art-The Roundup

Style Imitating Art-The Roundup

ROUNDUP Hello and welcome to a Style Imitating Art roundup featuring all of you who submitted ideas for this round's art inspiration. What Is Style Imitating Art? Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style [...]

Black, White & Silver for John Singleton Copley’s “Paul Revere”

Black, White & Silver for John Singleton Copley’s “Paul Revere”

Hello and welcome to my styling of this round of Style Imitating Art. About Style Imitating Art Style Imitating Art is hosted by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey, Daenel of Living Outside the Stacks and me. Style Imitating Art challenges us to draw style inspiration from pieces of art. Every other Monday one of [...]

Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

Vintage Silk Vera for Style Imitating Art

It's time for another Style Imitating Art challenge. The art for this round was picked by Salazar of 14 Shades of Grey. She picked a tapestry by the 19th century British Arts & Crafts Movement artist William Morris. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. [...]