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Fashion Inspired by Art: Louise Bourgeois’ “Maman”


Bourgeois look

For a hot second in middle school, I was a bit of a goth kid. I wore a lot (A LOOOOT) of black, wore my hair long and straight, and shopped at Hot Topic with my similarly black-clad friends. It was a good fit for me; as an introverted kid already deeply entrenched in writing, […]




Fashion Inspired by Art: Caspar David Friedrich’s “Monk by the Sea”

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Friedrich blue coat

In the last six months of my post-grad life, I’ve moved three times. Though each of those moves accompanied an important milestone on my road to adulthood (Graduating! Getting married! My first job!), they were also a colossal pain in the @$$. The worst part? You lose things when you move. It’s pretty hard to […]



Fashion Inspired by Art: Utagawa Hiroshige’s “100 Famous Views of Edo”


Plum orchard in kamada

Now that I’m kind of, sort of, maybe an adult, I have a job; this job requires me to be at a place five days a week for 8 hours a day, wearing office-appropriate clothing. I’m lucky that my workplace has a pretty lax dress code, but certain things that I wore on the reg […]