Wednesday, January 16, 2013

a wash of dark denim

Today my outfit is based on 14 Shades of Grey,
Style Imitating Art Challenge
When someone chooses a work of art, to inspire a look.

Today's art inspiration:
Left: Emilie Floege by Gustav Klimt
Right: My version of the look.

"A man can be destroyed but 

Not defeated
Even when he's lying black and blue

My blouse, skirt, tank, and shoes were thrifted.

Living on a faith above his ceiling
Never going to know if it rings true..."

Just Cavalli Fall 2012 RTW
Left: Burberry Prorsum Fall 2012 RTW
Right: Akris Fall 2012 RTW
Left: Joseph Fall 2012 RTW
Right: Burberry Prorsum Fall 2012 RTW

Photos of the moon taken by my guy

Photo my guy took in New Mexico

Art Journal page from Jan. 11, 2013
inspired by Lifebook 2013 class
Art Doll made completely of rubber stamped images on painted background, and collaged words
Look Make Hear
Rock On
Meet Awesome
Dive In
Enter Creative
Discover Music
Build Radiant

"...I don't want to hear you say

You will never change your ways
Cause we know it's hard to tell

When the river swells
Will you wash away?..." by The Trews


  1. Wow, I can really see your inspiration in this look, it carried through to your outfit perfectly. (I love that picture as well, it's so fluid looking and the colors really enhance that.) I love that so many of your outfits are thrifted, you are SUCH a thrifting queen!

  2. Love your take in the gustav Klimt painting, the first quote: A man can be destroyed but
    Not defeated
    Even when he's lying black and blue, it's so true. Reminds me of all that people that have died because they believe in something :)

  3. nice job, Teddi! your pose, the shades of your outfit, everything matches really well! I like your dark denim skirt and cute tights.
    oh and those runway inspirations are lovely too. great layering!

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

  4. Love your inspiration and how it flows through your outfit - that hat is just darling on you!

    Pearls & Paws

  5. i love your take..and i think i own those same tights! also, i am always impressed with your hubbie's photographs, i can never get a moon pic to look like that!

  6. Ah, good old Klimt! Great outfit. And loving the journal page!

  7. this is a pretty cool challenge, i think you pulled it off very well! and i love all those coats with the cute bow cinch at the waist

  8. I checked your Pooh post, you were so adorable as a kid!! And there are some really inspiring words in this post, hun.;)

  9. What a great much to look at!! Love your guys fotos and your journal cool all lout of stamps..btw love the trews now...thank you for sharing these guys, hehe!!

  10. You did such a great job with this challenge
    Love all of the runway looks you posted as well

  11. I so love Klimt... I'd love to see what you could do with "the Kiss"!

  12. I love this outfit & your inspiration <3

  13. You got the pose down perfectly! Love your interpretation. I love how most of your stuff is thrifted! That's awesome. I really like this skirt and top and those pics your guy took of the moon are amazing!

  14. I used to take pictures of the night sky, but stopped when my camera could not pick up anything but darkness.

  15. Great look girly and love love everything about this post. The layering is genius.

    <3 Marina

    great approach on copying the look.. I think I've liked this inspo the most.. lets see you channeling more ladies from paintings next time, sounds fun!
    mona lisa? venus de milo (super sexy haha) or napoleon bonaparte?
    anyways..thanks for the comment and support in this new path I've taken, I seriously decided I had to leave and just left it all.. quit my life to start a new one, or maybe it's just a Pause mode..and then I'll get back to it, but now, I really needed a change.. thanks for your sweet comments!
    p.s. ...loving the moon photos!

  17. I can really see how the painting translated into your outfit Teddi, great job! The V pattern on your skirt is really flattering and enhances its pencil skirt. Your husband is a talented photographer. I could see all those photos printed and hung in a single frame as a cool piece of art!

  18. Looove your look, Teddi! The different shots of the moon look really neat together as well.

  19. Love the black and blue combination. Love all the pictures and the words are very inspiring :)

    Heel in Mint

  20. I LOVE that you used klimt for inspiration. WOW. so creative.
    also, i just have to tell you that the comments you leave on my blog are consistently completely inspiring, uplifting, and have quite a few times been perspective changing. thank you for taking time to stop by, to be so honest, and to share your wisdom. you have truly impacted me.
    thank you so so much.


  21. Perfect imitation of art Teddi! I so love your denim skirt! ^◡^


  22. I love your Klimt inspired outfit, my friend ! You are the thrifting queen, absolutely :-) I love the fact you don't follow trends, you live the trends yourself, and make them your own ! I am more proud of the outfits I wear when they aren't just a trend thing, like my latest one. Something tells me you would like my new boots, am I right ? ;) Many kisses !

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  23. That's a very cool art journal page, I love the newsprint background! Your patterned tights and sparkly scarf are beautiful accessories.


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