What happens when painting and fashion overlap? Answer: Brush Stroke Fashion

Even though the sun is shining ever so brightly this warm summer, we are not going to let it steal the spotlight. We are going to make it be the spotlight for our next piece, which can easily be considered a work of art, if you’ll allow me this phrasing. But you will figure out in the next few lines exactly why I have chosen these words to describe today’s piece.

“Life’s too short to wear boring clothes.” – Cushnie et Ochs

We all know that the world of fashion is one of the most versatile when it comes to its influences. And who can blame it? At one point or another one will have to step out of the box and take their creativity to the next level or they will most likely not going to survive in any field, let alone fashion. And regarding these inspirations, we have witnessed some amazing projects over the last decades, projects that have amazed and sometimes bewildered audiences. But they always got a word of mouth going and that not only gave them notoriety but made them special … as they say: “there is no bad advertising… just advertising”.

Today we are going to speak a bit about the influence of art in the world of fashion, which is where we have also gotten inspired for today’s piece. Some of the greatest names in the fashion industry such as Celine, Phoebe Philo, Miuccia Prada, Marc Jacobs and many more have been influenced by art world in its many shapes and forms. Be it painting, graffiti or photography, they have all included one or several of these into their work.

The results of these influences can be observed by doing a simple google search and looking at just some of these clothing items. You can see that they are not plain, simple or boring in any way, quite the opposite. All of the clothes influenced by the arts are bold, bright and can stand out in a crowd.

So it is quite clear where my inspiration for this piece came from, and in the next few lines I will tell you a little more about it. It is a stunning coat that as much as it stands out, it does not outshine its owner. The black and yellow combination of colors leaves breathing room for the original canvas and avoiding the “too busy” effect that patterns tend to have sometimes.

The best part of this piece will be that wearing it will turn you into an art gallery, with you as the artist, the  will be your art and the world will be your audience.

BDD – ds

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Clothes and Styling: Black Diamonds Design

Photo: BiLoo

Make-up and Model: Kiaari Design & Makeup

Hair-style: Antonela Cocean – Hairstylist