On this post-Christmas day, many peeps are feeling the blues. They want the day to be over and done with because, well, jingle bells
will continue to nonesensically play has played its last time on the radio and the tree is looking rather bare without any presents under it. It is the second to last night of Hanukkah and it hurts. So I’m ending this day early by making it into a Starry Night.
Van Gogh, Starry Night, 1889
love you hate you for thinking that I am corny. I’m not. Starry Night is just a classic. Its more than a classic. It has influenced mass produced marketed items, including souveneir mugs and rulers (which isn’t cool), but even more so, its colors and patterns have influenced fashion. This is no lie. Peek at below image.
Rodarte S/S 2012 RTW (courtesy of nymag.com)
When I say that art influences style, I’m not being as literal as Rodarte here
mostly because I don’t have the power or money to create clothes of such design, though I do commend the Mulleavy sisters for taking a hint from the masterpieces of Van Gogh. I wake up and consider a masterpiece and it’s colors and its mindfucking design and that is what leads me to combining one color or pattern with another. Hey, some leopard here or there to hit the colors and textures I see in the painting never hurt no one.
hat San Diego Hat Co., necklace Dannijo, shirts Topshop, French Connection, belt J.Crew, jeans JBrand, shoes Stubbs and Wootton, rings Dannjio, Modcloth, Mom’s, vintage x 2, bracelets Hermes, vintage x 2, watch Rolex.
Now is that a starry night on my right foot or is that a starry night?!