The Style Curator

Whether I am trying to come up with the perfect concept for an art project, doing a pull, or styling, my mind is always consistently screwy. I've decided to intensify this screwiness by doing an artist/stylist mashup to merge my two worlds. No one ever said there was anything wrong with a wedge inspired by Picasso. A frequent post comparing an outfit to a masterpiece? Hell yes.

A serious appreciator/wannabe of Yayoi Kusama.


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How to turn this sunny day into a starry night

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

I 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?!

Shall this John Currin piece inspire tomorrow’s outfit? #waitandsee #itwont #astylecurationdont (Taken with instagram)

Shall this John Currin piece inspire tomorrow’s outfit? #waitandsee #itwont #astylecurationdont (Taken with instagram)

Who wore it better? Vote gently, the right one is 100% shoe laces.  (Taken with instagram)

Who wore it better? Vote gently, the right one is 100% shoe laces. (Taken with instagram)

Swatch me, baby! Oh so very Yayoi Kusama, no? #oopsicuratedagain (Taken with instagram)

Swatch me, baby! Oh so very Yayoi Kusama, no? #oopsicuratedagain (Taken with instagram)

So what if I dip my nails in blood? Marc Quinn and I support blood usage in our art/style curating…tis normal.  (Taken with instagram)

So what if I dip my nails in blood? Marc Quinn and I support blood usage in our art/style curating…tis normal. (Taken with instagram)

This is what I’d wear if I were leaving home today. To leave or not to leave? Gold jacket = gold leaf finish on a painting #forcedreference (Taken with instagram)

This is what I’d wear if I were leaving home today. To leave or not to leave? Gold jacket = gold leaf finish on a painting #forcedreference (Taken with instagram)

Holy pleats I am totally doing a post on this accordion dress. Prepare for Picasso Mania. Content not form. (post to come…). (Taken with instagram)

Holy pleats I am totally doing a post on this accordion dress. Prepare for Picasso Mania. Content not form. (post to come…). (Taken with instagram)

Keith Haring inspired this snooze ensemble. Thanks, Mr. Haring #literalstylecuration (Taken with instagram)

Keith Haring inspired this snooze ensemble. Thanks, Mr. Haring #literalstylecuration (Taken with instagram)

Holy moly its black and white me!  Featuring my Miro inspired ensemble… you know what I’m talkin’ bout. 

dannijo:

This is how we do it @elizcardinal #putabibonit cc @intermix (Taken with instagram)

Holy moly its black and white me!  Featuring my Miro inspired ensemble… you know what I’m talkin’ bout. 

dannijo:

This is how we do it @elizcardinal #putabibonit cc @intermix (Taken with instagram)

Sol Lewitt ain’t the only one that can stack ‘em #artreference (Taken with instagram)

vintage, Dannijo, Hermes, Dannijo, Swatch

Sol Lewitt ain’t the only one that can stack ‘em #artreference (Taken with instagram)

vintage, Dannijo, Hermes, Dannijo, Swatch