Sunday, March 13, 2011


Although I gather outfit inspiration from all over, I very rarely find an outfit that I want to recreate head to toe. However, when I came across photos of this Miu Miu ensemble worn by Anna Dello Russo, I was immediately inspired by its Art Deco feel.

The main reason I was drawn to the look (other than the electric green color and striking accessories) is because of its affinity to the work of Polish artist Tamara de Lempicka.

Lempicka (1898-1980) is one of the most well-known female Art Deco painters.

Her style is a combination of synthetic cubism and Art Deco, and the resulting work is geometric and exacting, yet still maintains a keen appreciation for the female body.

The majority of Lempicka's paintings depict assertive, independent women. Her self-portrait Tamara in the Green Bugatti (below) imbues her own image with a sense of independence that was not widely accorded to the women of her time.

Her notoriously glamorous yet alternative lifestyle made Lempicka the subject of a number of books and screen productions. After a life spent solidifying her social and artistic importance, Lempicka became known as "the baroness with a brush".

I tried to capture the Art Deco feel of these works by combining a beaded jacket with a structured shift dress and geometric accessories.

I'm wearing a vintage beaded and sequined jacket, H&M silk dress, Falke Pure Matte tights in Emerald, Divided shoes, Gap belt, and vintage gold clutch.

In other news, my birthday is just around the corner! I was so excited to see daffodils (my birthday flower) in bloom this week.

[Lempicka images from,,, and, respectively. ADR images from,, and]


  1. Great blog! Just found it and I'm going to show my art teacher! It's great!

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