Friday, March 11, 2011

Kandinsky Sweater

I'm trying to do the Terri pose! (not as cute as Terri, tho)
Early this morning, before I knew about the tsunami in Japan, I was very excited about this post.  I will try and rewind myself, and do my best!

First of all, I want to thank Terri over at Rags against the Machine for sending me this gift!  A while ago, I had complimented about this sweater on her blog, and what did I receive?  THE SWEATER IN THE MAIL!  How sweet is that?  And I just love it!  I'm all excited about all the ways I can style it--but for now I went with my current go-to outfit.


  
My go-to-outfit-of-the-bottom-half is my jean skirt, brown tights and my fuzzy clogs.  Its mud season in here, so need a durable shoe.

This sweater reminds me of Kandinsky--don't you think?  Now, I'm not as eloquent as Artfully Awear in describing the artist's style, but I think the shapes and colors are somewhat like his style.  Except for the Missoni sleeves.


Kandinsky, Cossaks--1910

My thoughts and prayers to those effected by the tsunami.

8 comments:

  1. It is Kandinsky and who knew when I grabbed it that I did so because I would start a blog and that YOU would look so good in it! Plus, I now have your tacit permission to wear a denim skirt again. I'm pretty proud that I haven't worn one since last September.

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  2. Fantastic print!!1. You have to get all yor belts and the rest of goodies kept away for all of us to amdire.
    Thinking of japanese people. I have contacted a few blogger friend in japan, and they are ok.
    Have a wonderful weekend search my dear pam.
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  3. Paula, the sweater is fabuluos and nice relation to Kandinsky!!!
    I love how you style the outfit, those leggins and your skirt are the perfect touch!

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  4. I am loving this sweater, especially the Missoni-like sleeves. I also like your shoes, a lot. You are doing pretty good for somebody I thought might be taking a break from blogging. You are keeping me inspired to keep at it!

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  5. First of all, I LOVE the sweater--and I love that you saw its similarities to Kandinsky! I definitely agree with you, what a great piece!

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  6. A beautiful sweater, a random act of kindness and an art lesson all wrapped up in a blog post. Ya gotta love it :)

    BTW - welcome back to the great white north.

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  7. Terri~All that thrifting karma I guess! Who knew? And yes, find that perfect, jean skirt--can't wait to see it. Maybe I have one?
    Sacramento~Have been thinking about you--and that wide belt and how I will fashion mine...
    Ofelia~ thanks and love it when I can live in an artist all day..
    Jill~on the blogging, I like it better now that I am not doing it as much!Oh, and the fuzzy clogs are the best!
    Ariel~ I'm so glad you agree--you are the blogging resident expert on the art thing! thanks
    Northeast chic~how cool, huh? ugh, dreary and dull.

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  8. That sweater is utterly divine - I covet it! It looks perfect on you, what a lovely gift to receive

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