Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Art Meets Fashion: Cocoa & Hearts

Sometimes simple and colorful is best. I love artist Jen Ramos' vivid and brilliantly hued brushstroke paintings that come out (and quickly sell out!) every so often on her website Cocoa and Hearts. She uses a delightful array of colors in her work, always bright and in beautiful combination. Jen has another design platform called MadeByGirl that creates paper goods and prints (remember this?), and a delightful blog also titled MadeByGirl that features interior design, fashion, and other lifestyle bits.

You'll be seeing a lot of new weekly/biweekly/monthly features and other changes on The Corner Apartment in the next few weeks, including today's Art Meets Fashion. Taking cue from a number of other bloggers who do a similar feature, I figured inspiring an outfit from art, considering my love of art (and oncoming art history minor!), is an excellent way to combine culture and fashion. Expect "real-life" artists such as Jen and historic greats like Picasso and Derain as well. I hope you enjoy!



6 comments:

  1. Thanks for commenting on my site, especially since it led me to yours!! Love your blog!

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  2. Gorgeous sandals...love the gold!

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  3. Why are all these colors so pretty? And I'm obsessed with stripes.

    A Southern Drawl

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  4. the striped shorts are so cute

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  5. This is a great idea for a post, introduces us to a new, awesome person to check out AND gives us a fashion fix :D

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  6. what a fun feature! Love those lovely striped shorts!
    xx
    Here&Now

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