Art-inspired Fashion Found in the Square
April 6, 2018

Fashion is art – it’s an absolute art. It’s telling a story.  – Zoe Saldana

As Art in the Square readies its 19th annual festival, get ready to visit the Square to see some of the most beautiful, moving, memorable pieces at one of the very best small art shows in the country. And while you’re pondering life and love through the lens of various artistic expressions, consider this: The intersection of art and fashion is one way we can find ourselves inspired on a daily basis.

So in honor of one of our favorite events of the year, we have paired some of the incredible art pieces with fashion from stores right here in the Square.  While you’re enjoying Art in the Square April 27-29, consider taking a piece home to transform your space – and why not get an outfit to match?


Love photography by Timm Chapman? Consider this dip-dyed chambray button-down from Anthropologie to get in the mood to snap a few of your own.


Do you envision yourself wrapped in color, like artist Gaston Carrio? This Sea Life scarf by Hazel & Friends from Malouf’s allows you to brighten up any outfit with some big, bold brush strokes.


Unique shading in beautiful swatches of purple, like this piece from Michael Vistia more your speed?  This sleeveless lace sheath from White House Black Market throws several different shades into your look – in all the right ways.


Sculptural, architectural metallic elements from artist John Scanlan’s work find their way into art pieces beautifully – and onto your ears, courtesy of these Mallie statement earrings in rose gold from Kendra Scott.


Big. Poufs. Of. Color! On your ceramics, courtesy of artist Randy O’Brien, and on your feet via these Lyndsay D’Orsay cotton espadrilles from Talbots.


If the golden colors of a western sky do it for you, make sure to see artist Laura Junge’s work – and this western-detailed ancient sunrise bag from Sundance.


Neat color, bold and arranged in such a way to cause excitement – the work of artist Jennifer Canavan can be described as picturesque, for sure. This courier shirtdress in rainbow stripe from Madewell would allow you to jump seamlessly into that scene.


Do the textures and patterns of nature call your name?  Artist Scott Coulter captures their texture and color, and brings them to you – as do these Dakota earrings from Soft Surroundings, which feature natural elements and colors ready to bring a little organic beauty right into your outfit.


Does the bright yellow pop of leaves in this work from artist Stephen Sebastian make you happy?  Yeah, we get it.  It does that for us, too – just like this full ruffle sleeve top in yellow bamboo from Ann Taylor.  Texture, color, happy – yeah, we’re right there with you.



Art, fashion, life – what’s not to love about the Square?  See you there.

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