kimono jacket, satin pants and Donald J. Pliner slides
satin slit pants and Donald J. Pliner slides
kimono jacket, satin pants and Donald J. Pliner slides
kimono jacket, satin pants and Donald J. Pliner slides
kimono jacket, satin pants and Donald J. Pliner slides
kimono jacket, satin pants and Donald J. Pliner slides

When I first started this blog many moons ago, it was as a creative outlet for my artistic side as much as it was for my love of fashion. And what motivates me to keep posting is fun and inspiring projects, oftentimes proposed by brands that I’m privileged to work with. Recently, Donald J. Pliner footwear offered me a very cool and unusual challenge in conjunction with their SS 2017 #ArtOfFun campaign – draw artistic inspiration from their spring collection. These pretty slides immediately made me think of the beautiful shoes worn in portraits of elegant men in their pajamas and intricately-patterned banyans as they enjoy a glass of brandy by the fire. These images create such a wonderful balance between elegance and comfort that I feel is often hard to come by. Don’t get me wrong, I love a fitted dress and pair of stilettos as much as the next girl, but there’s something to be said for the luxury exuded by pajama dressing. How does art inspire your style?

Mango camisole
Pixie Market kimono jacket
ASOS pants
Donald J. Pliner slides (c/o)
vintage bag

Thank you to Donald J Pliner for partnering on this post!

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Oooh yes! Love this!! That kimono is amazing and I love the looser fit of those pants!
Not sure how my style is inspired by art, but I’m sure it is! Haha. Maybe abstract art when I do my mixed prints 😉
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This entire look is so fabulous! Your kimono is gorgeous, not to mention those amazing slides! Fantastic!

xx, Elise
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This looks so comfy and cute!

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You look amazing!!

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Perfect outfit!! So comfy and stylish!! Also, your hair looks beautiful!

Andrea.

Seize your Style

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In love with the kimono!
xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
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Love this look, babe! So Gorgeous!
Adi xx
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Love this look! The kimono and shoes are beautiful 🙂

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I love comfortable but elegant outfits. I think it’s a very delicate balance sometimes hard to achieve. I also like to draw inspiration from art, particularly colours or prints that you can then wear as statement pieces in a look. Your kimono camisole and bag are adorable, and those slip ons do seem very comfy 🙂
Have a great week ahead, dear E!

Saida | She talks Glam/a>

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Love this look my dear! Slides looking very comfy and stylish, perfect pair for every day! I definitely need one too for this summer. And simply can’t ignore that floral kimono with cami – gorgeous pieces for sunny spring days! Wishing you lovely Monday ahead, kisses

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I love how this outfit looks so chic yet effortless! That top and kimono combo looks lovely!

Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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