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Czeslaw Milosz, Alejandra Pizarnik, Sappho, CAConrad, and John Berryman as inadvertent stylists...!
Hello! Today, I have for you five outfits based on five poems/excerpts of poems from five different poets. Yesterday was my birthday, so I wanted to indulge in my favorite aspects of outfit-making. The looks are based on literal, figurative, structural, and emotional interpretations of poems by Czeslaw Milosz, Alejandra Pizarnik, Sappho, CAConrad, and John Berryman. I’ll leave their interpretations open, as poems should be. Hope you enjoy!
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Note: I may make a commission if you purchase items using some of the links below, which costs you nothing and might actually save you a few bucks in some cases, so thanks if you do, and please let me know what you copped!
Encounter by Czeslaw Milosz
Emu Topper - £188.00
The Porset Top - $1,080
Goose Bag - £1,090.00
Trousers - $289 (Sale)
Crew Socks - $10.39 (Sale)
Candy Weejuns - $175
Wandering Through the Gloom by Alejandra Pizarnik
Head in the Clouds - €430
60s Trench - $140
Saguaro Top - $485
Vintage Pants - $375
Micro Egg Bag - $900
Polka Dot Socks - $6
Heeled Sandals - $297 (Sale)
Fragment 21 by Sappho, trans. Anne Carson
Fly Earrings - $138
Overbust Corset - $549
Vintage Polka Dot Skirt (from dress) - $88
70s Straw Tote - $147.59
Sayulita Sandals - $154
Golden in the Morning Crane Our Necks by CAConrad
Sea Life Scarf - $16.50 (Sale)
Vintage Crochet Hoodie - $63.80
Broken Hearted Tank - $8000 ARS
Turtle Bracelet - $12 (Sale)
Shooting Star Trousers - 649,000 KRW
Platform Sandals - $96 (Sale)
Excerpt from A Stimulant for an Old Beast by John Berryman
Spiked Stud Beret - $175
80s Jumpsuit - $66.50 (Sale)
Vintage Evening Bag - $23.80 (Sale)
Tabi Heels - $572 (Sale)
Happy birthday to me! Please send me your favorite poem in honor of my trip ‘round the sun.