Art as Inspiration, part 1

I'm guessing some of you have heard of Piet Mondrian, right? If you don't know his name, I'm sure you know this painting:

As you can see, the two major points are bold, geometric lines and colors that pop--no pastels! Keeping that in mind, here are a few pieces that'll inject a little "Piet" in your life.

A dress or shirt that has exaggerated lines:
This is what we're looking for (Narcisco Rodriguez), but this is what is a little more realistic (J Crew dress):

(I love how the edging looks like it was drawn on with charcoal. What's more artsy than a sketch?)

A more literal interpretation:

Flats in a punchy color:

If you want to wear jewelry, try a lucite (or plastic) necklace like this one from Delia's:

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