Take Style Inspiration from Art History with Color Palette

Let art history become your fashion guide

By Google Arts & Culture

Walking dress (1890/1893) by UnknownThe Victoria and Albert Museum

Stuck for fashion ideas? Wardrobe looking bare? Want to add to your collection or simply discover some colorful art? Color Palette lets you take a color-guided deep dive into art history to find ideas or simply play around with pigment.

Download the Google Arts & Culture App, press on the camera icon, and select 'Color Palette' to start your adventure through the spectrum. Scroll on for some ideas on how to use the feature to reinvent your interior...

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Artistic inspiration for your wardrobe

Color Palette can help you find some finesse for your wardrobe with art-historical fashion tips.

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Perhaps it's time to invest in a feather cap? Hans Holbein certainly made it look good on Simon George...

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Color Palette lets you use the spectrum of your surroundings to explore the Google Arts & Culture collections, from art to artefacts to fashion. So you can select hues from your own favorite outfits...

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And discover matching examples of creative styles from leading institutions like the Museu de Arte de São Paulo...

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...or the garment museum in Madrid. These slacks will surely help jazz things up.

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Your selected palette will also allow you to discover new art based on the colors around you in the world, so you can link your style with the work of the best artists from history. Who knew your wardrobe shared a palette with Orazio Gentileschi's Lot and His Daughters?

Walking dress (1890/1893) by UnknownThe Victoria and Albert Museum

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