Madewell in Residence: Cultivating Original Art in Style

The Madewell in Residence Program

Madewell has long been a favorite brand of mine. This is not only because of its high quality products, but also because of its commitment to important causes. From supporting female empowerment to LGBTQ+ causes, Madewell has given a platform to many different voices. In doing so, the brand creates a sense of community in achievable fashion. The Madewell in Residence program is one of my favorite ways that the brand collaborates with artists and labels. Through this program, Madewell commissions original designs from their favorite artists across the globe to create unique, eclectic, and entirely original styles you can only find with Madewell.

My Current Favorite: the Madewell x Siobhán O’Dwyer NY Landscape Tomboy Tee

When I got an email about the latest Madewell in Residence releases, I fell in love with this gorgeous graphic tee featuring Siobhán O’Dwyer’s landscape. Printed on the lightweight and high quality fabrics you’ve come to expect from Madewell, this tee is perfect for summer.

The colors in the print are gorgeous, a rich saturation of blues, greens, and oranges. I typically go for more muted tones. However, I found I was drawn to the bright blues in the image. Per their website, Siobhán O’Dwyer is a “self-proclaimed flower child,” and her print embraces that aesthetic well.

This t-shirt is made with 45% post-consumer recycled polyester, along with a blend of conventional and pre-consumer recycled cotton. As such, I found that this t-shirt is as breathable as it is sustainable.

It features a relaxed fit and is easy to layer. I sized up to a large because I wanted a looser fit. However, it would have been quite comfortable with a medium for a traditional fit or small for a tighter silhouette.

Photos by Carter Fish at Armature Works in Tampa.

I styled the tee with my favorite Lunar Wash black Madewell denim shorts and my Monica Vinader Siren Stud Earrings, Pendant Charm necklace, and Mini Nugget Necklace (similar colors tagged). I found that the Amazonite stone from my earrings matched the blue of O’Dwyer’s sky quite well!

Currently, two of O’Dwyer’s prints are available on Madewell products: the tee described above ($45), and this super cozy looking landscape hoodie ($88).

Shop the Madewell in Residence Pieces

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