Am I more creative in a jigsaw skirt than I am in Levis?

Perhaps this sounds a little nuts but I’m convinced that I feel more creative when I am wearing certain clothes compared to others. Generally, I feel more creative in skirts. I don’t feel at all creative in jeans or trousers (I very rarely wear jeans), but I do in leggings. I am sure that I would feel the opposite of creative in Marks and Spencers elasticated slacks. I haven’t tried out this theory yet but this is perhaps an idea to park in my Big Book of Future Ideas.

I have a skirt that whenever I wear it, I feel much more creative than in other garments. It is a skirt that I believe came from Jigsaw. I’ve had it for quite a few years. I think it was either in the sale or it came from Bicester Village (so it was cheaper than normal – I don’t want anyone reading this to think I am rich enough to shop in Jigsaw). It may have been purchased shortly after my first child was born and before the second. I’m not entirely sure. I don’t think it was purchased before any children came along. But what I am sure about is that whenever I wear it, I feel more creative than on other days.

This isn't my skirt, but it is brown and it is from JIgsaw

This isn’t my skirt, but it is brown and it is from JIgsaw

I know of no other artist who prefers or preferred to make or paint in certain clothes. A quick goggle reveals no information on the topic. Does this mean that I am unique in my weirdness? The only thing I found on the Internet related to this query was a wikiHow page on four steps on how to dress like an artist. This is not hugely helpful. (It is, however, rather amusing.)

I suppose that this is one step away from having lucky pants. I don’t want to get to the stage when artist’s block renders me wearing the same skirt every day for a month in a vain attempt to reign in an idea from the ether.

I haven’t quite got that desperate yet.

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