The Story Behind Instagram's Addictive Account Linking The Nanny Costumes to Modern Art

Creator of @thenannyart hopes to show 'you can find art in unexpected contexts'

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Everyone loves finding hidden gems in their favorite shows, but is it possible to create them after the fact?

That’s essentially what @thenannyart is doing on Instagram, where the account matches up outfits worn by Fran Drescher’s character in ’90s sitcom The Nanny with works of contemporary art.

While stylish protagonist Fran Fine’s ensembles have been grabbing attention since the show was on the air, from 1993 to 1999, they’ve also gotten a second wind in today’s social media.



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