René Gruau became one of the best known artists of the Haute Couture world during the 1940s and 50s, working with a variety of high-style magazines such as Marie-Claire and L’Officiel. But it was his creative collaboration with Christian Dior and the House of Dior that really sealed his reputation.
If you love fashion illustration and you haven’t heard of Richard Haines, then you should check out his successful blog: What I Saw Today. He is an artist with real integrity, where smudges ooze personality onto the paper.
Fashion Follies is a pictorial frolic of the masterful, theatrical and P.T. Barnums of our time. Chesley McLaren creates a Valentines to the fashion world: the good, the bad, and the incredible!
Superstar illustrator and artist, Stina Persson, is renowned for her dripping watercolour works: which are sensual, feminine, sumptuous. Her work has been commissioned by big corporates like Coca-Cola, Absolute Vodka and Face Boutique. It also regularly graces the pages of Vogue Nippon and Harper’s Baazar. On the eve of her next solo show, Perfectly Flawed, [...]
Maryland’s MICA just seems to be cranking out the talent this year! Recent grad, Megan Russell, creates quite lovely, intricate, densely pattern-based illustrations. With a polished portfolio that runs the gamut from editorial to set design to fashion, she is clearly a versatile illustrator. Be sure to check out her Narrrative-Book section as there are some especially wonderful illustrations composed of multiple vignettes colliding all over the page to create quite lively narrative tapestries.